Munsiyari is a small hill station situated in Himalayan range of Uttarakhand state. Munsiyari is also known as pleasent weather and situated at an height of 2300 m above the sea level. It is famous hill station and covered with a thick layer of snow. Snow clad mountain makes it a famous destination among the tourists as the "Mini Kashmir" of Uttarakhanad. Munsiyari also attract a large number of tourist beacause of the the reach flora and fauna found here. Munsiyari is a newly discovered tourist town in the Pithoragarh district. The town is situated on the banks of the river Goriganga. You can experience high altitude trekking in Munsiyari. It is the base camp for Nanda Devi. Munsiyari has many tourist spots. You can enjoy here the sightseeing and famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Munsiyari.
Munsiyari is a famous picturesque location and trekking point with high Altitude. It is the base camp of the Milam, Ralam, and Namik Glaciers. It was the previousely a restricted area lies in between the borders of India, Tibet and Nepal but Munsiyri is making as a popular treking destination. The Government of Uttarakhand is also promoting this little hill satation. Offered the amazing views of snow capped Himalayan, Panchachuli is a group of the five peaks and major attraction point at munsiyari. One can see here the magnificient peaks of Nandadevi, Nandakot, Rajaramnha and Mountains of Nepal Himalayans.
Panchchuli peaks are the group of five snow capped peaks of Himalayan with at an elevation of 6334 mts to 6,904 mts above the sea level. situated at a distance of 138 km from Pithoragarh.
The charming hill station is rich in flora and fauna and home of the large number of Rhododendrons, pine and Deodar trees. one can see the birds like wagtail, Raven, Falcon, Monal, Himalayan griffon and Serpent eagle etc in munsiyari region. Munisiyari Jungle is also home of Leopard, Himalayn bear, Fox and musk deer etc. During the month of March to April the entire forest area is turned into red with Rhodenderon flowers.
Summer Season: March is the starting month of summer in munsiyari and till the end of june. The maximum temprature during the summer is 27 degree celsius. You can get a claer view of Nandakot, Rambha, Shilpakot and Panchachuli. Summer is the best time for trekkers and also enjoy the rich flora and fauna in summer.
Winter Season: October is the beginning month of winters and till the end of February. The maximum temprature is 20 degree and minimum is -3 degree. you can enjoy the snowfall in the month of December to February. Winter is the ideal time to skiing for tourists.
Monsoon Season: Monsoon is starts from July to till septemmber. During the monsoon season Munsiyari get heavy rainfall. August is the highest rainfall month.
Trekking: It is the base camp of the short and long trekking into the regions of Kumaon. The trek starts from Milam Glacier, Namik Glacier and Ralam Glacier at Munsiyari.
Village Tourism: The beautiful village is surrounding by the snow capped Himalayans peaks. one can explore the beautiful village and spend quality time here. The hill station is blessed with nature beauty.
Bird Watching: The surrounding with Dense forests of pine, Deodar and rhodenderon that are the home of many birds like wagtail, Raven, Himalayan griffon, Falcon and serpent eagle etc.
Shoping: One can buy some fantastic hand - woven carpets or Himalayan tree saplings from the markes of Munsiyari.
Birthi Falls: Birthi falls is a beautiful fall on the way to Munsiyari. It is situated at a distance of 35 km from munsiyali at an elevation of 400 ft above the sea level. one of the breath-taking picnic spots in the kumaon valley. A largr number of tourists National or International visit Birthi falls because of various varieties of butterflies and sparrows found here. The fall is surrounding by the dense forest, greenery, natural beauty and offered Splendid views of the majestic himalayan.
Panchachuli Peak: Panchachuli peak looks majestic from Munsiyari and visiable from all the main points of pithoragarh district. The beauty of the five peaks lying in the johar valley.
Thamari Kund: Thamari kund is a small natural lake and surrounded by paper trees. The lake is known for a significant population of musk deer which come here for drinking water. The lake is situated at a distance of 10 km from Munsiyari. The kund is popular among the trekkres and offered the majestic view of the panchchauli Peaks and other Snow capped peaks of Himalayans.
Maheshwari Kund: Maheshwari kund is an ancient lake. It is situated at a distance of 10 km from Munsiyari. According to the legend a yaksha live in lake. Yaksha fell in love with daughter of sarpanch. The people of village dried the lake to avenge. yaksha cursed the village. This spot now a pond offering panoramic vistas of nature.
Darkot: Darkot is a small picturesque hamlet situated at a distance of 6 km from munsiyari and rich in flora and fauna. You can buy the pashima, Shawals and sheep wool blankets here. Ideal spot for village walk, nature lover'sand Art Lover's.
Nanda Devi Temple: you can take an easy trek of 3 km from munsiyari to reach Nanda Devi Temple at an elevation of 7500 mts above the sea level. The temple takes an important place among the local people. One of the oldest temple dedicated to Goddess Sati in the form of Nanda Devi.
Betulidhar: Betulidhar is a large garden full of Rhododendrons. It is an ideal skiing slope. The Sun rise and sunset of Betulidhar showcases beautiful hues of nature. One of the best place for visit during the winter season. Situated at a distance of 10 km from Munsiyari at an elevation of 2,748 mts above the sea level.
Adi Kailash: Adi Kailash is located in Pithoragarh district. It is a popular rekking expeditions in the region.
Kalamuni Top: It is located at a distance of 15 km from Munsiyari located on the way from Birthi. The place is famous for its kali temple dedicated to Naga God. There is an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Kali.
Jauljibi: The place is situated at a distance of 66 km from Munsiyari. It is a picturesque location. The Jauljibi is located at the confluence of the two important river.
Ralalm Glacier: Ralalm is a beautiful glacier situated at an average elevetion of 2290 meters above the sea level. It is located in Munsiyari tehsil of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state. The Glacier is devided into two parts - Upper Ralalm and Lower Ralalm.
Balanti Potato Farm: Situated at a distance of 2 kms from Munsiyari at an elevation of 9000 ft above the sea level. The farm is offered the amazing views of the Himalayan peaks and famous for its poptato and apples. Surrounding with Oak and Rhododendron trees.
Madkot Village: Madkot is a small village offered Picturesque view of Nature, rich in Vegetation. Situated at a distance of 22 km from munsiyari. The town is known as the hot water spring is located on the banks of GoriGanga.
Khaliya Top: Situated about 8 km from munsiyari at an elevation of 3500 mts above the sea level. Surrounding by the snow capped peaks and greenery, Offered the view of Majestic Panchachuli. Rajrambha, Hardeol and Nanda kot Peaks from Khaliya top. The top is offered the good trekking points for Trekkers.
Tribal Heritage Museum: Popularly known as the Masterji Museum, Dr. S.S Pangthi has an authority on the Bhotiyas of the area, He is a retired school teacher and trekkers.
Bageshwar: Bageshwar is a beautiful small town situated at a distance of 97 km from Mukteshwar. The town gets its name from the famous temple "Bagnath". It is delieved that Lord Shiva is wandered here as a tiger. Every year thousand of Devotees visit bagnath, it lies on the confluence of Saryu and Gomti River. It is the base camp of the trekking for pindari glacier. A popular Uttarayani fair is held here every year in the month of January.
Jauljibi: The town is situated at a distance of 66 km from Munsiyari and lies on the confluence of Gori and kali River. A beautiful and religious fair is held here in the month of November which attract the peoples from different plces. The people of Nepal are also visit this place during the Fair.
Patal Bhuvneshwar: Patal Bhuvneshwar is a cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated at a distance of 123 km from Munsiyari. In the cave temple many rocks having vatious shapes and figures of Gods and Goddess. It is believed that the temple is the abode of 33 crore God and Goddess. Thousand of Devotees visit this cave temple on the day of Shivratri.
Didihat: Didihat is known as the "The heart of Kumaon" and rich in flora and fauna. It is situated on the pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar and offered glorious views of the snow capped Himalayan peaks including panchachuli peaks. The famous and ancient temple Sirakot Malaynath Mandir is situared here and dedicated to lord shiva and built by the Reika kings.
Kausani: Situated at a distance of 164 km from Munsiyari. The charming hill station offered severeal views of Snow capped himalayans. Mahtama Gandhi was visit kausani Kausani in 1929 and describe the beauty of the Kausani. A famous Poet Sumitra Nandan Pant was born in Kausani.
Binsar: Well known as for the Binsar wildlife Sanctuary and Bineshwar Mahadev Temple is also located here, dedicted to Lord Shiva and main attracton of the town. Situated at a distance of 174 km from Munsiyari at an elevations of 2412 mts above the sea level.
Pithoragarh: Popularley known as the "Little Kashmir" and surrounding by the nepal to the east and tibet to the north side. Situiated at a distance of 135 km from Munsiyari at an elevation of 1650 mts above the sea level. Pithoraghar also a popular hill station present natural beauty and wather is plesent throughtout the year.
By Air: The nearest Airport is Pantnagar to Munsiyari. It is situated at a distance of 294 km from Munsiyari. Taxis are easily available from Panthnagar to Munsiyari. Panthnagar is well connected to Delhi Airport by daily flights. The Airport is well connected by Motorable road to Munsiyari.
By Train: Kathgodam and Tanakpur is the nearest Airport to Munsiyari. It is located at a distance of 286 kms from Tanakpur and 275 kms from Kathgodam. Taxis and buses are easily available to munsiyari from Tanakpur and kathgodam . Tanakpur and Kathgodam are well connected by railway networks with major destination of India.
By Road: Buses are easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar to Almora, Tanakpur and other major destination of Uttarakhand where the local cabs are easily available to reach Munsiyari. You can also take a bus from Pithoragarh located at a distance of 135 km from Munsiyari.
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