Places to See in Chakrata

There are quite a few sightseeing and places of interest in and around Chakrata which can be visited by tourists in a day. The famous Tiger Falls is a must-visit place, where after plunges from a height of 300 feet. Deoban is another picturesque place to visit. These hidden gems in the vicinity are some of the most pristine, unpolluted and serene gifts of nature to us. These picturesque and breathtaking tourist spots are near Chakrata, which are famous for natural splendour, offering panoramic views of valleys and Himalayas.

Following is the list popular tourist places in Chakrata.

There are 14 tourist spots in Chakrata where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Chakrata sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Chakrata through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Chakrata.

Tiger Falls

Tiger Falls

25.2 kms / 1 hr 4 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr |
Away from the hustle bustle of urban city Dehradun, Tiger Falls is a magnificent waterfall located amidst hilly terrain near Chakrata. Untouched by co...
Kanasar

Kanasar

24.6 kms / 1 hr
Koti-Kanasar is a picturesque location at 26 km from Chakrata town. Ideal for picnic or honeymoon, Kanasar is an attractive place surrounded by dense ...
Kalsi

Kalsi

43.7 kms / 1 hr 39 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 2 hr
Kalsi is a small town located in between Chakrata and Dehradun near Dakpatthar on the banks of Yamuna river. Kalsi town is known for its heritage impo...
Lakhamandal

Lakhamandal

99.4 kms / 3 hr 15 mins
Lakhamandal is a famous temple in between Chakrata and Mussoorie. The deity of temple is Lord Shiva. There are remains of several temples still exits ...
Deoban

Deoban

11.9 kms / 30 mins
Deoban is a picturesque spot near Chakrata town. As the Deoban (Devban) name suggest 'Gods own Forest', it has an true peaceful environment giving inn...
Chilmiri Neck

Chilmiri Neck

3 kms / 15 mins
Chirmiri Neck is the highest peak in Chakrata surrounded by lush green deodar forests. Tourists can enjoy the magnificent view of the Himalayan Ranges...
Ram Tal Horticulture Garden

Ram Tal Horticulture Garden

12 kms / 30 mins
Ram Tal Horticulture Garden is small scenic horticulture garden near a pond. One of the best picnic spot in Chakrata, Ram Tal is located at 12 kms in ...
Moigad Fall

Moigad Fall

29 kms / 1 hr 9 mins
Moigad Fall is scenic, relaxing and perfect picnic spot located at 69 km from Dehradun. Tourist can enjoy the bath under the waterfall. An ideal picni...
Kimona Fall

Kimona Fall

2 kms
Kimona Fall is still a untouched and unexplored beauty in Chakrata town. Hardly visited by many visitors, Kimona waterfall has an height of 35 mtrs an...
Budher Caves

Budher Caves

25 kms / 1 hr 9 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr
Budher is a place famous for its historic caves, Budher Caves. These caves are also well known by the name of Miola Caves as a German national, Miola ...
Thana Danda Peak

Thana Danda Peak

16 kms
Thana Danda Peak is undeveloped viewpoint near Chakrata. Thana Danda means small peak named Thana in local language. This peak offers scintillating vi...
Hanol - Mahasu Devta Temple

Hanol - Mahasu Devta Temple

109 kms / 3 hr 15 mins
Hanol is a popular village on the banks of Tons river in Chakrata. Hanol is named after the Brahmin Huna Bhatt. Surrounded by the lush green hills, Ha...
Mundali

Mundali

36 kms / 1 hr
Mundali is a tourist spot near Chakrata famous for majestic Himalayan views and skiing in winters. Located at 36 kms from Chakrata, Mundali is en...
Chinta Haran Mahadev Temple

Chinta Haran Mahadev Temple

3 kms / 15 mins
Chinta Haran Mahadev is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva which is situated 3 kms from town Chakrata. Chinta means too many thoughts over the troubles ...

Other Places to see around Chakrata are:

Mundali, Kimona Water Fall, Moigad Fall, Budher Forest and  Budher Cave, Thana Danda Peak, Tiuni, Jagatram and Kandhar

Things to Do (Activities) in Chakrata

  • Hiking – There are ample opportunities for hiking and nature walks in Chakrata. These hiking trails takes one through undulating valleys, hushed hamlets, and conifers and oak forests and offers some enchanting views of the hills in the vicinity.
  • Village Tourism – The village trails in and around Chakrata takes one through the isolated Jaunsari villages which are known for their unique wooden architecture. Makhti Pokhari is another village near Chakrata that offers unparallel views of the undulating valleys. One can learn about the customs, festivals and way of life of the villagers.              
  • Camping – Since there are not many accommodation options at Chakrata, backpackers usually prefer camping out in the open under the sky. Tents can be availed don rent or can be brought by the tourists themselves. There are plenty of level ground close to nature where one can set up camps in the company of his family and friends. 
  • Horse Riding: It can be done to Forest Check Post and back from Chakrata

Fairs and Festivals in Chakrata Region

  • Maroj in January
  • Aathon in March
  • Bisu ki Sankrati in April
  • Khainda Sankrant in May
  • Paancho in July
  • Jaatra in August
  • Nurai in September
  • Diai in November
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