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Munsiyari is a comely hamlet situated in the Pithoragrh district of Uttarakhand state, nestled in the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. This scenic hill station is perched at an altitude of 2298 mts above sea level.
Munsiyari literally translated means place with snow, and is also referred as Little Kashmir.
It offers stunning views of snow capped higher Himalayan ranges. Panchachuli is a group of five peaks and is the star attraction at Munsiyari as they look like chimneys and are amongst the gorgeous treasure trove among the magnificent peaks of Nandadevi, Nandakot, Rajarambha and mountains of Nepal Himalayas. The Virgin environs of the valley offers breathe taking views of the surrounding mountain ranges.
Mar - May, Oct - Nov
Getting to Munsiyari
Nearest airport is Naini Saini at Pithoragarh 128 Km or Pantnagar airport.
Nearest railhead is Kathgodam 319 Km.
By road, the base camp of Munsiyari is well connected with major destinations like Delhi 612 Km, Nainital 288 Km and Kathgodam 261 Km.