Uttarakhand is not only blessed with uncut magical places but also places with religious significance, which are enveloped in the beauty of nature and the journey to this place is exhilarating and peaceful. From dazzling landscapes to breathtaking treks Uttarakhand is magical and Chakrata – the hidden gem of Uttarakhand is full of Instagram-able spots. So, I’ll take all of your photographic souls to the hidden instagrammable place in Uttarakhand called Chakrata which will ignite the wanderlust minds.
Adorned by the sun-kissed Himalayan ranges, this small but magical hill station is situated at a height of 2,118 meters above sea level. A less crowded place, but the heaven of photography for all-mountain lovers. 90 Km ahead of Dehradun city, Chakrata is surrounded by dense forest and a lot of falls.
Chakrata is well connected to Dehradun, which is the nearest Bus station, Railway station and Airport that connects all major cities.
Summer and Autumn is the best time to visit Chakrata from March to June and September to November.
There are a lot of resorts, Homestays available here according to your budget.
Surrounded by green Deodar forest, Deoban is truly called God’s own Forest for its extraordinary beauty. One of the best insta perfect places, Deoban is famous for photographing, trekking and birds watching purposes.
Away from the hustle and clamour of urban city life, Tiger Falls is a glorious cascade situated near Chakrata. Immaculate by commercialization, Tiger Fall is a most loved fascination among trekkers for a day trip. In monsoon, the calmness of the falls changes into a dangerous beauty and it is suggested not to chase the falls from near.
Chilmiri Neck is the highest pick of Chakrata famous for cloud hunting and leopards. It is always suggested not to roam around at night as there are so many wild animals found here. Bandarpoonch, Rohini and Swarg Peaks are some famous mountain peaks that can be easily encountered from Chilmiri Neck if the day is bright and sunny.
Chakrata has a lot more to offer in terms of natural beauty. This place is raw and untouched by touristy lifestyles. So if you want to visit make sure to maintain a sustainable eco-lifestyle and avoid producing carbon footprints.