Kanatal, Uttarakhand

Kanatal is a peaceful and small village in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is located 38 km from Mussoorie, 12 km from Chamba and 78 km from Dehradun. Kanatal is known for its scenic beauty and lush green pine forests. Kanatal village is surrounding by mountains and rivers, with breathtaking views and scenery. The most interest thing about Kanatal hill station that it is unexplored. Mussoorie is another popular tourist hotspot and Kanatal lies near Mussoorie. It is 2600 kilometers from Mussoorie. There are many more to visit in Kanatal heights.

Things to do in Kanatal;

If you are planning a trip for Kanatal to make sure To Do These Things in Your Trip and enjoy with a lot of fun and experience a great journey of your life.


Start your journey with Sightseeing. you can visit the Surkanda Devi Temple (5 km from the city center). You can also visit the Tehri dam, another most popular tourist point. there are many areas you can explore Chamba and Dhanaulti. Don’t miss the sunset!


In Kanatal, Kodai jungle is a perfect place for trekking and nature walks. Chamba is one of the adventurous trekking in Kanatal. amazing views of surrounding hills and valleys. It is also a treat for wildlife lovers. A wide range of birds and animals including many different species like wild Boar, Musk deer, Kakar, and Ghoral.


Spend some days in Kanatal and enjoy camping. Enjoying sports like badminton and volleyball; and many other activities such as trekking & rock climbing. Highlights of Kanatal, night camping are bonfire, barbeque, games, and stargazing. Carry your camping equipment with you, if you plan your trip on your own.

Valley Crossing;

Valley crossing is one of the best things to do in Kanatal. It involves crossing an 80 ft deep valley by pulling a rope.


Valley crossing is one of the best things to do in Kanatal. It involves crossing an 80 ft deep valley by pulling a rope.

Best Time To Visit Kanatal;

Kanatal is a place of tourist attraction throughout the year. Most tourists choose to visit Kanatal in summer (May to July), to escape India’s inevitable heat. Although, this is the ideal time to visit Kanatal. If you wish to witness snowfall, come here in the winter (December). Kanatal is a magical, beautiful and peace won’t fail to charm you.

How To Reach Kanatal;

By Bus:- Volvo buses are available only from Delhi. You can enjoy the beautiful surroundings while travelling by bus. Normally, the buses have their last stop as Rishikesh or Dehradun from where tourists can either take a bus or a cab. Its take 2-3 hours more to reach Kanatal via road.

By Train:- Two nearest railway station to Kanatal – Rishikesh and Dehradun. travelling by train reduces the time of journey. Once you reach Dehradun or Rishikesh, it takes about 2 to 3 hours to reach Kanatal via road.

By Flight:- The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun. Spice jet and Air India always provide nonstop flights. It easier for you to reach Kanatal. It takes all most 3 hours to reach Kanatal from Jolly Grant airport via road.

Tips For Travellers:

There is no ATM or petrol pump facility at Kanatal. It will be wise to take care of money and fuel at Mussoorie or Chamba itself.

Carry heavy woollens if travelling during the winter season.

When travelling in monsoons, it is wise to check with local authorities, tour guides or tour operators about the weather and road conditions before you actually start your journey.

Carry your camera to capture beautiful moments.

It’s your responsibility to keep your environment clean.

Places To Visit in Kanatal;

Dhanaulti Eco Park
Surkanda Devi Temple


Kaudia Jungle

Tehri Lake

Nearby Restaurants:

Brothers Cafe & Restaurant Kanatal
Gautum Restaurant and bar
Swagat Restaurant


Kaudia Range, Uttarakhand 249130

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