Located in

Pauri Garhwal, Garhwal

Recommended stay

    1 days

Best time to visit

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Railway Station

Rishikesh, 132kms

Nearest Airport

Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, 145kms

Famous for

Hill Station

Khirsu - Window to the Mighty Peaks

Khirsu is a hill station in a Pauri Garhwal district of the state of Uttarakhand, India. Khirsu is a situated at an altitude of 1760 m. with 19 KM towards north from Pauri and 160 KM from Dehradun city towards west. Khirsu is famous for its scenic background.

Top 10 places to visit in Khirsu – Divine Travels

The picturesque town of Khirsu is enveloped by the benedictory pines, tall oaks, and old deodar trees. This gorgeous hill queen is perched at an elevation of 1,900 meters above sea level.

Khirsu offers a 180-degree view of the sun-kissed Himalayas and is famous for its apple orchards that produce sweet rosy apples. It is one of the best places to head to if you are looking for a picturesque destination to spend your holidays in the midst of the Himalayas.

Khirsu has been a less-traveled place but now it is earning a good name as a hill station. A wide view of the gigantic Himalayan range is distinctly visible from Khirsu, of which some are familiar peaks and many are unnamed.

Why Visit Khirsu?

There is an ancient temple dedicated to Ghandiyal Devi situated nearby, which adds the quietude of the place. The region has plenty of apple orchards and is home to many species of birds. Khirsu is an immaculate destination which will impress you with its flamboyant charm all through the year. 

Wake up with the chirping of birds and the hues of the sunlight on top of the mountains. Rejuvenate your soul and revitalize your mind by planning a holiday in the serene and placid environment of Khirsu.

Some of the popular tourist attractions located in and around Khirsu are the Ghandiyal Devta temple, Jwalpa Devi templeDeval GarhDhari Devi temple, and Ulka Garhi.

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Activities in Khirsu

Nature Walks and Bird Watching – The natural beauty in the form of thick forests of Pine, Oak, and Deodar that encompasses the vicinity of Khirsu is quite breathtaking. The possibility of exploring this beautiful region would be hard to resist. Nature walk to the nearby villages via forests are quite popular at Khirsu.

Village Tourism – Khirsu is one of the hidden jewels of Uttarakhand and, due to less tourist activity, has remained unspoiled though the years, Khirsu and its nearby villages offer perfect opportunities to experience the rustic yet peaceful life in the hills.

What is Khirsu famous for?

Khirsu is famous among tourist as Hill Station.

Khirsu is recommended destination for Couples, Family and Kids, Groups, Solo.

Khirsu is popular destination for following activities/ interests – Emerging Destinations, Hill Station, OffBeat, Village Tourism, Weekend Getaway.