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Location: Uttranchal
Founded by: Mussoorie
Main attractions: Surkanda Devi, Chamba
Languages: April to July & September to November.

Dhanaulti, located amidst thick, virgin forests of deodar, rhododendron and oak has an atmosphere of perfect peace & tranquility. The long wooded slopes, lazy outings, cool caressing breeze, warm and hospitable inhabitants, lovely weather and fabulous view of snow covered mountains makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday. Situated on the Mussoorie - Chamba route, Dhanaulti is 25 kms. from Mussoorie.

Thick & Virgin Forests  -  Dhanaulti


Surkanda Devi: (10 kms.)
The temple of Surkanda Devi is situated on the top of the mountain. Thickly covered by dense forests, at an altitude of about 2,903m above sea level, it is place of great religious significance. A fair is held every year on “Ganga Dussehra” (May-June) in which thousands of people participate. For reaching the temple, one has to trek about 2 kms, along the motor road at Kaddu Khal.

The queen of hill stations.

Chamba: (48 kms.)
The upcoming township of Chamba situated at a height of about 1676m provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas and Bhagirathi valley from above. The Chamba-Mussoorie fruit belt is also famous for its delicious apples.

New Tehri: (37 kms.)
The district head quarters of Tehri Garhwal, at New Tehri is a recent development. It will soon become an important center of attraction on the completion of the dam at Tehri, when the huge lake will become a picturesque spot. Facilities are being developed here.


Air: Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun (82 kms).

Rail: Nearest railhead is Dehradun, 60 kms.

Road: Well connected to Dehradun (60 kms.), Delhi (325 kms.) & Rishikesh (107 kms.)


GMVN Tourist Bungalow. Forest Rest House. Hotel Dhanaulty Breeze. A couple of guest-houses also offer good accommodation


Mussoorie: 25-km
Chamba: 48-km
New Tehri: 37-km
Dehradun: 60-km
Rishikesh: 107-km


Temperature ( oc):
Summer : Max : 31.5 ;Min : 7.4
Winter    : Max :   7.2 ;Min : 1.0
Summer: Light Woollens
Winter:    Heavy Wollens.
Altitude: 2286 m above sea level.

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