Pauri Hill Station

 Pauri (Pauri Garhwal) is one of the most popular town of Garhwal region, blessed by natural exquisiteness. It is abundantly blessed with natures bounty like snow-capped Himalayan peaks, dense forests and warm people rich in culture and tradition. Pauri is the headquarters of Pauri Garhwal District and the district is named after the popularity of this town.

Pauri is a hidden treasure, with one of the most beautiful sunset in Uttarakhand. The sunset at Pauri occasionally manifests a riot of colours with the dominating tang of fiery orange.

Places to Visit in Pauri                                                                                                       

Kandoliya (2 kms): The temple dedicated to Kandoliya Devta, a folk deity is located on the Lansdowne road amidst scenic surroundings.

Chaukhamba Viewpoint (4 kms): The ridge overlooks the splendid Idwal valley and Chaukhamba Peak.

Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev: The 8th century Shiva temple affords stunning views of the snow-clad peaks.

Around Pauri
Khirsu (19 kms): The serene site at a height of 1,700 meters affords a fine view of the snow-clad mountains. The ancient temple of Ghandiyal Devta is worth visiting. Located nearby are oak and deodar forests and apple orchards.

Jwalpa Devi Temple (34 kms): The pilgrim site lies on the main Pauri Kotdwar road. During 'Navaratras', a special festival is held here which is attended by large number of devotees

Tarakund: The charming site has a small lake and an ancient temple. It is also known for the Teej Festival.

Kotdwar : Kotdwar 108 kms from Pauri is one of the rail terminus for Garhwal region.

Siddhibali Temple: Famous temple of Lord Hanuman.

Durga Devi Temple: It is one of the important shrines of the town, situated near Duggada on Kotdwar-Pauri road.

Lansdowne: Lovely Lansdowne, set at an altitude of 1,706 meters about 81 kms from Pauri is one of the quietest hill station in the country. It was very popular among the Britishers and is named after Lord Lansdowne, the Viceroy of India from 1888 to 1894. The charming resort surrounded by thick oak and pine forest is a perfect place for a peaceful holiday in the lap of mother nature. More about Lansdowne

Srinagar: This erstwhile capital of the Garhwal kings is set on the banks of Alaknanda river about 30 kms from Pauri. Srinagar was an important centre for art and architecture. The Garhwal University is located here.

How to Reach

All the three major modes of transportation are available to access this hill station:

By Air
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport which is located at 133 kilometers away from Pauri. From Delhi, the flight schedule is very frequent.  Except Wednesday, the flights are available throughout the week to Jolly Grant airport.  From airport, private taxies are available to reach Pauri.  Devprayag and Rishikesh are also connected with roadways from this airport.

By Rail
Kotdwar is the nearest railhead. Many trains to Kotdwar are available. Meter gauge railway line is connected upto Kotdwar. The nearest railway station to Pauri is located in Kotdwara.  This railway station is 101 kilometers a head from Pauri.

By Road
From ISBT (Kashmiri Gate) one can catch the bus services to reach this place.  From another places of Uttarakhand, buses are also available.  Taxies and tourist cabs are also available.  National Highway 119 takes a person upto Pauri.

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