A little rural community with an awe-inspiring view of snow capped Himalayan Range, Munsiyari is situated in the Pithoragarh District. Offering splendor of naturea loveliness in their most charming form, this place is popular for its a few highly daring and nerve wrecking trekking trails.
Balanced between the borders of India, Nepal and Tibet, Munsiyari is a stand for three glaciers namely Ralam, Namik and Milam Glaciers. Stuated at a elevation of 2298 m above the sea level, this picturesque little village is frequently seen romancing with luminous climate all through the year, the dramatic backdrop of Panchachuli amongst the other precious peaks and mountains.
Best place to visit in Munsiyari
- Birthi falls
- Maheshwari Kund
- Panchachuli Peak
- Kalamuni Top
- Thamari Kund
- Khaliya Top
- Shopping in Munsiyari
- River rafting in Gori Ganga River
- Nanda Devi Temple
- Skiing in Khaliya Top
- Nanda Devi Trek
- Bird Watching
The “Birthi Water Falls” is situated approximately 14 km away from Tejam close to Munsiyari region of Uttarakhand. This cascade fall surge from 400 feet above sea level, can also be reach from Kalamuni Pass. The Birthi Falls is approximately 35 km from Munsiyari and can be approach by a small trek.
A attractive place with a very charming legend close to it, “Maheshwari Kund” is just a few kms walk from Munsiyari. Once cursed by a Yakshi who use to live in a small lake there and the place faced deficiency for quite a few years. After the villagers apologize to the Yakshi for not letting him get married the sarpanch daughter, empty the lake in form of revenge, the ceremony is skillful even today. However, today one determination find a pond there contribution nature in its surely raw form and a hard to believe sight of Panchachuli Peak.
Best time to visit Munsiyari
With brilliant climate all through the year, the summer season offer its visitors a sound possibility for a image perfect clear view of plenty and peaks of trekking options. The winters “Nov to mid-march” are the time when the complete place is enclosed with the snowfall, making it a perfect place for honeymooners and couples. Skiing and other snow activity can be enjoy through this season.
How to reach Munsiyari
It is a little hard to travel to Munsiyary as it is not in a straight line linked from any major cities in India. The closest railway station and airport are at a distance of more than 200 km.
By Air : The closest airport of Munsiyari is Dehradun which is situated 214 km away from Munsiari. Pantnagar serves as the other closest airport to Munsiyari deceitful at a distance of 249 km. Linked with daily flight from Delhi, it is simple to travel from the airport to the village by taxis available outside the airport. Naini Saini Airport in Pithoragarh is the other choice, however, the flight are not that recurrent from this airport.
By Train : Tanakpur (286 km) andKathgodam (275 km) are the two best option of the closest railway head to arrive at Munsiyari via rail. These stations are well linked to many important cities via good rail network. Busses and Cabs can be hired from outside the station till Munsiyari.
By Road : Munsiyari is linked with many major cities of Uttarakhand via a well maintain network of road. State private buses and owned buses run regularly from Delhi and other states. Since the trip from “Delhi to Munsiyari” is quite long, it is suggest to break your journey at a variety of stops, finally change the bus from moreover Pithoragarh or Almora.