Khirsu Village: A Hilly Destination in Uttarakhand


Khirsu village is a small hidden gem of Uttarakhand located in Pauri Garhwal district, surrounded by snow-capped mountains. You will witness the breathtaking view of the great Himalayas, Panchachuli, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and Trisul peak. It seems nature has done the painting under the blue sky, with white snow-capped mountains and the tall green lush deodar and pine forest. It’s an offbeat destination in Uttarakhand, and one can take a break from regular day-to-day life and enjoy the beauty of nature, can explore the local Garhwal cuisine.  

Khirsu Village

It’s a budget-friendly destination. You can get the GMVN guest house or hotels for your stay.

Tracking in Khirsu Village

Khirsu also provides for easy treks or hikes all around the region. The difficulty would arise from the thick, dense forest cover. However, the forest also tends to reveal some of its magic and secrets, the deeper you go into the woods. Spotting birds species of about 300 kinds is a great way to be engaged in the wonder of nature. The Chowbatta trek is a famous hike in the region, taking you through Deodar, Walnut, and Silver Oak jungles.

Take a small trek and reach one destination. From the top of the mountain, you will see the layer of mountains and deep down small villages or indifferent peak small temple with a great story. You will find different types of birds. This place is well known for its terrace farming. 

How to reach Khirshu Village :

By air: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun and the distance between airport and the village is 147 km.

By road: Khirsu is well connected by road from major cities . It is 25kms away from Pauri Garhwal.

By Train: Kotdwar railway station and Rishikesh railway station at a distance of 114kms and 132kms respectively.

The taxis are availale to reach the destination.

Throughout the year, you can enjoy the beauty of Khirsu, in winter you can enjoy the snow.