Activities to do in Dhanaulti

The glittery town of Dhanaulti is perched at an elevation of 2286 meters above the sea level. It has become a perfect weekend getaway for people across the town and especially Delhi NCR. Due to its scenic location, tranquility and hospitality Dhanaulti has now become the grounds of exhilaration for the adventure aficionados. Dhanaulti is located at a distance of 26km from Mussoorie and lies in close proximity to other hill stations like Chamba, Kanatal, Tehri and Dehradun yet it remains at bay from the maddening crowd and therefore is gaining popularity amongst the adventure seekers and weekend trotters.

Dhanaulti is located in the midst of the dense forest of rhododendron, deodar, and oak. It is not just a feast to the eyes but also the destination loved by some adrenaline junkies as there are a number of Activities in Dhanaulti that can be done while having a stay here.

To enjoy an exotic stay at Dhanaulti you can enjoy the numerous activities in Dhanaulti that will make your trip worthwhile. Some of the most exciting Activities in Dhanaulti are listed below.

1. Sky Walk

This new adventure activity gets you to walk upon a 360ft long single wire rope at a height of 120ft. The activity is open to trying in Dhanaulti. It requires a daring heart to perform this, so make sure you’re a Dare Devil.

2. Sky Bridging

The longest hanging bridge in India made by wire ropes and bamboos having a length of 300 ft. and height of 80 ft. The support you will have is of the harness that you will be attached to, as the bridge shakes while you cross it, you will need to cross it with your hands, but it sure is a treat for your adrenaline.

3. Valley Crossing

Crossing the valley with the help of a pulley by pulling your own hand is going to be a tough sport for y’all. The height varies but the usual height of the rope is 110ft high.

4. Zip Swing

Enjoy the fun and thrill of both Zip Lining and Giant Swing during Zip Swing. First, you have to go zipping on wire rope and then reaching in the middle you will have to swing high at 80ft.

5. Zip Line

Zipline is a very famous and adventure activity in Dhanaulti. This activity tends to get very thrilling as you have to go sliding through a rope while you are being harnessed.

6. Trekking

Trekking is what excites even the first-timers. Dhanaulti has a number of treks nearby such as Lal Tibba or Gun Hill where you can enjoy the scenic grandeur of the Himalayas.

7. Rock Climbing

Learn to climb the rocks which are 70ft to 85ft tall and get on to another level of adventure. Rock Climbing is both demanding and determining activity.

8. Rappelling

Rappelling is a great way to get that adrenaline going. Descend across the slope such as a mountain or a waterfall with the help of a rope and enjoy the journey till your destination.

9. Camping

Dhanaulti is very famous for camping and providing luxury camps at a budgeted price. There are a number of camps in Dhanaulti that will give you an experience of a lifetime under the starry night in The Himalayas.

10. Quad Bike Adventures

An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) known as a quad bike is an amazing off-roader. Be a part of this fun-filled activity and get yourself all messed up with the dirt of the Himalayas and enjoy the ride.

11. Paragliding

Paragliding takes you on an adventure while flying in the air with the scenic Himalayas around. Enjoy paragliding in Dhanaulti and make your stay worthwhile.

12. Mountain Biking

The best way of exploring the scenic town of Dhanaulti on your bike is this sport of mountain biking that will not only give you a rush of excitement but also will be therapeutic for the rider within you.

13. Cave Exploration

Located at a distance of 6km before Dhanaulti at Buranskhanda on Dhanaulti-Buranskhanda road is the hidden cave of Pndava’s surrounded by beautiful alpine meadows and towering trees of Deodar, Pine, Oak, Apricot and Walnut. Explore these caves and get a glimpse of the times bygone.

14. Skating

Dhanaulti is a great place to try your skating skills. Dhanaulti has many skating rinks and has India’s largest roller skating rink. You can try out your skills in skating here. You can go skating at Jaypee Resort’s skating rink, the rink in Kulri Bazaar and Disco Skating Rink behind the tourist office is a very popular one.

15. Boating at Company Garden

While in Dhanaulti you can travel to the Company Garden and try out boating here. A garden with a beautiful landscape and artificial lake makes it a very exciting place for tourists and travelers to explore.

16. Visit Surkanda Devi Temple

Surkanda Devi Temple is a very famous shrine located near Kaddukhal, 79km from Dhanaulti. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peeth located in Dhanaulti and is dedicated to Goddess Surkanda. The temple is very popular and is frequently traveled by a number of people and is a must-visit.

17. Village Tour

Last but not least, don't forget to discover the beautiful Pahadi villages which are full of scenic views having amazing ancestral architectural houses. You can also discover some time for cultural exchange and take the lifetime experience of your journey.

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