Surkanda Devi is a Hindu temple situated close to the small resort hamlet of Dhanaulti in the village Uniyal gaon of Tehri District. It is at an altitude of about 2510 meters lies close to nearby hill stations of Dhanaulti (8 km) and Chamba (22 km)walking distance of approx 3 km from Kaddukhal, the place where vehicles are parked. 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 Dusshera festival is celebrated every year between May and June and attracts a lot of people. This is a temple which is situated among the trees of rounslii. It is covered with fog most of the time of the year. Here more and more places to visit and enjoy in Uttrakhand.
Dhanaulti Eco Park is Famous for picnic spots. it is situated in the main Dhanaulti near to the main market and forest rest house. it is most special for a nature lover who loves nature this is in Uttrakhand. 2. Nainital
Jama Masjid, located on the Mall Road was built in 1882 during the British Era for Muslims around Nainital. Over the main entrance, one can see Arabic inscriptions. The most notable feature is the mihrab where a niche shows the direction towards Mecca. Beautifully reconstructed in 2004-5
Ranikhet, which means Queen’s meadow in Hindi, gets its name from a local legend, which states that it was here, that Raja Sudhardev won the heart of his queen, Rani Padmini, who subsequently chose the area for her residence, giving it the name, Ranikhet, though no palace exists in the area. Ranikhet had been under Nepalese rule, and the Kumaonese (people of Kumaon Region) won it under the leadership of their able General Kashi Nath Adhikari – after whom the small town of Kashipur was named (which at one point of time was the gateway to the hills and is now an educational and institutional hub) – with the help of Britishers at around 1816 and is a part of India now in Uttrakhand. 3. Rishikesh
Rishikesh, world-renowned as the River Rafting Capital of India, offers some of the most sought after rafting tours. There are mainly four starting points for rafting in Rishikesh, namely Kaudiyala(35km, 5hrs), Shivpuri (16km, 3hrs), Marine drive (27km, 4hrs), and Brahmapuri (9km, 2hrs). The 16 km stretch from Shivpuri to Lakshman Jhula, rich with whirlpools, on the Ganges River at Rishikesh is acclaimed as one of India’s most popular stretches for white water rafting. In fact, with about 13 curiously named rapids like the Roller Coaster, Return to Sender, Three Blind Mice, Tee Off, Double Trouble and Golf Course, ranging from grade 1 to grade 4, along this stretch, it is a perfect escapade for amateur rafters as well as the hardened veterans. In the grade 4 rapids, the currents are so powerful that once in the water, one can get sucked in instantly for over a couple of seconds and only expert maneuvering and firm rafting can save the day. This is the best place in Uttrakhand.
The 450 feet long iron suspended bridges – Laxman and Ram Jhula – are the glory of this beautiful tourist hub. The bridges are 4 km from the Rishikesh railway station. Apart from offering scenic beauty, these architectural marvels are important pilgrimage spots and are top places to visit in Rishikesh. One can also visit the famous Trayambakeshwar temple, Ram temple, and Laxman temple, situated in the vicinity Uttrakhand. 4. Haridwar
Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi in the holy city of Haridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. The temple is located atop the Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas. The temple, also known as Bilwa Tirth is one of the Panch Tirth (Five Pilgrimages) within Haridwar. The temple is known for being the holy abode of Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti and is said to have emerged from the mind of Lord Shiva. Mansa is regarded as the sister of the Nāga (serpent) Vasuki. She is also believed to be the daughter of Lord Shiva in his human incarnate. The term Mansa means wish and it is believed that the goddess fulfills all the wishes of a sincere devotee. There is a folk tale about this, once Mansa, a common girl who was unaware about her complete truth from her guardians decided to meet Lord Shiva and ask him about her truth in Haridwar Uttrakhand.
Har Ki Pauri is a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, “Har” means “Lord Shiva” who is the god according to Shaivite Rishav Bhagwan school of Hindu theology, “Ki” means “of” and “Pauri” means “steps”. Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are believed to have visited the Brahmakund in Har Ki Pauri in the Vedic times. It is believed that it is a precise spot where the Ganges leaves the mountains and enters the plains. The ghat is on the west bank of Ganges canal through which the Ganges is diverted just to the north. Har Ki Pauri is also the area where thousands of pilgrims converge and the festivities commence during the Kumbha Mela, which takes place every twelve years, and the Ardh Kumbh Mela, which takes place every six years and the Punjabi festival of Vaisakhi, a harvest festival occurring every year in April in Haridwar Uttrakhand. 5. Auli
If you’ve known as a storehouse of Uttarakhand (Skiing), you must also have heard about Auli, a favorite destination of adventure lovers enjoy the Skiing Adventure. Located in the northern part of Uttarakhand, Auli attracts hundreds of thousands of travelers from different parts of the country and outside. Particularly, Auli is famous for its persona during wintertime. It’s such a pleasure to make a visit to Auli during this period when it’s all white covered with snow all over. The adventure destination lies at 9,000 above sea level. adventure sports Tourists across the globe travel to Auli to spend some memorable and adventures day. This place is also famous as the best destination for skiing in Asia. Auli is also fast emerging as a favorite hilly destination and adventurer spot in India as well in Uttrakhand.
Auli artificial lake is very beautiful to see this lake is not real but it looks like as a real lake and nature near the lake is a cloudy and lovely view of artificial lake is wonderful most tourist visit in Auli to see the artificial lake in Uttrakhand.