September 17, 2014 - wanderwizard
Chakrata – A Weekend Getaway from Delhi
Chakrata is a secluded hill station in Uttarakhand. When you are done with Shimla and you no longer wish to visit Rishikesh again and again, Chakrata is the perfect weekend getaway for you.
How to reach chakrata?
The best way to reach Chakrata is by taking a train till Dehradun and then hiring a cab.
Where to stay in Chakrata?
You can either book cottages which lie in the realm of green hills. Or you can do camping in the forest region of Chakrata. Either ways, a pre-booking is important.
What is there to do in Chakrata?
It is the best place if you are seeking a vacation away from the noise and pollution of the cities. Trekking, rafting, river crossing and other related adventure sports are held in and around the Yamuna River. There are other places around this cantonment town which is worth visiting like Tiger Fall, Kanasar and Devban. On your way back, you can also visit Mussoorie’s Kempty falls, Mall Road and various temples.
There are no TV connections, internet network, restaurants, pubs or crowded places in Chakrata. It attracts people who are looking for natural, serene and silent beauty. Do not forget to carry a sweatshirt or a shawl because the weather gets cold even during summers.