(6300 Ft Above Sea Level)

Uttarakhand | India
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Chakrata is categorised as Hillside Hamlet

Chakata from a distance (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
View from Deoban (Photo Courtesy: Nipun Sohanlal)
Enroute to Chakrata
Views from Chakrata (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Views enroute Chakrata (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Walks around Chakrata (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Views around Chakrata (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Villages around Chakata (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)

Reasons to Visit
  • Chakrata (7000-7250 ft asl) is a Himalayan Hamlet and a Cantonment town day visited from Mussoorie and Dehradun.
  • Chakrata is an off-beat destination for guests looking to be away from touristy pursuits and visit unexplored areas.
  • Chakrata has an abundance of conifers, rhododendrons and oaks.
  • Chakrata is excellent for walks and offers excellent Himalayan views (Oct - March).
  • Himalayan Destinations for Active Holidays in India"Chakrata area (6300 ft asl) at 80 kms from Mussoorie is renowned for walking and short trekks. There are campsites set up around Chakrata that cater to Active holidays segment of travellers looking to experience and explore the area."
  • Adventure Camping Destinations in North India"Chakrata (6000+ ft asl) is an offbeat traveller destination near Mussoorie in North India. There are campsites around Chakrata that offer guests adventure camping experience. Individuals Guests arriving here can look forward to walking, trekking whereas group travellers look forward to group adventure activities organised by the camps. Best Time to Visit - April-June and Oct-Nov"
  • Hillside Getaways in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand"Chakrata is an off-beat destination for guests looking to be away from touristy pursuits and visit unexplored areas. Chakrata has an abundance of conifers, rhododendrons and oaks. Chakrata is excellent for walks and offers excellent Himalayan views"
Access Information

Chakrata has 2 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp1

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Chakrata

Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Chakrata


  • Viraatkhai Camping Getaway (3 Nights)

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Chakrata has 2 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and ChakrataRs. 3334

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Haridwar and Drop to ChakrataRs. 3756

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Destination Ideas

  • Chakrata Getaway

Stay Ideas

  • Himalayan Eco Lodges Activity Oriented Group Getaways

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Chinta Haran Mahadev is a Lord Shiva temple at 3 kms from main Chakrata. The temple is home to a Tall Shivling and takes a 10 minute stiff walk uphill to reach the temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Cantonment area and a view point at 5 kms from Chakrata. Close range views of the several peaks and dense pine / deodar forests are on display here.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    Deoban area is covered with thick Deodar forests and offers excellent close range Himalayan views and considered good for Bird watching (Migratory birds arrive in Winter).
    Activity, View Point
    Himalayan Views, Valley Views, Bird Watching
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Deodar trees here are massive and believed to have trunks that are largest found in Asia.
    Natural Wonders
    450 BC Ashoka Pillar (10ft X 8 ft) and a very interesting monument for those interested in history and buddhist heritage.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tiger Falls (312 ft) are a set of waterfalls that are a popular picnic point for adventure seekers. One requires to trek (Medium difficulty) for 5 kms to reach here.
    Adventure, Natural Wonders
    Trekking, Waterfall

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Town CentreArea around the town centreHoliday-
Viraatkhai17 kms before Chakrata on Mussoorie - Chakratra highwayGetaway1
Around ChakrataAreas around Chakrata are renowned for their offbeat character and himalayan views. These are popular options for getaways for offbeat travellers.Getaway/Experiential1
Nearest Airport in Chakrata
  • Jolly Grant Airport ( DED ) , Dehradun-92 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Chakrata
  • Dehradun ( DDN ), Dehradun-92 Kms
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