Places near Pauri

If you are travelling to Pauri, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places around Pauri. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Pauri more memorable.

Pauri Excursions

You can visit these tourist places while staying in Pauri. The following tourist places are near Pauri.

Famous Temples near Pauri

Dhari Devi MandirThis sacred temple situated on the banks of the Alaknanda River is dedicated to Goddess Kali. Dhari Devi is situated 45kms from Pauri on the Srinagar-Rudraprayag road. One must trek down 1km from the road to reach the Dhari Devi Temple.

Jwalpa Devi Temple: Situated 34 kms from Pauri, Jwalpa Devi Temple is a pilgrim site which lies on the main Pauri-Kotdwar road i.e on NH119. A special festival is held here on the day of 'Navratras' which is attended by a large number of devotees.

Janda Devi Temple: An unexplored temple in Pauri district, Janda Devi temple is famous among Janda Devi devotees. Located near Ekeshwar Temple, Goddess Janda Devi is known to be the sister of Goddess Nanda Devi. On 2nd of June every year, a large fair is organized at the temple and people attends this fair in large numbers came from nearby villages. One can reach here by hiring taxi or by bus from Satpuli (34 kms), Pauri (50 kms) and kotdwar (90 kms).

Ekeshwar Mahadev Temple: One of the famous and important Sidhpeeth of Lord Shiva, Ekeshwar Mahadev Temple is still untouched from crowds of tourists. It is located at about 22 km from Satpuli town in Pauri Garhwal. Here Lord Shiva devotees belives that Ekeshwar Mahadev makes all their wishes fulfilled. A big fair is organized on Mahashivratri at Ekeshwar Mahadev Temple.

Khairling Mahadev Temple: A sacred and divine temple of Lord Shiva, Khairling Mahadev temple is situated at 27 kms from Pauri town. Khairling Mahadev Temple previous known for Pashubali (Animal Sacrifice) on the occassion of Mahashivratri Fair. Now the age old tradition (Balee Pratha) of animal sacrifice is ended.

Bunkhal Kalinka Devi Temple: Known for Pashubali or Balee Pratha of thousands of animal, Bunkhal Kalinka Devi Temple is a famous temple located at Pabou -Paithani road. Dedicated to Goddess Kalinka, this temple holds Bunkhal Kalinka Fair, famous for animal sacrificing. This fair is held in between Novemeber-December months every year. With the intervention of Administration, animal sacrifice or Balee Pratha has been ended.

Famous Places Near Pauri

RudraprayagThe confluence of Alaknanda River and Mandakini River is known as Rudraprayag. The distance from Pauri to Rudraprayag is 65kms. 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. Rudraprayag is situated at an elvation of 615mts above sea level.

Adwani: Adwani is famous picnic spot surrounded by the mountains and thick forest, this place is very cold as compared to nearby places. Adwani is connected by a well-maintained 17 kms long road from Pauri. There is a Forest Rest House at Advani providing accommodation facilities. Ranigarh is situated 1km from Adwani at an altitude of 7200 feet, which has historical importance. A sacred temple of Lord Shiva - Adeshwar Mahadev is situated at Ranigarh, every year in July on first Monday, a fair is organised where thousands of devotees participate. Adwani Ranigarh showers the tourists with varied natural creations from where you can see the enchanting snow clad peaks of Himalayan range, terrace fields, Pauri town and dense forests as well. Seasonal and migratory birds can also be easily seen at this place and the place is an ideal destination for bird watching. The place is also rich in Ayurvedic Roots and plants from which are capable of curing many diseases.

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. Devprayag 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 47kms from Pauri.

New TehriNew 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 now submerged under water. Tehri is situated 88kms from Pauri.

Srinagar Srinagar was the ancient capital city of Garhwal region until the Britishers came to India. HNB Garhwal University has recently become centrally recognized which has taken Srinagar town at a higher level as the university is situated in Srinagar. Srinagar is located in the Pauri Garhwal district at an elevation of 579mts above sea level on the banks of holy Alaknanda River. Srinagar is situated on NH58 which is connecting Badrinath Dham. Srinagar is situated 31kms from Pauri.

Lansdowne: Lansdowne is unlike other hill stations as it is well connected with motorable roads but remote in its own way. Lansdowne is one of the quietest hill stations of India and is popular since Britishers came to India. It is situated at an altitude of 1700mts above sea level surrounded with thick oak and blue pine forests. Lansdowne is located 78kms from Pauri. Lansdowne is a Cantonment area and therefore there are limited hotels at this place. Do make prior bookings in the hotels before visiting Lansdowne.

Satpuli:  A small town in between Pauri-Kotdwar, Satpuli is located on the banks of Purvi Nayar Ghati river. Travellers often stop here for lunch or rest on travelling between Pauri and Kotdwar

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