Place of Interest
Villages of the Valley
How to Reach
Distance between Joshimath and Last village "Niti" is around 87 Km by motor road (around 2.5 hours). One can reach and take accommodation at Joshimath. Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant Airport on Rishikesh-Dehardun Road at 352 KM. Nearest railway stations are Dehradun (378KM) and Haridwar (361KM).
Permissions for Tourist
No permission required to visit the valley except the last village “Niti”. To visit Niti village, one need permission from SDM, Joshimath. Most of the villages (Lata, Raini Jhelam, Malari, Kosa, Kailashpur, Farkiya, Bampa & Gamshali) are on the way to Niti. ITBP Check Post is at Gamshali Village which is just 2.5Km before Niti village.
Accommodation for Tourist
There is no hotels available for tourist. This valley was not explored by tourist in past. Earlier permission was required to visit the valley. Only locals were allowed to stay in this villages. Now no permission required to visit the valley except the last village “Niti”. However, new government guest house is built in the valley at Gamshali. One can reach and take hotel accommodation at Joshimath and plan for trip to valley.