TOURIST PLACES NEAR CHAKRATA:
Chakrata is a cantonment town in Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.It is situated between the Tons and Yamuna rivers, at an elevation of 7000â€“7250 feet, 98 km from state capital, Dehradun, it was originally a cantonment of British Indian Army. Due west lies Himachal Pradesh, and due east are Mussoorie (73 km), Garhwal
Dhanaulti is a hill station 24 km (15 mi) from the popular hill station of Mussoorie, and 29 km (18 mi) from Chamba, as it is situated between the two.It is situated at an altitude of 2286m, and is known for its quiet environs amidst the alpine forests of Deodar, Rhododendron and Oak.Dhanaulti, a coveted tourist destination, attracts tourists, pilgrims and amateurs all alike. Besides, the abundance of leechi, Basmati rice, and tea; the charismatic hills, scintillating rivers, romantic valleys, and marvelous hill-resorts also contribute towards making Dhanaulti.
A hill resort of North India that boasts of the adage "The Queen of Hills", Mussoorie is a hot-pick when it comes to deciding a perfect holidaying destination in Uttaranchal. A place that is equally enticing for lovey-dovey honeymooners and an exuberant trekker; Mussoorie has a lot to offer to everyone. A 34 km winding drive from Dehradun takes you to its lap.
Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand is prettily placed in the centre of the heavenly Doon Valley surrounded by the lower ranges of mountains -n the Himalays to the north and mist clad Shivalik mountain ranges to the south. Because of its geographical location, it is also called Doon Valley. The valley echoes with the soul-stirring numbers played by the two most revered rivers of India -Ganga and Yamuna flowing by its sides.Â
Gangotri is the highest temple of Goddess Ganga and one of the four dhams of Uttarakhand state. Gangotri is situated at an elevation of 3,048mts above sea level at a distance of 21kms from Harsil. Gangotri offers scenic splendors of rugged terrains, gushing water of Bhagirathi River and snow laden Himalayas... .
Hemkund Sahib is situated at an altitude of 4,329 mts above sea level in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Hemkund literally suggests lake of snow and the pristine water of this lake is as cold as snow. Numerous waterfalls, dense forest, enchanting view of the Himalayas, crystal clear lake and the holy Hemkund Sahib are the key highlights of this trekking trip. The weather changes very rapidly at Hemkund Sahib..
Kanatal is a city in Uttarakhand, 78 km ahead of Dehradun (Capital of State Uttarakhand), 38 km ahead of Mussoorie which is also known as the Queen of Hills & 12 km from Chamba. Kanatal is a hamlet built around numerous hills, a locale which personifies the romantic aura of Tehri District, Uttarakhand, State. Located on the Chamba-Mussoorie highway.
Haridwar is often mentioned in ancient scriptures and even referred during the British times. With Ujjain, Nasik and Allahabad, Haridwar forms the four important pilgrimage centres of India where Kumbh Mela is celebrated here after every 3 years rotated over these 4 destinations.Â
Rishikesh, in Uttaranchal, is a renowned pilgrimage destination in India. Many believe it as the land of gods. The majestic Himalayas, the holy river Ganges, myths and legends, temples and monks make Rishikesh a soothing destination where the believer finds peace of mind and soul.
Roorkee is a city in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. One of the oldest cities in India, the city of Roorkee is located along theÂ Ganga canal, and is a very well connected region in Northern India, with good access to all the major cities and towns. Roorkee is mainly famous for its very old cantonment, also called the Roorkee Cantonment. Roorkee is also very famous because this city is the main headquarters of the Bengal Engineer Group.
Badrinath Tourism Sandwiched between Nar and Narayan mountain ranges, Badrinath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is naturally bestowed with pristine surroundings
The charming hill station ofLansdowne is also the quietest hill station of India.Lansdowne became popular since Britishers came to India and shifted a part of thecantonment board to Lansdowne from Almora in Uttarakhand (earlier Uttaranchal).Lansdowne hill station is situated at an altitude of 1,706mts above sea level in Uttarakhand India.
New Tehri is the only planned hill township of Uttarakhand which was made during the construction of the Tehri dam. Every month thousands of tourists visit Tehri to see the stagnant water of the massive Tehri Dam. The Dam is situated amidst high mountains many of which are submerged under water. New Tehri is very well connected with motorable roads. Tehri is situated 69kms from Mussoorie. There are many good hotels in New Tehri.