Pauri Garhwal

Named after huge popularity of Pauri, is another important town of Garhwal Region— Pauri Garhwal District. The place is marked with Marvelous Aesthetics of Grand Himalayas, Opaque Valleys, Enigmatic Forests, Serpentine Rivers, Natural & Cultural Endowments and Heart-Warming People in extension to exuberant lifestyle & culture.

Pauri is not only popular nationally but it has gained fame globally because of its unmatched Natural Beauty and Location.

Situated 1,814 Meters above the ocean level and fringed with other eminent districts of the Uttarakhand State i.e., Nanital, Haridwar, Dehradun, Chamoli, Bijnor, Tehri Garhwal and Rudraprayag, one can have a heart-stirring view of the Great Himalayas at & from any site across Pauri.

You can think of it as a finest tourist spot in Uttarakhand where you will not just get to capture the Ultimate Nature’s Beauty, realize the state’s cultural boon but indulge in adventure & affluence.

Awe-Inspiring Pauri Garhwal Attractions

Take a look at these Awe-Inspiring Pauri Garhwal Attractions that must not be missed.

Tara Kund

The highest tourist destination as well as pilgrim center in Pauri which is elevated 2250 m above the ocean level. This site is an ultimate spot for the tourists to have amazing experience of fresh water streams, ancient temples and meadows. The highest point of entice of the region is its rare peaks and incredible treks. Located in the development region of Chariserh, Tara Kund is a perfect destination for both pilgrims and trek lovers.


Located just 2 kms from Pauri is the Shiva temple, also called as Kandolia Devta, which is surrounded by impassable Pine and Oak forests.


Gaurikund is the point of initiation of trek of 14kms to the holy temple of Kedarnath. The place is named after wife of Lord Shiv— Goddess Parvati, and a temple Gauri is also located here. It is believed that it is this place where Goddess Parvati did self-abasement involving yoga and celibacy to win over Shiva's heart. And Lord Shiva is assumed to have accepted to marry Parvati at this place and tied knot in Trijuginarayan.


17 kms away from Pauri, it is popular picnic spot surrounded by snow clad mountains and dense forest. Adwani is quite cold as compared to other nearby places. This place is mostly visited to feel tranquility and for nature walk living in a Forest Rest House.

Chaukhamba View Point

Chaukhamba View Point can be best explained as an ultimate blend of city lights and lush green valleys. The place is gifted with heavenly amalgam of Himalayan peaks, Oak forests and City Lights. Situated at a distance of 5 km from Paur, this site is densely covered with impassable network of forests encircling it.

Bindeshwar Mahadev

Located about 114 kms from Pauri is the Bindeshwar (Binsar) Mahadev which is admired for its site wrapped under dense grasslands and tree laden paths like Deodar, Birch, and Rhododendron.

Ramganga Dam

Also known as the Kalagarh Dam, this dam is embarked on river Ramganga River which is 3 km uphill of Kalagarh in Pauri Garhwal. It is situated within the Jim Corbett National Park. Kalagarh Dam was a module of Ramganga Multi-purpose Project – a hydroelectric & irrigation power plant.

Recommended Temples to Visit in Pauri Garhwal

  • Buda Bharsaar Temple
  • Bhuvaneshwari Devi Temple
  • Danda Nagraja Temple
  • Jwalpa Devi Temple
  • Kimkaleshwar Temple
  • Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Lakshman Temple at Deval Gaon
  • Nagdev

Awe-Inspiring Activities to do in & around Pauri

Camping in Garuda

Carved cuddlesome in the midst of charming in village Garuda, one can avail activities like paragliding, rock-climbing, mountain-biking, trekking, and rope coursing. Camp Garuda is actually a luxury camp perfect for romantic getaway for couples, family or friends.

Ransi Stadium

Ransi famous for its stadium, a number of football matches are held at this field. Gained the spot of Asia's highest stadium, frequent tournaments and games are held here that calls for huge tourist attraction.

Picnic In Khirsu

Khirsu is a magical site situated 19 km away from Pauri, with views of uncountable peaks of the Himalayas and no pollution and noise around. The impenetrable Oak, Deodar and Apple orchards add to its ethereal beauty and make the place a perfect picnic spot.

Shopping in Pauri

Pauri offers good market to shopaholics. Being a chief town of Uttarakhand State, this district offers variety of home decor, woolens, utensils, and handicraft and handloom items. Items of brass are also quite famous here. Objects of spiritual significance are also in great demand amongst tourist.

Best Time to Visit Pauri

The district is dotted with pleasant climatic conditions throughout the year except for peak winters. Exceptional Sightseeing And Excursions of this place can be enjoyed across year except for winters.


From March to June, it is considered best time to visit Pauri, specifically for urban people to beat the heat in style. One can enjoy both the Natural Beauty as well as Adventure Activities during this season.

Spring Season

From October to November, climate is just lovely in the place with meadows strewn and winding rivers making for an unforgettable memory for life.


Heavy Rainfall is encountered At Pauri during this time. However, if you’re a nature admirer then you cannot afford to miss the green, lush, lively life Of Pauri Garhwal during this time. The Climate is otherwise not suitable for overall sightseeing and expeditions.


It is freezing cold with temperature touching down to minus (December-February), so not recommended to visit Pauri during this time.

How to Reach Pauri Garhwal

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airbase to destine, which is at a distance of around 89 km. The airport has good network to Delhi by daily flights.

By Train

Kotdwara is the nearest railway station to Pauri Garhwal which is at a distance of 101 km. Pauri Garhwal is well connected to many major cities of the country via regular trains.

By Road

Well connected to NH-119, Pauri is well connected to its neighboring states and cities. State-owned buses or private buses can be boarded from Delhi till Pauri or Kotdwara.

Local transport or private taxis can be from outside the airport, railhead or bus stand for a comfortable ride to the destination.


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