Things To Do In Kanatal

Kanatal is a tiny hill station perched at 8,500 feet above sea level in the Garhwal division of Uttarakhand. Located at a favourable distance from Delhi, Kanatal has become a favourite weekend destination for the busy bees.

Here you can feel the melancholy creeping from your heart and vanish into the silvery ducts of the hills. Blessed with romantic vistas, Kanatal is known as a lover’s paradise and is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Uttarakhand. The hill station offers several activities that can be done by the visitant so just check out the ones that are listed below:

Camping: The rich bounty of nature at Kanatal makes it an ideal camping destination. Here you can pitch your tents under the shade of the benevolent hills, wake up to the calls of the sweet-toned Himalayan birds and listen to the gurgling music of the riverine. Many travel agencies at Kantal offer camping which includes adventure along with comfort so don't wait for any further and grab the golden opportunity.

Hiking: The rigid terrains of Kanatal offer ample hiking and trekking opportunities for the adventure junkies to conquer the dusty hills of Garhwal. Traverse through the winding paths and smell the scent of the rosy rhododendrons and enjoy camping under the sultry sky.

Nature Walks: Since Kanatal is enveloped by the thick foliage, nature quest is quite possible here. You can go for long romantic walks with your partner or enjoy solitude amidst the ethereal beauty of the majestic Himalayas. Don’t forget to take your binoculars along as you need to feast your eyes on the lofty hills.

Sightseeing: If you have are an explorer by nature then you can go for sightseeing to nearby places like Surkanda Devi temple, Kodia Jungle and Tehri Dam. Hill stations like Dhanaulti, New Tehri and Chamba are at a favourable distance from Kanatal that are worth visiting.

Bird Watching: Home to several rare and beautiful Himalayan bird species, Kanatal is a blessing for the avid bird watchers. You can spot several colourful birds taking a leap of faith in the clear blue skies and soaring high while, competing with the invigorating winds.

Star Gazing: What’s better than rolling on the grass, after a long tiring trek and looking at the galaxy up above? At Kanatal you can relish the stillness of the night and admire the twinkling stars winking at you in utter silence.

Jungle Safari at Kodia Forest: If you are visiting Kanatal then Jungle Safari at Kodia Forest shouldn’t be missed at any cost. The Kodia forest range from Swarg Yogini to Neelkanth exhibits plush greenery and is rich in flora-fauna. If you are a wildlife enthusiast then it is the perfect place for you as you can spot varied animal species like Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Nilgai and Barking Deer. The shutterbugs should take their camera along to capture some of the best shots of the wilderness.

Valley Crossing: The benign hills of Kanatal offers an adrenaline pumping valley crossing experience. This adventure activity is performed under the guidance of an expert and you need to be physically sound to carry it.

Rappelling & Rock Climbing: Another rope activity that can be savoured in Kanatal is rappelling and rock climbing. If you are planning an adventure filled trip with your friends or having a corporate outing, then trying out these adventure activities will be a great stress buster.

Eco-Tourism and Village Tourism in Kanatal’s Pahadi House: Bond with the benedictory hills of Garhwal, by having a pleasurable stay at Kanatal's Pahadi House. Here you can have the opportunity to experience how life is in the hills. This traditional Pahadi House allows you to relax, bond with the locals and engage in several recreational activities that are a part of eco-tourism.

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