Chakrata is a hill station and a military town located in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand state. It lies on the between Tons and Yamuna river with an elevatin of 7000-7250 feet. Chakrata is famous for a picnic spot. you can enjoy here- Skiing, Bird-watching and wild-life. Around the Chakrata many caves are also found. The town was doveloped by the East India Company. It is a green valley with dense forest all around the Chakrata. The valley is famous destination among the turist to spend vacation with the mother nature. It's cool and plesent environment make it more enjoyable destination. Northan part of the Region are the ideal part for skiing and trekking. It is covered with the white sheet of snow during the winters.
Chakrata has a highest mountain is Kharamba preak with a altitude of 10,000 feet. Climbing the peak is wonderful and adventurous task. The Towering Mountainus ranges of Chakrata offered several adventure activities. Find in Chakrata the Sun Kissed Himalayans. Forest around the Chakrata has present Rich Flora ans funa, many wild life species found here like Panther and Spotted dear.
There are numerious caves and ancient temples located near chakrata. Hano Mahasu Temple and Lakhamandal which are located on the bank of Yamuna. Chakrata Ditted by coniferous forests and a longer delight as it far away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Chakrata is a picturesque location with natural Bounteousness and panoramic vistas of nature. best place for nature lover, Bird Watchers, Adventure lovers, celebrate Christmas and New Year.
Tiger falls: Tiger falls is a popular attraction in Chakrata.It also known as a nice picnic spot. The falls is a magnificent waterfall location and it is highest waterfalls of uttrakhand.Visitor can enjoy the bath of 50 mtrs waterfall which coverd in a small pond.The falls surroundingby the dens forest.There is an easy adventure trek route of 5 km.
Deoban: Deoban is 13 km from Chakrata,Surrounded by dense forest.it is offered one of the highest view with an elevation of 2200 m.The forset offered the beautiful view of snow clad peak and dense forest. Watch different types of birds in Deoban- like Russet Sparrow, Yellow-Crowned woodpecker,Himalatan woodpecker, Vulture and Hawk cuckoo.
Budher Caves: Knowm as the Miola Caves because of descover by Miola. This is believed that the cave bult by Pandavas of Mahabharat epic. The caves are the best adventure spot in Chakrata. Budher cave is 150 kms in length. Situated at a distance of 25 km from Chakori.
Chilmiri neck: Chilmiri Neck is the highest peak in Chakrata and surrounded by dense forest with Magnificent view of the Himalayan range. situated at a distance of 3 km from Chakrata. Rohini, swarg and Bandarpoonch peak are some most and famous mountain peaks can be seen easily from Chakrata.
Lakhamandal: A famous temple is located between the Chakrata and Mussoorie. Situated at a distance of 100 km from Chakrata. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the shivling is made of Graphite which shines on pouring water on it. It is the place of Historical and mythological Significance in India.
Kanasar: Situated at a distance of 24 km from town chakrata. It is a pictuesque location and ideal place for honeymoon and picnic. Kanasar is a attractive place surrounding with dense forest and best picnic place near chakrata. Kanasar is famous for its very old Deodar trees is known to be Asia's Oldest and biggest Tree. A small Temple, Kansar Temple is located here for locals.
Kalsi: A small town located in between Chakrata and Dehradun and lies on the bank of Yamuna River. Famou for its Heritage Importance as Mouryan Emperor Ashoka's inscriptions as rock edicts. Only Ashoka's Rock Edict located in North India. It is situated at a distance of 44 km from Dehradun.
Ram Tal Horticulture Garden: One of the beat picnic spot in Chakrata and located at 12 kms From Chakrata. Garden contain several trees of Apple, Pulam and Rhododendron. The garden is home of some famous birds species like Dove, Grey Treepie and Black Headed jay.
Moigad Fall: Perfact for Relaxing picnic spot located at a distance of 69 km from Dehradun and 29 km from chakrata. Ideal location of picnic Tourist can enjoy the bath under water fall.
Kimona Fall: This fall is untouched and unexplored beauty of Chakrata. Perfact location for picnic and situated at height of 35 mtrs surropunded with Dense Oak forest. Situated 2 km from kimona fall make the tourist morning morning more Delightful.
Thana Danda Peak: A small peak located 16 km from Chakrata. Present significent view of around hills and best for trekking and camping. Thana Danda peak is the best location for a day out trekking.
Chinta Haran Mahadev Temple: 3 km from Chakrata and dedicated to Lord Shiva. A tall shivling is appeared in the temple and famous among the locals. Surrounding with pine and Rhodendera trees.
Summer season: Summer starts from here in the month of March to June . It is a plesent season to visit Chakrata. Maximum temperature is 10c and Maximum is 30c during the period .Chakrata is offered a beautiful view in summer season. Month of March to May is ideal season for outdoor activities.
Monsoon season: July to September, the monsoon season is start in Chakratainds.This season is beautiful season with rainfall.
Winter season: During the month of December to Febraury starts snowfall with the minimum temprature -1c to maximum 10c. Frozen point starts during the winter season. During the month of October to December is perfect for outing.
Mori: Famous for Trekking and water sports like -White water Rafting. It is also popular for the people living in the village that they consider themselves to be the Descendants of the mighty Kauravas and also has a temple dedicated to Lord Karan Of Mahabharata.
Dhanaulti: Situated at a distance of 108 km from Chakrataand 25 km from Musoorie. The woods, Cool Environment, Scenic valleys, Lovely Weather and enchanting view of Snow capped peaks of Majestic Himalayan range makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday. It is situated at a distance of 2000 mts above the sea level.
Mussoorie: Mussoorie is a most visited hill station of India no need to introduce. Thousand of Tourist visit here throughout the year. Situated at a distance of 79 km from Chakrata with at an elevation of 2005 mts above the sea level. Known as the "Queen of the hills" and situated amidst green hills and has rich flora and fauna.
Barkot: Situated at an elevation of 1220 meters above the sea level with distance of 85 km from Chakrata and one of the most popular destination among the tourists. Barkot is surrounding by Dehradun District on the north, Tibet on the northest, Chamoli on the east, Rudraprayag district on the southest and Tehri Garhwl district on the south. It is located in the higher range of Himalayan. Barkot is received water from two holy rivers are Ganga and Yamuna. The yamunotri Dham is 50 km from Barkot. This is an ideal location for holidays, Adventure and for nature lovers.
Dehradun: The capital of Uttrakhand state and located in the Doon Valley at the foothills of the himalayans. The city is nestled between the river Ganga on the east and River Yamuna on the west. known for its pleasant climate and provides a gateway to the popular hill station. During the Monsoon season the place is geting heavy rainfall and get realy chilly climate during the winter season. Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of india and located at an elevation of 435 meters above the sea level. It is believed that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana. The place is contain Rajaji National Park which is home of several elephant. situated at a distance of 87 km from Chakrata.
Kempty falls: Situated just 65 km from chakrata with at an elevetion of 4500 ft above the sea level. This fall offers astonishing view of Scattered drops of Water falling from the height of 40 ft and the waterfall splits into five streams and looks like that the streams are jumping and doing somersaults with each other.
Mundali: A small town located at a distance of 36 km from Chakrata famous for views of Majestic Himalayan and skiing in Winter season. A famous skiing destination located at an elevation of 2776 mts above the sea level. Mundali has school for Beginner to intermediate to advanced level skiers.
Paonta Sahib: It is an important religious spot for sikhs and a beautiful town in the south od Sirmour District. A large Gurudwara named "Paonta Sahib" is situated on the bank of River Yamuna. The River lies on the boundary between the states of Himachal pradesh and Uttarakhand.
By Air: jOLLY Grand Airport is the nearest airport about 115 km from Chakrata. The airport is well conected with Delhi international airport. Tourist of other countery can reach easly to the town via Delhi to Jolly grand and jolly grand to Chakrata. Taxis are easily avaliable from the airport to Chakrata.
By Road: Chakrata is well conected with the motorable road and conect with many cities of uttarakhand. Buses are easily available from ISBT Kashmir to Mussoorie and Chakrata. The town is also well conected with Himachal Pradesh by road. 311 km distance from Delhi to Chakrata and this distance is covered within 8 hours by road.
By Train: Dehradun is the nearest Railhead from Chakrata. Dehradun railway station is about 87 km from Chakrata. The railway station is well conected with Delhi, Bombay, Varanasi, Lucknow and Amritsar. Buses and taxis are easily availabel from Dehradun to Chakrata.
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