Surkanda Devi is a Hindu temple situated close to the small resort hamlet of Dhanaulti in the village Uniyal gaon of Tehri District. It is at an altitude of about 2510 meters lies close to nearby hill stations of Dhanaulti (8 km) and Chamba (22 km)walking distance of approx 3 km from Kaddukhal, the place where vehicles are parked.
It is surrounded by dense forests and affords a scenic view of the surrounding region including the Himalayas to the north, and certain cities to the south (e.g., Dehradun, Rishikesh) The Ganga Dusshera festival is celebrated every year between May and June and attracts a lot of people. This is a temple which is situated among the trees of rounslii. It is covered with fog most of the time of the year.
The spot is most easily reached from the southwest via Dehradun but is a typical day-trip for visitors to Mussoorie and Landour. It is located on a hill and one reaches there after a steep 2 km trek, from village Kaddukhal, on the Dhanaulti - Chamba road. About 33.9 km, 57 mins. from The Mall Rd Mussoorie and 113 km, 2 hours 10 mins far from Devaprayag, Uttarakhand, India.