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Surkhanda Devi Temple

Surkanda Peak, Dhanaulti, India
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For spiritual, religious and adventurous

It is a tough trek but everyone in my family and friends group climbed it. Unlike other temple... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kanpur, India
Surkhanda temple

This temple is on the top of the mountains with stairs . We couldnt reach til the temple . But it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Surkanda Peak, Dhanaulti, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 17 June 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 11 June 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 9 June 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 6 June 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 30 May 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
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Today we have visited the temple with all of my family members. The temple is near about 10,000 ft above sea level. We were there after 1.5 km walking through steep staircase. It is noted that the head of Goddess Mahamaya has fallen in that...More

Thank royghosh
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Surkhanda Devi temple that can be reached after a rather long climb uphill, is a peaceful and calm place. The temple was not crowded when we went and darshan was over quite quickly. Views from the top are beautiful and the tiredness of the...More

Thank kapurash
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Response from HOMPRS | Reviewed this property |
Day time is generally hot. Though the temple is situated at 2500mtrs+ height, way to the top is completely open without any shade/trees. Better keep goggles/cap/sunscreen ready.
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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