Chakrata is located at a distance of about 340 km from the country's capital Delhi, while it is located at a distance of about 88 km from Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand.
Chakrata is the perfect place for nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. Walking far in the evergreen conifers here is fun in itself.
Places to visit in Chakrata
Tiger Falls is located at a distance of about 20 km from Chakrata. Which is a place amidst dense forests, where a waterfall flows down from a height of 312 feet. Which is the highest direct waterfall in India. This place is also famous for picnic spots and trekking for tourists.
It is about 30 km from Chakrata. Also known as Miola Caves. People who like adventure can come to this 150-meter-long cave and have a great experience of walking in the cave. These caves are mainly made of limestone.
Devvan offers excellent views of the Himalayan hills. The whole area is surrounded by forests made of deodar trees. Tourists get to see unique species of birds in this forest. For those who are fond of bird watching, this place is a very good picnic spot.
One of the best forests in Asia is Budher. It is situated at an altitude of about 2800 meters near Chakrata. The Velvet Meadow is known as Budher. Due to the abundance of limestone, many small caves have also remained here.
It is situated at a distance of 62 km from Chakrata and is situated at an altitude of 1372 meters above sea level. There is a collection of about 1.25 lakh Shivlings in this area of Lakhamandal.
The most famous temple of Mahashu Devta in Chakrata is located in Hanol of Chakrata. This temple built in Nagara style is situated at an altitude of about 1200 meters above sea level. Mahashu Dev is the deity of the local people here.
Chakrata has the center of four districts. Which is the center of Dehradun-Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and Shimla-Shirmore district of Himachal Pradesh. This place is built at an altitude of about 1000 meters above sea level.