The most enjoyable way to discover Kanatal is the simple-walk and discover apple orchards, fruit trees, wild flowers, pine forests, tiny temples and smiling locals. Do meditation and yoga at Kanatal to enhance your concentration level. You can visit Kanatal any time throughout the year as the place has salubrious climate all around.
Kanatal is situated 33 kms from Mussoorie at an elevation of 8500 ft above sea level on Mussoorie-Chamba road. Kanatal is one of the best offbeat travel destinations in Uttarakhand as the view of the splendid Himalayan range is breathtaking from Kanatal, apart from the fact that it is mostly untouched and secluded unlike other Hill stations.
Kanatal as a travel destination was almost forgotten and it almost died, but the tourists have now started visiting Kanatal to explore the beauty of this hidden jewel. The exquisiteness of this place is impregnable, Kanatal is unlike other hill stations as it well connected with motorable roads but is remote in its own way as the scenic beauty of this place showers us with peace and tranquillity.
Kanatal Tourist PlacesKodia Jungle (Kaudia Forest): A route diverts to the left after 1km from Kanatal towards Chamba. An easy trek of 5-6kms amidst dense forests will end up at vast expanse of undulating hills and valleys. Many natural springs can be seen during the trek. Kakar (the barking deer), Wild Boar Ghorals and musk deer can be seen in Kodia Jungle. It is an ideal place for bird watching and nature's photography. The track is jeepable and do carry lunch with you.
Chamba: Chamba is one of the best excursion of Dehradun as the place offers panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range and the sacred view of the Bhagirathi River. Chamba is situated 17kms from Kanatal at an altitude of 1676mts above sea level. Chamba is unlike Mussoorie as the place provides peace and tranquility. The place is quite and serene with pine and deodar trees everywhere.