Covered with pine forests and situated on the northern slopes of the Kandolia hill, this place is a heart-touching sight for tourists. Tourist can enjoy the panramic views of the snow-caped panormic mountain like Bandarpunch, Joli, Gangotri Group, Nanddevi, Trishul, Chowkhamba, Ghori Parvat, Hathi Parvat, Swargarhini, Jogin Group, Thalia-Sagar, Kedarnath, Sumeru and Nelkanth. Alaknanda and Nair are the major rivers of the district.
Places to see in Pauri
Jwalpa Devi Temple (Jwalpa Devi Mandir Pauri)
Jwalpa Devi Temple is a religious place which is located at a distance of 34 km from Pauri. Located on the left bank of the Navalika River, this temple is spread over an area of about 350 meters. It is believed that God fulfills every wish of the devotees. A festival is celebrated in this temple during Navratri.
Tara Kund Pauri
Tara Kund is a beautiful place located at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level. This place is situated in the midst of huge mountains in the Charisarah development area. Tourists can see a small lake near the temple. The festival of Teej is celebrated with great enthusiasm and gaiety here.
Kandolia temple is located at a distance of 2 km from Pauri city. This temple is dedicated to Kandolia deity who is the local land deity. From this religious place one can see the beautiful views of the Himalayan peaks and the Gangavarsune valley. The 4-kilometer trekking route from Kandolia to Buwakhal is surrounded by cedar and oak trees which offers a refreshing and refreshing opportunity.
Advani (Adwani pauri)
Advani is a very beautiful place for picnics which is located at a distance of 17 km from Pauri. This quiet place is surrounded by lush green forests. There is a forest rest house where tourists can stop and rest.
Chaukhamba View Point
The viewpoint viewpoint, which steals the hearts of tourists with beautiful views of the Himalayan peaks and glaciers, is quite famous. It is a quiet place surrounded by dense green oak forests and colorful rhododendron trees of Dwarikhal. The Idwal valley and the Chaukhambha peaks can be seen from this place located at a distance of 4 km from Pauri. This place is popular among picnic goers due to its natural beauty.
This 8th century temple is dedicated to Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh and Karthikeyan. It is located in Pauri city. Although you have to climb a steep climb to reach here, but the breathtaking view you will see by coming here, will forget all your fatigue. Here you can have a more compelling view of all the peaks from the nearby Idwal Ridge.
Pauri is the only sports stadium in Ranchi and is the highest stadium in Uttarakhand. To reach here, you have to climb about half a kilometer. Here you can have a picnic or you can listen to the chirping of birds by laying a sheet.
The temple of Nag Devta is about 5 kilometers from Pauri on the road of Bubakhal. On the way to the temple you can see the beautiful views of the Himalayan range.
How to Reach Pauri
There is no airport in Pauri district but Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is the nearest airport which is located at a distance of 155 km from the district. Taxis are available here at cheap prices. At the same time, if you want to come by train, then the nearest railway station is of Kotdwar, which is located at a distance of 108 km from Pauri.
This railway station is connected to major cities of the country by regular rail service. Apart from this, if you want to come by road, then public and private buses ply between Pauri and Rishikesh. Bus facility is also available from Paidi to Haridwar, Dehradun and Mussoorie.
Best Time to Visit Pauri
The best time to visit this place starts in March and you can come here till November, as the weather remains pleasant during this entire period.