Uttarakhand is a traveller's paradise and Dhanaulti is a small village in the foothills of Tehri Garhwal Himalayan range. Dhanaulti is 24 Km from Mussoorie, 60 Km from Dehradun (Capital of the State Uttarakhand) and 25 km from Chamba. It is on the Dhanaulti-Chamba Road and nearby 340 km from Delhi (Capital of India) & one of the most famous places for adventure lovers. Its local sightseeing are famous for its beauty & adventure.
If you are planning on some sightseeing, Surkanda Devi temple is one of the religious places to see in Dhanaulti. It located amid lofty ranges at an elevation of 10,000 feet. The age old temple is devoted to Goddess Parvati and is one of the Shakti Piths. It is also a popular attraction among trekkers because of the 1.5 km trek from Kaddukhal Village that leads to the temple.
Next, on our list of tourist places to visit in Dhanaulti, Uttrakhand, are the twin parks – Amber and Dhara. Both the gardens have been developed and are maintained by the Forest Department-one of the famous places. With deodar and cedar trees beautifying the parks, there’s no way you can miss casual strolls and small hikes in these gardens. Eco parks of Amber and Dhara are also fun places for families with kids. There is a lot of open area for kids to run around and play games, thus making it the top choice among the many sightseeing places in Dhanaulti for families & one of the most famous tourist attractions.
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.
The Adventure Park is an ideal getaway from the bustling city life. Towering trees, luscious green meadows and breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks make this adventure park one of the best tourist attractions of Dhanaulti. Here you can take treks to Top Niba and Surkanda Devi and go for mountain biking, rappelling, horse riding etc.
Potato Farm, transliterated and locally known as Aloo Khet, is this vast stretch of land where there are lots and lots of potatoes. A joint effort of government and some private farmers, this widespread farmland with stepped potato cultivation is a fabulous tourist attraction in Dhanaulti. Especially for kids.
If you are looking for places to visit in Dhanaulti in one day then you can easily cover Tehri Dam. The lush gardens and scenic views of the hills make the Tehri a scenic spot to visit. This dam has abundant greenery that is perfect for a picnic for tourists and locals in the region. Situated right in the middle of the hills a little distance away from Dhanaulti, this is an excellent spot for enjoying water activities.
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