Kanatal-A Scenic Beauty In Uttarakhand

Kanatal is a small town located in Uttarakhand,78 km ahead of Dehradun, 38 km ahead of Mussoorie which is also known as the Queen of Hills & 12 kms from Chamba.
Kanatal has an average elevation of about 8500 feet (2590 meters). The highest point is Surkunda Devi Temple, at a height of about 9,995 feet one can get a 360 degree view from the top of the temple.

History Of
Kanatal
Earlier there used to be lake named kanatal but now it does not exist. Hence to make it existent, the place was named Kanatal.

Mythological Fact About Kanatal:
In Kanatal,Surkunda Devi is a very sacred temple it is dedicated to Sati Ji. Kanatal is the place where Shankar Ji brought her dead body on his trishul from Haridwar. This temple is located 8 km on the road towards Mussoorie to Kaddukhal. Then one has to trek 2 km on foot to the little temple. Ponies are also available there.

What to do in Kanatal :
Nature Lovers : One can take  a walk through the lush green meadows
Picnic Time
Leisure Time
Writing Poems
Photography
Meditation or Yoga
Travelling to near by sights

 Activities Held by some resorts and camps In Kanatal:
Adventure Sports Activities : Rock climbing, Rappelling, Valley crossing,Burma Bridge, Commando net, Parallel Rope, Zig-Zag, and Balance Beam.
Ground Sports activities: – Volley Ball, Football, Bad-Minton and Cricket etc.
Team Building Activities: Various numbers of Team Building Activities according to Group strength and interest.
· Indoor games: – Cards, Chess, Tambola and Carom etc.
· Trekking
· Bon Fire with light music
· Forest Walk
· Special Features: – DJ night, Bar-Be-Que

Weather In kanatal :
During summer : 10 to 15 degrees
During winters :  it moves down to minus temperatures
Kanatal never gets hot in any of the climatic conditions hence the weather of the city always remains pleasant.

Best Season: March-June, October-December

Places Near Kanatal:

  • Surkhanda Devi Mandir
  • Dhanaulti
  • Tehri Dam
  • Kodia Jungle
  • Chamba
  • Mussoorie
  • Shivpuri

How To Get There :

By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun. One can also take a taxi to Chamba via Rishikesh that costs about Rs 1,500-2,000 for a drop. One can also take the road via Mussoorie.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Dehradun.

By Road: Kanatal is 300 km away from Delhi, 70 km from Dehradun, 75 km from Rishikesh and 100 km from Haridwar. From Delhi, follow the route to Mussoorie from Roorkee, then take the forested road to Chamba passing Dhanaulti and finally reaching Kanatal.

Best Way To Get There : Travelling by road is the best way to reach there as one can enjoy the beauty of nature and can have a closer looks to the breathtaking views.

Best Accommodation In Kanatal:

  •  The Terraces : Spacious Rooms,luxurious services and polite staff provides you a pleasant  stay.
  •  Kanatal Spa and Resort : Well designed spa and very warm hospitality.
  • Gold Crown

 

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  1. heman, 4 years ago

    Kanatal is really an exotic place. very refreshingggggggggggg

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