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Dhanaulti Hill Station is a very popular hill station near to Musssoorie hill station in Uttarakhand state, India.
Dhanaulti Hill Station is at a height of around 2286 meters above sea level and is covered with Oak , Pine, Cedar, Deodar and Rhododendron filled forests.
Amber and Dhara are two Eco-parks, very close to each other, which attracts the tourists. Local youths manage these Eco-parks with assistance from the Forest department. Aaloo Khet is a popular view point for sunrise viewing and is potato farm. Surkanda Devi temple, surrounded by dense forests, offers beautiful scenic view of Himalayan mountain ranges and is a major tourist attraction.
For those who love a little bit of adventure, there are opportunities for walking over the Flying Fox and Burma bridges.
Eleven kilo meters from Dhanaulti Hill station, at around 8500 feet above sea level, lies Jwarna. You can go for rock climbing, trekking, mountain biking, rappelling, Jumaring, etc, here in Jwarna.
How do I go to Dhanaulti Hill Station?
Dehradun, the capital of Utterhand state, is having the nearest airport and rail head to Dhanaulti Hill Station. Dehradun is at a distance of 65 kilo meters from Dhanaulti. Indian capital city of New Delhi, is at 325 around kilometers distance from Dhanaulti Hill Station. Shimla, the hub of Indian tourism, is at around 300 kilometers distance.
What about accommodation at Dhanaulti Hill Station?
Mussoorie forest department’s Eco-Huts offer Eco-friendly accommodation at Dhanaulti. There are many other hotels and resorts also catering to the tourist needs. Whispering Pines is a leading one among these hotels.
Which is the ideal time to visit Dhanaulti Hill Station?
May to August is the ideal time to visit Dhanaulti Hill Station (summer season).