Overview

The towering mountainous ranges of Chakrata offer several adventurous activities including the heart-throbbing mountain climbing. The professional mountaineers can conquer the Kharamba peak, the highest mountain in Chakrata having an impressive altitude of 10,000 feet. Apart from this Chakrata also offers exciting trekking, camping in the woods, and village walks through the periphery of the hill station.

District Dehradun
Nearest Railway Dehradun- 96 Kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport- 126 kms
Famous For Hill Station- Peaceful Location- Weekend Destination
Altitude 2118 metres above sea level
Languages Hindi-Garhwali
Best Time to Visit March to May and October and November

How to Reach Us

By Road :

Chakrata is well connected with motorable roads. Luxury and normal Buses to Mussoorie, Dehradun, and Chakrata are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi. Buses and Taxis to Chakrata are easily available from major destinations of the Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand state. Chakrata is also well connected by motorable roads with Himachal Pradesh.

By Air :

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Chakrata situated at a distance of 113 kms from Chakrata. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grant Airport to Chakrata. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and is well connected by motorable roads with Chakrata.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station to Chakrata is the Dehradun Railway station. The distance from Dehradun to Chakrata is 87 kms. and taxis and buses are easily available from Dehradun to Chakrata. Dehradun is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Shatabdi Express and Mussoorie Express are the two major trains connecting Dehradun with major cities of India and have excellent rail network with all important cities like Amritsar, Howrah, Bombay, Delhi, Lucknow, Varanasi, etc.

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Attractions

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Chilmiri Neck

Chirmiri Neck is the highest peak in Chakrata surrounded by lush green deodar forests. Tourists can enjoy the magnificent view of the Himalayan Ranges and distant hills from Chilmiri Neck. Bandarpoonch, Rohini and Swarg Peaks are some most famous mountain peaks which can be easily seen from Chilmiri Neck. Forest area surrounding Chilmiri Neck provides ample opportunities for birds watching. 
 

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Deoban Devban

Deoban is a picturesque spot near Chakrata town. As the Deoban (Devban) name suggest 'Gods own Forest', it has a true peaceful environment giving inner calmness. 
Visitors can witness scenic hilly terrains from Deoban as it is located at a height of 2200 mtrs to 3025 mts above sea level. Vyas Shikhar is highest peak in Devban and from there you may experience marvellous Himalayan views.

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Tiger Falls

Tiger falls is the main attraction in Chakrata - 20 kms from Chakrata. This mesmerising waterfall can be reached by an easy 5km trek with rhododendron and oak trees everywhere. The adventurous trek to the Tiger Fall is an enthralling experience. Tiger falls is one of the highest waterfalls in India falling from a height of about 312ft. This is an ideal place for picnic and doing photography.

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Kalsi

Kalsi is a small town located in between Chakrata and Dehradun near Dakpatthar on the banks of Yamuna river. Kalsi town is known for its heritage importance. Famous Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka's inscriptions as rock edicts is present in Kalsi. Its importance rises as it is the only Ashoka's Rock edict located in North India. The language used in these edicts is Pali.

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Kanasar

Koti-Kanasar is a picturesque location at 26 km from Chakrata town. Ideal for picnic or honeymoon, Kanasar is an attractive place surrounded by dense green forest. 
A small village Koti Kanasar is situated at this location with few houses. Kanasar is well known for very old Deodar trees in its forest. A 6.35 metres circumference Deodar tree is known to be Asia's oldest & biggest Deodar tree.

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Lakhamandal

Lakhamandal is an ancient Hindu temple complex, situated in the Jaunsar-Bawar region of Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. This temple is popular among the Shakti Cult, who believes that a visit to this temple shrine will end their misfortunes. 
Located at 100 km from Chakrata, Lakhamandal is also a place of historical and mythological significance in India. 

 

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Chakrata

Overview

The towering mountainous ranges of Chakrata offer several adventurous activities including the heart-throbbing mountain climbing. The professional mountaineers can conquer the Kharamba peak, the highest mountain in Chakrata having an impressive altitude of 10,000 feet. Apart from this Chakrata also offers exciting trekking, camping in the woods, and village walks through the periphery of the hill station.

District Dehradun
Nearest Railway Dehradun- 96 Kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport- 126 kms
Famous For Hill Station- Peaceful Location- Weekend Destination
Altitude 2118 metres above sea level
Languages Hindi-Garhwali
Best Time to Visit March to May and October and November

How to Reach Us

By Road :

Chakrata is well connected with motorable roads. Luxury and normal Buses to Mussoorie, Dehradun, and Chakrata are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi. Buses and Taxis to Chakrata are easily available from major destinations of the Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand state. Chakrata is also well connected by motorable roads with Himachal Pradesh.

By Air :

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Chakrata situated at a distance of 113 kms from Chakrata. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grant Airport to Chakrata. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and is well connected by motorable roads with Chakrata.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station to Chakrata is the Dehradun Railway station. The distance from Dehradun to Chakrata is 87 kms. and taxis and buses are easily available from Dehradun to Chakrata. Dehradun is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Shatabdi Express and Mussoorie Express are the two major trains connecting Dehradun with major cities of India and have excellent rail network with all important cities like Amritsar, Howrah, Bombay, Delhi, Lucknow, Varanasi, etc.

Weather

Attractions

Image

Chilmiri Neck

Chirmiri Neck is the highest peak in Chakrata surrounded by lush green deodar forests. Tourists can enjoy the magnificent view of the Himalayan Ranges and distant hills from Chilmiri Neck. Bandarpoonch, Rohini and Swarg Peaks are some most famous mountain peaks which can be easily seen from Chilmiri Neck. Forest area surrounding Chilmiri Neck provides ample opportunities for birds watching. 
 

Image

Deoban Devban

Deoban is a picturesque spot near Chakrata town. As the Deoban (Devban) name suggest 'Gods own Forest', it has a true peaceful environment giving inner calmness. 
Visitors can witness scenic hilly terrains from Deoban as it is located at a height of 2200 mtrs to 3025 mts above sea level. Vyas Shikhar is highest peak in Devban and from there you may experience marvellous Himalayan views.

Image

Tiger Falls

Tiger falls is the main attraction in Chakrata - 20 kms from Chakrata. This mesmerising waterfall can be reached by an easy 5km trek with rhododendron and oak trees everywhere. The adventurous trek to the Tiger Fall is an enthralling experience. Tiger falls is one of the highest waterfalls in India falling from a height of about 312ft. This is an ideal place for picnic and doing photography.

Image

Kalsi

Kalsi is a small town located in between Chakrata and Dehradun near Dakpatthar on the banks of Yamuna river. Kalsi town is known for its heritage importance. Famous Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka's inscriptions as rock edicts is present in Kalsi. Its importance rises as it is the only Ashoka's Rock edict located in North India. The language used in these edicts is Pali.

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Kanasar

Koti-Kanasar is a picturesque location at 26 km from Chakrata town. Ideal for picnic or honeymoon, Kanasar is an attractive place surrounded by dense green forest. 
A small village Koti Kanasar is situated at this location with few houses. Kanasar is well known for very old Deodar trees in its forest. A 6.35 metres circumference Deodar tree is known to be Asia's oldest & biggest Deodar tree.

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Lakhamandal

Lakhamandal is an ancient Hindu temple complex, situated in the Jaunsar-Bawar region of Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. This temple is popular among the Shakti Cult, who believes that a visit to this temple shrine will end their misfortunes. 
Located at 100 km from Chakrata, Lakhamandal is also a place of historical and mythological significance in India. 

 

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