Awesome Place to Visit
Surkanda Devi Temple
Surkanda Devi Temple
Located near Dhanaulti, Surkanda Devi Temple is situated at an altitude of 3030m above the sea level. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati and one can easily reach there by an easy trek of 2 km uphill from the Kaddukhal, which is the nearest town. Deprived of any doubt, this temple attracts a huge number of devotees throughout the year.
Apart from the religious aspect, the trek itself is quite eye pleasing since it is full of nature’s bounty. Surrounded by the dense forests, this trail provides the splendid view of Himalayas and has a wonderful effect of tranquility about it.
How To Reach Surkanda Devi Temple?
Located at a distance of 67 Km, Dehradun Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Moreover, visitors can book a taxi directly either from Dehradun or Mussorie to Surkanda.
And if anyone wants to go by a road then kaddukhal is the nearest town to Surkanda Devi Temple and is situated 40 kms from Mussoorie. Visitors can take a taxi from Mussoorie. Also, buses ply from Mussoorie to Chamba via kaddukhal.
New Tehri is a glorious town that is blessed with the natural beauty. This modern town is situated at a height of 1950 meters above sea level that provides a spectacular bird’s eye view of the bountiful “Tehri Lake” and the Asia’s largest “Tehri Dam”. Surrounded by the beguiling views of the mountains and the mighty waters of the Tehri Dam, this is one of the best picturesque destinations.
Moreover, New Tehri is primarily famous for housing Asia’s highest and largest dam – The Tehri Dam. The gigantic dam rests at an elevation of 260 meters above the sea level. It is the 10th tallest dam in the whole world. This dam is a major attraction of the town and draws thousands of tourists every year who are delighted by its pristine beauty. Also, the town has a range of temples including Chandrarabadni Temple dedicated to Goddess Sati, Sem Mukhem Temple dedicated to the Buda Kedar and snake god.
How To Reach New Tehri?
Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest railhead from New Tehri. It is located at a distance of 75 Km. New Tehri is well-connected to all the main railheads of the country. And you can take a cab from the railway station which will take you directly to the destination in no time.
Kodia Jungle is a paradise especially for the nature lovers and photographers. It is an easy trek that is just 1km far away from Kanatal on the roads towards Chamba. The whole trek is surrounded by the lush greenery which facilities an amazing view of huge stretch valleys and hills along with tiny and gurgling springs.
One can easily spot a wild animals like kakar, musk deer, wild boar Ghoral. Also, one can enjoy a jeep ride as well, but make sure that you carry some eatables along with you.
How To Reach Kodia Jungle?
Kodia Jungle is located in Kanatal. So, visitors can easily reach there.
Located on the Mussoorie-Chamba route, Dhanaulti is almost 17 Km from Kanatal. The tinsel town of Dhanaulti is reckoned as an Icy Heaven and it is known as a winter destination due to its placid vistas and its proximity to Delhi and other cities of Uttarakhand. This spectacular hill station is situated at an elevation of 2286 meters above sea level and provides panoramic views of the beautiful Himalayas.
One can do a lot of activities in Dhanaulti such as camping, nature walks, adventure activities, and yes of course the shopping.
How To Reach Dhanaulti?
The Jolly Grant Aiport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Dhanaulti (75Km). However, the nearest railhead is located about 50 Km away from the Dehradun city.
Chamba is one the major tourist attractions amongst avid travelers which is situated 17 Km from Kanatal. Apart from offering the enchanting views of Himalayas, this place also gives a wonderful view of the holy river Bhagirathi.
Located at the height of 1676 Km above the sea level, Chamba is an ideal place to relax yourself while bounded by deodars all around.
How To Reach Chamba?
The Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Chamba. Taxis and buses are also easily available from the Jolly Grant Airport to Chamba at an affordable price and the nearest railway station to Chamba is the Rishikesh Railway Station at a distance of just 58 kms.