A Virgin Himalayan destination located amidst the white Mountains of central Himalayan range in Uttarakhand, the last Sub division of sovereign India, Munsyari is lesser known and undiscovered jewel in hill stations, mesmerising thousands of the tourists who are really in search of a calm and cool locations out of league from the conventional hill destinations and to have few days leisure time rendezvous with the nature in lush green serene environs from the World wide.

This is the destination having treasure of natural beauty featuring forest,hotels,Mountains,tranquility,Sun,snow,water, flora,fauna and rich cultural heritage peacefully located on the Lap of excuisite Panchchuli Himalaya range. The land known for the abode of innumerable deity bearing the potential of hot destination of nature lovers and trekkers. Geographically a boarder Town remote and mountainous place once happen to be the trade route of Indo-tibbatan trade by the shauka community of johar valley till 1962 Sino-Indian war. the Panchchuli,Herdeval,Rajrambha,Hansling,Chhiplakot etc peaks are the Windows view here.

A small Town having 10,000 plus population housing a Market and divisional authority Offices and Hundreds of Villages and Hemlets in its realm. Many festivals and local fairs round the year signifies the existance of rich culture and traditions in the area. Munsyari town is the supply and logistic support point for Mountaineers trekkers,migratory peoples,defence and security personnels in higher Himalyas and border posts.

Location: The main Town is nestled at an elevation of 2300M, and the motor road approching to the Munsyari follows the gradient of 2700M to 2100M elevation manoeuvring your Body and mind in cool and soothing forests with the breathtaking views reverberating in to the eyes. Weather: A pleasant atmosphere maximum mercurry level Hotests day during summer 30 degree celcius, A minimum temperature in coldest day during winter -0.5 degree Celcius.
Places to visit
Thamri Kund - A Gentle Trek 5Kms from Hanuman temple (Betuli top) Motor road to Thamri Kund deep into the woods on rocky bridal path gives you a pleasant trekking experience. The Kund (natural small lake) with crystal clear surface frozen on edges surrounded and shadowed by the trunks of the alpine trees forms an enchanting view. a merigoround walk on the periphery of the lake against the cool breezes rezuvanate Body and soul. One can have oppurtunity to see "Monal" Uttarakhand State bird among other mountain birds in the vicinity.

Balanti Farm - Just 2 Kms trek from motor road inside the light forest and have walk and detail view of himalaya in to a beautiful Potatoo and apple farm landscapes inorder to grind your lunch efficientely inside your stomach. Lucky if u are in apple season.

Local Heritage Museum - A heritage Museum own and run by local Historian and writer Dr.Sher Singh pangtey exhibit the rich cultural heritage of johari people comprising their socio-economical history, chronology of their ancient,Art,Culture,People,trade, life style and Johari antiques. also a unique collection of historical write up, notes,scripts,pennys and utensils. The community is known to be Great "Shauka" of Johar valley.

Nanda Devi - The nearest spot in the Munsiyari town is Nanda devi .one can have a 2.5km walk or vehicle ride upto nanda devi, A beautiful ridge type green Land scape, on which Goddess Nanda Temple situated With four direction enchanting nature scenes. The land scape gives the feel of Himalayan high altitude medows(Bugyal). a local fair on Nanda astami in the month of september is held here every year.

Messar Kund - The Messar kund is known for its mythological story is 3km away uphill from Munsiyari town between the forest of Oak,pine, and Rhododendron.there is a small natural lake and a grand view of Panchchuli, Rajrambha and chhiplakot peaks from here.

Darkot - (Darkot village) is on the road to Madkot 8 km from Munsyari, this village is rich for its hand wooven woolen items like Pashmina ,shawls, angoora,kaalins(Carpets), woolen sweaters etc and local Pulses,Rajma,kidney beans,himalyan spices etc.

Madkot Hot spring - Hot water spring near madkot on the banks of river Gori ganga is 22 km from Munsyari Town on the road to Jauljibi/Dharchula. This is a half day trip in Munsyari by Road.

Birthy fall - Birthy is 32 Kms before Munsiyari when coming from Thal to Munsiyari. This is a 125M High natural fall with huge discharge never dryes round the year. A tourist rest house is also there. Khalia Top - The entire Himalayan chain containing Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghungti, Trishuli,Bankatia, Haerdeol, and Panchchuli range can be visualise from here. khalia Top is a Himalayan Bugyal(Meadow) the slope of meadow starts from 3350M to 3900M .This is suitable for trekkers and adventure Tourists. This is a 8 to 10 Km Trek from motor road one way, one can start in the morning and come back into the Hotel in the evening . in addition to this night camping facility may be availed on demand.
How To Reach
By Bus :
Munsiyari is very long drive from delhi.You can break your journey.If your are travelling by public transport, You may take a bus From Delhi Anand Vihar ISBT to Almora.

Train :
Kathgodam is the Nearest rail head to Munsiyari.

Flight :
Pantnagar is the Nearest Airport to Munsiyari

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