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Nearest Airport: Dehradun (Check Flights)


Chakrata Tourism

Chakrata is a small hill town near Dehradun located on top of the Yamuna valley, amidst lush green forests, caves and ancient temples.

Once a small hamlet of Jaunsari tribe called Jaunsar Bawar, Chakrata located above 7000 ft looks down upon the Yamuna valley and is popular for its picnic spots. The place was developed by the executives of the East India Company. It also encloses a military cantonment. Trek up the Kharamba peak at 10, 000 ft. while in Chakrata. One can also enjoy skiing, bird-watching and exploring the wilderness. Many caves are also to be found around Chakrata.

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At an elevation of 2118 m above sea level, the secluded hill station of Chakrata is a beautiful place to be relaxing. The climate is always pleasant, making it a great place to roam around. Surrounded by coniferous forests, lovely waterfalls and a great view of the Himalayas, you'll feel like you're in the lap of mother nature.

Chakrata does not foster too many options for food, cuisines and restaurants and your choices might get somewhat limited here. However there are a few good restaurants that serve typical Indian food and popular items, off Chinese cuisine.

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Day 1- Arrive at Chakrata and rest. In the evening, visit local market and food joints.
Day 2- Visit the Tiger Falls, Budher Caves and Deoban.
Day 3- Visit Ram Tal Horticulture Garden. Then go to local handicraft stores.

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  What's Great?

Lush green forests. Beautiful scenery. Amazing weather.

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Foreign tourists need to get prior permission. Can be a little difficult to reach.

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Chakrata is a great getaway for everyone who loves to rest in nature's lap. Surrounded by forests and lying atop the Yamuna Valley, Chakrata is a sight to behold.

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How to Reach Chakrata

The nearest railhead is Dehradun, located 92 km away. It is well-connected by a motorable road with Dehradun, Mussoorie and Saharanpur. The most suitable road is from Dehradun via Vikas Nagar. Fore... (Read More)

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