Uttarakhand is a stunning place which is best for adventure sports and tourist destinations. Uttarakhand due to pleasant weather in winters and with all the snow and hilly trails makes it an ideal destination for winter sports. Skiing in Uttarakhand is the most popular sport that is loved by adventure seekers. Tourism department conducts skiing competition just to encourage it and also increase the number of tourists in Uttarakhand. The large slopes of Uttarakhand and snowfall in the winters make it a suitable destination for skiing. People from all over the world different places in Uttarakhand to participate in skiing competition or to enjoy skiing.
The Himalayas of the Uttarakhand region of India provides the best conditions for enjoying skiing. The slopes of Himalayas and snow covered trails make Uttarakhand the best spot for skiing. There are different types of skiing done in Uttarakhand. Like Kite skiing, Alpine downhill skiing, Para skiing, Military skiing (done by the military as the means of transport), Nordic skiing and Alpine freestyle skiing. Different places where skiing is done in Uttarakhand are Auli, Mundali, Dayara Bugyal Munsiari, Kedar Kantha, Bedni Bugyal and much more. Auli is the most popular and best destination for skiing in Uttarakhand.
Places For Skiing In Uttarakhand
Some of the popular skiing spots of Uttarakhand are –
First of all the famous place for skiing in Uttarakhand as well as in India is Auli. Auli is the most popular destination for skiing not only in Uttarakhand but all over India. This place is loacated in the Joshimath district of Uttarakhand and is situated at an elevation of 2500 to 3050 meters above the sea level. Auli lies in Garhwal Himalayan range which has best ski slopes and snow covered trails which makes it suitable for skiing. There are various skiing courses available in Auli which are helpful for beginners. The slopes here are suitable for both experienced skiers as well and beginners. Auli is also a famous honeymoon destination.
Another famous skiing destination in Uttarakhand is Mundali which is located near Chakrata. It is situated at an elevation of 2776 meters above the sea level. This place is also a paradise for skiers because of its magnificent beauty and picturesque views of the Himalayas. The slopes here are meant mainly for professional skiers. Skiing in Mundali is an amazing experience which also offers you the stunning views of the Himalayan Range.
Munsiyari is a beautiful place located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand and is famous for winter sports. It is situated at an elevation of 3855 meters above the sea level. Skiing is done in Betulidhar which is 7 km away from Munsiyari. And it is surrounded by some of the peaks of the Himalayan range which provides scenic views.
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