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If discovering forest trails, dining by the stream and chasing mountain goats across velvet-soft grassland is your idea of a holiday, come to Kanatal. Close to the more popular Mussoorie, Kanatal offers a chance to stay close to nature and off the grid. The quaint hill station is surrounded by apple orchards and has several home-stays that offer organic food and a glimpse of the rustic life. Walk along narrow serpentine roads amidst fragrant pine, deodar and rhododendron forests, as you bond with nature. You can try meditation and nature photography as well. In winter, Kanatal receives snow and turns into a magical land.
Best Time to Visit
The ideal time to visit Kanatal is from April to October. It receives snow from December to February.
Places To Visit
Surkanda Devi Temple
Dedicated to Goddess Sati, the temple is known for its classic architecture. As per mythology, this is the spot where Goddess Sati's head fell. It is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. Surrounded by dense forests, the temple offers a picturesque view of the Himalayas.
Around 5 km from Kanatal is the serene Kodia forest, which is accessible by an easy trek. A popular picnic spot, the route to the forest offers grand views with several natural springs. You can also enjoy a safari inside the dense forest.
There are several camping sites in and around Kanatal, where you can enjoy a memorable stay in the lap of nature.
How To Reach
The nearest airport for Kanatal is Jolly Grant airport. Jolly Grant airport is situated 92kms from Kanatal.
The two nearest railway station connected with Kanatal are Dehradun and Rishikesh. Dehradun railway station is situated 85kms from Kanatal and the distance from Rishikesh to Kanatal is 75kms.
Kanatal is well connected by motorable roads situated on Mussoorie Chamba road. Luxury and normal buses to Mussoorie, Rishikesh And Chamba are easily available from ISBT kashmiri gate.
Switzerland of india.yes this was remarked by gandhiji. He was spell bound by its eternal nature beayty! If there heaven exit in world is kausani.small hill station situated inuttrakhand in almora district.? Where live seized.people there are very sweet .and famous poet sumitranandan pant born land.and also famous for its tea garden all our india
Kausani is a hill station situated in Bageshwar district in the State of Uttarakhand, India. This beauteous hill queen is perched at an elevation of 1890 metres. It is advised to viist this place in winters to witness snowfall. Also Kausani is famous among tourist as Hill Station and Peace full Surroundings. Kausani is recommended destination for newly married couples. The pack season starts from late March till end of June, temperature drops to 2°C during winters. This place is transformed into snowy during the winters months of October to February. Visit this place during this period if you enjoy snow fall & cold climate.