Munsiyari is a hamlet of Kumaon hills in the Pithorgarh district of Uttarakhand. Munsiyari is located at height of 3853 Metres ( 12634 Feet) on the western Himalaya on the banks of a river Goriganga. The place is sourounded by deep forests and filled with many species of wildlife. Some of the animals that can be spotted here are bears, leopards, panthers and deer. The best time to visit Munsiyari is from the months of March to June and September to October
The town is the starting point of many Himalayan treks.
March to June & September to October best time to visit Munsiyari and trekking at Munsiyari
The treks A number of challenging treks from Munsiyari to Namik, Milam and Ralan glaciers via the narrow Johar valley, an ancient trade-route to Tibet, are worth going to. Another popular trek is towards Balati Farm where the view is unmatched in terms of its sheer splendor.
Rafting and Skiing Goriganga is ideal for river rafting and white-water rafting and in winter season, the snow-laden slopes of Khaliatop and Betulidhar at higher altitudes offer unmatched opportunities for skiing.
The nearest Airport is Pantnagar 250km.RAIL
The nearest railhead is Kathgodam 261 km.ROAD
Pithoragarh 128km, Nainital 290km. Bus & car services are available.