It sits at an altitude of 2,286 metres and is known for its lush environs consisting of Deodar, Rhododendron and Oak forests. Due to its proximity to Delhi, this hill station has become a popular weekend getaway for the tourists.
This quaint hill town is a famous winter destination and many people from faraway places come here to experience the snowfall. Since this hill station is near to other famous hill stations like Mussoorie, Kanatal, Chamba and Tehri, it has become a hotspot for the tourists.
District: Tehri Garhwal
Best Season: Summers (March to June)
Weather: Summer 24 to 35°C
Winter: 1 to 22°C
Altitude: 2,286 m
Famous for/as: Hill Station
Languages: Garhwali, Hindi
The ideal time to visit Dhanaulti is from March to June. It is the time when you can have the most amazing and clear view of the beautiful places near Dhanaulti. One can enjoy the weather too. Since Dhanaulti is shrouded in snow during winters, therefore visit during summers as it makes it convenient to travel.
If you are an adventure junkie then you’ll fall in love with this place. Several adventure zones in Dhanaulti offers adrenaline pumping adventure activities such as:
All these activities are performed under expert’s guidance and safety gears are also provided.
One can savour sumptuous food at Dhanaulti as some of the best restaurants and eateries are in its heart. Here you can nosh quality food made from the homegrown produce.
The Apple Orchard Resort and Crown Plaza are the two restaurants that serve lip-smacking food here.
Apart from this, you can also relish street food at the roadside dhabas. To enjoy snacking visit the Maggi Points. If you want to taste the best apples in town then head to the Apple Orchard Resort which offers a wide variety of apples at best prices.
Dhanaulti on Mussoorie-Chamba road is at a distance of:
Dhanaulti is reachable by swift roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand. Buses to the nearest cities like Rishikesh, Tehri, Dehradun and Mussoorie are available from ISBT Kashmere Gate, Delhi. Taxis and buses to Dhanaulti are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand.
Rishikesh railway station at 83 km and Dehradun railway station at 60 km are the nearest railheads to Dhanaulti. These two railway stations are well reachable with major cities of India. Trains run frequently to Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dhanaulti is well connected by motorable roads with Dehradun and Rishikesh.
Jolly Grant airport at 83 km away is the nearest air connectivity to Dhanaulti. The airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Taxis to Dhanaulti are available from the Jolly Grant airport.