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Tehri Dam at New Tehri is quite famous. This dam is built on the confluence of River Bhagirathi and Bhilangana and make for an interesting visit. While at New Tehri, also visit the Pant Research Institute where fruits and plants are grown.
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Other exciting places to visit in Kanatal
A route diverts to the left after 1km from Kanatal towards Chamba. An easy trek of 5-6kms amidst dense forests will end up at vast expanse of undulating hills and valleys. Many natural springs can be seen during the trek. Kakar (the barking deer), Wild Boar Ghorals and musk deer can be seen in Kodia Jungle. It is an ideal place for bird watching and nature photography. The track is jeepable and do carry lunch with you.
Surkanda Devi Temple
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, or 9976 ft; 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.
Trek To Surkanda Devi Temple
It is a very beautiful but steep trek of about 1.5km and it would be worth when you reach the top. You will get the nicest of view from the top. Those looking for thrill , adventure and hike must visit this place. You have to take a taxi from Kanatal stand, charged 2000 for to and fro covering eco park and this temple. If having a full day don't miss this.