Major attractions in Chakrata
Chakrata Travel Guide
Deoban is a beautiful tourist destination near Chakarta town. The literal meaning of Deoban is “God’s Own Forests” and offers serene ambience. Arrivals get opportunity to sightsee some of the rare scenic views of Uttarakhand that natural embraces here. Deoban is located at an altitudinal height of 2200 meters to 3025 meters above sea level. It doles scenic views to Himalayas and snow laden peaks.
Deoban is surrounded by rich and dense forest of deodar and comprises range of different faunal species. Deoban is great spot for adventure lovers and bird watchers. Different species of bird as in white collard blackbirds and Himalayan woodpeckers reside here and can be easily located during the trek. There are many migratory birds that fly to Deoban in the winter season. Deoban offers extensive views to majestic greenery and doles out mesmerizing moments.
There are motorable roads that allow hassle free ride to the Forest Rest House. Hereafter, individual can take 15mins walk through dense deodar forests and can reach to Vyas Shikhar (p place where Hindu epic Maharabharata was written). The place doles out amazing views to Himalayan ranges and peaks and pleasant weather.
How to Arrive at Deoban Chakarta
Deoban is situated at a distance of 13kms away from Chakarta on the State Highway 1. Tourists can arrive here by hiring a taxi that run to and from Chakarta.
• Nearest Railway Station- Dehradun Railway Station (100kms)
• Nearest Airport Facility- Jolly Grant Airport (125kms)