Kotdwara is situated on the foothills of the Shivaliks in Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand state. It is situated at a distance of 101 kms from Paur. Kotdwar is located on the bank of River Khoh. The place is get its name for river Khoh. The Katdwar Railway Station established in 1890 by Britished. The place is situated at a height of 395 m above the sea level.
Kotdwar is famous for its several temples like - The siddhbali temple which is located at a distance of 2 km from Kotdwar. The temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and visited by hundreds of devotees all round the year. The Durga Devi temple is also located at a distance of 2km from kotdwar and one of the most popular temples of the region. Lansdowne is just 40 km from Kotdwar.
Kotdwar is well connected by motorable road and By Train Networks. One can buy the handicraft and souvenirs from Malni market and District Board Shopping Center. It also an industrial and Commercial hub, Facalities like ATM, Petrol pumps and Departmental shops are easily available in Kotwar.
Kanvashram: It is a siddh Peeth of Rishi Kanva. The place is a historical place to visit near Kotdwar. Kanvashram is situated at a distance 14 km from kotdwar. This is a holy land where rishi and sages like Vishwamitra and Kanva meditation here. Surrounding by the serene beauty and forest.
Sidhbali Temple: The temple of Sidhbali is a historical temple of Lord Hanuman. The temple is located at the outskirt of Kotdwara. This temple is the most popular place to visit in Kotdwar. Sidhbali Temple have been the place of Meditation for many freat saints. Situated at a distance of 3.2 km from Kotdwar.
Durga Devi Temple: Durga Devi Temple is a must visit place in Kotdwar. It is located at a distance of 9 km Kotdwar. Durga Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga Maa and an importante place to worship in Kotdwar. Situated at a distance of 9 km from Kotdwar This temple is Situated on the slant of a hill near the road to puri.
St. Joseph Church: St. Joseph Church is one of the top 10 largest Church in Asia. It is the most beautiful building in Kotdwar. There is beautiful garden and people come here to get peaceful environment. Situated at a distance of 1.3 km from Kotdwar. The church is visited by not only Christians but all communities as well.
Kotdwar Railway Station: It is the "Gateway of Garhwal". Kotdwar has own Railway station and well connected by railway network with major destination of india. People who want to visit Kotdwar, Lansdowne, Pauri, they can use this railway station.
Devi Mandir: Situated at a distance of 1 km from Kotdwar. The Temple is also worship Lord Shiva and other deities. Being situated in the Kotdwar town. This temple is quite popular among the devotees. Many hindu festivals and fairs are celebrated with much devotions and exuberance in this Temple.
Charekh Dnada: The Heavenly abode of the great saint Maharishi Charak and situated at a distance of 35 km from Kotdwar. To the honour of Maharaishi charak who gave the gift of Ayurveda to humanity, This place is known as Charek Parvat now hailed as Charek Dnada. Situated at an elevation of 6661 ft above the sea level. Some other places to visit here are Charakanya Shikhar , 5000 year old Baanjh tree, Sidha baba tempel and 5000 years old Rishi Charak ki Kharal.
Summer Season: Summer starst from March to till june. Summer is very hot with the maximun temprature is 37 degree celsius and minimum temprature 32 degree.
Winter Season: October is the beginning month of winter in kotdwar to till the end of February. The maximum temprature is 15 degree and minimum temprature is 10 degree calsius. Winter is the best time to visit Kotdwar.
Monsoon Season: July to September is the monsoon season. During the monsoon season Kotdwar received rainfall and makes beautiful town.
Lansdowne: Situated at a distence of 40 km from Kotdwar at an elevation of 1700 mts above the sea level. It is on of the quietest hill stataion of india, surrounding with thick Oak and blue pine forest. It is the cantonment area of the Garhwal Rifles of Indian Army and therefor there are limited hotels at this place.
Tarkeshwar Mahadev: The place got its name after the temple of Tarkeshwar Mahadev Dedicated to Lord Shiva. The place is surrounding by thick forest of Deodra and pine Affording scenic vistas of Nature. Situated at a distance of 70 km from Kotdwar.
Haridwar: Popular as the Gateway of God or "Hari ka dwar" and Gateway of Chardham Yatra of Hindu Situated in Uttarakhand. Thousand of Devotees are visit Haridwar throughtout the year. The famous fair of Kumbha Mela is held here after every 12 year and Ardha Kumbha Mela is held after 6 years. Haridwar is the most religious place of india and one can see many other attraction here like Har ki pauri, Mansa Devi and Chandi devi. Ganga Arti at Evening make the hole environment presious with light of diys. Situated at a distance of 76 km from KOtdwar.
Ramnagar: Situated at a distance of 85 kms from Kotdwar at an elevation of 345 mts above the sea level. Ramnagar is a beautiful town and was established by Commissioner H. Ramsay in 1856. The beasy market of the town Ramnagar is the main attraction center for corbett National park and project Tiger. It is an ideal spot for fishing, camping and the place is offered as a n Administrative Center for Corbett national park. Ramnagar is also famous fro its litchi Farming.
Pauri: Puri Garhwal is located on the northwest slope of Kandoliya Hills, Situated at a distance of 101 km from Katdwar with at an elevation of 1814 mts above the sea level. offered invigorating view of the Majestic Snow Capped peaks of Himalayan range.
By Air: Jolley Grand Airport is the nearest Airport to Kotdwar. It is situated at a distance of 110 km . The Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Kotdwar is well connected by motorable road with jolly Grand Airport.Taxis are easily available to kotdwar from Jolly Grand Airport.
By Train: Kotdwar has own Railway station that is well connnet by railway network with major destination of India. It is the gateway to the hills of the Garhwal region. You can found regular trains running to Kotdwar from major destination of India.
BY Road: Kotdwar is well connected by motorable road. Buses are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Kotdwar. Kotdwar is connected with National Highway.
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