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.
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.
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.
Summer- Cottons/ light woollens,
Winter - Heavy Woollens
Languages : Garhwali, Hindi & English.
How to Go
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.
Durga Devi Temple
Medanpuri Devi Temple
Shri Koteshwar Mahadev
Fairs and Festivals
Where to Stay
Tourist Rest House
Forest Rest House
Soldier's Board Rest House
Hotel Sun & Snow
Other ordinary accommodation facilities are also available.
Tourist office, Pauri Tel:01368-222241