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Offbeat Destinations

Pauri

Located in the Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of about 1,814 metres, Pauri is one of the important districts of Uttaranchal, surrounded by Chamoli in the North East, Almora in the East and Bijnour to the South. Apart from its sheer beauty, Pauri is strategically located, having several places of religious and cultural importance in and around.

Getting There

Pauri is connected by well-maintained roads to important points in and around Garhwal and Kumaon.

Where to stay

GMVN (Garwal Mandal Vikas Nigam) guest houses, comfortable AND affordable.

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What to See

Corbett National Park

This internationally famous park is located to the South-East of Pauri at an altitude of 400 metres above sea-level.

The Karnav Ashram

It is here that the legendary Shakuntala is believed to have given birth to Bharat, after whom India (called "Bharat" in Hindi) has been named. The Ashram is surrounded by dense forests and hillocks. The River Malini gurgles away below.

Lansdowne

This small and quaint hill-station houses The Garhwal Rifles Centre. Surrounded by thick oak and rhododendron forests, it is devoid of pollution ... a unique experience for city dwellers.

Circuit House

Situated atop the Kandolia Hill, which overlooks Pauri from a height of about 2,000 metres, the Circuit House offers a splendid view of Neelkanth, Haathi Parbhat, Sumeru, Chaukhamba and the Kedarnath hills. Be sure not to miss the amazing sunset.

The Ransi Stadium

Asia's highest stadium. Try the three-km walk from the stadium to the Kyunkaleswar Shiva temple.

Buakhal

These sylvan oak and pine forests near Pauri are a bird-watcher's paradise.

Khirsu

About 19 km from Pauri, reachable after a drive through dense oak and deodar forests, Khirsu is famous for its beauty.