Chakrata town, Dehradun

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Chakrata town, Dehradun, Uttarakand, India

Chakrata Dehradun

Chakrata or Chakrauta is a cantonment town in Dehradun district. A cantonment of British Indian Army, was established in 1866 by Colonel Hume of the 55th Regiment, British Indian Army. The area has an abundance of conifers, rhododendrons and oaks.In chakrata there is a place named DEVBAN from which you can see the great wall of China (partly) and the great majestic himalayas.

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Current temprature- 8.55, Minimum - 5.98, Maximun - 8.55
heavy intensity rain with humidity 100% and Wind speed of 0.97 mph (Measured at Dehradun Airport).

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Famous Places To Visit In Dehradun

  • Book a Tour and Visit Jakhu Temple
  • Jakhu Temple

      Jakhu Temple Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India Jakhoo temple is a famous temple in Shimla dedicated to hindu deity Lord Hanuman

  • Book a Tour and Visit The Ridge
  • The Ridge

      The Ridge Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India The large open space in the heart of town presents excellent view of the mountain ranges.

  • Book a Tour and Visit Christ Church
  • Christ Church

      Christ Church Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India The second oldest church in Northen India whose foundation stone was laid on 9th sept, 1884 was consecrated on 10th January 1857 by Bishop Wilson of Calcutta. It is built on Neo-Gothic Style of architecture and took thirteen years to construct.The fresco on the walls was painted from a design made by Mr. Lockwood Kipling (father of the 'Jungle Book' writer Rudyard Kipling). The Pipe Organ of the church is the biggest in the Indian subcontinent. Other attractive features includes paintings that portray scenes from Jesus Christ's life. It has become an important landmark in the city as it is located at the most prominent road of shimla, The Ridge.  

  • Book a Tour and Visit The Mall
  • The Mall

      The Mall Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India The most popular place in Shimla , most of Shimla landmarks are located here

  • Book a Tour and Visit Gaiety Theatre
  • Gaiety Theatre

      Gaiety Theatre Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India The Gaiety Theatre, located at the mall road is the remarkable piece of Victorian-theatre architecture

  • Book a Tour and Visit Kali Bari temple
  • Kali Bari temple

      Kali Bari temple Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India The temple is situated near to The Mall and its 5 minutes walk from The Mall.The temple is dedicated to Shyamala Devi (Shimla is named after this goddess), an incarnation of Goddess Kali

  • Book a Tour and Visit Lakkar Bazaar
  • Lakkar Bazaar

    Lakkar Bazaar Shimla Himachal Pradesh India The Lakkar Bazar is located on a narrow road adjoining the Ridge. The Lakkar bazar is famous for its decorative wooden items and articles which are made from Deodar or Walnut woods, commonly found in Shimla. The items ranges from kitchen articles, stylish walking sticks,handicrafts and other non wooden items like shawls, woolens, dry fruits, natural herbs and many more things. One can enjoy the Horse Riding thorugh the road and beautiful landscapes around.One can also enjoy local foods like 'Siddu','choole bhature', 'Aaloo-Tikki' and  hot tea in the chilling cold of Shimla.The road also links to Indira Gandhi Medical College and DAV school.The Lakkar Bazzar also marks the start of a climb to the Jakhoo peak.The hotels which are nearest to Lakkar bazar are Radisson Hotel, Hotel Amar Place, Hotel Prestige, Summit Le Royale and many more. It is approx. 1.6 km from the old Bus stand shimla.

  • Book a Tour and Visit Elysium Hill
  • Elysium Hill

      Elysium Hill Shimla Himachal Pradesh  India Shimla is called the Queen of Hills due to the reason that it is surrounded by Seven hills. Elysium hill is among one of the hill, which surround Shimla.This hill is located on the North-Western part of Shimla.This Part of Shimla has Longwood and Auckland houses.The Auckland House, which was the residence of Lord Auckland who was former Viceroy of colonial India. Presently the Auckland house is converted to Auckland House School, which is a perfect place for girls education and women empowerment.One should visit the Elysium Hill to see the view of Shimla city which is located down the valley. One will pass through the villages Mariana and the Pabo while trekking to Elysium Hill.Stirling Castle, located nearby, is an orphanage which offers shelter for the needy Tibetan kids.This is one of the perfect place for knowing more about the rich cultural heritage and tradition of Himachal Pradesh. One can also find various sculpture related to the life of Himachal Pradesh.One can reach there by Trekking through the Sanjauli road and it takes nearly 15 minutes to reach there from The Ridge.

  • Book a Tour and Visit Lower Bazar
  • Lower Bazar

      Lower Bazar  Shimla Himachal Pradesh India Hidden amongst crowded lanes and old buildings, Lower Bazar, also known as Subzi Mandi, is extremely chaotic yet full of life. As the name suggests, the market is located just bellow the Mall Road, and starts from the bus stand in Shimla.The Lower Bazaar is home to the city's less expensive hotels, cheaper restaurants and stores, and a congested wholesale vegetable market. It comprises of endless streets merging into one another, with shops selling everything from wooden items, walking sticks, winter clothes to mobile phones and vegetables. Although less opulent than its upper counterpart, the Lower Bazar retains an old world charm and is an excellent place to get your hands on some inexpensive daily products. The craftsmen here are skilled in carving beautiful wooden sticks that come in various shades and designs. As you walk up the winding streets, you'll come across quaint bookshops selling everything from school books and comics to magazines and guides.It  is an excellent place to try some Shimla specialty dishes, like Uradh Dal with rice or Shepard's Pie. The market is just a walk away from the shimla old bus stand.

  • Book a Tour and Visit The Jonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling Buddhist Monastery
  • The Jonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling Buddhist Monastery

      The Jonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling Buddhist Monastery, Shimla The Jonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling Monastery is a very small, modest monastery of only around one hundred monks

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