Tucked away at an elevation of around 1,814 m above sea level, Pauri is one of the most picturesque tourist places in the state of Uttarakhand. If you're planning to be in close contact with pristine nature, Pauri happens to be just the right place. Due to being a popular tourist destination, reaching Pauri is also not a difficult task. During your holidays in Pauri, you should always remember to make a visit to all these tourist attractions.
Chaukhamba View Point
Chaukhamba view point is just 4 kilo meter away from Pauri district. From this view point tourists can see the wonderful Idwal valley and Chaukhamba peaks as well. This is one of the attractive tourist destinations in Pauri town. Apart from that the dense oak and rhododendron forests also attracts tourists a lot. Due to the oak and rhododendron forests the area is filled with pleasing and fresh atmosphere.
Kandoliya temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva situated in the dens forest of oak and pine. The temple is placed atop of the Kandoliya hills. Just a few steps from the Kandoliya there is a beautiful park where people take rest or use as a picnic spot as well. This park is very busy in summers by the tourists. One side of the park is splendid Pauri district and other side of the park is Gangvarsyun Valley.
Nagdev shrine is devoted to Nag God about 5 kilo meters from Pauri bus stoppage. The Nagdev temple is surrounded by dense pine and rhodendron forests. The locals pay immense respect to nagdev temple. Tourists must take a visit to take blessings of Nagdevta. One can also see the beautifully installed observatory here. Besides the observatory, one can also see Himalayan ranges like Chaukhamba, Gangotri Group, Banderpoonch, Kedardom and Kedarnath.
On the occasion of Baikunth Chaturdasi a fair happens annually. During this fair women take lams on their palm and wish for a baby the entire night. The moment looks so beautiful. Moreover, by covering a distance of 12 kilo meter of trekking will lead to Dudhatoli perched at a height of 3001 meters above the sea level.
Tara Kund elevated at an altitude of 2200 meters above the level of the sea. This beautiful hamlet is situated amidst of the surrounded mountains. At this place tourist can find an old temple as well as a lake. Tara Kund is also very popular for its Teej festival. People in large gathered at this site during the Teej festival.
Covering a distance of 19 kilo meters tourists can visit Khirsu. In Khirsu one can see the wonderful snow capped peaks. Apart from that theses snow covered mountains also provides a majestic views of Central Himalaya. Such scenic beauty and snowy hills really attracts thousands of tourists every year. Moreover there is also an old temple devoted to Ghandiyal Devta. The place is very charm Calm and fresh atmosphere.