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.
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.
pilgrims Doonagiri is abuzz with festivals during Chait and Ashwin
months of Navratras.
Season: Round the year
Altitude: 1694 mts.
15 kms. Here Sealdah Bikhoti mela is a sight to behold.
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.
This mountain is the highest in Distt. AImora. It can be easily
seen from Doonagiri.
10 kms from Doonagiri is Sukhdev Muni's ashram is a quaint spot.
Rail: Nearest railheads are Kathgodam via Manglikhan (133 kms.)
and Rarnnagar (146 kms.)
Nearest roadhead is Manglikhan. From here Doonagiri is 600 mts.
kms walking distance.