The state of Uttarakhand is packed with several attractions of natural beauty. A small but eye-catching village, Munsyari is a major attraction for tourists visiting the state during the winter season. The village has a number of places that you'll enjoy viewing and spending time around.
Dar Kot is a hamlet lying at a distance of 6 kilo meters from Munsiyari, stands on the Mad Kot road. At this place people can see the things that are as old as more than 100 years. Here one can see the hundreds years old traditionally designed wooden houses and beautifully crafted windows. Local people of Munsiyari sell hand made shawls of Pashmina and Angora wool. Tourists love to buy blankets made of sheep wool. The ancient houses at Dar Kot are the major crowd-puller for tourists.
There is a private museum of Dr. S.S. Pangthi. Pangthi, who had been a great teacher, trekker, traveler, and author and had the authority of the Bhutia's in the region. At his residential place in Nanasen town Dr. Pangthi accumulated lots of beautiful antiques. It was later popularly known as Masterji's Museum and that is why the people with love and honor say him Masterji.
The inhabitants of Munsiyari and local people of Maheshwari Kund also call it as Mehsar Kund. Maheshwari Kund is a natural lake situated near the region of Munsiyari. The lake is circled by rhododendron shrubs. From Maheshwari Lake, people can enjoy viewing the very picturesque peaks of Panchchuli Mountain. According to the Hindu mythology a Yaksha was fond of this lake who later on fell in love of a surpanch's daughter. The people and surpanch of the locality became angry and to take revenge to the Yaksha they dried up the lake.
This is a wonderful big garden, decorated beautifully with Rhododendrones. During the winter season people and tourists also use this place as skiing slopes. The heart-stirring sunrises and the sunsets attract tourists from all parts of the country as well as from outside. Tourists also visit at Betulidhar in large.
It is a majestic water fall surrounded by ample of colors. Birthi falls comes down from a height of 126 meters and touches the fields. It is a perfect destination for the visitors to enjoy a cup of tea and lunch as well. The aloofness between the Birthi falls and Munsiyari is about 35 kilo meters. From every corner of the country tourists came here to enjoy their vacation with family every year.
It is also a stunningly beautiful lake, confined by alpine and paper trees on all sides. This is the place where one can easily see the Mushk Deers. These types of deer are famous for their mushk which is used to produce perfumes.