A few years back there was a lake which was known by the name of Kanatal, after which the place is named. Currently, the lake dose not exists at the place. So, to remember the lake and make it memorable the place is now being called Kanatal. Kanatal town is located in the State of Uttarakhand, situated 78 kilo meters from Dehradun City. Here, you'll find a famous temple of Surkunda Devi which is devoted to Sati Ji. The place is very sacred and of immense respect among the Hindu followers in India.
This is the location where Shankar Ji brought
his body on his Holy Trishul from the sacred region of Haridwar.
Kanatal is around 8500 feet high above the sea level.
The temple is situated 8 kilo meter on the way to Mussoorie to Kaddukhal. The town is equipped with the natural beauties as verdant forests, invigorating winds and cool weather. Earlier the place was not so famous but later on it became popular enough among the tourist. Snow capped hills and green forests are very captivative for the tourists.
One can find pleasant and calm atmosphere around the year. The town is far and far away from the pollution, humidity and hustle bustle life of the cities. The temperature during summers varies from 10 to 20 degree Celsius. The monthe of winters makes the city into a mesmerizing snow capped ground and trees looks so beautiful in white furry clothes. In winter the temperature goes down from 5-10 degrees. People can enjoy the place during both seasons. Kanatal resort also attracts tourists in large numbers throughout the year.
In Kanatal city the most elevated point is Surkunda Devi Temple. The holy shrine is at an altitude of 9995 feet above the sea level. For the wondering travelers Kanatal will be a great gift of silence. A walk amidst Deodar trees will please you and your mind. One can also smell the fragrance of wild flowers. The place is not extraordinary but has an extraordinary impact. Kanatal is an ideal place for people to spend some memorable and peaceful time in solitude, away from the noise of modern cities.
This is popular attraction in the town of Kanatal. Hindus all across India hold this temple in high esteem as it is devoted to Sati. The temple site is located at an elevated point, 9995 ft above sea level. Don't forget to make a visit to this temple while in Kanatal.
Kanatal offers some of the most scenic treks for you to explore. The beautiful sight of dense forests, rolling hills and deep valleys at around the Kodia jungle makes trekking a lot of fun. Bird watching and photography are other activities that you can enjoy here.
If you're looking for some great excursion tours, Chamba is a good option. It's located only at a distance of 17 km from the town of Kanatal. Chamba is yet to be explored. It's one of the best places if you are in search of complete peace, solitude and tranquility.