Village Tourism


Kanatal is also a beautiful sleepy Hamlet in Uttarakhand, where you can spend your days in leisure. Kanatal is located on the MussoorieChamba Road, in the district of Tehri Garhwal at an altitude of about 8500 feet. From Kanatal you can have a spectacular view of the snow capped mountains and verdant green forests. Kanatal is merely 40 Kms from Delhi and 300 Kms (approx) from Delhi. This is a perfect Off Beat destination away from gathering, ultra urbanization, contamination and commercialization.

Kanatal is a destination for those people who love to feel the untouched, untamed, and unspoilt nature. This quaint little town offers a mystic and peaceful experience to the visitors as here you will find a pleasing weather throughout the year. Kanatal is a relief from the scorching heat, humidity and the dust filled polluted environment of the Indian cities.

Gags Gilotra

Sunrise view from Kanatal, Photo by Gags Gilotra

Kanatal is one of the most beautiful hamlets in Uttarakhand. A quaint little town, it is located on the Mussoorie-Chamba road, in the district of Tehri Garhwal. Perched at an altitude of about 8,500 feet, Kanatal offers a magnificent vision of the snow-capped mountain ranges and verdant green forests. It is merely 40 km from Mussoorie and 300 km from Delhi. The town has one big advantage over the other more well-known and popular hill towns in North India i.e. it is away from over gathering, ultra-urbanization, contamination and commercialization.

The best thing of Kanatal is that between December to February every year it receives powdery snow fall and the place is transformed into a beautiful white wonderland. Besides the natural beauty, the location of Kanatal in the Mussoorie Chamba road also higher its chances of developing into  a major tourist destination of Uttarakhand in the near future.

Things to do in Kanatal

A strikingly beautiful hamlet in the located in the midst of the serene and tranquil hills of Uttarakhand, Kanatal offers calm and peaceful respite from the maddening high decibel sounds of city life. A sojourn in this scenic hill station in the vicinity of Himalayas is the ideal vacation one can ask for. Loaded with immense natural beauty, Kanatal offers the visitors a range of things to do and see in the wondrous hill station, apart from the usual sight seeing. Below listed are a number of fun activities to do in Kanatal.

Fun Activities to Do in Kanatal

Trekking & Hiking
Outdoor activities like trekking and hiking are an exciting option for the more adventurous souls. The mountainous terrain of Kanatal offers interesting options to trek and hike. However, if trekking is the overwhelming concern, it should be ensured that you go to Kanatal in the summer season. Trekking can be combined with camping in the area to complete the amazing experience and make it more fun. Make sure that you carry your trekking shoes and hiking equipment along.

Ayurveda & Spa
Kanatal Resorts, a concept based spa resort, offers an enticing opportunity to pamper yourself through spas and a full body Ayurvedic treatment. One can specifically go for the Ayurvedic treatment as the nature is at its unadulterated best in Kanatal. The traditional herbal cures to counter mental and body stress through a variety of spa treatments is something to check out for.

Nature Walks
Kanatal is the perfect choice for nature lovers who constantly seek the company of nature. One can find some natural hide-outs to relax and unwind. Nature walks are just the right thing to unwind and enjoy the phenomenal beauty and charm of this small hill station. Tourists can go for nature walks in the evening. Take care to return before it’s too dark. Early morning is also a great time to explore the flora and fauna of the area when everything is as fresh as morning dew. Ensure that you make minimum noise and do not disturb the nature. Take your binoculars along.

Places to Stay in Kanatal

The Hermitage, Kanatal

Rauslikhal, Chamba Mussoorie Highway, PO Kanatal, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand
+91-01376-283014, +91-9917674830

The Kanatal Resorts & Spa

11 KM Stone, Chamba Mussoorie Road, P.O. - Kanatal-249145, Distt.-Tehri, Uttarakhand
+91-1376-283168/69, 275633, +91-9639000525/526,

The Terraces, Kanatal

Kanatal, Chamba Mussorrie Highway, District:Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand
+91-1376-283170/71, +91-011-45092841/42, +91-9910600118