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Khirsu Village

| Garhwal Hills, Pauri, India
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Pauri
Type: Historic Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We planned a trip in June 2014 as one of our friend was local from Pauri and guess what... this trip was most awesome one. Khirsu is basically Jungle area with scenic beauty...pin drop silence after 5 pm till morning. we stayed at Hotel Tajhimalaya, who has best view from room. Dont expect luxury though rooms are clean, hot water,... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Most of the tourist visit the place because of the visibility of Himalayan range from Khirsu & for the greeneries around . Its a small village; situated near to the mother town of Pauri Garwhal ; Pauri (18 km). Few tents & a tourist bungalow is available for public. You might need to book it in prior to stay &... More

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

In a suddenly planned trip from Meerut by road (Hatchback car) to Pauri Garhwal between 9th-12th Feb 2013, Khirsu (in the neighborhood) was termed as one of the top attractions in words of the locals. I was with my wife and kid (3 years) and was hoping for an amazing , thrilling experience. On the contrary, the visit to Pauri... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Khirsu, located about 20 kilometers from the district town of Pauri, is a quiet village with one GMVN Tourist Lodge having accommodation for around 25. The basic room/ hut facilities are available with restrictive supply of water and electrical power. An alternative place to stay is the forest bungalow. The food is of acceptable quality to the tourists. the view... More

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Khirsu is sleepy serene. full of forested walks, and colourful birds. Chaukhamba and Kedarnath peaks are tantalizingly close. With great local people, and hospitable GMVN staffs its a must visit place in Gahrwal. Just relax there for 2-3 days.

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Delhi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Khirsu would basically mean the GMVN tourist rest house. The silence and the openness of the property is very soothing. Be warned that the cottages do not have any fans, and the afternoon in May was uncomfortable. With flies swarming, the door could not be kept open, and the sun was strong. There is also water shortage, but one has... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011 via mobile

Khirsu does not offer the big city facilities but if u r looking for that virgin hill beauty then definetely u should not skip this. this is still not much travelled by tourists but offers breathtaking views.

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Gurgaon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2008

Just wanted to highlight this pleasant trip to Khirsu a small hamlet in the hills near Pauri about which much has not been written anywhere. In the 3rd week of August I decided to take a few days off from work and drive down to Lansdowne and Khirsu. I had the challenge of taking my two little daughters with the... More

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