Known as a trekker’s paradise, Munsiyari offers a list of things to do that includes bird-watching, wildlife viewing. Marvel at some of the spectacular views of gorgeous Himalayan peaks or just sit back and relax. Buy some fantastic hand-woven carpets or Himalayan tree saplings.
Birthi Water Fall: Birthi Fall is a picturesque cascading waterfall surrounded with verdant colours, falling from the height of 126mts. Amenities and fast food centre is available in its premises. It is located 35kms before Birthi Falls. It is well connected with motorable roads.
Khaliya Top: Khaliya trek is a beginner's delight. The trek offers panoramic views of the greater Himalayan ranges. Towering peaks of Panchchuli, Rajrambha, Hardeol, Nandadevi and Nandakot are clearly visible on this trail. The Khaliya Alpine meadows are surrounded with these snow laden peaks. When you set foot on the Top, the entire Himalayan ranges unfolds straight ahead in front of you. The summit of Khaliya is at 11500 ft.
Nanda Devi: Nanda Devi Nanda Devi Temple is one of the oldest Temples developed in ancient days. It is beautifully designed and decorated. People worship Nanda Devi Temple with great reverence for the bottom of their heart. A 3km stimulating trek from Munsiyari will take you to Nanda Devi Temple.
Thamari Kund: It is a ravishing natural lake surrounded by alpine trees and paper trees. Musk Deer can be easily spotted at this place.
Darkot: Darkot is a small picturesque hamlet situated 6kms from Munsiyari on Madkot road. Here you can find 100 year old wooden houses with traditionally carved doors and windows. The old artistic houses of Darkot represent the rich culture and creativity of the people of Kumaon. You can also buy authentic hand made shawls of Pashmina and Angora wool and sheep wool blankets.
Master Ji Museum / Tribal Heritage Museum: Fondly called Masterji, Dr. S.S. Pangthi is a retired school teacher who is a trekker, traveler, author and an authority on Bhotiyas of the area. He has put together interesting antiques in a private museum at his residence in Nanasen village. Here one can have a look at the original documents, which enabled trade beween the Johar Valley and Tibet and the personal effects of the traders.
Betulidhar: Betulidhar is a large garden full of Rhododendrons. It is an ideal skiing slope in winters. The sunrise and sunsets of Betulidhar showcases beautiful hues of nature.
Maheshwari Kund / Mehsar Kund: It is also known as Mehsar Kund by the locales. According to myths and legends a Yaksha used to like in this small lake. The Yaksha fell in love with the Sarpancha's daughter. Angry sarpanch and other peoples of the village dried the lake to avenge upon him. Yaksha cursed the village after this incident and Munsiyari suffered with drought for a long time until they came to to him and apologized. This ritual practice is even continued today. Maheshwari Kund is just a few kilometers walk from Munsiyari. This spot is now a pond offering panoramic vistas of nature. Panchachuli peak can be seen from here.
Balati Potato Farm: At a height of 9000 feet this farm grows high yielding potatoes. Surrounded by lush green forests the
farm has a magnificent view of the Panchchuli Peaks. A wonderful trek for all nature lovers.