Dhanaulti :- Dhanaulti also known as Dhanolti, is a hill station 24 km
(15 miles) from the popular hill station of Mussoorie, and 29 km
(18 mi) from Chamba, as it is situated between the two.
Geography of Dhanaulti
It is situated at an altitude of 2286 m, 30°27 N 78°15 E and is known for its quiet environs amidst the alpine forests of Deodar, Rhododendron and Oak.
Climate of Dhanaulti
The summer temperatures in the town, range from 32 °C to 37.5 °C, while winter temperatures remain between 7 °C and 1 °C.
Attractions In Dhanaulti Visiting Places In Dhanaulti Dhanaulti Sight Seeing
Mussoorie : Situated 24 kms from Dhanaulti Mussoorie, the proverbial Queen of Hill stations. Being at an average altitude of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft), Mussoorie, with its green hills and varied flora and fauna, is a fascinating hill resort. Commanding snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges in the south. Mussoorie offers distant views of the holy and mighty river Ganga from one end of the ridge, and of the famous river Jamuna from the other; a stretch of around 19 kilometers all.
ECO-Park : It is the main attraction of Dhanaulti. There are two Eco-parks, "Amber" and "Dhara" about 200 m apart. It has been developed recently by the Forest Department of Uttarakhand with the help of local youth. About 60 local youth, both male and females are employed as Guides, Gardeners, Service providers, Ticket Collectors, Information Providers etc. It houses a protected patch of small forest containing Deodar Trees.There is an entry fee of Rs 15 For Adults and Rs 10 for Children. Mussoorie Forest Department is running Eco-huts for the tourists come to enjoy serene landscapes of Dhanaulti. These are built by green technology and are Eco-friendly.
Kanatal: Situated 15 kms from Dhanaulti, Kanatal is emerging as a tourist destination. Kanatal is located on Mussoorie – Chamba Road in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state. The serenity of this place is impregnable, the reflection of the enchanting surroundings blesses the place with illusionary elements of life and the sound of the wind is the only thing that could be listened without making an effort.
Surkanda Devi Temple - 8 km (5.0 miles). From Dhanaulti, on the road towards Chamba lies the Surkanda Devi Temple, famous for its Ganga Dussehra fair in autumn. It is part of the Devi Darshan triangle, which offers trekking opportunities around Dhanaulti - Surkanda Devi, Chandrabadni and Kunjapuri.
Himalayan Weavers. Located on Mussoorie-Dhanaulti Road are the Himalayan Weavers who produce hand-woven shawls, stoles, scarves and throws using only natural dyes and wool, eri silk and pashmina. Their aim is to produce high quality handloom products, popularize the use of environmentally friendly natural dyes and provide a market for craft products made in the Himalayan region.
Aaloo Khet (Potato Farm) – a Government Potato Farm, also a popular sunrise view point.
Deogarh : Deogarh is a magnificent fort of the 16th century near Pratapgarh. Some beautiful palaces ornate with murals and splendid Jain temples can be seen in the vicinity of Deogarh.
Summers:- Cotton clothes. Winters :- Heavy woollens.
How To Reach Dehradun - Mussoorie - Dhanaulti - Accessibility
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 24 km from Dehradun city. Indian Airlines and private carriers offer five flights per week from Delhi to Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport. Dhanaulti is 82 km (51 miles) away.
Rail - Trains to Dhanaulti - Dhanaulti is 66 km (41 miles) away from Dehradun Railway Station.
Dehradun has a railway station with services to major cities including Amritsar, Howrah, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Varanasi. High-speed trains running through Dehradun include the Shatabdi, Mussoorie Express, Jan Shatabdi and Doon Express.
4309/4310 Ujjain - Dehradun. 2019/2020 Mumbai - Dehradun. 4041/4042 Delhi - Dehradun. 4265/4266 Varanasi - Dehradun. 3009/3010 Howrah - Dehradun. 2017/2018 Delhi - Dehradun.
Road - Dhanaulti is 325 km (202 miles) from Delhi, and 8-9 hrs drive away.
Dehradun is connected to other parts of India with a wide network of road route. Deluxe buses are easily available from Delhi to Dehradun. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses run to Shimla and Mussoorie from Dehradun Interstate bus terminal (ISBT) near Clement Town. A deluxe bus service is offered by UPSRTC to and from Delhi (Gandhi Road). From ISBT there are bus services to Dehradun and Mussoorie every 25–70 minutes. There are also buses available to and from cities neighbouring Dehradun starting at the Parade Ground.
How To Reach Dhanaulti - Dhanolti
The distances Between Dhanaulti from some of the major cities are :-
Delhi 325 km, Haridwar 130 km, Rishikesh 142 km, Mussoorie 24 km, Chamba 29 km, Dehradun 70 km.
Dhanaulti Tourism offers Pickup & Drop facility + online booking for various Hotels & Resorts in Dehradun District & Uttarakhand.
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