Incredible places to view around Munsiyari

Munsiyari  is a destination that offers it all !!


Majestic Peak of Panchchuli

Visible from all vantage points, an intimate view of this most prominent cluster of five peaks may be had from Munsiyari. On clear days a sunset along the Panchchuli is an exhilarating experience. 

Khaliya Peak Trek

Overlooking Munsiyari, situated at a height of 11500 ft. this hilltop has a beautiful Alpine meadow surrounded by snow-laden peaks. Offering an incredible view of the entire Kumaon Himalaya with towering peaks like the Panch Chulli, Rajrambha, Hardeol, Nanda Kot, and Nanda Devi, the trek to Khaliya also allows people to experience the snow line in early summer. This is an ideal beginners’ trek and for first-timers an ideal introduction to the Himalayan landscape. The trek commences from the Wayfarer Munsiyari and Wayfarer makes complete arrangements for this exciting trek to Khalaya every season.


Goriganga River

Goriganga  is a river that originates from the snout of Milam glacier . It is also fed by glaciers and streams flowing from the eastern slopes of the east wall of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, and those flowing west from the high peaks of Panchchuli. There are several spots along the banks of the river that are ideal for day picnics . A drive along the banks of the Goriganga takes you past the villages of Madkot , Choribagar and Bangapani – all so quaint and with little trace of the 21st century ! 

Darkot Village

Located 4 kms from the resort is Darkot, a small picturesque hamlet. Residents of this village continue to live in traditional stone houses with slate roofs , some of which are more than one hundred years old . The old artistic houses of Darkot represent the rich culture and creativity of the people of Munsiyari . If you are discerning shopper then do buy pashima, shawls and sheepwool blankets from here. The locals are known for their great weaving skills . 


Milam Glacier

Milam Glacier is a captivating natural wonder located in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is nestled in the Kumaon region of the mighty Himalayas and holds the distinction of being one of the largest glaciers in the region. Milam Glacier stretches approximately 28 kilometers (17 miles) in length and is situated at an elevation of around 3,870 meters (12,700 feet) above sea level.

The Tribal Heritage Museum

The Tribal Heritage Museum houses ancient artifacts painstakingly collected by Dr. Sher Singh Pangti , a local resident . These exhibits portray the life styles of the original inhabitants of the Johar valley and their moments of past history.It is dedicated to showcasing the culture, traditions, artifacts, and history of indigenous or tribal communities. These museums aim to preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of various tribal groups around the world.

Tribal Heritage Museum

Birthi Falls

Birthi Falls is a picturesque waterfall situated near the small village of Tejam in the Munsiyari region of Uttarakhand. It is known for its natural beauty and serene surroundings. The waterfall is formed by the Birthi River, which cascades down from a height of approximately 126 meters (413 feet). The lush greenery surrounding the falls adds to its charm, making it a delightful sight for nature enthusiasts and photographers.


Madkot is a hot water spring located around 22 kilometers from Munsiyari. It is believed to have therapeutic properties, and many visitors come here to take a dip in the natural hot water pools.

Durga Maa Temple - Darkot Village

Durga Maa Temple - Darkot Village

The Durga Maa Temple in Munsiyari is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga, who is revered as the divine mother and the embodiment of feminine power. The temple is a place of worship and devotion for both locals and visitors. It offers a serene and spiritual atmosphere for devotees to offer prayers and seek blessings.

Maheshwari Kund

Maheshwari Kund is a famous tourist attraction located in Munsiyari, Uttarakhand, India. It is a natural lake or pond situated amidst picturesque surroundings and is known for its serene beauty. The Kund is named after the Hindu goddess Maheshwari, who is believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Durga.

Maheshwari Kund

Thamri Kund

Thamri Kund is known for its pristine beauty and serene surroundings. It is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, including the majestic peaks of Panchchuli, making it a popular destination for trekkers and nature enthusiasts. The lake is fed by the melting glaciers in the region, and its crystal-clear waters reflect the stunning landscapes.