Camping in Kanatal
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Kanatal is an unspoiled and beautiful hamlet about 2 hours away from Rishikesh that is located at the height of 2500 mts above sea level. Apart from cool weather throughout the year, Kanatal is famous for deodar forests, picturesque view of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks and mesmerizing sunsets.
The Deluxe Camp is located next to a reserved pine and deodar forests. Beautiful and captivating environment at the campsite will surely make you feel the love and pleasure of lying in Mother Nature's lap. The temperature at the campsite varies from 4°C to 26°C even in extreme summers.
Experience nature and the Himalayan charm at its captivating and unadulterated best. Chill out at this campsite at a height of 8400 fts above sea level.
The campsite is also just 2 hours away from Mussoorie- the queen of the hills that is famous for its mall road; and an hours drive away from India's highest Dam.
CAMP FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES:
- Stay in Swiss Cottage Camps/Rooms
- Each unit with attached washroom
- Buffet meals in a large dining area
- Electricity with power backup/generator facility
- Huge conference area with audio/video facility
- Rock climbing, Rappelling & Valley Crossing
- Indoor & Outdoor Camp Activities & Games
- Trek to the Kaudia forest
- Trek to Surkhanda Devi Temple (located at 9,995 ft.)
- Bonfire and Bar-be-que in the night
- Dhanaulti Eco‐park (15 kms)
A bautiful little park developed by the forest department of Uttarakhand with the help of the local people.
The park has swings for children and horse-riding is also offered here. One also has the option of walking to the nearby apple orchard. Consider budget hotel in Kanatal.
- Surkhanda Devi Temple (8 Kms)
Surkunda Devi Temple is situated about 8 Kms from the campsite at an altitude of 9,995 fts. One has to drive to the starting point of the trek that is 7 Kms from the Camp Kanatal. This exciting 2 Kms Trek offers breath-taking views of the Himalayas on one side and the great indian plains on the other.
- Tehri Dam (30 Kms)
The Tehri Dam is a hydroelectric project that lead to submergence of an entire township and relocation of more than 1 lac people. It is the highest dam in India and 2nd highest in whole of Asia. The dam was built on the Bhagirathi River which is the principal tributary of the Holy Ganges.
- Mussoorie (42kms)
Mussoorie is the famous hill-station that is known as the Queen of the Hills. The Mall Road of mussoorie is famous for its restarurants and cafes, one can also shop for souvenirs. Apart from the mall road, Mussoorie is famous for Gun Hill. From the middle of the mall road, a short cable car ride takes you to the Gun Hill which, on a clear day, offers magnificent views of the Himalayas.
- River Rafting in Rishikesh (60 Kms)
One has the option of trying the king of water adventure sports in the the rafting capital of India, Rishikesh. Located just 2 hours away Rishikesh offers safe and exciting rafting trips to anyone aged 12 yrs and over. One can also try cliff Jumping and Body Surfing.