Dhanaulti FAQs

Dhanaulti is famous as Hill Station, Adventure, Honeymoon Destination, Weekend Getaway, Hot Destination, Emerging Destinations, Editors Choice, Camping, Christmas and New Year, Secluded, Bird Watching, Biking, Activities, Picnic Spots, Featured, OffBeat, Kids & family spots , Ziplines, Romantic, with over 9 Places to See in Dhanaulti. Nearest Airport from Dhanaulti is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun - 78 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Dehradun - 55 kms. There are over 23 Hotels in Dhanaulti.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Dhanaulti. Dhanaulti useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Dhanaulti Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Dhanaulti. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


What are taxi rates from Dehradun to Dhanaulti?

The taxi rates from Dehradun to Dhanaulti vary depending upon the type of vehicle requested. Please keep in mind that minimum charges are calculated on at least 200 kms per day. You can book a cab for multiple days and use it for local sightseeing. 

When can one expect snowfall in Dhanaulti?

For snowfall the best time to visit Dhanaulti is in the month of December and January. Snowfall can be expected in the late December or in the first week of January and sometimes in February as well. Get more information about Dhanaulti Weather.

What is the best time to visit Dhanaulti?

Dhanaulti is a tourist destination that is flocked with tourists year-round and especially during long weekends. The greenery is at its full bloom from June to September and clear Himalayan views compliment the views from October to April.

Which is the nearest airport to Dhanaulti?

The nearest airport to Dhanaulti is Jolly Grant Airport situated in Dehradun that is at a distance of 87 kms from Dhanaulti via Tehri road.

Is there an ATM facility in Dhanaulti?

Yes, there is a SBI ATM machine available in Dhanaulti. However, we suggest you to withdraw the cash from the locations like Mussoorie, Dehradun, and Rishikesh. As per our advice carry the necessary cash when you visit Dhanaulti, due to poor internet connectivity and the heavy tourist rush, ATMs in Dhanaulti are mostly out of cash.

What are the road conditions in Dhanaulti?

It is always a good practice to check road conditions in advance when you planning to travel to the hilly areas, especially in the monsoon season when the roads are prone to landslides due to heavy downpour. However, being part of well-maintained state highway, roads are pretty good, smooth for Dhanaulti, and well suited for your personal vehicle.

Travel (Trip Planning)

How many days are sufficient to explore Dhanaulti?

To explore Dhanaulti and its nearby surroundings at a relaxed pace, one would need 2 days minimum as there are plenty of places in and around Dhanaulti. Few of the must visit places are Dhanaulti Eco Park, Kanatal, Kodia Jungle, Kempty Falls, George Everest etc. In addition to that, there are few revered temples as well like Surkunda Devi and Nag Devta temple. In additional you can stretch your trip by visit the nearby locations like Mussoorie, Chamba, Dehradun and Rishikesh.

How to Reach

How to reach Dhanaulti from Delhi?

Dhanaulti is at a distance of 307 kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Dhanaulti:

  • By Road: There is no any direct bus service for Dhanaulti from Delhi. You have to change your ride from either Dehradun or Rishikesh. Buses are easily available from Delhi for nearby cities like Dehradun, Mussoorie and Rishikesh that are close to Dhanaulti. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. Then after you can easily take a cab and taxis from outside the bus stand towards Dhanaulti.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Dehradun Railway Station. There are numerous trains connecting New Delhi with Dehradun. The journey lasts approximately 5-7 hours, depending on the train and the schedule.
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which lies approximately 87 kilometres away, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

What is the nearest airport to Dhanaulti?

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport situated in Dehradun, 87 kms from Dhanaulti. From there, one can opt for Taxis that are available on personal and shared basis from Dehradun to Dhanaulti.

How to reach Dhanaulti from Dehradun / Rishikesh?

One can opt for local or state-run bus to Dhanaulti from Dehradun or Rishikesh. Taxis are also available on personal and shared basis from Dehradun or Rishikesh to Dhanaulti.

Which is the nearest railhead to Dhanaulti?

The nearest railway station to Dhanaulti is Dehradun Railway Station situated in Dehradun, at a distance of 60 kms from Dhanaulti.

How far is Dhanaulti from Mussoorie?

Dhanaulti is at a distance of around 27kms from Mussoorie.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Dhanaulti?

As one of the popular tourist destination, Dhanaulti has lots of quality Hotels and resorts with their in-house restaurant that serves the quality food with great hospitality. There are also a few restaurants and shacks around main Dhanaulti market.

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