Tourism in Himachal Pradesh was restricted only to a limited movement of pilgrims to a few spiritual destinations in around the hills. Himachal Pradesh is located in the western Himalayas. The beauty of the land is beyond imagination.
13 Jan 2021
HANOL village is located in TYUNI TEHSIL of DEHRADUN district in UTTARAKHAND.CHATRA is a GRAM PANCHAYAT of HANOL VILLAGE. In HANOL there is a famous & holy temple known as MAHASU DEVTA TEMPLE which is located on the TYUNI-MORI road at HANOL. It is very old temple of MAHABHARATA TIME .It believed that it had been built by PANDAVAS during AGYATVAS. The temple is dedicated to MAHASU DEVTA which is one of the ancient temple. Here people from far distance come here to worship. MAHASU DEVTA TEMPLE is dedicated to LORD MAHASU who is basically the avatar or part of LORD SHIV. Temple have three rooms -: First one is GARBHGIRIH where no one allowed only the priest can enter the temple Saturn sanctorum has IDOLS OF MAHASUS brothers who are known for their SENSE OF JUSTICE, Second one is the place where all visitors stay & sit for worship ,And Third one is the main part where THE IDOLS of GOD. MAHASU DEVTA are four brothers BOTHA MAHASU, PAVASIK MAHASU, VASIK MAHASU & CHALDA MAHASU. They all have their separate temples too. There are two ball known as BHEEM MAHARAJ BALL which have their own importance who can pick the ball was very fortune & rest of who can’t pick that balls was need to do good karmas. That is the most interesting things for visitors is to pick up BHEEM MAHARAJ BALL
After that CHAKRATA is nearest town to HANSOL which is approximately 13km away. CHAKRATA is a Military base, hence they do not allow photography. There are few places near in & around CHAKRATA where tourists used to visit & sightseeing TIGERFALL, KALSI, LAKHAMANDAL & DEOBAN.
TIGERFALL-: TIGERFALL is a best waterfall & if you looking for the peace and happiness then this place is the best for visit, height of waterfall is too much. Place is surrounded with lush green mountains, forest. There are changing rooms also available near waterfall & even a canteen for refreshment.
KALSI-: KALSI is a small town located in between CHAKRATA & DEHRADUN. KALSI is a beautiful TOURIST DESTINATION. It is situated at the meeting point of the river YAMUNA & TONS. This place is famous for various ancient monument & picnic spots. ASHOKAN ROCK EDICT, An important monument in the history of India. Epigraphy is one of the popular tourist attraction of KALSI. VIKASNAGAR is an ideal place to go for shopping in KALSI.
LAKHAMANDAL-: LAKHAMANDAL is a famous temple located in CHAKRATA. LAKHAMANDAL get its name of two words LAKH means MANY & MANDAL means TEMPLES. This temple is dedicated to LORD SHIVA .This LAKHAMANDAL TEMPLE is surrounded by relics of caves & LORD SHIVA TEMPLES. At the time of digging here thousands of different types of size of ancient Shivling was founded.
DEOBAN-: DEOBAN is surrounded by the dense forest .This was the part of the cantonment built by British & it is still used as a training ground for commandoes of Indian army ,most of the area is out of bounds and entry for foreign nationals is strictly prohibited. That area is neat and clean & beautiful, if you can see why this place is called DEV BHOOMI .Also trekking in DEOBAN is not difficult at all
PLACES TO VISIT NEAR TEHRI
SURKUNDA DEVI TEMPLE-:SURKUNDA DEVI TEMPLE is on top of a hill in the DHANAULTI district of UTTARAKHAND. A walkway has been constructed from the bottom of the hill till the temple for devotees. It take approximately 40-50 min to clime & for old generation much more to clime up till the temple. SURKUNDA DEVI TEMPLE is a beautiful temple with a calming vibes & one of the underrated holy places. THE MAJESTIC HIMADRI MOUNTAINS RANGES can be clearly seen from the top .
CHAMBA-:CHAMBA is a town & a hill station in THE TEHRI GARHWAL surrounded by the pine forest. You can explore ,relax & enjoy the town life away from the city daily routine work.
THE CHANDRABADANI TEMPLE -:THE CHANDRABADANI TEMPLE is a temple of SHAKTI PITHS & HOLY SHRINES of GODDESS SATI. THE CHANDRABADANI TEMPLE is on the top of the mountains , the tracking path is beautiful & it feels STAIRWAY TO THE HEAVEN .It is must visit place.
KUNJAPURI TEMPLE -:KUNJAPURI TEMPLE is a temple of GODDESS DURGA. It is a most visited place of THE TEHRI DISTRICT. The view from the top of the mountain is marvelous & recommended sunrise- you will always remember the sunrise from here for lifelong.
LANSDOWNE is a outstanding hills station in UTTARAKHAND .LANSDOWNE is surrounded by GARHWAL HIMAALYAS & also known as GARHWAL RIFLES. there is many ancient buildings of British time . LANSDOWNE is much clean, well maintained $ quiet place .There weather is almost in every season pleasant and clear & sometimes in the month of July to September cloudy & rainy. It is approximate 200km distance by DEHRADUN to LANSDOWNE
STAY IN LANSDOWNE
Tourist & visitors can stay in hotels or resorts near by LANSDOWNE in affordable price also you can do camping in LANSDOWNE in open green space at night with bonfire it is an ideal spot.
PLACES TO VISIT IN LANSDOWNE
GARHWAL RIFLES REGIMENTAL WAR MEMORIAL-:GARHWAL RIFLES REGIMENTAL WAR MEMORIAL is a main attraction of LANSDOWNE .It is a symbol of HEROISM in 1923 by RAWLINSON of Trent at PARAE GROUND in LANSDOWNE.
TIP & TOP-:TIP & TOP is uncrowded place in LANSDOWNE or you can say a small hill top viewpoint in LANSDOWNE.
DARWAN SINGH MUSEUM-:DARWAN SINGH MUSEUM is a GARHWALI MUSUEM where is collection of HISTORY OF HEROES & there achievements details are saved as a memories.
BHULLA TAL -:BHULLA TAL LAKE is a very small lake in LANSDOWNE. Visitors & Tourists visit there to see some kind of green beauty & peaceful view. Also Visitors & Tourists can do boating in BHULLA TAL LAKE which is easily available on rental price . It is a most favorite picnic spots among local & tourists.
ST. JOHNS CHURCH-:ST. JOHNS CHURCH is the only working/ running church in LANSDOWNE which is located on the mall road. There is beautiful interior work & wonderful surrounding which make church more attractive.
KALESHWAR TEMPLE-:KALESHWAR TEMPLE is the oldest temple of LORD SHIVA in LANSDOWNE. Belief THAT IT IS 500 years old. KALESHWAR TEMPLE is a center of attraction for tourist& visitors . Near KALESHWAR TEMPLE there is Dharamshala which is maintained by GARHWAL REGIMENT.
GARHWALI MESS-:GARHWALI MESS is a 19th CENTURY MILITARY BUILDING & such a beautiful place to visit from outside . Buildings door are not opened to general public .GARHWAL MESS is surrounded by greenery & beautiful flowers . GARHWALI MESS takes it’s own world charm to it