Pauri is truly a destination with diverse features to look at, the beautiful meadows, breathtaking views, enchanting forests and friendly locals of the town make this destination a must visit for travellers. Located at the northern foot slopes of the greater Kandoliya Hills, the town of Pauri lies at a height of 1814 mts above the sea level. Being among the most renowned towns of Garhwal Region, the town is blessed with natural exquisiteness and grandeur. The town is copiously blessed with Mother Nature’s bounty such as dense forests, snow-capped Himalayan Peaks and welcoming people with rich tradition and cultures. Being the headquarters of Pauri Garhwal District it is named after the town’s popularity.

The town of Pauri is basically a hidden jewel with some of the most beautiful sunset scenes to watch in whole of Uttarakhand. Sunset at Pauri would occasionally manifest a range of colors with dominating fiery orange trace. On a sunny and clear day peals such as Swargarohini, Jogin Group, Neelkanth, Trisul, Hathiparvat, Chaukhamba, Sumeru, Kedarnath, Gangotri Group and Bander Punchh can clearly be seen from the town.

The weather of Pauri is sub-temperate climate which would remain unpleasant annually except at the time of winters when the temperature is harshly cold. The town would also receive snowfall the time of winters that completely transforms it to its best scenic form. Some interesting places for visiting around in the town are the Kandoliya Mandir, Kyunkaleshwar Temple, Hanuman Mandir, Dhara Road, Khirsu, Nag-dev Evergreen Forest, District Library, Chaukhamba View Point, etc.

How to Reach

By Road: The town of Pauri is well linked with a number of motor-able roads with destinations of Uttarakhand state. The state buses to Kotdwar and Pauri are simply available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. Travellers can avail buses and taxis from all the major towns of Uttarakhand. The town is well linked with the National highway 119.

By Train: Kotdwara is the nearest railway station which is well linked with rest of Indian cities. Pauri is well connected by motorable roads with Kotdwar. Taxis and buses are easily available from Kotdwar to Pauri.

By Air: The nearest Airport to the town of Pauri is the Jolly Grant Airport which is situated at a distance of about 133 kms. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Rishikesh, Devprayag and Pauri.

Places to See in Pauri