Munsiyari is a town that is present in the Pithoragarh district of the state of Uttarakhand. The town is located at the base of the Himalayan Mountains. The town is the spot where many Himalayan treks have their origin. The town is located on the banks of a river called the Goriganga. Some of the main treks in the area are Namik Trek, Milam Trek and the Ralam Glacier Trek. Permits are required for trekking into the inner line places.
Munsiyari is approx. 283 km from Kathgodam (9 Hour 30 minute) and at an altitude of 2135 meters.
PLACE TO VISIT
Khaliya top is a pleasant weekend trek that not many people have ventured or even heard off. The special views from Khaliya top of the Panchachuli and Nanda Devi range are the heaven for trekkers. Which provide grand view and elevation of the Himalayas in very short time. Thus It is a day trek, you have to trek from the balati farm and it will take nearly 3 hrs to reached Khaliya top. trek entails starting from 7000 feet and walking through typical Himalayan temperate forests to emerge onto high open alpine meadows above 12000 feet.
NANDA DEVI TEMPLE
An easy 3km stimulating trek from Munsyari will take you to Nanda Devi Temple. This sacred shrine holds immense importance among the local people of a Munsyari. Temple is situated in a very nice location you can see the very nice view of Panchhachuli peaks and its sunset.
HOTEL ACCOMMODATION BILJU IN
FOR 2 PAX 1 DELUXE DOUBLE BEDROOM RS. 3500 INCLUDED TAXES
FOR 4 PAX 1 DELUXE FAMILY SUITE ROOM RS.5000 INCLUDED TAXES
(BOTH ROOM HAVE HIMALAYA FACING VIEW)
ABOUT Your Stay: BILJU INN
Name "Bilju" is derived from the upper Johar valley the land of World famous Milam glacier, Ralam glacier, and Nanda Devi glacier from where River Gori emerges is one of the Beautiful ancient 14 villages in the valley.
March & April / September & October : 15 to 25 degrees.
May / June : 20 to 30 degrees.
July / August : 15 to 25 degrees.
November / February : 12 to 20 degrees. Snowfall expected late December to early February.
Nearest Railway Station: Kathgodam (8 hrs travel time from Delhi)
Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Airport (1 hrs flying time from Delhi)