Kanatal is situated 33 kms from Mussoorie at an elevation of 8500 ft above sea level on Mussoorie-Chamba road. Kanatal is one of the best destinations in Uttarakhand as the view of the splendid Himalayan range is breathtaking from Kanatal, apart from the fact that it is mostly untouched and secluded unlike other Hill stations.
Kanatal as a tourist destination was almost forgotten and it almost died, but the tourists have now started visiting Kanatal to explore the beauty of this hidden jewel. The exquisiteness of this place is impregnable, Kanatal is unlike other hill stations as it well connected with motorable roads but is remote in its own way as the scenic beauty of this place showers us with peace and tranquillity.
The most enjoyable way to discover Kanatal is the simple-walk and discover apple orchards, fruit trees, wild flowers, pine forests, tiny temples and smiling locals. Do meditation and yoga at Kanatal to enhance your concentration level. You can visit Kanatal any time throughout the year as the place has salubrious climate all around.
Best time to visit Kanatal
You can visit Kanatal any time throughout the year as the place has salubrious climate all year. Carry light woollens while a visit in summers and heavy woollens if you are planning a visit to Kanatal during winters. You can be blessed with snowfall at Kanatal during the months of December, January and February. Monsoon months receive heavy rainfall to nourish the greenery of this region making it a must watch destination
Temperature: Variation from 3°C to 28°C
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Eating in Kanatal
Kanatal is a remote hill station and it is still untouched by urbanisation, so one does not find any fast food joints and restaurants here. The only restaurants you find here are the ones in the resort and hotels. These restaurants serve mostly multi-cuisine or north Indian food.
Please note: There was lake few years ago, named Kanatal in this region. The lake had dried and people named the region as Kanatal to make it memorable.