Dehradun & Chakrata Tour Package – Truly Heaven4 Nights - 5 DaysPackage Code: HTPC001502
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Dehradun & Chakrata Tour Package – Truly Heaven
Dehradun & Chakrata Tour Package: Overview
In this 04 Nights / 05 Days tour you will explore two enchanting places that are firmly supposed as the heaven of Himalaya Dehradun & Chakrata offered by Holiday travel India.
If we discuss about Dehradun & Chakrata in Uttarakhand are scenic hill stations, surrounded by the gorgeous Himalayan range, these quaint and charming hill retreat is best known for its serenity and spellbinding views around. Dehradun & Chakrata is not a very popular holiday destination and is thus far from any touristy chaos or noises. It is a really small hill town that offers a few local attractions and some exciting activities. The range of most fascinating things to do in Dehradun & Chakrata includes some sightseeing and a bit of exploration & adventure as well with finest accommodation & services.
What is unique in “Dehradun & Chakrata Tour Package”?
Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand where the Chakrata is a backpacker’s paradise. The sightseeing’s are incredible and the pride of Himalaya as well as of India. In Dehradun is famous for their breathtaking Sahastradhara waterfall & Robber's Cave.
On the other hand Chakrata is a small hamlet of Jaunsari tribe called Jaunsar Bawar, located above 7000 ft looks down upon the Yamuna valley and is popular for its picnic spots. One can also enjoy skiing, bird-watching and exploring the wilderness. Many caves are also to be found around Chakrata & the famous spot here are Tiger Falls & Chilmiri Neck. These tow festinating destinations are made this package is so unique with all possible & comfortable facilities by Holiday Travel India.
Visit famous sightseeing of Dehradun & Chakrata
Explore Sahastradhara, Robber's Cave, Tapkeshwar Temple
Visit Malsi Deer Park & Zonal Museum of Dehradun
Excursion of Budher Caves & Deoban of Dehradun
Chilmiri Neck & Ram Tal Horticulture Garden of Chakrata
Stroll in local markets & shopping, nature walk of picturesque surroundings
Take photography of majestic Dehradun & Chakrata
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Pick and Drop facility from Delhi Airport/Railway Station
Assistance on Arrival & Departure
Daily breakfast + Dinner as per plane
2 Night stay in Dehradun with sightseeing
2 Nights stay in Chakrata with sightseeing
Well Ac Car for Five days for Transfers & Sightseeing
Good service and well furnished hotels
All taxes are included
Extra and personal meals/Beverages
Airfare/Train fare to Delhi (will be arranged on request)
Personal transportation not mentioned in the itinerary
Other activities not listed in inclusions
Lemon Tree Hotel Dehradun - (4* Hotel) -TA rating 4.5/5 - certified in Excellence
Address: Pacific Mall, Rajpur Road, Jakhan, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Hotel Central Palace - (3* Hotel) -TA rating 4.5/5 - certified in Excellence
Address: 21, Rajpur Rd, Chukkuwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001
Treebo Grand Legacy - (2* Hotel) -TA rating 4.0/5 - certified in Excellence
Address: Saharanpur Road (Near Lal Pull), Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Hotel Burans (3* Hotel) - TA rating 4.0/5 - certified in Excellence
Address: Village Koruwa, chakrata, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248123
Himalayan Paradise - (2* Hotel) - TA rating 4.5/5 - certified in Excellence
Address: Kimona, Chakrata, Uttarakhand 248123
Day 1: Delhi – Dehradun (Approx 270.0 km. / 6 hours)
On arrival in Delhi pick up from Airport and proceed towards Dehradun, reach by evening check in at hotel & relax. Take evening walk at surrounding, shopping & free for individual activities.
Overnight at Dehradun hotel with dinner
Day 02: Dehradun local Sightseeing
Today after breakfast go for full day sightseeing of Dehradun that are Robber's Cave, Malsi Deer Park & Zonal Museum Then go for visit famous Sahastradhara, & Tapkeshwar Temple. Later in the evening back to your accommodation.
Dinner & overnight at Dehradun Hotel
Lunch: May have lunch at Motimahal restaurant (TA rating 3.5 / 5) serves Chinese food vegetarian and non-vegetarian, North Indian to South Indian cuisine.
Day 03: Dehradun – Chakrata (Approx 88.0 km. / 3 hours)
After breakfast check out from Hotel, Travel by surface from Dehradun to Chakrata. On arrival check into hotel & take rest. After lunch go for half day sightseeing of Chakrata like Budher Caves & Deoban. Evening back to your accommodation & free for independent activities.
Overnight at Chakrata hotel with dinner
Day 04: Chakrata local Sightseeing
Today after breakfast go for Sightseeing to Tiger fall, after enjoying the water fall of Tiger fall, back to Chakarta evening explores local Chakrata like Chilmiri Neck & Ram Tal Horticulture Garden.
Dinner & overnight Chakrata at hotel
Lunch: May have lunch at Himalayan Paradise (TA rating 4.5 / 5) serves Jaunsari Cuisine Balti Cuisine vegetarian lunch and Indian village cuisine.
Day 05: Chakrata – Delhi
Today after breakfast at leisure check out from hotel and drive toward Delhi, on arrival transfer to Airport / Railway station to catch your pre booked Flight / Train where your tour gets ends with lots of memories.
How to reach Dehradun
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is located at a distance of 22 kilometers from the city centre. Flights from Delhi connect to Dehradun. Delhi, located 235 km from Dehradun connects to most major cities in the country and around the world by air.
By Train: Dehradun is connected by regular train services to cities Delhi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain, Chennai and Varanasi. The Dehradun Railway Station is located 1-2 kilometers away from the city centre and should take you only ten minutes, depending on traffic. Dehradun is connected to the rest of the country by trains such as the Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun AC Express, Doon Express, Bandra Express and the Amritsar-Dehradun Express among others.
By Road: State owned buses connect Dehradun to almost all the major cities in Uttarakhand. Private and public buses ply very frequently between Dehradun and Delhi. Apart from that buses also ply from Agra, Kullu, Shimla to Dehradun.
When to visit Dehradun
Dehradun can be visited almost throughout the year. An ideal season for a trip to Dehradun is the summer (April - June) season when the climate is pleasant. Monsoon and autumn season are also worth visiting, but winters are not exactly the season advisable for a visit unless you love the snow.
Climate of Dehradun
Winter (November - March)
Winter have a maximum of 22 °C and a minimum of about 3 °C. This is the least advisable time for a visit, owing to the frigid temperatures. However, if you're a snow enthusiast, and are raring to go, then it is advisable that you set off with proper precautions, especially in the case of clothes. You should be packed with woolens for the same.
Summer (April - June)
Summer have a maximum temperature of 35 °C and a minimum of 17 °C. Most of the tourists prefer this period for visiting Dehradun as it is best for adventure and sightseeing. It is in fact, the perfect season for Dehradun tourism. This is the peak season for tourism in Dehradun and also an ideal season for a visit for the same. The climate is pleasant, the ambiance is lovely, and the calmness is just right for the peace seekers.
Monsoon & autumn (July - October)
Monsoon offer mild to medium rainfall during which period the destination looks more attractive. The monsoon season is lovely, especially when it drizzles, making Dehradun a beautiful place to visit. Autumn is good for enjoying the natural beauty as the regions turn burnt red with lively shades of gold. However, being a hilly region, this is not exactly the ideal season for a visit, owing to the risk of landslides and possible floods. The season turns ideal once again from late September, when the clouds subside and the nights turn pleasant, with a certain chill in the air.
Dehradun Local Cuisine
Dehradun offers a number of choices the local cuisine, what one must try whiling here. These include Kandalee ka saag, Gahat ki Daal, Aloo ke Gutke, Nimbu, Kaafli, Gulgula as well as some traditional sweets that one just cannot miss such as Bal Mithai, Arsa, Jhangora ki Kheer and more. Other than the local flavors you can also relish North Indian cuisine, South Indian, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Tibetan and Continental cuisines in Dehradun.
Restaurants in Dehradun
Ellora's Melting Moments
Adress: 29, Rajpur Road, Chukkuwala, Dehradun, India
Serves: Pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, lassi and sweets galore, wide range of cakes and pastries & kathi roll. Ellora's Melting Moments is the fast food stop for your family.
Address: 7, RajpurRoad, Rajpur, Dehradun, India
Serves: Famous for vegetarian and non-vegetarian, North Indian & South Indian cuisine. Their Chinese food is also worth mentioning. With a classy ambience and mid-range prices, their chicken biryani is a must try.
Deharadun famous sightseeing
Sahastradhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Uttarakhand placed in Dehradun. It is situated at about 11 km from the city of Dehradun. Sahastradhara meaning 'thousand fold spring' is popular for its ecstatic beauty and therapeutic value since its water contains Sulphur. The place is beautiful, where water drips from limestone stalactites, making the water sulphur rich and thus is also known as sulphur springs. The water is cool and sweet, and the area is a warehouse of excellent beauty by caves, waterfalls and steppe farming by locals.
Robber's cave is also known as Gucchipani. Robber's cave is basically in the form of a cave with water flowing from the middle of it. One can spot a 10m high waterfall after walking through the stream of the river. Only after completing a trek of about 1 km passing through the Anarwala village can one reach the destination. It is a perfect location for the adventurous and fun loving lot of people.
Malsi Deer Park
Malsi Deer Park located at the base of Shivalik range, Malsi Deer Park is a zoological garden and it is home to two horned Deer, Tiger, Neelgai, Peacock and many other animals. This well maintained zoological garden is an ideal place for picnic.
The Zonal Museum was founded in the year 1971 situated on Haridwar Road. The museum is popular for its collection of artifacts relating to the origin, development and sustenance of the mankind on earth, and stands witness to the ancient living conditions and customs of its people. Zonal Museum opens for the public from 10 am to 5 pm except on holidays, second Saturdays and Sundays.
Tapkeshwar Temple is a must visit place for religious buffs out there. Temple is located on the Garhi Cantonment Road, approximately 7.5 km. from Dehradun Railway station. The temple is dedicated to lord shiva and is built on a natural cave. The temple is basically situated on the bank of a river which makes the entire spot even more beautiful and holy. The place gathers a great amount of religious and history fanatic crowd over the year. A large festival is held on the occasion of Mahashivratri, in the months of February and March.
Tapovan is a holy place which is located at a distance of 5 km from the Dehradun city. It is situated on the bank of the river Ganga. It is a very famous place to go for the purpose of meditation and to escalate one's spirit. The Tapovan ashram also conducts yoga courses for the interested ones. Those who like adventures can go for trekking in Tapovan since it is situated just above the glacier of Gangotri making it a perfect spot.
Mindrolling means "Place of Perfect Emancipation" in Tibetan language. The monastery is dedicated to the learning of Buddhist scriptures, Tibetan lunar calendar, astronomy, Traditional Tibetan medicine and calligraphy. It is the largest Buddhist Vihara of India, training monks for over 300 years. Ngagyur Nyingma College, one of the biggest Buddhist institutions in India is housed on its campus.
Rajaji National Park
It is situated along the hills and foothills of Shiwalik ranges in the Himalayan foothills. Combining three sanctuaries, namely Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji - Rajaji National Park is spread over the Pauri Garwal, Dehradun and Saharanpur districts of Uttarakhand. Rajaji National Park of India spreads over an area of 820.42 sq km and is open to visitors only from Mid-November to Mid-June. There are also several animals in the Park like the Tiger, Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Cheetah, hog deer, barking deer, Leopard Cat, Civets, Himalayan Yellow-Throated Marten, Sloth Bears, Pythons, King Cobra, Common Krait, Indian Cobra and the Monitor Lizard, Asian Elephant and many more.
Tiger View Jungle Camp
It is situated in the village Goolar Khalla, Tiger View Jungle camp shelters the endangered Indian Tiger. You can take the jungle safari, and enjoy the rare facility of camping in the wilderness.
A popular picnic destination, located at a small drive away from Dehradun. Lacchiwalla is famous for its lush greenery unspoiled by human activity. You can stay over at picturesque cottages and hotels.
Things to do in Dehradun
One of the most exhilarating things to do in Dehradun is Paragliding. Get an aerial view of the immaculate beauty of Mussoorie, Chakrata ,Tehri Lake, Purola , Pauri and Rishikesh.
Best time: June to December
Trekking and Camping
Being at an elevation of 640 M above the sea level, amidst the lush green hills; Dehradun is a base camp for numerous trekking trails. These trekking trails will take you up to a height of 1800-2000 M. Trek to Chhaskhet, Bhadraj Hill, Nag Tibba are some of the challenging and popular trekking routes in Dehradun.
Best time: June to December
Water Sport in Resort
The Asan Barrage Water Sport Resort is built near the Dhalipur Lake approximately 43 km from Dehradun. Indulge in some exhilarating water sports. It proffers a variety of water games for all you adrenaline junkies. Gather your dear ones and escape to this world of adventures. One can take part in activities like water skiing, boating, rowing, kayaking, canoeing etc.
Best time: June to December
Shopping at Tibetan Market
Things to do in Dehradun are incomplete without Shopping. The popular Tibetan market is based near Parade Ground Road and also near Rispana Pul in Dehradun. These markets are extremely well-known for its multi colored woollen garments and their culture is showcased in the handicrafts and Garhwali jewellery sold here. One can also purchase stunning wind chimes and a variety of wooden art pieces.
Wildlife safari & Photography
To visit Rajaji National Park is must things to do in Dehradun. May go for the wildlife jungle safari and explore the wilderness with family and friends. Capture the mesmeric panorama and the flora and fauna in your cameras. This place is an abode to approximately 400 species of birds & also several animals.
Safari timings - Morning 06:00 AM to 10:00 AM & Afternoon 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Summer (March - June)
Weather in summer is soothing here. Chakrata witnesses pleasant summers, with cool mountain breeze delighting the tourists. This season witnesses an average maximum temperature of 28°C, and an average minimum temperature of 10°C. This is the ideal time for sight-seeing.
Monsoon (July - September)
The weather is pleasing and lovely in this season. The temperature in monsoon stays around 27 to 35 degrees Celsius. Monsoon season, which extends from the month of July to September, has medium rainfall with cold winds. This season is quite uncomfortable for the tourists.
Winter (October - February)
Chakrata is chilling in winters. Winter season from the month of October to February is extremely chilly, with an average maximum temperature keeping below 16°C. Whereas, average minimum temperature going as low as -5°C.
Best Time to Visit Chakrata
Chakrata is a place that can be visited throughout the year. Each season has its own beauty. Summer (March - June) make the place lively, while Monsoon (July - September) enhance the greenery meadows. People who love chilly weather can visit Chakrata in winter (October - February).
Places to visit in chakrata
Tiger Falls is counted amongst the few largest waterfalls in India and is a great Chakrata attraction. It originates at a height of 312 feet, and has a beautiful view with forests at the back. The walk towards the waterfall is extremely interesting and exciting. The calm atmosphere surrounding the waterfall is extremely relaxing. It is a busy picnic spot during peak tourist seasons.
At a distance of about 30 km from Chakrata, lies the Budher cave, also known as Miola caves. The name Miola is after the German person who discovered this cave and this cave is now a popular spot for spelunking or exploring caves. The cave is believed to be dug by Pandavas during their "Vanvaas" or exile before the Mahabharata War was fought. The cave is around 150m long and is a brilliant spot for adrenalin junkies who are looking for some caving opportunities. The caves are mostly formed out of limestone rocks with brilliant stalagmite and stalactite formations
One of the peak points in Chakrata, Chilmiri Neck is the place where mess and quarters of military cantonment is located. The panoramic landscape is studded with lush green plantation and dense forests all over. The cool and salubrious climate of this place makes it a much sought after tourist place. It is a perfect place for watching a large variety of birds and butterflies. From this point, one can enjoy the breathtaking views of Rohini Peak, Swarga Peak and Bander poonch Massif.
Ram Tal Horticulture Garden
A prominent location in Chakrata, Ram Tal Horticulture Garden encompasses different varieties of flora and fauna. The garden is enriched with an array of climbers, conifers, lichen, ferns and woody trees. One can also spot exquisite variety of avifauna species such as Black Headed Jay, Oriental Turtle Dove and Grey Treepie. Other main attraction of this horticulture garden includes an apple garden and a natural pond.
Located in the hilly region of Chakrata, at an altitude of 2200 meters, Deoban offers mind boggling and eye catching views of the Himalayan ranges. This place is surrounded by dense dark deodar green forests and lush green meadows. One can sport large varieties of bird species found in Deoban forests include Himalayan Woodpeckers, Green Backed Tit and White Collared Birds. This place is also inhabited by large varieties of butterflies as well.
Things to do in Chakrata
Camping & river rafting in Chakrata
Many Chakrata camps offer luxury tents and with all basic amenities or you can bring your own tents and other camping equipment or else. Also, they plan a few adventure activities, such rock climbing, waterfall rappelling, and river rafting in Chakrata. Besides camping in Chakrata, tourists can indulge in adventure activities like nature walks and bonfire. Plus, stargazing is an all time delight for hill station campers.
Rappelling down on Tiger Falls is sure to give you thrills. It is one of the most adventurous things to do in Chakrata. With not much crowd around, it is a wonderful experience to go waterfall rappelling with friends or family.
Trek to Tiger falls
Slightly difficult to walk, the path to the Tiger falls makes for a small trek of 5 km. Once you reach there, you will be surrounded by luxuriant deodar vegetation and a breathtaking waterfall, cascading down the hill to form a small pond at the bottom.
Trailing on bicycles
Cycling is also among the best things to do in Chakrata as you can explore the villages on a bicycle. Such trails take you to the Makhti Pokhari and Jaunsari villages, where you can meet and interact with the locals; and know more about their lifestyle, customs, and traditions.
Bird watching at Deoban
One of the most exciting things to do in Chakrata is to watch different types of birds. Come to Deoban to spot beautiful rare birds like Russet Sparrow, Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker, Himalayan Woodpecker, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Chukar Partridge, and Cinereous Vulture among others.
Yamuna Adventure Park is one of the key attractions in Chakrata. Come here to indulge in water activities like rappelling, swimming, river crossing, and bridge slithering.
Rock climbing in the Deoban forest area is quite an interesting thing to do in Chakrata. Commonly offered by many private getaway organizers as part of their weekend getaway to Chakrata, mostly solo travelers, office groups, and friends opt for it.