Munsiyari is a comely hamlet situated in the
Pithoragrh district of Uttarakhand state, previously known as Uttaranchal.
Munsiyari is nestled in the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas affording
splendid vistas of natural beauteousness. Munsiyari is perched at an altitude of 2,298mts above sea level. Munsyari is famous for its picturesque beauty and trekking excursions. Munsiyari is popular with high altitude trekkers and adventure enthusiasts as this place is the base of Milam, Ralam and Namik Glaciers. Munsiyari is mainly inhabited by Bhotias also known as Shaukas. Munsiyari was a previously a restricted area as it is wedged in between the borders of India, Tibet and Nepal. But Munsiyari is now emerging as a popular trekking destination and the government of Uttarakhand is also promoting this paradise of Kumaon.
Munsiyari is rich in diverse flora and fauna. Munshyari is home to Rhododendrons, Pine and Deodar trees. Birds like wagtail, raven, falcon, monal, Himalayan griffon and serpent eagle can be sotted in Munsiyari region. Leopard, Himalayan bear, fox and musk deer have made their home in the altitude jungles of Munsiyari. The view of the Panchachuli peaks from Munsiyari is enchanting.