Chakrata is a beautiful and quaint hill station that is known for its serene environment and a clean, pollution free atmosphere. The main tourist attractions of Chakrata are the following:
Located just 5 kms from Chakrata, Tiger Fall is a very beautiful water
fall. It falls from a height of 50 metres and converges downwards into a
small pond which provides a beautiful view. Tiger Fall is located
towards the north-east side of Chakrata and is at a height of 1,395
metres above sea level. The view around the fall makes for an ideal
place for outing.
Lakhamandal is situated about 35 kms from Chakrata on the Mussoorie -
Yamunotri road, past the Kempty Falls. It is located at the banks of
River Yamuna. This place has a historical as well as a mythological
significance. It finds its name mentioned in the Mahabharata as well.
According to legends, the Kauravas made a shelter house and wanted to
burn the Pandavas alive, at this place.
Moigad Fall is a beautiful water fall, located about 69 kms. from
Dehradun on the Delhi - Yamunotri road via Dehradun - Vikasnagar. One
amazing thing about this fall is that the visitors visiting can bathe at
the foot of the fall which is a unique experience in itself.
Ram Tal Garden
Nine kms, from Chakrata on the Chakrata-Mussoorie road is the Ram Tal
garden. It is a 30 metre long and a 20 metre wide garden surrounded by
greenery, which makes it an ideal spot for picnic.
Not far away from Chakrata, lies the village of Hanol. Here, Lord
Mahasu is worshipped. The temple is located at an altitude of 1,429
metres above sea level and is about 186 kms from Dehradun.
Enroute to Chakrata, about 5 kms from Dakpatthar, is located a
beautiful place called Kalsi. Located here is an Ashoka Pillar Rock
Edict, which was built in 450 B.C. This place is also significant
because it represents the post warfare era of the ancient times when
king Ashoka converted himself to the Buddhist faith. An important edict,
worth mentioning is the edict made of quartz that is 10 feet long and 8
Koti is a place located about 83 kms from the capital Dehradun. This is
the place which has the biggest power generating units in India.
Balani Devi Temple
The Balani Devi temple is located on the Dehradun - Tyuni motorable
road via Chakrata and is about 26 kms short of Tyuni and 60 kms from