The place was once used as a summer base camp by the British, but now the town is known for its natural beauty. From here, tourists can get a beautiful view of the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas. There are many places to visit here, where you can spend your holidays amidst nature.
Visit Tiger Falls – Tiger Falls
Tiger Falls located near Chakrata is a center of attraction among tourists. The people here know Tiger Fall by the name of Karao Pachad and Kailu Pachad. This is the direct waterfall of India. This waterfall is surrounded by dense forests from all sides. The water flowing through the hills mesmerizes the tourists. This is a thrilling place especially for trekkers. If you have been to Mussoorie, you must visit this place once. (photo credit: wikimedia commons)
Go for sightseeing in Kanasar too – Kanasar
Kanasar is a very nice place 26 km away from the city. People like to go here for picnic and honeymoon. This place is famous for its deodar trees. The Kanasar temple present here is the center of devotion and faith of the local people. There is a forest rest house at a distance of 3 km from the village, from where you can see the high mountains. (photo credit: kanasarecolodge.com)
Thana Danda Peak – Thana Danda Peak
Thana Danda means small peak here. The view of the village and mountains from here is worth seeing. Located about 16 km from Chakrata, this place is very good for trekking. If you are a trend tracker, then you must visit here.
Lakhamandal places to visit – Lakhamandal
Lakhamandal is a famous temple located in Chakrata area. Today there is a collection of about 1.25 lakh Shivlings in the premises of this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Shivling here is made of graphite. It shines when water is poured on it. According to legends, Lakhamandal in the Hindu epic Mahabharata is the place where Duryodhana tried to kill the Pandavas by keeping them in the palace. Please tell that this palace is completely made of wax.
Hanol is a small but very beautiful village situated on the banks of Tons river in Chakrata. It is named after the Brahmin Hunal Bhat. This village is famous for Mahasu Devta. Devotees from far and wide come here to have darshan of Mahasu Devta. (photo credit: wikipedia)
Kalsi beautiful place – Kalsi
Kalsi is a small town located midway between Chakrata and Dehradun. The city is famous for its ancient heritage. Here the inscription of the famous Maurya emperor Ashoka is present in the form of stone. Please tell that this is the only inscription of Ashoka located in North India. You can enjoy fishing in Kalsi, but before that you have to take permission.(photo credit: wikipedia)