Khirsu – Unexplored Beauty of Uttarakhand

Khirsu is the hill station of Uttarakhand at 1700 mts above the sea level. Only 15 km distance from Pauri allow you to visit two best spots of Uttarakhand in lesser time. Oak, Deodar trees and Apple orchids are key attraction here.

Khirsu is a small town but very beautiful place comes under Pauri Garhwal district. You can easily view the Himalaya ranges from this town.


Why to visit Khirsu?

Ancient temple of Ghandiyal Devi is main reason for people to reach. Big apple orchids and home of different species is another reason for nature lovers to reach here. It is the immaculate place and enough to make your holidays special and memorable. Because of flamboyant charm people are selecting Khirsu as prime location for their vacations. This town is not much popular, though you will get accommodation at very affordable prices. However, once you visit the place spend at least 3 or 4 days. Your day will start with chirping of birds. The hues of sunlight on Himalaya ranges is different experience and cannot be expressed in words. Plan your trip for this wonder serene and placid destination.


Activities in Khirsu

Nature Walk

You will find the thick forest of pine, deodar and oak. Walk in real jungle could be a special moment for you. It nature walk in jungle is breath-taking. Nature walk to nearby town is popular activity here.


Village Visit

This beautiful town is basically a hidden jewel of Uttarakhand. As the destination is not known to the world, very less tourist visits here. That mean lesser crowd and easy accommodation availability. The peace and the natural beauty that too with less tourist activity, what else required to make vacations best. Reach this town and enjoy the peaceful nature.


Accommodation in Khirsu

Some hotels and camps are available in Khirsu for stay. GMVN Tourist Guest House is the one most demanding in town. Forest Development is having facility of ETC (Eco Tourism Camps) between March to October. However, you must register for online booking for stay in GMVN guest house. In case any difficulty you can reach Pauri (15 km) for private hotels and resorts.


Nearby locations for visitors

You can also reach Pauri, Srinagar, Dhari and Deval Garh from Khirsu. Plan your vacations and if possible spend around 10 days to enjoy this natural beauty properly.


How to reach Khirsu?

Delhi is just 330 km away from the town, so we can it could be a top spot as weekend gateways. International travellers can reach Delhi and can hire the private taxi or trains to reach the destination.

By Air: Grant Jolly airport is just 145 km away. Flights for Jolly airport are available from almost all big cities of India. Taxis are available outside the airport, so we can say this could be best way to reach our destination in lesser time.

By Rail: Closest big railway station is Rishikesh at 132 km distance. Rishikesh is another holy tourism place of India properly connected to major cities.

By Road: Buses for Khirsu are available from Pauri, Kotdwar, Srinagar and some more cities of Uttarakhand.