Auli Trek

Auli Trek Overview

About Auli Trek:

Winter trek to Auli is probably one of the best ways to explore the beauty of Garhwal Himalayas. Auli, which is reckoned to be the wintersport destination in India, is indeed a land full of adventures. It’s not only fine powder skiing that has made Auli popular but it’s also the varied treks that pass through this mesmeric place. The Auli Snow View Trek is one such trek though being an easy one helps adventurists and nature lovers enjoy the unmatched beauty and thrill of this place. Relish the picturesque drive through the winding roads Devprayag, which is the confluence of two prominent rivers of Uttarakhand, Bhagirathu and Alaknanda. Witness some of the most magnificent views of Himalayan Peaks like Nanda Devi, Hathi-Ghoda, Dronagiri and Chaukhamba. Auli Snow ViewEnjoy the cable car ride between Joshimath and Auli and pass through the narrow trails in Rhododendron and Oak Forests. Walk freely by the lush alpine meadows in Auli and Gorson (3kms from Auli) that in winter season become the gradients for good sessions of skiing. The trek also ensures that one gets the opportunity to interact with the locals who with their simple and conventional living can influence city-dwellers. Here is the detailed itinerary for you.


  • On the first day, transfer from Haridwar to Auli.
  • Savour the charming drive through the holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh and four of Panchprayags of Deoprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag.
  • The route takes you along the Ganges and Alaknanda rivers.
  • Reach the lodge by evening and check-in.
  • Take in the great views of the Alaknanda Valley and the stunning Himalayan snow-clad peaks.
  • If time permits, you can amble through the apple orchards or unwind at the lodge itself.
  • Spend overnight at the lodge, your Auli and Gurson snow trek begins tomorrow.

  • Feast on the scrumptious breakfast at the lodge and saunter off for a trek to charming Parsari Village and ITBP.
  • Proceed with the trek and reach Auli sometime during the afternoon.
  • Along the way lap up great sights of Himalayan giants that comprise Nanda Devi (India’s second-highest peak), ski slopes of Auli, the Joshimath town and the Alaknanda Valley with the mesmeric Alaknanda River making way through it.
  • Come evening and simply unwind at the lodge.

  • This refreshing day, drive to Auli where the fun of cable car awaits.
  • The ropeway opens up great sights and experiences of the place.
  • Reach the top-most level through the cable car from where you commence your trek to Gurson top.
  • Delight in making way along snow-covered meadows with the great Himalayas ahead of you.
  • Reach Gurson top, a vantage point where you can feast your eyes on the great Nanda Devi.
  • Enjoy some moments at this charming spot and head back towards the lodge sometime in the afternoon.
  • Relax once you reach there. Overnight will be spent in the lodge.

  • Have your breakfast and drive to Dhak Village.
  • Once here, trek towards Khulara.
  • The trail will take you to the charming Himalayan settlements.
  • Pass beyond the village of Karchi and arrive at the meadows above the village.
  • Come afternoon and trek back to Dhak Village and hop on to your vehicle.
  • Unravel the hot springs at Tapovan and later drive back to the lodge.
  • Overnight will be spent at the lodge.

  • Post breakfast, drive down to Haridwar.
  • Your Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition ends here.