Best time to visit:- March to June


“Pauri” is blessed with snow-capped mountains, surrounded all over with eye catching scenic beauties. The city is perched at an elevation of 1814 meters above the level of the sea. It is located on the northern slopes of the Kandoliya Hills. Pauri is the headquarters of PauriGarhwal district and Garhwal division. The town offers the spectacular view of Bandar Poonch, Swarga Rohini, Jonli, Gangotri Group, Jogin Group is some most beautiful snow-laden peaks of mighty Himalayas.Pauri is one of the most popular destination among adventure lovers such as the trekking, paragliding, apart from this it is also one of the most favorite destination for nature lovers as well.

Weather Details :

Summer:   23 Degree Celsius
Winter:   04 Degree Celsius
Monsoon:   10 Degree Celsius

Main Attractions: -

Kandoliya temple in Pauri: Is dedicated to Lord Shiva situated in the dense forest of oak and pine. The temple is placed atop of the Kandoliya hills. Just a few steps from the Kandoliya there is a beautiful park where people take rest or use as a picnic spot as well. This park is very busy in summers by the tourists. One side of the park is splendid Pauri district and other side of the park is Gangvarsyun Valley.

Nagdev in Pauri: Is devoted to Nag God about 5 kilo meters from Pauri bus stoppage. The Nagdev temple is surrounded by dense pine and rhodendron forests. The locals pay immense respect to Nagdev temple. Tourists must take a visit to take blessings of Nagdevta. One can also see the beautifully installed observatory here. Besides the observatory, one can also see Himalayan ranges like Chaukhamba, Gangotri Group, Banderpoonch, Kedardom and Kedarnath.

Chaukhamba view point in Pauri: Is just 4 kilo meter away from Pauri district. From this view point tourists can see the wonderful Idwal valley and Chaukhamba peaks as well. This is one of the attractive tourist destinations in Pauri town. Apart from that the dense oak and rhododendron forests also attracts tourists a lot. Due to the oak and rhododendron forests the area is filled with pleasing and fresh atmosphere.

Tara Kund in Pauri: At an altitude of 2200 meters above the level of the sea. This beautiful hamlet is situated amidst of the surrounded mountains. At this place tourist can find an old temple as well as a lake. Tara Kund is also very popular for its Teej festival. People in large gathered at this site during the Teej festival.

Baikunth Chaturdasi in Pauri: During this fair women take lams on their palm and wish for a baby the entire night. The moment looks so beautiful. Moreover, by covering a distance of 12 kilo meter of trekking will lead to Dudhatoli perched at a height of 3001 meters above the sea level.

Khirsu in Pauri: Covering a distance of 19 kilo meters tourists can visit Khirsu. In Khirsu one can see the wonderful snow capped peaks. Apart from that theses snow covered mountains also provides a majestic views of Central Himalaya. Such scenic beauty and snowy hills really attracts thousands of tourists every year. Moreover there is also an old temple devoted to GhandiyalDevta. The place is very charm Calm and fresh atmosphere.


How to Reach Pauri

By Air:- It will be better if tourists and pilgrims come to Pauri through Jolly grant airport, situated in the capital town of Dehradun. A convenient way of transportation and even takes less time as well. Jolly grant is the closest air port to the town. The airport is around 155 kilo meter away from Pauri. Flights are easily reachable from Delhi to Pauri.

By Road:- Buses from most of the towns of Uttarakhand state operates to Pauri. One can catch buses fro ISBT Kashmir Gate, Delhi to Kotdwar and Pauri city. Many Uttarakhand cities are connected to Pauri. National highway number 119 also connects Pauri with most of the towns of Uttarakhand. Buses and taxis are available from Dehradun, Haridwar, Kotdwar, Mussoorie and Rishikesh.

By Train:- Nearest railhead to reach Pauri district is located in Kotdwar. Kotdwar railway station is well connected with several cities in India. Railway is the largest mode of transportation to Pauri. Trains frequently operate to Kotdwar. Luxury buses and private taxis can be taken from Kotdwar railway station to Pauri Town. The distance between Pauri city and Kotdwar railway station is around 101 kilo meters.


Though there are not many shopping places or shops in Pauri but one can get pretty good bargains at comparatively low prices here. There are various decorative items, brass items and other kind of metal utensils which are quite popular among the visitors. The visitors can also purchase beautiful woolen garments at good rates from the shops, located in Pauri.