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Doonagiri Travel Guide

Doonagiri 47 kms north of Ranikhet, Doonagiri is rich in historical and religious significance. Many myths bear testimony to this fact, according to which when Hanuman was carrying the Sanjiwani booty a piece fell here and since that day, this place is known as Doonagiri.

Rich in natural splendour, Doonagiri is adorned by a temple of Vaishno Devi (the famous cave Goddess). To cap it all, Doonagiri offers a clear picture of the imposing Himalayas.

For pilgrims Doonagiri is abuzz with festivals during Chait and Ashwin months of Navratras. Season : Round the year Altitude: 1694 mts.

EXCURSIONS:

Dwarahat :
15 kms. Here Sealdah Bikhoti mela is a sight to behold.

Pandukholi :
10 kms from Doonagiri. From Mangalikhan to Kukuchina you can come by bus. The remaining distance is a 5 kms, walk. Here caves built by Pandavas are worth watching.

Bhatbhot:
This mountain is the highest in Distt. AImora. It can be easily seen from Doonagiri.

Sukhdev Muni Ashram :
10 kms from Doonagiri is Sukhdev Muni's ashram is a quaint spot.

ACCESSIBILITY
Rail : Nearest railheads are Kathgodam via Manglikhan (133 kms.) and Rarnnagar (146 kms.)

Road: Nearest roadhead is Manglikhan. From here Doonagiri is 600 mts. kms walking distance.


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