The Himalayas have always fascinated the world with their grandeur. Garhwal in Uttarakhand has some of the world’s best trekking routes for veterans and beginners.
Garhwal trekking is like no other because of the beautiful dense forests of rhododendron, oak and pine trees which are common here. And if one is lucky, trekkers can also spot the rich wildlife like the Ibex, snow fox, snow leopard etc. There are numerous popular treks in Garhwal Himalaya which have received rave reviews from trekking enthusiasts from all over the world. Some of the most popular as well as scenic treks are following.
Best Time to Visit
Pauri Garhwal experiences pleasant weather throughout the year. The summers are warm but very enjoyable and require light woollens or cotton. The winter season is quite freezing with snowfall and offers a beautiful sight for travellers. Heavy woollens are recommended for the season. The monsoon season calls for heavy rain falls and thus landslides, only becoming more inconvenient, due to poor road conditions.
How to Reach
By Road:- Pauri is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of uttarakhand state. Buses to Pauri and kotdwar are easily available from ISBT kashmiri gate,Delhi. Buses and taxis to pauri are available from major towns of uttarakhand. Pauri is connected with NH-19
There are two routes to Pauri from Delhi and NCR Route 1: Delhi- Haridwar-Rishikesh-Devprayag-pauri Route 2: Delhi- Meerut- NAjibabad-Kotdwara- Jwalpa Devi- Pauri Note:- It takes 3-4 hours to reach pauri from Rishikesh or Kotdwara
By Train:- The nearest railway station to pauri is situated in Kotdwara. Kotdwara is well connected by railway netwoks with major cities to India. Trains to Kotdwara are frequent. Pauri is well connected by motorable roads with Kotdwara. Taxis and Buses are available from Kotdwar to pauri. Kotdwar railway station is situated 101 Kms before Pauri.
By Air:- Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to pauri situated at a distance of 13 kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Pauri is well connected with motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Rishikesh,Devprayag, and Pauri.