With its proximity to Dehradun (110 km) and New Delhi (300 Km), It is accessible to both Indian and International tourists, who can reach easily. New Tehri itself is spread over an altitude from 1,550 mts. to 1,950 mts above sea level, overlooking the gigantic lake and the TehriDam. Tourists come to see the Tehri Dam which is one of the Worldâ€™s largest hydroelectric projects and the lake provides a hundred opportunities to the adventure lovers who love to throw caution to the winds. Be it Scuba Diving, Angling, Canoeing, Rowing, Boating, Water scooter, speed Boating, Rafting, Kayaking, House Boat, white water boat Cruise. Himalaya Vaas offer luxury affordable residential property in Himalayas. Here you can get luxury residential housing/property with scenic beauty at affordable price. The Himalaya Vaas group gives you an opportunity to buy furnished affordable residential property in Himalayas.
Dhanaulti is fast emerging as a gem among the major travel destinations in Uttarakhand. It is on Mussoorie - Chamba road, at an altitude of 2,250 mts. It comes as a pleasant surprise for the enthusiastic weekend travelers, who find it peaceful, relaxed and laid-back. It's a different experience altogether.
Dhanaulti is the base point for numerous treks into the snow-capped Himalayas, especially to the Tehri region of Garhwal. The most popular treks are through the dense alpine forests that take you to Surkanda Devi, Chandrabadni and Kunjapuri, the sacred three Shaktipeeths of the holy Devi Darshan triangle.
Barehipani and Joranda Falls:
The height of Barehipani fall is 400mts and Joranda Falls has approximately 150mts of height. The place is an ideal spot for family picnics and honeymoonerâ€™s getaway.
The deity of Dashavatar Temple is Lord Vishnu. The temple was built by the Gupta Empire.
There are two Eco-parks, "Amber" and "Dhara" about 200 m apart. It houses a protected patch of small forest containing Deodar trees where the tourists come to enjoy serene landscapes of Dhanaulti.
Deogarh is one of the most popular forts situated in Dhanaulti area. Deogarh Fort was built in the 16th century near Pratapgarh. The fort is one of the 52 garhs or 52 forts of Uttarakhand state. The fort comprises of ornamented palaces, and artistic Jain temples.
Matatila Dam serves as a popular picnic spot which is located amidst the hills of Dhanaulti. This place offers panoramic views and water sports activities.
Surkhanda Devi Temple
Surkhanda Devi Temple is the highest point in the area, located at a height of 3021 mt on the top of hill. It is situated about 35 km from Mussoorie and 11 km from Dhanaulti. It is an important pilgrimage centre and offers extensive view of the snow ranges and exclusive experience one can never forget.
The place has numerous Jain temples situated inside the Kanali fort of Dhanaulti hills. From 6th to 17th century this region served as the Jain centre and during this period 31 Jain temples were built here.
Mussoorie, Queen of the Hills, located some 290 km north of New Delhi, is among the most popular hill stations of the country. It is a captivating paradise for leisure travellers and honeymooners
Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie. The Mall is the starting point for the cable car towards the summit of Gun Hill.
The Mall is the main shopping area in Mussoorie. The Mall Road connects the two bazaars, Kulri and Library and is the heart of the town. On clear days, the peaks of Kedarnath, Badrinath and Nanda Devi can be seen from this hill clearly.
The artificial Mussoorie Lake is situated about 6 km short of Mussoorie on the way from Dehradun. The Mussoorie Lake is a delightful spot where paddle-boats are available.
Landour is situated at the east end of town, situated at an altitude of 2270 m above sea level. Landour is an Indian style bazaar. The Convent Hill and Happy Valley are also situated here where the Tibetan refugees have settled.
Camel's Back Road
Camel's Back Road is suitable for horse riding, walking and beautiful sunset views of the Himalayas. A superb rock formation, with a life-like resemblance to a sitting camel can be seen from this spot.
Lal Tibba is the highest hill and situated at an altitude of 2438m above sea level. The view to the north and the snow-capped peaks is stunning and best at sunrise.
Sir George Everest House
The George Everest House is the estate of Sir George, the surveyor General of India. Sir George had his office and residence here. The Mount Everest, the highest peak of the Himalayas was named after Sir George.
The Jwalaji Temple is situated on the top of the Benog Hill and has an idol of Mata Durga. The temple is surrounded by the thick forests and offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks, Doon valley and Yamuna valley.
This temple is located in Happy valley area of Mussoorie. Both Municipal gardens and Tibetan temple can be seen in one day.
A British major had a building constructed in 1838. This beautiful building was converted into hotel and was named Cloud's End. It got the name because it appears that the clouds have ended here. Due to its location, at the end of horizon, it is very popular among the Honeymooners and Foreign tourists.
Municipal Gardens or Company Bagh
The Municipal Gardens or the Company Bagh was previously (before independence) known as Botanical gardens of Mussoorie. Famous geologist, Dr. H. Fackner laid foundations of these gardens in the last century.
This place is 7 km on way to Kempty Falls. Lake Mist offers a perfect resting place for tired and weary tourists. One has to pay Rs. 25 to enter Lake Mist. There is provision for accommodation as well.
Nag Devta Temple
It is an ancient temple situated on cart Mackenzie Road, about 6 km from Mussoorie. Vehicles can go right up to the spot. It provides a charming view of Doon Valley as well as of Mussoorie.
Kempty Falls is located about 15 km away on the Yamunotri road. It is a popular and picturesque waterfall, located in the beautiful valley surrounded by the high mountains.
It is 7km from Mussoorie via. Balahisar or Barlowganj. It is a beautiful fall surrounded by a dense forest.
It is 8.5 km from Mussoorie. Visitors can go by car upto Jharipani (7 km.), from where the distance to the fall is 1.5 km. by foot.
Bhatta Fall is beautiful & natural fall amidst most serene environment, 8 km. from Mussoorie on Mussoorie-Dehradun road. A fall has different ponds for bathing and amusement, making it an ideal place for picnic - a picnic spot with a difference.
Lakha Mandal is on the Yamunotri road, past Kempty Falls. There are hundreds of idols of archaeological importance that have been preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India. According to the legend, the Kauravas made a shellac house and conspired to burn the Pandavas alive here.
The town of Uttarkashi is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This town is a very important tourist destination in the region and it is located in the Uttarkashi district. The place is known for its stunning natural beauty, and is also called as Devbhumi, which can be literally translated to â€˜Land of the Godsâ€™. Pilgrims from all around the country flock to this region too, due to its religious heritage.
There are many temples in Uttarkashi that you can visit during your trip to the place and the most famous one among these is that of Lord Vishwanath. This is the largest temple in the region, and the most frequented one as well. There are several smaller temples in Uttarkashi as well, and these are dedicated to the chief deities Hanuman and Durga. Many other shrines are present in Uttarkashi and they cater to a wide variety of Gods, including Parshuram, Annapurna, Dattatrya, Bhairav, Laksheswar and Ekadashrudra.
According to mythology Lord Ganesha was born in this place. This mysterious lake is situated at an elevation of 3,307mts above sea level surrounded by dense forests of deodar, oak and rhododendrons. The pristine water of this lake is the home of endangered Himalayan Golden trouts and many other fishes. The depth of this lake is still unknown.
Maneri is situated 13kms from Uttarkashi on the Gangotri route. A dam across Bhagirathi River is the major attraction of the village. The consequential lake adds exquisiteness to Maneri.
In regional language Bugyal means â€˜high altitude meadowâ€™. Dyara Bugyal is situated at an elevation of 3,048mts affording splendid view of the Himalayas. A picturesque small lake is also situated at Dyara Bugyal.
One of the main religious places among the four Char Dham pilgrimage areas, Gangotri, situated in Uttarkashi, is closely related to Goddess Ganga, the river that we know as Ganges. Gangotri is a popular pilgrim place in India and tourists do not miss booking Nainital packages when holidaying here.
Gangotri Temple: Gangotri
It is the highest temple of Goddess Ganga and one of the four dhams of Uttarakhand state. Gangotri is situated at an altitude of 3,048mts above sea level. Gangotri offers scenic splendors of rugged terrains, gushing water of Bhagirathi River and snow clad peaks. The place holds great importance amongst Hindus. Gangotri remains opened from May and get closed on the day of Diwali festival.
You can proceed to Tapovan and Nandanvan after reaching Gaumukh Glacier. Astounding views of Shivling and other major peaks of the Garhwal Himalayas are distinctly visible from Tapovan.
Near the confluence of Jat Ganga and Bhagirathi River lies a scenic Bhairon Ghati. It is located 10kms from Gangotri. The temple of Bhairav Nath is surrounded by dense forest. Bhairon Temple can be reached after traveling by road from Lanka to Bhaironghati andby crossing the Jahanvi River on foot.
A natural rock Shivling submerged under water is an attractive tourist spot of Gangotri. It can be easily seen when winters are on their way because the water level decreases during this period. According to myths and legends this was the place where Lord Shiva was sitting when he received Ganga in his matted locks.
At the doorstep of this heaven, on the foothills of the Himalayas lies Chamba. Unexplored, untouched, overlooking the snow-clad peaks on one side and offering a magnificent view of the valley on the other, about 60 km from Mussoorie is the small hill town of Chamba. Chamba is at an altitude of 1676 m above sea level. An un-spoilt territory and covered with lots of pine and deodar trees, Chamba offers you a never explored break. Unlike Mussoorie, the place is very quiet, serene and offers picturesque beauty.
If one moves beyond the crowded market places, one will have a breath-taking view of the Himalayan peaks of Thalay Sagar and Jonli. All of a sudden, the awe-inspiring scene of the gushing river Bhagirathi into the wide valley will open up before your eyes.
Once a part of the Gorkha kingdom, and later ruled by the kings of Garhwal, Chamba has many unknown jewels, still unexplored by the outer world. Neighbouring districts of Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pauri, Rudraprayag give this town a unique advantage of being the entry point to the inner Himalayas.
Stroll around the hills, breathe pure air to rejuvenate the soul, go for a trek, visit the local temples and see the mist enveloping the town with its mysterious veil at any sudden hour of the day. Just unwind. And recharge. The scene is picturesque, the weather is salubrious and the people are friendly. It'll be your most rewarding journey to a never explored world.
Beyond Chamba - Narendra Nagar:
44 km from Chamba, it is a picturesque hill town. Once the capital of Garhwal Kingdom, it offers a fine view of the River Ganga and Doon Valley. Ananda resort in the Himalayas, a well-known super luxury spa in the Himalayas is also located nearby.