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Munsiyari

Munsiyari

Weather

The weather of Munsiyari remains salubrious and pleasing all through the year apart from the winter season when it can get too cold for comfort. The summer season from March to May is pleasant offering a typical Hill resort climate with maximum temperatures reaching thirty degrees Celsius. The monsoon months from July to September bring adequate rainfall making the resort pleasantly chilly and windy. Winters in Munsiyari run through the months of November to February with minimum temperatures dropping as low as minus three degrees Celsius in some places.

How To Reach

By Road:

Reaching Munsiyari by road is one of the most convenient options for tourists. Munsiyari is well connected by good motor able roads on the Nainital highway extension. The popular hill city of Nainital lies at a distance of 197 Km from Munsiyari. Regular cab and bus services ply between major nearby cities including New Delhi (535 Km), Haldwani (223 Km) and Almora (133 Km).


By Air:

Munsiyari does not have a dedicated airport facility and the airport in Pantnagar is the nearest Airport situated at a distance of 250kms. The Pantnagar Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Bus and cabs are easily available from Pantnagar Airport to reach Munsiyari.



By Rail:

style="font-size: small;">Munsiyari does not have a railway station due to its location in the hilly terrain. The nearest railway station is the one located in Kathgodam at a distance of 140 Kms from Munsiyari city center. Kathgodam railway station is known as the gateway of the Kumaon region and connects the region with all major parts of India on a regular basis. Regular train services from New Delhi reach Kathgodam offering an easy transit point for the tourists. The railway station has a good number of taxi and buses available for travelers to reach Munsiyari.


Overview

Munsiyari is a pristine hill town located in the Pithoragarh District of Uttrakhand. Located at an elevation of 2200 meters above sea level, Munsiyari is surrounded by magnificent Himalayan peak and valleys making it one of the most beautiful hill stations in North India. Literally meaning 'a place with snow', Munsiyari is attracts a large number of tourists and nature lovers alike. Munsiyari acts as the gateway to a number of Himalayan glaciers making it an epitome of trekking activities.

 

Located on the banks of Gori Ganga River, Munsiyari has a wide range of exotic flora and fauna. Munsiyari region is quite well known for its lovely rhododendron shrugs and pine tree lines. Due to its strategic location amid the Himalayan ranges, the region offers a great range of herbs and exotic plants making it nature lovers delight. Apart from its rich natural landscape and floral richness, Munsiyari attracts a large number of adventure tourists to explore the various trekking trails of the region.

 

The people of Munsiyari are warm and friendly and Garhwali is the most popular language although Hindi and English are also widely used. Away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded hills, Munsiyari offers a unique blend of historic temples, beautiful landscapes and exciting trekking escapades for the adventures lovers.

 

From the lovely waterfalls at Birthi to the ancient religious landmarks of Maheshwari Kund and Kala Muni Mandir, Munsiyari attracts solitude seekers to soak in the best of natural bliss to purify one’s mind, body and soul. With its lovely adventure trails including trekking, mountaineering and skiing, Munsiyari is slowly but surely setting its name on the international map with one of the best locations for tourists to enjoy the Himalayan splendor at its very best.