Dhanaulti is a hill station situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range located 24 km (15 mi) from the hill station of Mussoorie, and 25 km (16 mi) from Chamba in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
|Elevation||2,286 m (7,500 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||UK 09|
The summer temperatures in the town, range from 20 °C to 25 °C, while winter temperatures remain between 7 °C and -1 °C.
Places of interestEdit
- Dhanault includes an area with two eco-parks, "Amber" and "Dhara", about 200 m apart. They have been developed by the Forest Department of Uttarakhand. It houses a protected patch of small forest containing Deodar Trees. The adventure sports facility is available for visitors in the form of walking over the flying fox and burma bridges and riding horses. There is also a facility for visitors to plant a sapling of tree species in the memory of their beloved, which is called as memory sapling plantation. Mussoorie Forest Department is running eco-huts for tourists.
- Surkanda Devi Temple – 8 km (5.0 mi) from Dhanaulti, on the road towards Chamba lies the Surkanda Devi Temple, famous for its Ganga Dussehra fair in autumn. It is part of the Devi Darshan triangle, which offers trekking opportunities around Dhanaulti - Surkanda Devi, Chandrabadni and Kunjapuri.
Terrace fields near Dhanaulti