Delhi - Chakrata

A small town in Uttaranchal, Chakrata is situated at a height of 7,000 feet above the sea level in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas. Chakrata was earlier known as Jaunsar Bawar, a small village of Jaunsari tribe. It is a perfect getaway for honeymoon couples and for those who are interested in doing nothing except for enjoying in the glory of sun. It was Colonel Hume who developed it with the help of the fellow officers of the British 55 regiments around 125 years ago. It was a great summer retreat for the high-rank officers of East India Company. The Chakrata is an ideal destination for trekking and skiing.

By Train

Dehradun is the nearest railhead to Chakrata. It is around 92 kilometers away from Chakrata. Thereafter, you’ll have to take a taxi from Dehradun to Chakrata.

By Air

The nearest airport to Chakrata is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. It is around 92 kilometers away from Chakrata. From here onwards, you’ll have to take a taxi to reach Chakrata.

By Road

The Grand Trunk Road serves as a perfect link between Delhi and Chakrata. The journey via road will take approximately 5 hours There is no direct bus service from Delhi to Chakrata. Chakrata is well-connected to Dehradun (92 kilometers), Ponta Sahib (70 kilometers) and Kalsi (98 kilometers) via bus.


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