Chakrata Weekend Tour Package


Overview

State: Uttarakhand
Distance: 326 Km
By Road: 8hrs & 30min
By Rail: 7hrs & 30min + 3hrs by road
Location: Chakrata is spread across two hills, Chakrata and Kailana, in the Garhwal Himalaya, 7000 ft above the sea level and 93 km from Dehradun
Route: NH1 to Pipli via Karnal; SH to Bata Pul via Yamunanagar and Jagadhri; NH72 to Herbertpur via Paonta Sahib; NH123 to Kalsi; state road to Chakrata via Shaiya

Fast Fact

  • When to go Chakrata

    April to June, September to November
  • STD Code of Chakrata

    05962
  • Tourist Offices

    KMVN Regional Tourist Office
    TRH, Almora

    Delhi Office
    21, Barkhamba Road, New Delhi

Chakrata is a small cantonment town/ city located in the Dehradun district, in Uttarakhand. Located between the Tons and Yamuna rivers, it is located at an altitude of 5,500 to 6,500 feet above sea level and 92 kms from Dehradun. Chakrata, originally was the cantontment of the British Indian Army. Towards the west of Chakrata lies Himachal Pradesh while it is graced by Mussoorie towards the east.

Back in the year 1901, Chakrata was a part of the Dehradun district, of the then United Province, with a population of just about 50,000 people. Chakrata is a military cantonment that is out of bounds for foreign tourists. It also acts as the permanent garrison to the secret Special Frontier Force.

The place is ideal destination for those who wants to take some rest from their fast and busy life. You will definitely get relieved and quickly revitalized among the powerful presence of natural beauty. Chakrata is ideal place for adventure lovers, nature lovers, couples and family vacation.

Numerous caves and ancient temples closely add the attraction to this precious beautiful town. Most of the town regions are unexploited and unpolluted. Clear and clean ambiance, calm environment and eye catching backgrounds make the city a splendor attraction for all kinds of holidaymakers looking for tranquil and secluded stay.

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