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Pauri Garhwal

Diverse in topography, the district of Pauri garhwal varies from  the foothills of the Tarai areas of Kotdwar to the soul-lifting meadows of Doodhatoli, sprawling at an altitude of 3.000 mts., wihich remain snowbound during the winter months. Pauri Garhwal is ringed by the districts of Chamoli, Almora, Nainital, 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.

Situataed at an elevation of 1814 mts. 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 5 sq. kms.
Altitude 1,841 mts
Population 20,397 (1991 census)
Climate Cold in winter, Pleasant in summer and heavy rainfall in monsoon.
Clothing Summer – Cottons or light woolens. Winter – Heavy woolens.
Season Round the year
Language Garhwali, Hindi & English

 Transport

Air Nearest airport is Jollygrant (155 kms.) via Rishikesh – Srinagar.
Rail Nearest railway station is kotdwar (108 kms.)
Road Pauri is well connected to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kotdwar and other cities of the region.

Accommodation

  • Tourist Rest House Tel.: 22359
  • Hotel Himalaya Tel.: 22626
  • Hotel Sun & Snow Tel.: 22242
  • Hotel Frontier Tel.: 22270
  • Circuit House
  • Forest Rest House
  • Soldier’s Board Rest House

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