Auli is a beautiful and peaceful tourist destination, surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, with a panoramic view of the peaks of the Himalayas. It is situated in Chamoli district in the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand, India. Auli adds beauty and fascination to Uttarakhand tourism and is hard to describe the beauty of this hill station. This place is speedily catching the attention of honeymooners, peace-seekers and nature lovers apart from adventure lovers.
Between June to October, the valley has one of highest number of flower species found anywhere in the world, with 520 species of high altitude plants, 498 of which are flowering plants with significant populations of endangered species.
Auli is a hiking and ski destination alongwith 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) cable car, chairliftand a maintained trek route. There is a training facility of Indo-Tibetan Border Police. A small Hindu templeconnected with the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' is also present. Excursions to nearby places like Valley of Flowers, Nanda Devi Sanctuary and Gurson Bugyal are also great sources of interest among travelers. Natural vistas, panoramic views of Himalayan peaks, lush wooded vegetation and pathways laden with wild flowers give Auli a colourful look.