Niti VillageUttarakhand / Joshimath / 03-Aug-2016
Niti is very small village which is located on the border of Tibbet and last post of India. This village is one of the top list of travelers who are visiting the border of India in north. Travelling to Niti can be possible from April till Oct then after the extremely heavy snowfall this place declared to be no man zone. Even local villagers of Niti goes from here to down town places.
The famous place of Niti is the Shivalya which is at 20 mins of hiking from the village. There you will see the five different current of water pouring on Shivling. This is highly devote place of Niti villagers.
Niti Village is approx 3500 mtr above the sea level. And the roadway height is about 5600 mtr. This was the only route which once connected India to Tibbet known as "Silk Route". Now the ITBP Indian Tibbet Border Police Force has set up over the Border Post. Since this is the highly classified place so getting here is requiring the permission from SDM Joshimath first. On village Bampa (6KM before Niti) you have to pass through the security check by ITBP Force. If they are agree with you ,then only you can proceed to further Niti Village. Most of the time the entry is only provided to the local villagers of Niti only.
Climate of Niti Village
Weather of Niti is not same as round the year In winter it may down to -10°C to -15°C. In winter it will rise to 20°C to 25°C. The wind is dry like desert and place have low rain.
How to reach Niti Village
Nearest city from Niti is Joshimath which is 88 KMS Niti is 370 KMS from Dehradun and 345 KMS from Haridwar. Travelling to Niti is an outstanding adventure when you ride there with your Royal Enfield. Some part of route from Joshimath is an off road track with muds and mountain tracks. There is no public transport to Niti so you have to hire your own convence, The best is to hire cab from Joshimath. Route from New Delhi to Niti is:- New Delhi -> Haridwar->Devpryag->Chamoli->Joshimath->Tapowan->Malari->Niti Village
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