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Sightseeing in Auli

Auli sightseeing tour includes a trip between Joshimath and Auli by ropeway is the main attraction here. This ropeway is 4 km long and is called the Rajju and is at a height of 1917 mts to 3027 mts above sea level. This is the longest and the second highest ropeway in Asia. There are two cabins that can accommodate up to 25 people. This whole trip passes through ten towers, with a stop over at the eighth tower from where one gets off for skiing and looking in and around Auli. The whole trip takes about half an hour and operates from morning to evening.

Gurso Bugyal is 3 kms from Auli and is a huge meadow spread amidst a mixed forest of oaks and conifers. A kilometer away from Gurso Bugyal, in the middle of the jungle is a small lake of sweet water called Chattrakund.

15 kms on the Joshimath road is a small village, Saildhar Tapovan, where there are many hot-water springs. 3 kms ahead in Saildhar are hot water fountains where the water is almost at a boiling point.


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