Munsiyari | Tourist Information Centre

ORIENTATION

 

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

  • Munsiyari is around 95 km from Chaukori,128 km from Bageshwar ,150 km from Baijnath,195 km from Almora,206 km from Ranikhet,260 km from Nainital and 560 km from Delhi/NCR.

CONNECTIVITY

 

  • Pantnagar is the nearest airport, Air India operates flights from Delhi 3 to 4 days a week .

  • The nearest railway station is Kathgodam, Uttarakhand, from here it is situated at around 280 km. Haldwani & Kathgodam are adjacent to each other, Haldwani is like the entrance door to Kumaun and Haldwani/Kathgodam are well connected by trains from Delhi (Shatabdi runs daily) , Lucknow, Dehradun, Jaipur, Howrah (Kolkata).

  • Haldwani is well connected by buses from Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Dehradun.  Bus timings(tentative) are mentioned above and Official website of Govt Of Uttarakhand for buses https://utconline.uk.gov.in/welcome.aspx

  • Bus is there from Haldwani & Delhi,but it's a very long journey.Take bus from haldwani either for Bageshwar or Pithoragarh ,then go for Munsiyari  either by bus,Hired or share Taxi.

ACCOMMODATION

 

  • 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.

THE GUIDE

Things the place offers

  • 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

  • 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.