Best time to visit:- March to June


“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 town offers a very picturesque surrounding by snow caped mountain peaks and lush green forests, which gives the stunning views and panoramic landscape. It is one of the most calm and untouched destination in Uttarakhand.

Weather Details :

Summer:   29 Degree Celsius
Winter:   04 Degree Celsius
Monsoon:   18 Degree Celsius

Main Attractions: -

Tehri Dam in Kanatal: It is constructed at the place of New Tehri when the Old Tehri submerged. This is also an interesting place to visit around Kanatal city. The Tehri Dam is laid over the confluence and Alaknanda River. While visiting the dam people can also see the interesting and attracting scene of confluence. This also attracts tourists a lot in large numbers.

Surkhanda Devi Temple in Kanatal: One of the sacred shrines of the region. The Surkhanda temple is devoted to Goddess Sati. Goddess Sati is wife of Lord Shankar. Surkhanda Devi Temple is elevated at a height of 10,000 feet above the level of the sea. Tourist can reach the temple by trekking. Apart from that one can also take a pony as well to get there. This is a must visit for visitors who visit Kanatal city.

Kodia Jungle in Kanatal: Is one of the first and foremost tourist destinations in Kanatal city in Uttarakhand. Kodia forest is very famous among the tourist as the forest houses various beautiful natural springs. Barking deer, wild boar ghorals and musk deer maximizes the beauty of the jungle. Jeep safari is availed at the place to go in the jungle. Tourist who visits Kanatal must take a safari journey to make their vacation memorable. One can also take pictures of musk and barking deer.


How to Reach Kanatal

By Air:- The nearest airport is Dehradun which is about 88 kilometers away from Kanatal. It is well connected with all major cities of India.

By Road:- Kanatal is well connected with all major cities of India. There are numerous bus routes in Kanatal and bus service is easily accessible here.

By Train:- The nearest railway station is Dehradun which is located at 76 kilometers away from all main cities of India. From the station here a regular bus service plies to Mussoorie as do taxis.


Kanatal is a small hill station, it has limited shops along its streets for all essentials product in daily uses only.