Top Places to Visit in Kanatal near TehriKanatal is one of the many hidden gems of Himalayas. Tucked away near Tehri Valley it is a scenic place waiting for you with open arms. We left for Kanatal in the glistening morning sunshine. The journey was quite comfortable and pleasant. This dainty town is located just 27km from Tehri and it takes about an hour to reach here. Stop over for snacks at local dhabas and tea at a local tea stall. The view of the majestic Himalayas in the distance is awe-inspiring.
Here are the Top Places to Visit in Kanatal near Tehri.
Visit Dhanaulti Eco ParkA one of its kind place, Dhanaulti Eco Park will take you closer to nature. A walk in the park is not only refreshing but highly enjoyable. The lush green deodar forests and cool fragrant mountain breeze will be a pleasant change from the concrete jungle.
The exciting part about the park is that you can plant a sapling here in memory of a loved one. So whether it was your beloved pet or loving grandma, they’ll be really happy to know that yu paid them a tribute in such a unique way.
Dhanaulti Eco Park is just km from Kanatal. You can take a taxi or reach there by your owwbn vehicle as well.
Visit Tehri DamTehri Dam is the tallest dam in India and one of the tallest in the world. It is built on Bhagirathi River near Tehri in Uttarakhand. The dam is located at a distance of about 36km from Kanatal. The best way to reach Tehri Dam from Kanatal is by hiring a taxi or taking your private vehicle.
You would pass Chamba town on the way. Stop and relish delicious pakodas, paranthas and samoas with hot tea and local sweets here. The people are warm and welcoming which certainly adds to the overall holidaying experience. After fuelling up your car tank and tummy continue your journey to Tehri Dam.
The sheer grandeur of the reservoir would leave you mesmerized. The emerald green water amidst pristine Himalayas is a sight that needs to be seen to be believed.
One needs prior permission to visit the dam. But the tourists who don’t have permit can visit the lake, viewpoint and even enjoy boating.
About 1km uphill from the main check-post of the dam is a view point. It offers a splendid bird’s eye view of the dam and the entire region.
There is also a small temple near the dam.
Visit The Nature
Moving on, from trekking to now some relaxing. For most of us a vacation means total relaxation. Kanatal is a perfect place for solitude and soul searching. There would be no Wi-Fi, but the connection would be rather strong.
Bond with your family over cups of tea and endless conversation or witness the magic of words by being lost in your book. Gaze at the stars and cuddle up around the bon-fire. There is never a dull moment in Kanatal.