Dhanaulti at a glance :
Dhanaulti is a hill station 24 km from the popular hill station of Mussoorie, and 31 km from Chamba, as it is situated between the two. It is situated at an altitude of 2286m, and is known for its quiet environs amidst the alpine forests of Deodar, Rhododendron and Oak.
Apple orchard resort :
For all fresh fruit fanatics, the Apple Orchard Resort is the home to wide variety of apples that are cultivated and sold here. Apples grow abundantly here because of Dhanaulti’s weather which is very pleasant.
Camp Thangdhar :
The Thangdhar Camp which is located at a distance of approximately 14 kms away from the main market in Dhanaulti, is by far the best adventure camp in the vicinity. Situated at a height of about 8300 feet and surrounded by pine and deodar trees, the camp also graciously provides sightseeing service to the closer tourist destinations.
Eco Park :
The Forest Department of Uttarakhand have developed the chief Dhanaulti attraction of the Eco Park, which attracts more and more visitors each year because of its beautiful hill panoramic view.
Potato Farm :
The Potato Farm is for the ones with a rustic heart, looking to experience nature in its most raw form. The Potato Farm, natively called the ‘Aloo Khet’ is spread across large strips of land, owned by the government and some private farmers.
Surkhanda Devi Temple :
At a distance of about 8 kms from Dhanaulti, and a 2 km trek from the village Kaddu Khal is the Surkanda Temple, that makes up for a trekker’s paradise.
What to eat in Dhanaulti : Eating out options in Dhanaulti are limited, but you can be assured of the quality, since most of the produce is grown around the area itself. The Apple Orchard Resort and the Crown Plaza are the only available eating out options available in Dhanaulti. The restaurants serve a variety of dishes, including Indian, Italian, Chinese and Continental. Apart from these, you can head to the roadside dhabas that are available aplenty. Do not forget to try out the wide variety of apples available at the Apple Orchard Resort.