Khirsu- A Beautiful town with untouched greenery
Khirsu a place which beauty is still Unexplored by people. Khirsu located 1700mts above sea level and surrounded by a forest of deodar and oak tree. The town is one of the best Hill Stations In Uttarakhand where you can enjoy your holidays, The atmosphere of this town is clean and quiet which makes Khirsu even more suitable destination for travelers. Khirsu is a good place for Village to tourism, here you can see experience the village life.
Why Visit Khirsu
khirsu is a small and beautiful town which will make your holidays a memorable. If you are looking for some religious places then you can visit the Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Raj Rajeshwai Temple there are some more fantastic temples to visit.
The town is the best place for couples to visit because this place is so romantic. You can see the beautiful view of snow-capped Himalayas peaks and some beautiful birds flying around Himalayan valley. You can see flora beauty of Khirsu like some beautiful flowers when walking on the road. You must try Garhwali cuisine like kandali ka saag, Aloo Ke Gutke chainsoo and kappa in local restaurants.
So if you are looking for a place where you can relax and feel the beauty of Nature then Khirsu is the perfect destination for you.
Places To Visit In Khirsu
Devalgarh is a famous tourist destination situated 15 km from khirsu, Devalgarh is located in Paris district of Uttarakhand. In 1512 AD, King Ajay Pal Dewalgarh of Uttarakhand made this place his capital.
There is some ancient and beautiful temple here in devalgarh. MA Raj Rajeshwar Shri temple and Gaura Devi temple is the most famous temple here.
Raj Rajeshwar Shri Temple- Raj Rajeshwar Shri temple is dedicated to goddess Rajeshwar Shri, a fair held every year here in the month of April people come in large numbers in fair and enjoy.
Gaura Devi temple- Built in 7th century Gaura Devi temple dedicated to goddess Parvati, it’s believed that Gaura Devi temple was built by Lord Kuber.
Pauri is a beautiful place to visit wichs is 15 km from Khirsu, the town is located at 1841mts above sea level and near Kandoliya Hills. Pauri is surrounded lush green forest which makes this place so beautiful. Pauri is one of the districts of Uttarakhand, Pauri provides you the majestic view of Himalayan peaks.
you can do trekking here this place is heaven for nature lovers. you can also visit some beautiful temples like Kandoliya Temple, Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple here in Pauri.
Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple
The ancient Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev temple is a place in Khirsu where you must go, the temple was build in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya. The temple is located in the Alaknanda Valley, from here you can see the beautiful view of the Himalayas peaks.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The architecture of this temple is very beautiful, which is very similar to the Kedarnath temple. You can see the idols of some Hindu Gods like Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Ganapati, Kartikeya. Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple is a place where you can feel peace and can feel God close to yourself.
Best Time To Visit khirsu
Khirsu is a place where you can visit any time in a year but in my option the Best Time To Visit Khirsu is during Winters. In Winters you can see some snowfall here. Summers is also a good time to visit here in this season weather remains calm and fresh.
Weather Of khirsu
The weather of Khirsu remains pleasant throughout the year. The maximum temperature in summers is 36°C and minimum temperature 20° C. In winter, the minimum temperature is 2°C and maximum 15 °C.
Where To Stay In Khirsu
You can stay at GMVN Khirsu – Tourist Bungalow which is a 1 star and budgeted property and located 15 km from Pauri.
In my option V Resorts, Pauri is the best hotel to stay Khirsu. The resort is 4-star property which is 23 km from Khirsu. The resort provides you the beautiful mountain and lush green forest view.
How To Reach khirsu
By Air- The nearest Airport to Khirsu Jolly Grant Airport which is 149.1 km from Khirsu. You can take flights from Delhi on a regular basis to Khirsu. You can easily take bus and taxi from Jolly Grant Airport to Khirsu.
By Train- Located 131.4 km from Khirsu, Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railway station to the town. Rishikesh railway station is well connected with major cities of India like Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Bengaluru. Bus and taxi are easily available to Khirsu from Rishikesh railway station.
By Road- There are on the direct bus for Khirsu from major cities of India like Delhi and others, But you can take the bus to Kotdwara(114 km), Pauri(19 km), Srinagar(40 km) and Rudraprayag(49 km) from ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi. From these cities, you easily take bus and taxis to Khirsu.