Attractions


Attractions

Nearby Places and Things to do

Tehri Dam

Reaching a staggering height of 260 meters, the imposing Tehri Dam is one of the tallest dams in the world and the tallest dam in India. An engineering marvel in itself, Tehri Dam not only provides more than 1,000 MW of hydroelectricity but also is a popular tourist attraction in Uttarakhand. The dam reservoir, also known as Tehri Lake, is usually flocked with tourists interested in boating and is slowly becoming a prominent hub for adventure tourism in Uttarakhand.

Kaudia Forest

Kaudia Forest is a very nice picnic spot and popular for hiking in Kanatal. A level walk of 6 kms will show dense forests opening into a vast expanse of undulating hills and valleys. Tiny, gurgling natural springs are along the way. The track can be used by the jeeps. One could easily spot a few wild animals as well. The trek begins with a narrow dirt track and unfolds into a plateau that then leads to dense forests, undulating hills, spectacular views of the valley below and natural springs. also can do jeep safari from Kanatal to Kaudia forest.

Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park and tiger reserve that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It is spread over 820 km² and includes three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal.

Dhanaulti Eco Park

Eco Park in Dhanaulti is a newly developed park by the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) and citizens of Dhanaulti, which houses the deodar trees.

Dhanaulti Eco Park in Dhanaulti

There are two Eco-parks about 200 meters apart which are named Amber and Dhara. Being a forest conserved area and looked after by the forest division of Garhwal region, there is an entry fee for the visitors. The fees for adults is 15/- while the fees for children is 10/-.

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Kanatal

Located in the picturesque settings of the Garhwal Himalayas, the charming hill station of Kanatal is a perfect weekend getaway for the weary souls. Encircled by the sun-kissed peaks and the velvety coniferous trees, Kanatal still remains relatively unexplored. The tiny hamlet of Kanatal is perched at an elevation of 8,500 feet above sea level on Mussoorie - Chamba road. Kanatal is a perfect winter destination as it snows here and is also an ideal place for camping.

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Surkanda Devi Temple

Surkanda Devi temple is a famous shrine located near Kaddukhal, 24 kms from the town of Chamba and 40kms from Mussoorie.
This temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peeth located all over Indian subcontinent and is dedicated to Goddess Surkanda – a manifestation of feminine divine. The temple is famous for its architectural beauty and its location – perched at an altitude 2,700 meters that offers a 360 degree view of the surrounding region along with the snowy Himalayan peaks.

Tehri Lake

Built across the river Kali in Karnataka, Supa Dam makes for an incredible visit for the tourists in Dandeli. The dam has been known for hydroelectric power generation and offers a picturesque landscape for everyone to relax and unwind.

New Tehri

New Tehri is a modern town developed at the hilltop, spread over an altitude from 1550-1950 mts above sea level overlooking the gigantic lake and the Tehri dam. You can also see Himalaya Views from New Tehri early in the morning or on clear days.

Chamba - A Pristine Hamlet

In the celestial Garhwal Himalayas, lies a tiny hamlet called Chamba snuggled in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. This idyllic town is perched at an altitude of 1,600 meters above sea level, enveloped by the thick woodlands. It is a popular destination because of its unpolluted beauty and panoramic excursions.