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Munsyari is a city in Kumoun region of Uttaranchal.

Get in[edit]

Munsiyari is 300km north of Nainital. It can be reached using hired taxis and buses from Nainital and Almora. There are 3 different routes to reach Munsiyari from Almora.

  • Almora - Bageshwar - Chakouri
  • Almora - Udiyari Bend
  • Almora - Pithoragarh - Udiyari Bend

The second route from Almora to the Udiyari bend and then to Munsiyari is the most scenic, as it runs through part of the Binsar wildlife sanctuary (which it itself is a great holdiay destination).

Get around[edit]

Munsiyari lies in the foothills of the Panchachuli peaks (22600 feet) and is the last town enroute to these peaks and the other treks to glaciers around these peaks.


  • Thamari Kund - a picturesque natural lake surrounded by paper trees, and a natural habitat of Musk Deer
  • Nanda Devi Temple - a refreshing 3km trek; one can enjoy horse riding on this trek

Panchachuli - You will feel like you are in heaven and meet with God.

Hanshling Parwat - In beside of Panchachuli.

Khaliyatop - like touching sky.

Trekking towards Milam and Ralam Glacier: This will help you to explore the 14 Malla Johar villages starting after Mapang Valley.

Now uttarakhand Government allowed to construct Hydro Power projects in the valley. NTPC is going to construct new power project 261MW in the Goriganga River near Patou and Basantkot Gram Sabhas.

Johar - The gateway of Heaven, millam and millam galaciar.



1. Local Winter wear made by the Bhotia women with Sheep's wool and Rabbit's Wool.

2. Organic Potato.

3. Near Sevila, you can find and buy organic Oranges and Cucumber and other fruits.

4. You can buy wonderful handwoven carpets in the Munsiyari Market. This will support the economic development of the local women and men.

5. You can buy himalayan tree saplings from near by Nurseries for your home, garden and lawns.


Kukla Local dish made floor.

Bhuta Aalu Local aalu fried with dhungar (local herb).


'Fav Drink is Jya with Khaja.'

bhumal (Fried rice)


KMVN, Munsayari

Milam Inn, Munsiyari - nice, clean rooms with large windows and the best view on Panchachouli peaks. Very helpful personal.

  • Pandey lodge (2200 m), Munsiyari, 9411130373.  edit

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