Hill-station, Trekking, Scenic, Offbeat
Hindi, English, Garwali
Just 62 km from Dehradun, Dhanaulti is located at the Tehri Garwal district of Uttrakhand. This peaceful and serene town is not yet that famous among the tourists. The number of tourists at Dhanaulti is much less as compared to the other tourist spots in Uttrakand. The town of Dhanaulti is so small that one can walk their way around and explore every inch of beauty in a short period of time.
Dhanaulti is known for camping grounds in its surroundings. It has become famous amongst the city dwellers that are looking for short duration vacations that are fun filled yet relaxing. It is a perfect option to unwind in the woods and get up to the tunes of the birds humming in your ears in the morning. The only accommodation available in Dhanaulti are the camping sites which are available only when prior booking are done. Otherwise it is best to return to Dehradun or Chamba which is just around 62 km and 27 km respectively.
Dhanaulti offers a panoramic view of the peaks of Himalayas. Sight is so gripping that one can spend hours viewing the Swargarohini, Bandarpunch ranges and Nanda Devi. While at Dhanaulti visit the Amber Eco Park. The best way to explore the rich bio diversity of the region is to walk around the treks. Walk to the top and again get enchanted by the view of the grand Himalayan ranges.
The best season to go to Dhanaulti is summer because the temperature here drops low that it becomes a pleasant stay. This has made Dhanaulti a spot to visit during the summers. Well connected by road, it is a drive that mesmerizes you at every turn. There is not much traffic to stop and irritate you on the way, one can enjoy the beauty of these pristine ranges while on the go.
A perfect weekend destination for all the city dwellers, Dhanaulti should be surely visited. Actually, it should be in the list of all those places that one should visit for atleast once in a lifetime experience.