Auli excursions consist of some of the finest places near the city. Excursions around Auli, Uttarakhand are a must see for those visiting the city. Some of the famous places to visit around Auli are the following:
Located about 3 kms from Auli, Gusro Bugyal is a huge meadow that is
located in a mixed forest of oak and conifer. It is located at an
altitude of 3056 metres above sea level. One can reach Joshimath via the
ropeway from Auli. From here, it is about 1.5 kms away. However, since
there is no accommodation available here, one can only admire the beauty
of the place and return back at night.
Chattrakund is located about 1 km. from Gusro Bugyal in the middle of a
jungle. It is a lake of sweet water, known as Chattrakund. Since this
place is just adjacent to Gusro Bugyal, it can be visited while visiting
Saildhar Tapovan is located about 15 kms. on the Joshimath road. It is
a small village where there are many hot-water springs. However, if one
moves ahead of Saildhar Tapovan, there are hot water fountains to be
found where the water is almost at a boiling point.
Located about 12 kms from Gusro Bugyal, Kwani Bugyal is a very
interesting place for the trekkers. It is located at an altitude of
3,350 metres above sea level. Every year, many tourists come here during
the summer months for trekking. Trekking camps are organized in
Joshimath, where porters, guides, cooks and camping equipments are
available for hire.
The last village from Joshimath, Dang, needs to be passed to reach the
beautiful Chenab Lake. However, since the road is in a bad condition,
this place is not that popular with the tourists.