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Jai Mata Di

Surkhanda devi temple, is one of the Shakti Pith. Temple is situated at the top, the path is steep... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rohan S
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Best views from the Top of Dhanaulti

This temple is a Shaktipeeth. The head of Ma Sati was dropped here. It has a trek of 1.5 km to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Surkanda Peak, Dhanaulti, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surkhanda devi temple, is one of the Shakti Pith. Temple is situated at the top, the path is steep but don’t give up. It has the best view from the top

Thank Rohan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is a Shaktipeeth. The head of Ma Sati was dropped here. It has a trek of 1.5 km to reach temple. Hawan kund is also available. You will get the best pictures as this is the top of Dhanaulti.

Thank VishalKhari
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Surkhanda Devi temple is holy place and very famous. Even if one is not religious but this place should not be missed. Around 1.5kms of walkable distance from road and steep hill. This is one of the highest peak and provides 360 deg view(very similar...More

Thank VijayBansal
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Temple is near to Kanatal, hardly 15 min drive and very near to Dhanaulti also. It is at an altitude of about 3,030 metres, or 9976 ft. The trek is well paved, but very steep, no stairs, concrete roads with many hairpin bends leads you...More

Thank premartha
Reviewed 29 May 2018

the Temple is located a highest peak in the locality making a perfect view point. The walk is mild are the walk way is paved. The temple is beautifully constructed and is a photographers delight.

Thank Soumendra B
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The road may be an hurdle to reach the godess but the peace of mind and the scenic beauty will be more than that..

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful hill top temple that is a short steep trek away. The views from the top are magnificent. The temple is very well maintained and it's a calming experience. If you're in Kanatal, this is one thing you should be doing.

Thank farroakh
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The trek is beautiful, though not for the weakhearted. It is steep and goes to a height of almost 3300mt. You can actually go slow and it takes 1.5 hrs. (at max). with every turn, you reach a different height - and the view is...More

Thank 07magpie
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

One and only in Uttarakhand amongst 52 shaktipeeth. A holy place for all garhwali locals. A strong will power is must to go on foot otherwise horse is a better option to go on top.

1  Thank Pravin_Chhatre
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This temple is located at a good height and is about 1 km hike from the bottom. It gets really steep at few places and can take about an hour to reach the top. You also have an option to take a mule and i...More

1  Thank Both Paths J
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23 June 2017|
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Response from prabahart | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Better would be take the frequent buses to mussorie. at the end of mussorie mall road, from the busstand there are buses available to Dhanaulti.Buses to Tehri and Champa reaches, but the frequency is roughly one per... More
13 April 2017|
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Response from prabahart | Reviewed this property |
Approx 30.But real feel would be 35 and dry. Very dehydrating.Carry a lot of water. But the view from the top and the shrine will blow your heart out. Quite windy and mesmerising.Out of the world feel vibe at the temple can... More
20 January 2017|
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Response from Upendra S | Reviewed this property |
From Dhanaulti you can easily get buses to Kaddukhal, from where one has to start the trek to Surkanda. You can also get shared jeeps from there as both the points- Dhanaulti as well as Kaddukahl are right on the main road... More