Places To Visit In Kanatal

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1. New Tehri

New Tehri
3.6 /5

10 km
from city center
1 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

A site of Tehri Dam, New Tehri is the only well planned town of the state. Planned during the construction of the dam, it today offers a sight of the massive dam with stagnant water and high mountains on all side. One can easily reach here via well maintained roads.

2. Dhanaulti

3.2 /5

10 km
from city center
2 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Located on the Mussoorie - Chamba route almost 22km from Kanatal, Dhanaulti is a land of hidden treasures. With very few travellers aware of the degree of beauty, the raw trails are almost untouched.

3. Camping


3 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Camping is one of the best things to do in Kanatal. Enveloped in lush green vegetation, you can spend some leisure time relaxing under the stars, or sit by the bonfire, or take part in the various adventure activities and indoor-outdoor games organized at the camp.

4. Kodia Jungle

Kodia Jungle
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Kodai Jungle is paradise for photographers and nature lovers. It is an easy trek of say 5 to 6 km almost 1km from Kanatal en route Chamba. The trek amidst the thick cover of greenery affords amazing view of huge stretch of valleys and hills along with many natural springs on the course.

5. Homestays


5 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Homestays are the best place to stay while you are on a vacation in Kanatal. These houses are typically made of mud and are in a rural setting. Besides experience the lifestyle of a typical rural setup in India, you can also interact with the locals which is a pretty insightful experience. You can cook your meals in the village, explore the village or just simply relax and rewind amidst bounteous nature.

6. Surkanda Devi Temple

Surkanda Devi Temple
3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
6 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Situated near Dhanaulti, Surkanda Devi Temple is perched at an exhilarating altitude of 3030m above the sea level. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati and is approachable by an easy trek of about 2 km.

7. Chamba

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Situated 17 km from Kanatal, Chamba is one of the major tourist attractions among travellers. Apart from offering the panoramic views of Himalayas, it also provides an amazing view of the holy River Bhagirathi.

8. Mussoorie

3.1 /5

26 km
from city center
8 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Located 33 km from Kanatal, this place needs no introduction. It is visited by thousands of visitors every year to enjoy the varied flora and fauna of the place.

9. Valley Crossing

Valley Crossing

9 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Valley Crossing is another one of the interesting things to do in Kanatal. The activity requires you to be tied to a rope and cross a 80ft deep valley by pulling the other end of the rope. To perform this activity, you will need to be physically fit as it consumes a lot of strength and energy. It is performed under strict supervision of a professional guide.

10. Rappelling and Rock Climbing

Rappelling and Rock Climbing

10 out of 10
Places To Visit in Kanatal

Kanatal has got a rocky mountainous terrain which is ideal for adventure sports like rock climbing and rappelling. For the same reason, the town attracts adventure enthusiasts in huge numbers to come and undertake these activities. Trying out the adventure sports is great fun and is sure to be a memorable experience for you. You can undertake rappelling and rock climbing on your own if you are a professional. However, if you are a beginner, the camps at the site organize these activities as part of the camping package that you can avail.

FAQs on Kanatal

Can you suggest an itinerary for Kanatal?

Kanatal is a small hamlet that can be covered well in a single day. An early morning walk in the wilderness of the area will definitely be an ideal kick start to a trip in a completely joyous mood. After a breakfast at the hotel, start your journey with a trip to Kodia Jungle and enjoy the rich flora and fauna. Next, head on to Chamba and break for lunch. New Tehri should be your next stop to view the magnificent dam there. The next place on your list should be Dhanaulti. Explore the mystical territory of the area that has never been explored. Head back to the hotel for warm dinner and end your trip on the brilliant note of tranquillity.

How can I commute within Kanatal?

Kanatal is a remote village where apart from trekking and hiking, you can avail a taxi to go around the village. Since the weather is pleasant throughout the year, you can plan a trip any time keeping in mind the rain factor.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Kanatal?

The top sightseeing places in Kanatal are New Tehri, Dhanaulti, Kodia Jungle, Chamba, Mussoorie, Surkanda Devi Temple.

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