The tinsel town of Dhanaulti is emerging as a popular winter destination due to its serene environment and proximity to other cities of Delhi and Uttarakhand. This magical hill station is situated at an elevation of 2286 meters above sea level and offers panoramic views of the elevated Himalayas.
Dhanaulti is located in proximity to Uttarakhand’s popular hill stations such as Mussoorie, Tehri, Kanatal and Chamba. This mountain town is surrounded by velvety rhododendrons, cedars and tall oak forests. Since the hill station heavy snowfall during winter, many tourists come here in large numbers.


How to reach:

BY AIR:Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun Your nearest airport is located at a distance of about 82 kilometers. Taxis and taxis are easily available for hire in Dhanaulti and neighboring areas.

Dehradun railway station, located at a distance of 25 km from Dhanaulti, is the nearest railway station. Regular trains like Doon Express, Mussoorie Express, and Delhi to Dehradun Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi etc. are available. The common connecting city for most trains is Delhi.

from the way:
The best option to reach Dhanaulti is via Mussoorie, which is the nearest popular place at a distance of about 33 km. As Dhanaulti is quite popular among the locals, taxis and taxis, general and luxury buses are also available.


Best time to visit dhanaulti

September to June are the best months to visit Dhanaulti. Like other cooler hill stations, Dhanolti has a good, temperate climate throughout the year. The harsh climates are monsoons and winters, which are easily avoidable. At 31 degrees maximum, summers are the perfect time to bring your senses back and relax, to assure you never rest with a relaxing holiday. Clean during the heavy monsoon months of July – August, as the slopes are dangerous, and almost impossible to reach by road. This can hinder any outdoor activity that you included in your itinerary.

food of dhanaulti

Dhanaulti has limited food options, but you can be assured of quality, as most of the produce is grown around the area. Apple Orchard Resort and Crowne Plaza are the only dining options available at Dhanaulti. The restaurant serves a wide range of cuisines including Indian, Italian, Chinese and Continental. Apart from these, you can go towards the road side dhabas, which are quite available. Don’t forget to try out the wide variety of apples available at Apple Orchard Resort, as well for sale.

Glass House Restaurant 

INR 300
9:30AM, 9 PM

Activities in dhanaulti:

Nature walks: The lush green area of ​​Dhanaulti, surrounded by dense cedar trees, is an ideal place to enjoy hiking. There are a few paths here that pass through lush green forests, quaint grasslands and ancient ravines.
Camping: Due to the low accommodation options in Dhanaulti, many tourists and adventurers usually like to camp in the open under the sky. Can be brought by tourists themselves.
Adventure Activities: In Eco Park, a lot of adventurous activities have been made available for tourists visiting Dhanaulti. Horse riding, Burma, bridges, rappelling and hiking are some of the popular activities among tourists.
Shopping in Dhanaulti: You can buy hand shawls, stoles, scarves and throws at Dhanaulti from Himalaya weavers using only natural colors and wool, Eri silk and Pashmina. They aim to produce high quality handloom products, popularize the use of environmentally friendly natural colors and provide a market for craft products made in the Himalayan region.


An Offbeat Encounter With Nature

Dhanaulti is known as the purest form of nature it offers to its travelers. It is situated at an altitude of 2,2 m६, against the backdrop of the magnificent beauty of the Himalayan ranges. The untouched hamlet of Uttarakhand is a haven for running away from highly commercial tourist places like Mussoorie and Dehradun. Echo Park is the most famous destination in Dhanaulti. Under the authority of the Uttarakhand Forest Department, the park is divided into two parts – Amber and Dhara and a rich variety of animal and bird species between the forests of cedar and pines. This is definitely a retreat for nature lovers. Don’t miss the sunset and sunrise from Echo Park, as it is a breath-taking view of nature.

Route Of Dhanaulti​