Auli is considered to be the best place in Asia for Skiing with superb infrastructure. Perched at an altitude of 2500 m Auli offers magnificent views of Himalaysn peaks like Trishul etc. The approach is through the ropeway which is second highest and longest in the world. Apart from skiing you can go on short walks to explore the jungles of the Himalayas and if you are lucky you may spot the rare snow Leopard. Best time to visit is January to March. This place is also close to the famous Valley of Flowers national park, discovered by Frank Symth. In the month of Jun-Aug this place is literally full of colorful flowers and you can see a carpet of colours, streams of water and is one of the must-see experiences. Approach: The road to both Valley of Flowers and Auli is through Joshimath which is approximately 490 Kms from New Delhi. The road passes through lower Himalayas and offers some scenic and breathtaking views of the hilly region with rivers and streams passing by.
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