About DwarikhalDwarikhal is a tehsil in Pauri Garhwal district of the north Indian state of Uttarkhand. Dwarikhal tehsil headquarters are at Dwarikhal town, which is situated about 70km from district headquarters Pauri and 140km from state capital, Dehradun. Sherkot, Kotdwar, Ramnagar and Jaspur are some of the most popular cities in close proximity to Dwarikhal. It is surrounded by Nainidanda tehsil, Rikhnikhal tehsil and Barhpur teshil.
Some of the nearby districts to Dwarikhal include - Nainital, Rudraprayag, Almora and Pauri Garhwal. The town is away from the chaos of the cities and takes you closer to nature. Quaint and peaceful, it is a great place for relaxing.
Climate of DwarikhalSummers are quite hot in Dwarikhal. The temperature ranges between 27 degree and 42 degree Celsius. Summers commence in March and continue till end of July. August and September are monsoon months which are followed by winters. Winters are not very cold or harsh. They are pleasant. Winters begin in end of October and continue till beginning of March. The best time to visit Dwarikhal is from October – March.
Weekend Getaways from DwarikhalGiven below are some of the most popular weekend getaways from Dwarikhal. These destinations are ideal for short trips and one can easily reach these places via taxi, bus or prvate vehicle.
LansdowneLansdowne is situated just 23km from Dwarikhal and is an ideal getaway destination. Travelers can easily reach Lansdowne via private and public vehicles. It is a hidden gem in Uttaranchal. Mystical mountains all around, snow peaked Himalayas in the distance and lush green forests engulfing you, Lansdowne is a delightful place to be. You can enjoy trekking, nature walks, bird watching, and photography in Lansdowne.
When in Lansdowne don’t miss to visit the following places –
- Tip in Top
- St. John’s Church
- St. Mary’s Church
The most popular tourist attractions in and around Dehradun are as follows –
Dehradun is the state capital of Uttarakhand. It is home to some of the most renowned schools of country and Indian Military Academy. The city is a perfect blend of Tibetan and Hindu culture. The very beautiful Buddha Temple or the calming Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Dehradun has an amalgamation of traditions and religions. It is a fast growing city and the gateway to Mussoorie. Dehradun is located 145 km from Dwarikhal and it takes about 3 hours, 15 minutes to reach here via Rishikesh Road.
- Robber’s Cave
- Malsi Deer Park
- Budhha Temple
- Kalinga War Memorial
KotdwarKotdwar is one of the most popular cities in Pauri Garhwal region. It is the gateway to the hills and a great getaway destination. Kotdwar is at a distance of about 45.2km and it takes 1 hour to reach. There are various temples in the region that attract devotees from various parts of the country. It is well connected to Delhi, Dehradun and other parts of the state, so you can easily reach Kotdwar via rail or road.
Some of the most popular tourist attractions in close proximity to Kotdwar are –
- Sidhbali Temple
- Koteshwar Mahadev
- Medanpuri Devi Temple
PauriPauri is one of the most popular cities in Pauri Garhwal district. It is located 83.3km from Dwarikhal via NH 119. Pauri is a great place to relax and unwind. If you are planning to take a break from your mundane routine, a visit Pauri Garhwal will fill you with new energy and positivity.
When in or around Pauri, visit the following places and carry back memories for a lifetime.
- Nag Dev Mandir
- Kyunkaleshwar Temple
- Jwalpa Devi Temple
- Nagdev Forest
- Chaukhanba View Point
- Methodist Church
Mussoorie is also known as the Queen of Hills. It is one of the most popular and loved hills stations of the state and north India. Surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Shivalik Range, Mussoorie is the perfect getaway destination. Visit the famous author Ruskin Bond’s house at Lal Tibba or take a stroll down Mall Road and shop till you drop, Mussoorie is evergreen and so enchanting. It is located 170km from Dwarikhal via Rishikesh Road.
Some of the famous tourist attractions in Mussoorie include –
- Gun Hill
- Mall Road
- Lal Tibba
- Kempty Falls
- Cloud’s End
RamnagarThink of Ramnagar and you instantly think of Jim Corbett National Park. Ramnagar is the gateway to the park and this is where the Kumaon range commences. It is a small town, but the hub of activity. Travelers visiting Jim Corbett have to cross Ramnagar. There is a small market that caters to the basic needs of tourists. For safari in the park, one needs to take permits from Ramnagar itself. You can also plan a day trip to Nainital from Ramnagar, just 63km. Ramnagar is situated 189km from Dwarikhal and it takes about 3 hours and 40 minutes to reach here from Dwarikhal.
Some of the most popular places to see in and around Ramnagar are –
- Jim Corbett National Park
- Jim Corbett Museum
- Garjiya Devi Temple
- Corbett Falls
How to Reach DwarikhalBy Road
The best way to reach Dwarikhal by road is by taxi or state run bus service. You can also reach Dwarikhal in your own vehicle. Reach Kotdwar and from there Dwarikhal is just 45km along NH 119.
If you plan to reach Dwarikhal by train, then you need to get to Kotdwar Railway Station, 45km from Dwarikhal. From the station you can get a taxi or bus to reach Dwarikhal. Kotdwar is the gateway to Pauri and Kumaon region, thus a popular railway station. A lot of trains either commence from Kotdwar or stop here.
The nearest airport to Dwarikhal is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun at a distance of 119km. One can easily get taxis from the airport to reach Dwarikhal and neighboring areas.
- Dwarikhal to Delhi – 266 km
- Dwarikhal to Ramnagar – 189 km
- Dwarikhal to Kotdwar – 45.2 km
- Dwarikhal to Lansdowne – 22.6 km
- Dwarikhal to Pauri – 83.3 km
- Dwarikhal to Dehradun – 144km
- Dwarikhal to Jim Corbett – 138 km
- Dwarikhal to Ranikhet – 255 km
- Dwarikhal to Jaspur – 144 km
- Dwarikhal to Mussoorie – 170 km
- Dwarikhal to Haridwar – 111 km
- Dwarikhal to Rishikesh – 106 km
Bank in DwarikhalState Bank Of India, Dwarikhal (IFSC Code: SBIN0005481 , MICR Code: 246002128)
- District - Pauri Garhwal
- Elevation - 345m
- Official Language - Hindi
- STD Code - 01386
- Pin Code - 246128
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