Chakrata Uttarakhand

Chakrata is a small town ,in uttarakhand, which is at a distance about 92 kms from Dehradun. Its at the elevation of 5500-6500 feet from the sea level. It is 73 kms away from Mussoorie which is a well known hill station in uttarakhand.
The previous name was Jaunsar Bawar.The main population is Jaunsari tribes, that’s why it was known Jaunsar Bawar in earlier.
It is a cantonment town and the commandos of the special forces are trained here.
Chakrata is ideal place for adventure lovers, nature lovers, couples and family vacation.As its not crowed with tourists one can get relaxed and can enjoy unspoiled, serene beauty of this place.

Popular attractions in Chakrata:
Chilmiri Neck: This is the area where Garhwal Rifles Mess and quarters are situated. Travelers can enjoy its scenic view of dense forests. This is the ideal spot for bird watching of different colours and panoramic view of Himalayan peaks.

Tiger Fall: This is the beautiful and highest water fall of Uttarakhand falling from 312 feet, visitors can reach here by an easy trek between the rhododendron and oak trees forest while enjoying the natural beauty of Uttarakhand.

Hanol Temple : A temple dedicated to Lord Mahasu.


Hotels In Chakrata:
 Himalayan Paradise (For bookings :

How To Reach  Chakrata:

By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun after that you have to take bus or taxi to reach there.

By Train: The nearest railway is also Dehradun and bus and taxies are available here. Visitors from New Delhi can take Jan Shatabdi Express (2055) from Delhi to Dehradun. From Dehradun railway station you can hire a taxi or board a bus to chakrata.

Snow capped Himalayas are best seen from Chakrata during winters.
One can enjoy bonfires and barbeques in Chakrata during winter months.

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  1. himvalley, 8 months ago


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