How about starting this New year with a BANG?! If you have the stomach for adventure, we recommend you to rush to one of the best adventurous destinations in India - Chakrata in Dehradun! Perched at a height of 2,118 metre above sea level, Chakrata is a famed hill station located in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand.
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Renowned as a picturesque picnic spot, Chakrata is an adventure seekers' paradise! It offers a miscellany of adventurous activities set at the panoramic backdrop of Chakrata. Let's see some of the best things to do in Chakrata while exploring this adventure hub!
River rafting in Chakrata
Situated amidst the Tons and Yamuna rivers, Chakrata is a popular tourist retreat for adventurous water sports! The upper stretches of Yamuna offers a fast and furious river rafting experience here. Raft through the swift moving river for an enthralling experience!
Chakrata is a backpacker's paradise! Camping is one of the most exhilarating things to do in Chakrata with a spectacular opportunity for stargazing.
Trekking in Chakrata
Tiger falls in Chakrata is the highest direct waterfall in the country! A 5km trek through the luxuriant deodar cover would take you to this striking waterfall .
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Chilmiri, the highest peak in Chakrata, offers a breathtaking panoramic vista of the surrounding peaks and mountains! Sunset at Chilmiri peak is an attraction on its own.
At an elevation of 2200 metre above sea level, Deoban offers a perfect spot for birdwatching! This birder's paradise also offer captivating views of snow clad peaks and lofty ranges.
Exploring caves at Chakrata
If you are looking for adventure, Budher caves in Chakrata offers an exciting opportunity!
Yamuna Adventure Park
Yamuna Adventure Park is a complete package! It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chakrata and offers a variety of water activities like rappelling, swimming, river crossing and bridge slithering!
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Rock climbing, Waterfall rappelling and more..
Rock climbing in Deoban forests is quite popular among avid climbing enthusiasts! Waterfall rappelling in Tiger falls is sure to give you thrills. It is undoubtedly one of the most adventurous things to do in Chakrata!
Best season to visit Chakrata : April - June & September - November
These are some of the best things to do in Chakrata while exploring this gem of a place! One can also opt for horse riding, cycling or hopping through the exquisite villages, while in Chakrata. Happy Travelling :)