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Munsiyari is a small and very beautiful hill station in the state of Uttarakhand. This hill station is mostly covered with snow. Travellers can enjoy pleasant weather at this beautiful tourist destination. Due to the snow-capped mountains, this place is also called "The Mini Kashmir" of Uttarakhand. It is located close to the Tibetan and Nepalese international border. Munsiyari attracts many tourists with its natural beauty.
The name 'Munsiyari' means 'place of snow' in the local language. Situated on the banks of the Goriganga River, it is a fast-growing tourist destination, and mountaineers, glacier enthusiasts, high-altitude trekkers and nature lovers commonly use it as their hub or base camp. Munsiyari also falls on the ancient salt route from Tibet and is at the entrance of the Johor Valley, which extends along the course of the Gori Ganga River to its source at the Milam Glacier. It is mainly inhabited by people from a few different caste groups including the Shouka tribe, Dalits or Scheduled Castes and other common castes including Kshatriyas, and Pandits along with some Sikhs, Christians and Buddhists.
Munsiyari Bazar is a group of revenue villages and is not classified as a town. The market area comprises the villages of Malla Ghorpatta and Bunga, while Naya Basti, Sarmoli, Nana Sem, Jayanti, and Papdi villages form the periphery of the popular area called Munsiyari. The main market area is towards the east of the Himalayan Panchachuli ranges.
The upper part of Munsiyari is called Malla Jauhar, consisting of 14 trans-human alpine villages, which are occupied seasonally from May to the beginning of November.
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Book Your Holiday Tour Package in Munsyari from Kathgodam to Kathgodam for 2 nights and 3 days. Enjoy the sightseeing and nature.
How to reach Munsiyari
By Road: Munsiyari can be reached by road very easily by driving from Delhi by 650KM. Haldwani, Ramnagar & Kathgodam are the nearest places to reach Munsiyari by road. Buses & taxis are available for Munsiyari from these places.
By Train: Kathgodam is the nearest station to Munsiyari. It is well connected to all major cities of India. Trains are also available from Haridwar, Dehradun & Rishikesh for Munsiyari.
By Air: Pantnagar 371Km & Dehradun 490km are the nearest airports for Munsiyari. Pantnagar is the nearest airport to Munsiyari, only 371Km. It is well connected to all cities. Pantnagar started in 2008.
Places to visit in Munsiyari
01: Birthi Waterfall Located 35 km from Munsiyari, you will get to see a beautiful waterfall. It is one of the best picnic spots in Kumaon Valley. If you are fond of adventure, then you will definitely like this place because you have to go on a short trek to reach this place. This place is also for nature lovers, because you can see different types of sparrows and butterflies at this place.
02: Kalamuni Temple 14 km ahead of Munsiyari and situated at an altitude of 9600 feet, it is one of the most popular tourist places in the city. It is considered an important religious centre for the local people as it houses an ancient temple of Goddess Kali. An interesting tradition is followed by the people visiting this place according to which the devotees have to ring bells in the temple premises while praying to their deity.
03: Thamri Kund Thamri Kund is one of the most attractive freshwater lakes in the Kumaon Valley. It takes around 8 hours to reach this lake from the main city through an exciting trek surrounded by thick pepper trees. It takes a long time to reach the lake, so it is advisable to start early in the morning. You can see the lake surrounded by dense alpine trees. Deer can also be seen at this place.
04: Maheshwari Kund This ancient lake has a deep mythological history attached to it. It is believed that the villagers dried up the lake which enraged the Yakshas who decided to take revenge. After this, the city was hit by drought, so the villagers had to apologize. This place also offers a breathtaking view of the Panchachuli mountain range.
05: Madkot Madkot is a small village situated 5 km away from Munsiyari. It is famous for its natural hot water springs. Many people believe that the hot water of this place is capable of curing various health ailments like skin irritation, body aches, arthritis and many more.
Things to do in Munsiyari
01: Birdwatching in Munsiyari: Besides its beauty Munsiyari is also famous for bird watching. Little pied flycatcher, Black Redstart, Streaked Laughing Thrush, Himalayan Woodpecker, Verditer flycatcher, Greywinged blackbird, Scaley Billed Woodpecker and Black-lored Titare are some of the countless birds that can be seen in and around this area.
02: Trekking in Munsiyari: Besides its beauty, Munsiyari is also famous as a trekking destination. Tourists can enjoy trekking in the Himalayas mountains.
Some famous treks list below:
01: Khalia Top Trek
02: Nanda Devi temple trek
03: Thamri Kund Trek
04: Maheshwari Kund Trek
05: Madkot hot Water Spring trek
03: Rafting in Munsiyari: Tourists can enjoy white water rafting in The Gori Ganga River.
04: Skiing Munsiyari: Among the many skiing destinations, Munsiyari is a great skiing destination where the village of Munsiyari serves as the start of the trek to Milam, Namik and Ralam glaciers. Other high-altitude destinations in the region that are ideal for skiing are Khalia Top and Betulidhar.
Tips for Munsiyari
- Try to take less luggage to make your trip easier.
- Use sunscreen to avoid sunburn.
- Carry light woollen clothes while travelling from May to September.
- Heavy woollen clothes are required from September to March as Munsiyari gets snow during this period of months.
- Please book your rooms in advance during the peak season like April, May & June.
- Book your tour package with a registered company only.
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