Munsiyari | Uttarakhand



  • Munsiyari means a 'place with snow'  and is known as the 'Little Kashmir' .It is often compared to Kashmir for its natural beauty . Munsiyari is located at an elevation of 7200 ft ,in Uttarakhand’s Kumaun region,130 km/5 hr from Pithoragarh District.

  • The region is a paradise for the nature lovers and adventurous souls as it is a base for three glaciers namely Namik, Milam and Ralam and the stunning backdrop of Panchachuli. It's the gateway to the Johar region of inner Himalayas.

  • Munsiyari also falls on the ancient salt route from Tibet and is at the entrance of the Johar Valley, which extends along the path of the Goriganga River to its source at the Milam Glacier.

  • By Munsiyari travel guide below we aim to provide information on best places to visit and things to do in Munsiyari. Contact Team  eoK for planning your trip, or any travel information about Munsiyari or for planning a trek either to Pindari,Kafni or Maiktoli .

Munsiyari | Tourist Information Centre

How to reach Munsiyari



  • By Air : Pantnagar is the nearest airport, Air India operates flights from Delhi 3 to 4 days a week.
  • By Rail : The nearest railway station to Munsiyari is Kathgodam, Uttarakhand, from here it is situated at a distance around 34 Kms. Haldwani & Kathgodam are adjacent to each other, Haldwani is like the entrance door to Kumaun , Uttarakhand and is well connected by trains from Delhi (Shatabdi runs daily),Lucknow, Dehradun , Jaipur, Kolkata.      

  • By Road : Haldwani is well connected by buses from  Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Dehradun .From Haldwani one can travel by bus to Pithoragarh or Bageshwar. Bus timings(tentative) are provided . "Taxi" to Munsiyari are available from Delhi, Haldwani , Almora, Naukuchiatal , Bhimtal , Ranikhet , Binsar , Kausani , Kasardevi , Chaukori , Nainital , Lohaghat and other major cities of Uttarakhand




  • Munsiyari is located at an elevation of 7200 ft ,in Uttarakhand’s Kumaun region,130 km/5 hr from Pithoragarh District .

  •  There are long treks in the surrounding countryside and there are a number of bugyals, the rolling lush green high altitude meadows .

    Munsiyari is around :

  • 34 km from Pindari Glacier 
  • 95 km/3 hr 30 min from Chaukori 
  • 130 km/5 hr from Bageshwar 
  • 150 km/5 hr from Baijnath
  • 165 km/6 hr from Kausani
  • 185 km/6 hr 30 min from Binsar
  • 190 km/7 hr from Lohaghat
  • 190 km/7 hr from Kasar Devi
  • 195 km/7 hr from Almora
  • 206 km/7hr 30 min from Ranikhet
  • 260 km/9 hr from Nainital
  • 260 km/9 hr from Bhimtal
  • 264 km/9 hr from Naukuchiatal and 
  • 560 km from Delhi/NCR .

Where to stay in Munsiyari



  • KMVN Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd rest house is present .

  • Several budget hotels and guest houses having all the basic amenities and facilities for a comfortable stay.


Things to do in Munsiyari


  • Trekking : Munsiyari is base camp of various long and short treks ,Trek to Milam Glacier, Namik Glacier and Ralam Glacier commences at Munsiyari.  

Nearby places to visit in Munsiyari


  • Birthi Falls: With lush green surroundings blooming in various colors, the fall surges from around 410 ft above sea level and is  situated at a distance of 35 km from Munsiyari.

  • Madkot Hot Water Springs :It's beautiful hot water stream right next to the lovely Gori Ganga river.But this requires a bit upkeep.  

Basic details of Munsiyari,Dist, Pithoragarh,Uttarakhand, listed above .We aim to provide visitors all information and updates about Munsiyari .  Contact Team eoK for planning your trip, or any travel information either about Munsiyari or Uttarakhand.

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Munsyari, Uttarakhand, India