Places near Srinagar
If you are travelling to Srinagar, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places which can be visited as a day trip from Srinagar. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Srinagar more memorable.
New Tehri: New Tehri is the only planned town of Uttarakhand state which was made during the construction of the Tehri dam. Every month thousands of tourists visit Tehri to see the stagnant water of the massive Tehri Dam. The Dam is situated amidst high mountains many of which are submerged under water. New Tehri is very well connected with motorable roads. Tehri is situated 88kms from Pauri. There are many good hotels in New Tehri.
Pauri Garhwal: Khirsu is situated in Pauri Garhwal district which is situated at an elevation of 1814mts above sea level. Pauri is situated 15 kms from Khirsu. Pauri Garhwal is located on the northwest slopes of Kandoliya Hills in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state. Diverse in topography and filled with places of tourist's interest, most locations in Pauri offers the invigorating view of the majestic snow-capped peaks of Himalayan range.
Devprayag: Devprayag is the sacred confluence of the two holy rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda making its water holier with the formation of Ganga River. Devprayag is one of the five confluences of Alaknanda River and the origin of Ganga River. Deoprayag is the seat of the pundits of Badrinath Dham. Devprayag is located at an elevation of 472mts above sea level at the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River. It is located 62kms from Pauri.
Rudraprayag: The confluence of Alaknanda River and Mandakini River is known as Rudraprayag. The distance from Pauri to Rudraprayag is 54kms. Rudraprayag is the only confluence situated on Alaknanda River which is also considered as state district. Rudra is one of the 108names of Lord Shiva. The road to Kedarnath Dham and Badrinath Dham diverts from this point.