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religious plus adventurous

This temple is on the top of the mountains with stairs.The place is full of devotees and therefore... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tough but wonderful trek

If your fitness level allows do the trek through the jungle and not by the steps.Preferably take a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Surkanda Peak, Dhanaulti, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is on the top of the mountains with stairs.The place is full of devotees and therefore is very crowded. The road to the temple often witnesses traffic jams. Its a marvelous 360 degree view of the hills and valleys around.everyone should visit here...More

Thank rajeshh7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your fitness level allows do the trek through the jungle and not by the steps.Preferably take a guide from your hotel.Its tough, wear a full sleeve and full pants as there are insects and leeches.

Thank nageshbsn
Reviewed July 18, 2017

It is a tough trek but everyone in my family and friends group climbed it. Unlike other temple walks which are only about religion this one is also very photogenic and adventurous.

Thank vibhat01
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

This temple is on the top of the mountains with stairs . We couldnt reach til the temple . But it was beautiful view half way also .

Thank shahrupal
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

The temple is accessible after a trek af about 1.5 hour. Though it seemed a difficult task, we could manage to reach the top. The path is designed in the shape of hairpin and it is fully concreted. We, a group of six travel companions...More

Thank santhosh_wilson
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

I don't pray, neither do I believe in God. The only thing that probably would attract me to religious places is old and ancient architecture. Unfortunately did not see it in this temple. Also, we had read in some blogs that you get a good...More

Thank Neha2282
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We were expecting just a temple darshan when we planned a trip to danaulti, dehradun but to our surprise the taxi stopped at the main road and we were asked to go to the temple through walk or by horse for dashan as it is...More

1  Thank SenapathiAmbika
Reviewed June 9, 2017

best for trekkers who believe they do not need TONS of water bottles and dry snacks to then litter the place with the empty wrappers. SUCH A BEAUTIFUL TREK. Wonder how this temple was made using this trek route before a delhi family built the...More

Thank Prince71272
Reviewed June 5, 2017

the temple is located in the best possible place atop the mountains. But too many people, both tourists and pilgrims mar the peace and beauty of this place. I would not go again.

Thank Soumen N
Reviewed May 30, 2017

It is one of the 52 shakti peeths and the legend goes that the head of the goddess fell at the place where the temple stands. The temple unlike the other hindu temples looks more like a buddhist temple or like the temples one can...More

Thank iamrawat
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June 23, 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
April 13, 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
Nitin G
January 20, 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