We have cover few places in and around Auli for solo traveler group tours packages, students, college group etc….
Nanda Devi National Park
Located amidst the second highest peak in India, Nanda Devi, is the outstanding Nanda Devi National park with houses some of the most spectacular species of high altitude flora and fauna in the region.
Blessed with stunning views, mountainous atmosphere, abundant greenery and rich biodiversity this national park stands out from other wildlife sanctuaries. UNESCO has awarded the Nanda Devi National Park the title of a world heritage site. From the park you can marvel at the views of The Valley of Flowers, Badrinath Temple and the Hem kumb Sahib Temple.
A quaint town located in the Chamoli District, Joshimath is a famous and frequently visited pilgrimage destination in the country. This town sees a steady influx of Hindu and Sikh worshippers flocking to the stunning temples of Badrinath and Hem Kundh during the months of May to October.
Joshimath also serves as the base or starting point for the famous Valley of Flowers Trek, Kuari Pass Trek and Auli hence attracted tonnes of adventure enthusiasts all year round.
The three Himalayan mountain peaks of western Kumaun namely Trishul I, Trishul II and Trishul III form the whole Trishul peak. The trek up the Trishul Peak is physically challenging; however, the soul-stirring views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges around are rewarding.
It takes about a couple of hours to visit the Trishul Peak and the best time to view the peak in its full glory is during the winter months from November to March. Visiting the Trishul Peak is unquestionably one of the no-miss things to do in Auli.
Stroll Around Chenab Lake
Lying placidly amidst the towering Garhwal Himalayan mountain ranges in Dang village, Chenab Lake is one of the very few offbeat places in Uttarakhand where Nature still exists in its virgin form. Many popular trekking trails have Chenab Lake as their origin. The list of things to do in Auli is incomplete with a stroll around crystal clear waters of the lake.
The surrounding mountain ranges, calm and pleasant ambiance and the lush greenery make Chenab Lake one of the most alluring places in India to pitch your tent and camp under the blanket of stars. However, exercise caution while visiting this lake as there is no proper, motorable road to this lake.
The Badrinath Temple also known as the Badrinarayan Temple, located in Uttarakhand’s Badrinath town, is one of the four Char Dhams (four important pilgrimages) in the state. There are four pilgrim-destinations namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, collectively known as Char Dham. These pilgrimage centres draw large number of pilgrims each year, thus becoming the most important hubs of religious travel in the whole of Northern India.
Badrinath is located at an elevation of around 3,100 m. Located in the Garhwal Himalayas, on the banks of the Alaknanda river, this sacred town lies between Nar and Narayana mountain ranges. The temple is believed to have been established by sage Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century. With Lord Vishnu as its presiding deity, the temple remains open for six months in a year. In winter it becomes inaccessible due to heavy snowfall.
Mana is a last Indian village from the border of India and Tibet/China in the Himalayas. It is located in the district of Chamoli. It’s been designated as a “Tourism Village” by the Uttarakhand government. Mana village is one of best tourist attraction nearby to Badrinath, It’s just 3 kms from Badrinath town. The village is on the banks of the River Saraswati. It is situated at a height of around 3219 meters. The village is surrounded by Himalayan hills.
Hemkund Sahib is the highest Gurudwara of the Sikhs, located at an altitude of 4329 mts in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. This holy shrine got its name from the glacial lake Hemkund, adjacent to the Gurudwara whose literal meaning is the ‘Lake of Snow’.
This pilgrimage place of Sikhs is dedicated to the tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708) and also finds its mention in Dasam Grant, a work dedicated to Guru Ji himself. A small temple of Lakshman, the brother of Lord Rama is also bedecked on the shore of Hemkund Lake.
Narsingh Temple is a popular temple in Joshimath. Famous as a part of Sapt Badri, Narsingh Temple is also called as Narsingh Badri Temple and a sacred place to visit in Joshimath. The deity of the temple is fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu (Narsimha Avatar), in the form of half Lion and half man. Narsingh Temple is located in Lower Bazaar area of Joshimath.