Auli is perhaps one of the finest and most popular tourist destinations in Uttarakhand. Popularly known as Auli Bugyal where bugyal means meadows, it is a skiing paradise. Surrounded by coniferous and oak forests and breathtaking view of snow capped Himalayas it is thronged by millions throughout the year. Be it the professional or the novice the slopes have something in store for everyone.
It also boosts of having Asia’s longest cable chair car. Apart from skiing there are host of activities on offer in Auli due to the varied topography it has, some being trekking, rappelling rock climbing and many more. Although weather is bit unpredictable but people throng to this place in high numbers especially in winters. Auli is also home to Training facility for ITBP. This place also has spiritual importance as you can find temples belonging to Ramayana era.
Connectivity is not a problem and it is accessible from major towns. You get a panoramic view of the Himalayas from this place. First south Asian winter games were held over here. Certificate courses for snow skiing are also conducted here in winters. Auli lays en-route to Badrinath. Nanda Devi peak is also visible from here. Surely a place for the perfect weekend getaway in winters.