Skiing at Auli

Auli is a ski destination in the Chamoli district of the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand, India. Auli, also known as Auli Bugyal, in Garhwali, which means “meadow”, is located at an elevation of 2,500 metres (8,200 ft) to 3,050 metres (10,010 ft) above sea level.

Auli lies on the way to the Hindu pilgrimage destination of Badrinath. It is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, with a panoramic view of the peaks of the Himalayas. Auli also boasts of Asia’s longest and one of the worlds highest cable car Gondola covering a distance of 4km.

It also has a Chair Lift and a Ski-Lift. The rope way of Auli connects Auli with Joshimath and it takes 25 minutes to reach Auli from Joshimath. The Auli ropeway has ten towers of self-supporting steel structures. The enchanting Himalayas are distinctly visible when you are traveling in Gondola. Auli also offers the luxury of an 800 m long chair lift linking the lower ski slopes with the upper region. This Chair Lift has remote-controlled hydraulic and pneumatic braking system, making it safe to travel. A storm warning device is also attached with it.

The rope-way of Auli helps tourists to explore the region with unique and unsurpassed experience. The slopes of Auli are considered among the best skiing place in Asia by the skiers of different countries.

There are four Ski slopes in Auli:

  • Slope Number 10, White. 900m
  • Track Number 8, Blue. 800m
  • Temple track, Red. For beginners, 400m
  • Composite Slope, 3.1km

We are Auli’s Himalayan ski specialists. We offer unique package tours & ski lessons/courses. We offer a bespoke service in the western Himalayas that leaves you free to concentrate Himalayan ski packages & courses. We arrange custom packages with guides, accommodation, transport, and village home stays for you. if you are a back country newbie or a seasoned shredder, a budget conscious backpacker or a 5-star high flyer, we can tailor a trip that suits your needs.

If it’s your first time skiing or snowboarding then the most important thing is to get your stay right.  You want to choose a stay that has easily accessible nursery slopes (so you don’t have to walk too far in strange ski boots) and also gentle slopes for you to graduate to etc.

Ski Packages

We offer many ski packages in Auli that can suit your requirements. Choose the one you desire or let us know if you need a custom package planned just for you.

  • Auli 6 nights, 7 day Ski Package
  • Make your own Ski Package


Thrill level: extreme
Up to 20 seats per course.
Ski package dates:

02 to 07 – Open

06 to 11 – Open

11 to 16 – Open

17 to 22 – Open

23 to 28 – Closing

25 to 30 – Open

29 to 3 Feb – Open


1 to 6 Feb – Open

4 to 9 Feb– Closing

10 to 15 Feb – Open

16 to 21 Feb – Open

22 to 27 Feb – Open

28 to 05 Feb – Open

2 to 7 – Open

6 to 11 – Open

8 to 13 – Open

12 to 17 – Open

15 to 20 – Open


Day 1 – Arrive at Lower Auli in the evening. Introduction about skiing at tea time, followed by dinner.
Day 2 – Early morning breakfast – Walk to the ski slope. We will demonstrate and practice downhill movement, sidestepping, traversing and learn snow plough techniques & practise. Lunch at Auli and Evening tea and Dinner at Auli Ski Rest House/Ski School.
Day 3 – After Breakfast- Revision of snow plough & practise. Introduction of snow plough turn, edges and practise. Back to Auli for lunch and Dinner.
Day 4 – After Breakfast, practice snow plough turns, edge control and body stretching movements. Back to Auli for lunch and Dinner.
Day 5 – Breakfast and Introduction of stem turn. Demonstration and practise of stem turn on longer slopes. Back to Auli for lunch and Dinner.
Day 6 – After breakfast, a demonstration of using ski poles on stem turn and practise. Back to Auli for lunch and Dinner.
Day 7 – Breakfast and return Journey.


ALL our Auli Ski packages include

  • All nights stay at Lower / Upper Auli at Snow Ski School / Lodges / Rest House.
  • Twin / Triple sharing rooms will be provided at ski Institute Auli / Lower Auli Ski Training center.
  • Best carving latest Skiing equipments.
  • National / International Skiing Instructor will provide lesson at ski camp Auli.  
  • All fresh hot veg meals dinner from day 1 till breakfast on last day. 
  • A day lift chair car for training session for A level Course or B Level.

Our packages do not include

  • Skiing clothes and Ski Shoes 
  • Insurance 
  • Any drinks 
  • Mineral water
  • cable car ride ticket/ski lifts.

Cost for foreign nationals: Contact us for updated packages

Simple pricing structure. Our prices for the one week tour for Indian nationals are:
Auli to Auli @ 14999 per head
Haridwar to Haridwar @ 17499 per head

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