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Surkanda Devi Temple in Kanatal

Surkanda Devi is a Hindu temple situated close to the small resort hamlet of Dhanaulti in Tehri District. It is at an altitude of about 2,757 metres lies close to nearby hill stations of Dhanaulti (8 km).

It is surrounded by dense forests and affords a scenic view of the surrounding region including the Himalayas to the north, and certain cities to the south (e.g., Dehradun, Rishikesh) The Ganga Dussehra festival is celebrated every year between May and June and attracts a lot of people.

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Uttarakhand, India
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Altitude / Height:
7672 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
30.4112490°N, 78.2880512°E
Distance from Kanatal to Surkanda Devi Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Surkanda Devi Temple..

Overall Rating:4.6

  '5' out of 5
"Best Place to view Complete Uttarakhand and Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath from one place."
  '5' out of 5
"Perfect view from top, in background u can view whole range of Himalayas and endless horizon in the front. It is situated at more than 10k fts. Trekking is about 2km to the top, easy trek, and horses are available for aged people. Legend says head of goddess fell here , as is one of the 51 parts of her body. "
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"Jai mata di "
  '5' out of 5
"I loved this place because of its religious heritage and mesmerising panaromic view."
  '5' out of 5
"The trek to temple is a bit difficult as it is steep, horse ride is available but the charge a lot. but once you reach the top the view is really mesmerizing and is really worth it. The weather up there is cold. the temple is really beautiful. Visited January 2016 Highly recommended, A must Visit"

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Content of this page was last updated at Feb 23, 2017