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Dhanaulti

Features:

  • Dhanaulti is a hill station located between Mussoorie and Chamba.
  • It is famous for snowfall between December and March.
  • It also has a scenic view of Yamunotri and Gangotri glaciers.
  • It is known for the forests of Deodar, Oak and Rhododendron.
Dhanaulti
Dhanaulti

Places To Visit:

  • Eco Park: There are two Eco Parks named Amber and Dhara situated near each other. They have a protected area of Deodar trees.
    Adventure sports activities (walking over Burma bridge, Walking over Flying Fox Bridge, Horse Riding) are available.
    Memory Sapling Plantation - Visitors can plant a tree sapling in memory of their loved ones.
    Eco Huts are present for tourists. These are built using Green technology and are Eco Friendly.
  • Surkanda Devi Temple: It is located approximately 8Km from Dhanaulti and is famous for Ganga Dusshera Fair (held in autumn).
  • Aaloo Khet (Potato Farm): This is a government Potato Farm and is also a popular sunrise view point.
  • Himalayan Weavers: Locally produced handloom products such as Shawls, Stoles, Woollen Scarves, Pashmina etc are available here. They aim to pupularise the use of environmentally friendly dyes of natural origin.
Dhanaulti
Dhanaulti

Other Considerations:

  • Tempetatures range from 30 C to 37 C in summers and 7 C to -1 C in winters.
  • Kanatal is a nearby tourist destination with peaceful surroundings amidst the beautiful natural environment.
Way To Dhanaulti
Way To Dhanaulti

How To Reach:

  • By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.It is around 82Km from Dhanaulti.
  • By Train: The nearest railway station is Dehradun Railway Station which is around 66Km from Dhanaulti.
  • By Road: Dhanaulti is well connected via road network to the nearby major cities like Mussoorie, Dehradun, Chamba, Rishikesh etc.