Pauri is different. Sprawling at an altitude of 1,814 mt.this place reminds one the Alpine environ. It remains snowbound during the winter. Surrounded bythe districts of Chamoli, Dehradun, Almora, Rudraprayag and Tehri Garhwal, Pauri offers an impressive view of the mighty Himalayas. Once the major revenue collection center during the British era as the district headquarter of Pauri Garhwal, Pauri still retains the old world charm. It still has the buildings, offices and college with their original British character. Though it's Mall is not as glamourous as the Malls of Shimla or Mussoorie, it's unfailing Raj nostalgia still lingers on, giving it a distinct character of a magical hill station.

One of the most important pilgrimage for the Hindus and the Sikhs, Hemkund Sahib houses the most revered Sikh Gurudwara and the Laks According to the holy Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Govind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikh faith had meditated on the banks of this lake in oneof his earlier births.hman temple built on the banks of the lake.

Air : Jolly Grant (155 kms.) is the nearest airport. Taxis are available at the airport, which first takes the route to Rishikesh, then climbs through the National Highway no. 58to Srinagarvia Deoprayag.

Rail :The nearest Railhead is 110 kms. away at Kotdwar. The Mussoorie Express from Delhi reaches Kotdwar at 7.25 in the morning. Jeeps ply between Kotdwar and Pauri.

Road : A road runs through the surrounding hills and green forests. Due to it's proximity to border area, it's a wellbuilt two lane mountain road. Buses are also available from Delhi and Dehradun. From Kotdwar buses are frequent.

Places of Attraction in Pauri

> Kandoliya
> Chaukhamba Viewpoint
> CKyunkaleswar Shiva Temple