Chakrata in Uttarakhand is a hill station with beautiful lush green scenery, surrounded by the gorgeous Himalayan range. Located in Dehradun district, this calm and charming place is best known for its serenity and spellbinding views around.
Not being a very popular holiday destination, Chakrata is far from any touristy chaos or noises. It is a small hill town that offers some exciting activities and a few local attractions. Visitor can enjoy some sightseeing and a bit of exploration & adventure as well in Chakrata.
The nearest airport to the town is Jolly Grant about 115 kms away from the region. Jolly grant is a domestic airport well connected with Delhi airport. Delhi airport is an international airport and well linked with major cities domestically and from abroad as well. Tourist from outside the country can easily reach the town via Delhi-Jolly Grant. Taxis are available for a cost of around Rs 2000 at the Jolly Grant airport to Chakrata covering a 3-hour distance.
The nearest railhead is located in the capital city Dehradun. The distance between railway station and Chakrata town is around 87 kms. It is easily accessible from Dehradun town. Taxis and buses could be availed from Dehradun to Chakrata. One can hire a taxi or can share a cab to lower down the cost of travel. Dehradun being the capital of Uttarakhand, most of the cities are well connected to Dehradun station. Particularly, Shatabdi and Mussoorie express connect Dehradun to major cities of India. Railway networks connect the town with such cities like, Howrah, Delhi, Bombay, Varanasi, Lucknow and Amritsar.
Motorable roads connects Chakrata with a number of established cities in Uttarakhand and outside the state as well. Buses are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in Delhi to Mussoorie and Chakrata. Buses to Chakrata are also available from Mussoorie and Dehradun. Chakrata is well connected with various cities of Himachal Pradesh via Paonta Sahib. Chakrata is around 311 kms away from Delhi the distance can be covered by 8 hours of traveling.