munsiyari, uttranchal

Munsiyari, The Trekking Heaven – Deep in the Himalayas

This is an ultimate trekking destinations deep in the Himalayas – 12 hours from the capital city Dehradun; at an elevation of about 2,200 m.

The best way to travel to Munsiyari is to take Ranikhet express from Old Delhi Railway station and get down at Kathgodam. From Kathgodam hire a cab and enjoy the 10 hours ride amidst winding Himalayan alpine lines roads.

munsiyari, uttranchal
Panchachuli Peaks from Munsiyari

With a breathtaking view of the Himalayan peaks called the Panchachuli (in the image above) there is everything out there for you to enjoy a perfect Himalayan getaway – for students to families and from honeymooners to backpackers. There are a number of lakes, rivers, mountain villages and a sulphur spring with 2-4 hours walk to indulge in.

munsiyari, uttranchal
Panchachuli from the local school palyground

You will find affordable and comfortable hotels and with very hospitable and friendly people around you to make your stay just perfect.

The famous Milam Glacier trek (4-7 days moderate) starts from here and is open 6-7 months a year in the summer.

If you need more information dont hesitate to email me at firdaushaqueATgmailDOTcom.


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