Malari is a small village located in the Dhauli Ganga valley of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in Uttarakhand, India. It is situated at an elevation of 3,100 meters and is about 61 kilometers from Joshimath, the nearest town. Malari is a remote village and is only accessible by road for six months of the year, from April to October. During the winter months, the village is snowbound and the inhabitants migrate to lower altitudes.
Malari is inhabited by the Bhotia tribe, who are indigenous to the Himalayas. The Bhotias are a sheep-rearing and farming community. They are also known for their traditional handicrafts and textiles.
Malari is a beautiful and picturesque village, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and lush meadows. It is a popular destination for trekkers and campers. Some of the popular trekking destinations near Malari include the Valley of Flowers, the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara, and the Nanda Devi National Park.
Malari is also a good base for exploring the Niti Valley, which is located on the Indo-Tibetan border. The Niti Valley is known for its stunning scenery and its ancient villages.