Chakrata – Hidden Paradise In Uttarakhand


Located far from the city, the noise and the population, Chakrata is a beautiful picnic spot. Welcoming people from all over the place and see its beauty, Chakrata is the hidden gems of Uttarakhand.

This hill station is located at 7000 ft in Uttarakhand and around 80km away from Mussoorie.

This place is ideal for people, who are looking for the unexplored places, and peace lovers who are looking for life beyond the city hustle and bustle.

While on the way to Chakrata you will see Yamuna River as clear like a crystal and the place names as Yamuna Bridge.

If you are looking for some adventure, good photographs and just passing your time with your feet dipped in water then just park your car and you have to steep slope with rocks and pebbles and you will reach. But watch out for yourself as the slope is quite steep.
Experience camping, trekking and click photographs of the mountains and the subtle environment.

Why visit Chakrata?

  1.  An ideal getaway vacation for people looking to get some peace from their professional and busy city lives.
  2.  Located at 7000 ft this place will give you a relaxed atmosphere and a slow pace of time which you enjoy.

    The first thought that will come to every person mind is that ‘is this place ideal for                 mountain climbing’?
    And the answer is yes, moreover one can chill and the narrow roads give you thrill and           challenge your acrophobia at the same time while driving on these roads.

3. Has an abundance vegetation of oaks, conifers, and rhododendrons

Places to Visit in Chakrata –

1. Tiger Falls

Tiger FallsImagine you in a pond and the water is flowing downwards naturally and just capture the scenario but in a more beautiful way.
 This is the same exact thing what happens when you are at Tiger Falls.
 Surrounded by deodar trees, the water flows downwards naturally and making a pond.

2. Ram Tal Horticultural Garden Overview

We have a solution as this place is located 9km from Chakrata-Mussoorie road and offers varieties of plants, ferns, woody trees and this place is famous for seeing Black Headed Jay and Oriental turtle dove.

3. Deoban

deoban in chakrata
Around 12km from Chakrata lays Deoban and is famous for bird watching. Here one can see Himalayan Woodpecker, Russet Sparrows and also white collared blackbirds.

4. Horse riding

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All you need to do is keep some extra cash and ask your hotel owner if they can arrange for the horseback riding. The ride starts from Chakrata main post and till forest check post. Click some pictures in this little adventure of yours and proudly tell your friends about your horse riding experience.

5. Experience the beauty by foot or cycle

People visiting this place by SUV’s have an option of taking their cycles and just breathe in the fresh air, roam and explore the city. Actually a small city with its mesmerising beauty that helps you attain peace and enjoy the Chakrata Weather.

6. Go camping

Have the enthusiasm and book your tents. Camping involves trail through mountains and giving a backpacker to view the paradise.
Facilities are basic and nearly up to the mark. The service quality is also good so that it highlights the beauty and the people go through the amazing treks they’ve been dreaming since a lifetime.

Best time to visit Chakrata

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The pleasant time to visit Chakrata is from April to June. You can also experience snow in Chakrata Uttrakhand if possible from the month of September to December.