Chakrata is located at the height of 2270 metre which is popular for Pristine and unparallel beauty. The town is only 98 km from Dehradun and 73 kilometres from Mussoorie. A part of the town comes under Cantonment area for the Indian Army.
The northern part of Chakrata has its beautiful landscape, a forest of conifers, rhododendrons & Oaks trees and villages of the jaunsari Tribe that attracts the trekkers, bird watchers and nature lovers.
The area also includes the 3084-high peak of kharamba. on its Northern slopes is situated mundali 2276 metre where you can enjoy skiing from December to March.
Note: As you know Chakrata is Cantonment town, so it is restricted for foreign tourist.
How To Reach Chakrata
Chakrata town is well connected by the rest of the country by rail, air & road. You can get entire information regarding how to reach chakrata from below:
The nearest airport to Chakrata is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun 124 kilometre away from here. There are daily regular flights from Delhi and other major cities. From where you can get a direct taxi for Chakrata.
The nearest railway station to Chakrata is 98 kilometres away in Dehradun, which is well connected by all major cities of India. You can get a taxi or buses very easily, available outside the railway station of Dehradun.
There are many buses ply between Dehradun and Chakrata. Uttarakhand and other states Transport Corporation ply Deluxe and super fast buses to Delhi.
Hotels in Chakrata
There are few options of accommodation in Chakrata includes forest rest house, Guest Houses and private hotels. You can get information from the following table:-
|1.||Dakpatthar (phone 0136 0222 133)|
|2.||Assan Barrage (phone 013 6022 4098)|
|3.||Tourist Rest House GMVN (Henol)|
Places to Visit in Chakrata
Tiger fall is the most popular place to visit in Chakrata for which you have to hike 8 Km. The water of Tiger fall with unparalleled beauty falls gracefully from a height of 50-metre tiger fall that made a small pond. It renders an enchanting effect to the spectacular surrounding.
Deoban is another famous destination of Chakrata which is 20 km away from here. The place is surrounded by dense forest at the height of 2200 metre that offers a panoramic glimpse of Himalayan ranges.