Utttarkhand is the heartland of the Himalayas. A wide expanse between the Himalayas in the North and the Shivalik range in the South, it offers the most breathtaking views of the mighty peaks; mist covered deep gorges and verdant valleys.
When the king of Tehri sift your kingdom to Narendernagar that time the queen of tehri stay at place called Ranichauri. The hotel Amar has been constructed that place the Queen of Tehri stay in two & three hours every transit time.
Here is two most popular place one is Pakshi Kunj & other is Ranital. Pakshikunj is that place where meera bai pray of Krishna and stay with bird for two year so its called Pakshi Kunj. Ranital is that place when Queen sift from Terhi to narendernagar that time queen bathing is that place is Ranital.
Ranichauri is a very beautiful place where we can see a Chaukhamba Parvat of Himalya & temple of Durgas part. One is surkanda when the dhentasur fight of durgas that time that head fell on place that place called surkanda &onther foot fell on place that called chanderbadni.
In winter season snow fall in this place and that time snow first fall in ranichauri and then mussorie.
At the doorstep of this heaven, on the foothills of the Himalayas lies Ranichauri Chamba. Unexplored, untouched, overlooking the snow-clad peaks on one side and offering a magnificent view of the valley on the other, about 66 km from Mussoorie is the small hill town of Ranichauri Chamba, Uttarakhand (don't confuse it with Chamba in Himachal Pradesh). Chamba is at an altitude of 1700 mt above sea level. An un spoilt territory and covered with lost of pine and deodar trees, Chamba offers you a never explored interlude. Unlike Mussoorie, the place is very quiet serene and offers picturesque beauty and is an excellent place to relax and fun drive away the city blues. One can reach Chamba in about two hours from Rishikesh.
After the submergence of old Tehri, Chamba is the emerging tourist spot in Tehri Himalayas, the awe inspiring views of the verdant gorges and the enchanting valleys all around the river Bhagirathi will Undoubtedly leave you spell bound, amidst the salubrious apple growing fields.
Surkanda Devi Temple
It is situated only 24 km from Chamba and 9kms from Dhanaulti and at an altitude of 3030mts. Visited by a large number of devotees every year. It is an ancient shrine located near Dhanaulti dedicated to Sati – consort of Lord Shiva. One can reach there through 2 km easy trek. The trek to Surkanda Devi goes through dense forest which is rich in varied flora and fauna. The trek affords majestic views of snow clad peaks of the splendid Himalayan range.
According to myths and legends the head of the charred body of Goddess Sati fell here when griefstricken Lord Shiva was taking her corpse along with him after she give her life in the yajna started by her father. The temple holds immense religious importance amongst the people of Uttarakhand state and other nearby regions.
Tehri dam has been built on the union of river Bhagirathi and Bhilangana, giving birth to the magnificent Tehri Lake. Tehri dam and lake is surely enthralling and worth to see.
Dhanaulti is situated 24kms from Mussoorie and 30kms from Chamba on Mussoorie - Chamba Road. It is situated on the mountains amidst dense alpine, oak and rhododendron forests in the Tehri District of Uttarakhand state at an altitude of 2286mts. The pleasant weather, wooded slopes, enchanting views of the snow cladded peaks of the Himalayas adds peace and tranquility for the tourists visiting Dhanaulti. As Mussoorie has become crowded, many tourists love to retreat to Dhanaulti.
It is located at distance of 44 km from Chamba, the former capital of Tehri state. It is an extremely beautiful town with magnificent views. The popular palace of Maharaja Narendra Shah and the famous Anand Spa, a super luxury spa resort in the Himalayas, are also located nearby which attracts a large number of tourists.
Kanatal is situated at a distance of 23kms from Chamba on Mussoorie – Chamba Road in the Tehri District. Earlier a magnificent lake was there amidst forest and lush fruit orchards. The peacefulness and beauty of this place is uncomparable.
Mussoorie is merely at a distance of 55 km. at an elevation of 2005mts. It is home to some of the most picturesque views. Mussoorie is visited by lakhs of tourists throughout the year. Mussoorie is set in the foothills of Himalayas in the Dehradun district of Garhwal region . The place is situated amidst green hills and is rich in varied flora and fauna that's why Mussoorie is also known as 'queen of the hills'. Kempty Falls, the mall road, Bhatta falls, Gunhill and Lal Tibba are some of the popular places nearby Mussoorie.
Rishikesh, one of the most sacred cities in the Himalayas, is located at a distance of 60 km from Chamba. It is an ideal spot for white water rafting and camping on the river beach. Rishikesh comer under the shivalik range of the Himalayas and the place is also the home of numerous temples. It is one of the busiest places of Uttarakhand where lakhs of tourists visit every month throughout the year.