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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.

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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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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 in Dhanaulti

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. Visit Surkanda Devi Temple

Surkanda Devi temple situated at Chamba Mussoorie road(near Dhanaulti) in Tehri District.

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.

16. Village Tour in Dhanaulti

scenic village near Dhanaulti

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.

Visit Potato Farm in Dhanaulti

Explore the charming Potato Farm in Dhanaulti, a unique agricultural experience nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. Wander through acres of vibrant potato fields, where the cool mountain air and fertile soil contribute to the cultivation of high-quality potatoes. Engage with local farmers to gain insights into the cultivation process, from planting to harvesting.

Enjoy the picturesque surroundings as you witness the meticulous care that goes into growing this essential crop. The Potato Farm offers not only a glimpse into the local agricultural practices but also an opportunity to appreciate the simplicity and beauty of rural life amidst the scenic landscapes of Dhanaulti.

Explore Deogarh Fort in Dhanaulti

Embark on a captivating journey through time at Deogarh Fort in Dhanaulti, a 16th-century marvel adorned with beautiful palaces and intricate murals. This historical gem offers a glimpse into the region's architectural and artistic heritage. As you wander through ancient corridors and opulent palaces, the fort unfolds a tapestry of cultural richness.

The detailed murals on its walls narrate stories of the past, adding depth to the experience. Deogarh Fort is not just a structure; it's a living symphony of architectural brilliance, inviting visitors to connect with the history and heritage of Dhanaulti in a profoundly enriching way.

Photography in Dhanaulti

Capture the essence of Dhanaulti through the lens of your camera, and let the natural beauty unfold in your photographs. From the enchanting Deogarh Fort with its architectural marvels to the vibrant local markets and the spiritual ambiance of Surkanda Devi Temple, each corner of Dhanaulti presents a picturesque moment waiting to be immortalized.

Embrace the early morning light on mist-kissed mountains, document the simplicity of rural life in local villages, and showcase the region's unique crafts and cuisine. Let your camera tell the story of Dhanaulti's natural beauty and cultural richness in every frame.

Ropeway in Dhanaulti

Embark on an enchanting journey to Surkanda Devi Temple in Dhanaulti, where the newly constructed ropeway adds a touch of magic to your pilgrimage. The 502-meter-long cable car, stretching from Kaddu Khal to the temple's summit, offers a breathtaking 10-minute ride, providing visitors with not just a mode of transportation but an elevated experience.

As you ascend through the pristine mountain air, the ropeway treats you to panoramic vistas, creating a sense of anticipation before reaching the revered Surkanda Devi Temple. This aerial voyage adds an element of adventure and awe, enhancing the spiritual pilgrimage to this sacred destination.

Dinning in Dhanaulti

Dining in Dhanaulti offers a delightful blend of local flavors and a serene mountain ambiance. You might find charming cafes and resorts offering both Indian and continental cuisines. The emphasis is often on fresh, local ingredients, creating a farm-to-table experience. Some places may also have outdoor seating, allowing you to enjoy your meal with a backdrop of the stunning Himalayan landscapes.

Don't forget to try some locally brewed tea or coffee, and perhaps indulge in a warm bowl of Maggi, a popular comfort food in the hills.

Picnic in Dhanulti

Dhanaulti provides an idyllic setting for a memorable picnic, surrounded by nature's beauty. Places like Dhanaulti Eco Park or any of the nearby meadows can offer breathtaking views of the Himalayas and lush landscapes. Bring along some games or outdoor activities. Frisbees, a football, or a deck of cards can add an extra element of fun to your picnic, especially if you're with friends or family.

Don't forget your camera! Capture the picturesque moments and breathtaking views as you create lasting memories during your picnic in Dhanaulti.

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