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Munsiyari is situated at a distance of about 62 kms from Jauljibi via Madkot 120 kms from Pithoragarh via Thal-Tejam Kalamuni and 207 kms from Almora via TakuIa-Bageshwar and Thal along the same routes. On both the routes the traveller can see many water falls coming down to Gori and Ramganga. Besides housing the tehsil headquarters, Munsiyari is the centre as well as the gate way of the Johar region.
The whole Johari Population of Munsiyari would migrate to their summer settlements to engage in trade with the advent of spring. Although, Johars still deal in woollens and herbs, there are a number of Johars who have turned to agriculture and horticulture. Nonetheless they all are confined to Munsiyari alone.
Season : Round the year.
Altitude : 2135 mts.
Khaliya Top & Betuli Dhar : High altitude gentle slope meadows located at a distance of 7 kms, from Munsyari. Ideal site for skiing and adventure sports. Betuli Dhar is about 5 kms, from Munsyari.
Madkot : 22 kms, from Munsyari. Madkot has hot water springs which cures rheumatism, arthritic pains, skin eruptions etc.
Birthi Fall : 19 kms, from Tejarn on the Munsyari motor road. Birthi Falls are quite spectacular for its waterfalls. Wayside amenities and fast food centre is available.
Milam, Ralam & Namlb Glacier
- Munsyari-LiIarn, 12 kms;
- Lilam - Bagudiar, 19 kms;
- Bagudiar-Rilkote, 15 kms;
- Rilkote - Milam, 14 kms;
- Milam-Milam Glacier, 5 kms
- Munsyari - Lilam-Patan Gaon, 15 kms;
- Patan gaon-Saba udiar. 15 kms;
- Saba udiar,- Ralam, 15 kms
- Munsyari-Jimighat, 10kms;
- Jimighat - Jimian, 8 kms;
- Jimian-Namik.25 kms.
Air : Nearest airport is Naini Saini Pithoragarh 129 kms via Thal and 154 kms via Madkot - Jauljibi.
Rail : Nearest railhead is Kathgodam 261 kms. Road: Munsyari is well connected by road to the Kurnaon region. Pithoragarh to Munsyari - 129 kms.