Khirsu Hill Station Pauri Garhwal Uttarakhand

Khirsu village is located in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. This place is located less than 20 kilometers away from Pauri town. It is located at a height of 1800 meters from sea level.

This is a very beautiful place. There is a big park where there are sliders and swings for children. The park is surrounded by Burans, pine and, oak trees. There is green grass all around in the park and in the month of March – April, colorful flowers bloom in this park, which makes this park even more beautiful.

This place is one of the most unexplored destinations in Uttarakhand, but now tourists are getting attracted towards this place. On one side this place offers a panoramic view of the Himalaya mountains and on another side, it offers the dense forest view. There is also apple and walnut orchard in this place.

Weather of Khirsu Uttarakhand

In summer

The weather here is pleasant. The tourists and the native people of Pauri and Srinagar used to come here in summer, This place is a favorite attraction for locals during summer.
Most tourists come here in the month of April, May, and June.
Temperature: Minimum 23°c and Maximum 35°c

During Winters

The winter here is cold. There is also snowfall in the month of January-February.
Temperature: min 0 and max 20 degree

Activities in Khirsu

Camping: It’s a good idea to do overnight camping in Khirsu park. However, for that, you need to get a permit from the forest department. Due to non-availability of the tent, you have to carry your own tent and other camping gear.

Hiking: This place is great for hiking. The road from Khirsu to Pauri is best for Hiking. This road is surrounded by dense trees from both sides even from above. Even during the day, there is no sunlight in this road due to trees. The hiking experience on this road is exciting.

Photography: This place is best for photography. The trees around the park, the Himalaya view make this pace photogenic. You can also film the aerial view of this place which is very fantastic.

Birdwatching: An ideal place for the bird lover. One can see several Himalayan birds species in this place.

Places to visit near Khirshu

Khirsu is located quite far away from commercialization. The nearest city/town from Khirsu is Pauri and Srinagar. This place is best for nature and peace lover. Below are some places to visit near Khirsu –

Srinagar: Srinagar is a valley located 23 km away from Khirsu. This place has been transformed into a huge education center in the past few years. Srinagar has many sightseeing places such as Gola Bazar, Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple etc.

Dhari Devi: Dhari Devi temple is one of the famous temples of Garhwal area. This temple is located 14 km from Srinagar. It is said that due to the displacement of the statue of Devi located here from his native place, there was a disaster in Kedarnath. In this temple, the idol of goddess changes its appearance 3 times a day.

Pauri: Pauri is the headquarters and beautiful hill station and Garhwal division. This place offers a beautiful 180-degree panoramic view of the Himalayas. Kandoliya, Nagdev, Chaukhamba View Point, Ransi Stadium etc. are some places to visit in Pauri.

Devalgarh Temple: Devalgarh is an ancient temple located 18 km away from Khirsu. Devalgarh was the capital of the kings of Garhwal in ancient time.

How to reach Khirsu Pauri Garhwal

How to reach Khirsu by train

The nearest railway station from this place is Rishikesh which is 134 km far from this place. Rishikesh is well connected to many other cities in India. After reaching Rishikesh, one can reach Pauri by bus or taxi. After reaching Pauri, one can go to this place by taxi, which is located at a distance of only 20 km.

How to reach Khirsu by air

The nearest airport from this place is Jolly Grant which is located at a distance of 148 km from this place.  There is a daily flight between Delhi to Dehradun. After reaching Dehradun, it can be easily reached from Taxi Station Rispana to Pauri. After reaching Pauri, one can go to this place by taxi, which is located at a distance of only 20 km.

How to reach Khirsu by road

Buses are easily available to Pauri, Kotdwara, Srinagar from  ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. One can easily reach this place from these destinations by taxi. Khirsu is 20 km from Pauri, 26 km far from Srinagar Garhwal and 115 km from Kotdwara.

Delhi to Khirshu

A direct bus is available from Delhi to Kotdwar, Srinagar, and Pauri. After reach these places the visitors can reach Khirsu by hiring a cab or can travel by local shared taxi. If you have your own vehicle then you can use GPS to reach there. 

Delhi to Pauri Route (325 km): Delhi – Najibabad – Kotdwar – Satpuli – Khirsu