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Pauri

 

Diverse in topography, the district of Pauri Garhwal varies from the foothills of the Tarai of Kotdwar to the soul- lifting meadows of Doonhatoli, sprawing at an altitude of 3,000mts., Which remain snowbound during the winter months. Pauri Garhwal is ringed by the districts of Chamoli, Nanital, Bijnor, Haridwar, Dehradun, Rudraprayag and Tehri Garhwal. Filled with places of tourist interest, most locations in Pauri offer a breathtaking view of the snow - laden Himalayan splendour.


Pauri City
Is situated at an elevation of 1814mts. above sea-level on the northern slopes of Kandoliya hills, Pauri is the headquarter of the district Pauri Garhwal and the Garhwal Division. Pauri provides a panoramic view of the snow clad Himalayan peaks of Bandar Poonch, Swarga-Rohini, Jonli, Gangotri Group, Jogin Group, Thalaiya- sagar, Kedarnath, kharcha Kund, Sumeru, Satopanth, Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, Ghoriparvat, Hathiparvat, Nandadevi & Trisul.

General Information
Area : 5sq,kms.
Population : 20,397 ( 1991 census)
Altitute : 1,814mts.
Climate : Cold in winter, Pleasent in summer and heavy rainfall in monsoon.
Season : Round the year.
Clothing :
Summer- Cottons/ light woollens,
Winter - Heavy Woollens
Languages : Garhwali, Hindi & English.

Shopping Centres:
Upper Bazar
Lower Bazar
Dhara Road

How to Go

Air :- Nearest airport is Jollygrant (155kms.) via Rishikesh - Srinagar

Rail :- Nearest railway station is Kotdwar (108kms.)

Road :- Pauri is well connected to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kotdwar and other cities of the region.

Pilgrimage

Siddhibali Temple
Durga Devi Temple
Medanpuri Devi Temple
Shri Koteshwar Mahadev
Tarkeshwar Mahadev
Keshorai Math
Kamleshwar Temple
Shankar Math
Devalgarh
Dhar Devi

Adventure

Pauri Trek

Fairs and Festivals

Baikunth-Chaturdashi Mela
Sharadotsava
Gindi Mela
Binsar Mela

Where to Stay

Tourist Rest House
Circuit House
Forest Rest House
Soldier's Board Rest House
Hotel Sun & Snow
Hotel Himalaya
Hotel Frontier
Other ordinary accommodation facilities are also available.

Tourist office, Pauri Tel:01368-222241

 

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