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PAURI GARHWAL

Pauri Garhwal is a district located in the south western part of the state of Uttarakhand. Its administrativepouri headquarter is located in Pauri, a town in Pauri Garhwal district.Special Holidays with very attractive and discounted packages and hotel bookings. Pauri Garhwal district is blessed with natural and picturesque beauty, lush green forests, turquoise blue sky and extremely hospitable people.

Pauri Garhwal is spread out across an area of 5,230 sq km (2,019 sq miles). Its location in the high altitude ensures that the weather here remains comfortably pleasant throughout the year. One can wear cottons and light woolens for summers and heavy woolens for winters and get by perfectly.

Pauri Garhwal district is well connected by road with major towns and cities of the region like, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and so on. Tehri-Moradabad State Highway connects major destinations of the district like, Lansdowne, Kotdwar and Srinagar. Experience India with Indian Travel Agent.

Pauri Garhwal is not only an important pilgrim destination but also very popular with casual tourists who seek to retreat from the hustle bustle of the city life into this quite Himalayan abode.

TouristAttractions
The beautiful and tranquil mountains of Pauri Garhwal are home to so many beautiful places. Tourist attractions of the place consist of both natural as well as cultural endowments.Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India. The climate of Pauri Garhwal is cold but balmy in winters and pleasant but warm in summers, which makes it a delight to visit the tourist attractions here.

Srinagar
The city of Srinagar forms a part of Pauri Garhwal District of Uttarakhand state in India. Srinagar with a population of 19, 861 persons is a municipal board. The city is situated on the banks of river Alaknanda.

Excursions Near Almora:
Kotdwar
Kotdwar which is 108 km from the district headquarter of Pauri, is a rapidly growing commercial center of Garhwal region. It is also one of the gateways to the hills of Garhwal.

Kotdwar has a lot to offer to tourists of all kinds, those on pilgrimage, trekking enthusiasts or the casual tourists seeking to retreat from the maddening urban crowds.

Lansdowne s
Lansdowne was founded in 1887 by Lord Lansdowne. Lansdowne was originally one of the most favorite hill stations of the British. Surrounded by thick forests of oak and blue pine, Lansdowne is a charming hill destination devoid of the usual hustle bustle other hill stations. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.

Lansdowne was developed by the British as the recruits training centre for Garhwal Rifles of British Indian Army. Today, Lansdowne is home to the command office of the famous Garhwal Rifles regiment of the Indian Army.

Tarakund
Tarakund is a place with scenic grandeur clubbed with mystic environs. It offers a breathtaking view of the snow white higher Himalayas that is sure to leave any visitor spellbound.

Tarakund is well known for its shimmering lake and a revered ancient temple. Trek to Tarakund is truly captivating and attracts a huge number of tourists from all over the world every year. Thus, the enchanting Himalayan destination of Tarakund more than satisfies both, the trekker tourist and the pilgrim.

Fair & Festivel:
Tapakeshwar Fair : Tapakeshwar is a legendary place located on the eastern bank of the river Tons. Lord Shiva is the reigning deity of the ancient temple located here in a cave. In the Skandapurana, the place has been referred to as Deveshwara. It is believed that during Dwaparyuga this place was abode of Guru Dronacharya who lived here with his family. Since then, the cave was known as Drona Gufa. One of the famous heroes of Mahabharata and son of Guru Drona, Ashwathama, was born here. When Ashwathama was very young, the poor father could not find any milk for him. The Guru was too poor to afford a cow. It was a matter of worry to the great master. One day, when young Ashwathama was crying for milk the helpless Guru advised him to pray and worship Lord Shiva who would bless him with milk. Ashwathama did so. Pleased with the young boy's tough penance, Lord Shiva appeared before him in the garb of Brahmin and enquired about his wish.

Siddh Fair :
Lakshman Siddh is one of the four Siddh peed around Dehradun. It has immense religious importance. It is about 10 kms away on Dehradun-Rishikesh Road. It can be easily approached by city bus or three-wheelers and is located about 1 km off the road inside jungle. It is mainly a local religious fair held every Sunday, but last Sunday of April has a special significance, when people turn up in very large number and congregation of 20 to 25 thousand people can be seen offering obeisance to the Samadhi here.We provide travel & tours in India.


Surkhanda Devi Fair :
Surkhanda Devi Fair is held on the Ganga Dussehra day at Surkhanda Devi temple, located at a distance of 33 kms from Mussoorie. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is an important pilgrimage center. It can be reached by trekking about 2 kms from Kaddukhal via Dhanolti on the road to Chamba. The worship of the Goddess is the main attraction of these fair. Besides folk music and dance, the traditional handicrafts are also on display.

Kunjapuri Fair :
This fair is held in October every year during Navrataras at Narender Nagar. Over fifty thousand people gather here to participate in various activities. Display of skill and strength by the youth, handicrafts and handmade articles are main attractions of this fair.All tour and Travel needs for India by Indian travel agent.


Magh Mela :
Magh Mela takes places on the occasion of makar Sankranti (January) in Uttarkashi every year. It is an important event of the district from religious, cultural and commercial point of view. A large number of local people and tourist participate in the Mela, with many pouring in from different parts of Kumaon, Garhwal.

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