Deoban is a picturesque spot near Chakrata town. As the Deoban (Devban) name suggest 'Gods own Forest', it has an true peaceful environment giving inner calmness. Visitors can witness scenic hilly terrains from Deoban as it is located at an height of 2200 mtrs to 3025 mts above sea level. Deoban also provides a marvellous Himalayan views from close.
Surrounded by the dense forest of Deodar trees, Deoban consists a wide species of birds and animals. Its dense Deodar forest attracts birds watching lovers to Deoban. White Collared Blackbirds and Himalayan woodpeckers are some of the birds in found here. One can also watch migratory birds in winter season in Deoban. Green meadows in between the Deodar trees presents unforgetfull picturesque moments.
Motorable road is built only till Forest Rest House and after 15 min walks through dense Deodar forest one can reach 'Vyas Shikhar'. Vyas Shikhar is known to be the same place where Sage Vyas wrote the Hindu epic 'Mahabharata'. From Vyas Shikhar a series of Himalayan ranges and peaks can be seen if weather is clear.
How To Reach Deoban Chakrata
Deoban is located at 13 km from Chakrata on State Highway 1. One can easily reach here by hiring taxi from Chakrata. Nearest rail connectivity to reach Deoban is Dehradun Railway Station (100 kms) and airport at Jolly Grant Airport (125 kms).
Note: Either you drive or take taxi, make sure its a SUV, as a small petrol car can struck anywhere on this secluded place.
Location of Deoban
Deoban is located in Near Chakrata ( 13 kms form Main Chakrata market. You need to hire a local jeeps to reach there if you are not travelling through your private vechile). You can view its location on Google Map below.