Places to Visit in Munsyari


Places to Visit in Munsyari – Munsyari is located in Pithoragarh, the eastermmost hill district of Uttarakhand, bordering Tibet, which is famous as the Little Kashmir. The region is a heaven for the nature lovers and adventurous enthusiasts.

You can have the spectacular views of the Himalayan peak such as Panchchuli from here. Munsyari serve base for the trekkers to many routes such as Milam, Ralam Glaciers and Nanda Devi peak and fast-developing spot for skiing and other winter sports.

Munsiyari, a fairly big & developed Himalayan township at the of 2,298 mtrs, with a population of nearly 1,00,000. Inhabited by the Shanka nomadic tribes from time immemorial, Munsiyari lies on the trade route to Tibet. Munsyari, is at the base of the great Himalayan mountain range and is a starting point of many treks into the interior of the Himalayas.

The name Munsiyari when translated, refers to a place with snow.  perched on the banks of Goriganga river, Munsiyari is a perfect destination for Glacier enthusiasts, high altitude trekkers and nature lovers.

 Munsyari also falls on the ancient ‘salt route from Tibet and  gateway for Johar valley.  Johar valley extends along the path of the Goriganga river to its source at Milam Glacier.  Munsyari is situated at of distance 135 kms from Pithoragarh and 200 kms. from Almora.

 How to Reach Munsyari

You can get entire information of how to reach Munsyari from below:

By Air

Pithoragarh has a small airport, Naini Saini which is only connected to Hindon airport Delhi. Although, a major nearest airport is Pantnagar airport which is located in Pant Nagar.

 By Rail

 Nearest railway station is Tanakpur which is 286 kms.far away.

By Road

 Munsiyari is well-connected by good network of roads, with all the important centres in the region.

  • Pithoragarh : 135 kms.
  • Lohaghat: 197 kms.
  • Champawat: 211 kms.
  • Tanakpur:286 kms.
  • Almora:200 kms

Where to Stay in Munsyari

(STD code-05961)You can stay in following hotels:

  •  Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Rest House: Ph: 222239 
  • PWD Inspection Bungalow : Ph: 222524 .
  • Zara Resort . Pandey Lodge : Ph: 222286 .
  • Tented Accommodation at Sirmouli (1 km) .
  •  Martolia Lodge : Ph: 222287 
  • Hansling Lodge : Ph: 222321 

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