Srinagar (Pauri Garhwal) Travel Guide

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Pauri  Gahrwal is a district in the state of Uttranchal in India. Srinagar and Pauri are two very important townships of the district.  Srinagar (Pauri Gahwal) Travel Guide is an attempt to give a quick overview of the place.

Overview

Srinagar is a small town situated on the banks of Alaknanda River along the National Highway No. 58(Delhi to Mana). It is the base camp for the pilgrims going for Char-Dham-Yatra that covers Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri. The town was originally the capital city of The Gharhwal Kingdom and one of the main centers of commerce and culture in the past. Present status of Srinagar Pauri Gharwal is that of a busy commercial, education and cultural hub of the state.

Reaching Srinagar Pauri Gharwal is very easy as it is well-connected with roadways with all the major cities of the region like Dehradun, Rishikesh. From Rishikesh, Srinagar is at a distance of 108 kilometers. Both private and State Transport  deluxe, air conditioned or express buses  operate on this route. The journey is very comfortable as the roads are well-maintained. Train service is also available to Rishikesh or Kotdwar. Jolly Grant, Dehradun is the nearest domestic airport to reach Srinagar while Delhi is the nearest international airport. The climate of Srinagar is warm in summer with cold winters. The region is best to visit all through the year.

Accommodations

There are many tourist guest houses and bungalows managed by the Uttranchal Tourism, GMVNL and KMVNL. These government-run accommodations are mostly preferred by the tourists as they provide all the facilities at a very reasonable price. In time, many luxury resorts have come up in the area which offers the best amenities for the leisure travelers.  Pilgrims looking for group accommodation can opt for dharamshalas which offer dormitory facilities and are very reasonable.

Sightseeing

Srinagar Pauri Gharwal offers the visitors with many options of sightseeing and activities. If your focus is religious tourism, then you can explore the temples and monuments in and around the town. The town has many sites of archeological importance. If you are a nature lover and want to explore the Himalayan beauty, then take the countryside tour of the region. You will come across lots of panoramic sites of the Himalayan Mountain ranges as well as the valley. Those interested in the adventure sports can enjoy trekking and water rafting in this beautiful valley.

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