Pauri is one of the most popular town of Garhwal region, blessed by natural exquisiteness. It is abundantly blessed with nature's bounty like snow-capped Himalayan peaks, dense forests and warm people rich in culture and tradition. Pauri is the headquarters of Pauri Garhwal District and the district is named after the popularity of this town. Located on the northern slopes of Kandoliya Hills, Pauri is situated at an altitude of 1814mts above sea level.
Pauri experiences a sub-temperate climate which remains pleasant throughout the year except during winters when it gets extremely cold. Pauri also receives snowfall during winters changing the town at its picturesque best. On a clear day imposing Himalayan peaks like Bander Punchh, Swargarohini, Gangotri Group, Jogin Group, Thalaiyasagar, Kedarnath, Sumeru, Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, Hathiparvat, Nandadevi and Trisul are distinctly visible from Pauri.
Pauri is famous for its several tourist spots. You
can visit scenic Khirsu, the ancient temple of Ghandiyal Devta located in the vicinity. About 2kms
from Pauri is Kandoliya, a beautiful area also surrounded by forests. The
Kandoliya Devta temple dedicated to the local god Bhumi-Devta is also