Photograph Courtesy: Guido-D90/Creative Commons

Photograph Courtesy: Guido-D90/Creative Commons

Uttarakhand is full of amazing places to visit during summer. While the rest of the country tries to grapple with the growing heat, Uttarakhand is pleasant and offers a welcome respite from the scorching sun. One of the hidden gems of this state that is ideal for a summer visit is Kanatal. It is a small village which is a suburb of Mussoorie. Abundant in natural beauty, the village provides lush green landscapes, splendid weather and a number of trekking trails nearby. Homestays here give you a taste of the local life and food, while tourism operators offer various interesting activities from camping to rappelling to sight-seeing. (ALSO SEE Best Places in Uttarakhand for Summer 2018) Here are all the details on how to reach Kantal by road, train and flight. Also Read - Viral Video: Deer Runs Across Empty Street in Dehradun Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

How to reach Kanatal by Road

Kanatal falls on the Chamba-Mussoorie road. It is located just 78 km from the popular hill station of Dehradun and just 38 km from Mussoorie. It is connected to all major cities of Uttarkhand which means several state-run buses as well as private vehicles can get you to this lovely place. You can also take the 300-km drive from Delhi and make a road trip out of it as the route is extremely scenic. Here is the route from Delhi to Kanatal: Also Read - 'Hum Ghar Par Rukenge': Uttarakhand Govt Releases Poster Urging People to Stay Indoors

How to reach Kanatal by Train

The nearest railway stations are Rishikesh at 75 km and Dehradun at 85 km. It is best to reach Dehradun and then hire a bus or cab to get to Kanatal by road. Here is the road route from Dehradun Railway Station to Kanatal: Also Read - Uttarakhand Chief Justice Slips, Nearly Drowns Into Strong River Current at Sangam

How to reach Kanatal by Flight

The nearest airport to Kanatal is Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport. It is located at a distance of 100 km from Kanatal. You can hire a private vehicle or cab from the airport to get to Kanatal. Here is the route:

So, when do you plan to visit Kanatal in Uttarakhand?