hills of Garhwal
have all the ingredients for adventure
packed with excitement and thrills - an unexplored valley, towering peaks,
flowing rivers, snow-capped mountains, a splendid combination of flora &
fauna and vast tracts of virgin snow. The region also provides immense
opportunities for adventure sports
water sports and Aero sports which make Garhwal
venue for adventure seekers
Auli, 16 kms. from Joshimath is an
ideal winter resort run by Sargam Tours & Travels. A 3
kms. long slope ranging from a height of 2519 mts. to 3049 mts. is a major
attraction. The Auli resort run by GMVN
has snow beaters which beat the snow to keep the slopes fit for skiing at
all times. A 500 mts. long ski-lift carries skiiers back to the slope top,
thus saving them the trouble and time to bridge up wearing long skis. Season
:: End December to March
Bugyal in the local language means "high altitude
meadow". The road to Dayara Bugyal branches off near
Bhatwari a place on Uttarkashi-Gangotri road about 28 kms.
from Uttarkashi. Dayara Bugyal is situated at an elevation
of about 3048 mts., this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty.
During winter it provides excellent ski slopes over an area of 28 sq. kms.
The panoramic view of the Himalayas from here is
breathtaking.Presently accommodation is available at Bhatwari and some
villager's huts may also be used by professionals for skiing.