A beautiful hillstation in Dehradun district and just 90 km from Dehradun city. It is situated at an altitude of 2118 metres above sea level. It was originally a cantonment of the British Indian Army. Due west lies Himachal Pradesh, and due east are Mussoorie.Chakrata is a famous weekend gateway amoung tourists for Camping,Trekking,Mountain Climbing, Family picnic etc.
There are many tourist attraction in Chakrata like ancient temples and caves and many peaceful places. One can also find hiking and small treks and a famous waterfall "Tiger Fall" in Chakrata.
Places to visit in Chakrata
There are many tourist attraction in Chakrata like ancient temples and caves and many peaceful places. One cab also find hiking and small treks and a famous waterfall "Tiger Fall" in Chakrata.Tiger falls is the famous picnic spot for tourists and many trekkers.One can enjoy the bath in a small pond of Tiger Falls covered by the forest in between the hills.
Kanasar is surrounded by one of the best-rated Deodar forest of Asia. About 25 km from Chakrata market on Tuini Road, the roads are not in the best shape. The meadows and giant trees more than make up for the bumpy drive. It is one of the best picnic spots near Chakrata. A forest rest house in Kanasar and some tented accommodation allows visitors to spend a night here on prior booking.
Chilmiri sunset point at 4 km from main Chakrata market is a picturesque plateau offering one of the best view of sunset.
Hanol is 100 km from Chakrata and is a beautiful getaway in the middle of nowhere. Those who want to explore and drive/ride nearby, Hanol is a good destination. A Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. (GMVN) hotel provides basic accommodation in Hanol. Hanol has Mahasu Devta Temple dedicated to Lord Mahasu. (It is a topic of discussion that Lord Mahasu is Lord Mahashiva or Lord Ramchnadra.) Mahasu Devta is worshiped in the entire Jaunsar-babar region and is at seven places across this region like Radina, Thaina, Indroli, Lakhwar, and Lakhamandal. There are a dozen decent private hotels and some eateries. Petrol and diesel are hard to come by (for civilians) but can be obtained in small quantities from local traders. The famous hotels of chakrata are Blue Canvas Resort, Hotel Burans, Hotel Himalayan Paradise, Hotel Snow View, and Gwasa Water Valley Resort,Hotel MRB Residency.
Lakhamandal temple is and ancient Hindu temple dedicated to lord Shiva, situated at 100 kms from Chakrata on Mussoorie road. This temple is popular among the Shakti Cult, who believe that a visit to this temple shrine will end their misfortunes.
Lakhamandal gets its name from the two words: lakha (Lakh) meaning "many" and mandals meaning "temples" or "lingam". Plenty of artistic works were found in the excavations by the Archaeological Survey of India
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