Placed at an altitude of 2286 m above the sea level, Dhanaulti hill station is placed on the Mussoorie-Chamba Road. Located in Tehri district of the Uttarakhand state, the place is known for offering picturesque views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Because of its loveliness and serenity, Dhanaulti is slowly becoming a popular weekend getaway from nearby destinations such as Delhi. Mussoorie has now become slightly crowded and if you are looking for some alone-time, Dhanaulti is the place to be as it is still away from the rush of the tourist activity and thus it allures peace-seekers.
Dhanaulti lies amidst thick oak, alpine and rhododendron forests and is close to a number of popular tourist spots such as Mussoorie, Kantal, Tehri and Chamba. Unlike other hill stations, Dhanaulti is much calmer and its scenic beauty is still untouched. It is also quite close to Dehradun.
The weather of Dhanualti remains salubrious all round the year and thus tourists can visit it any time. If you are fond of snow, visit Dhanaulti during the winter months and if you wish to explore its lush green surroundings and visit its tourist attractions, come here in the summer months. The woody slopes, pleasant climate, peaceful ambiance and panoramic views of the snow-clad peaks are slowly alluring a decent number of tourists to Dhanaulti.
As Dhanulti is untouched by urbanization, there are no swanky restaurants or fast food joints. However, the resorts and hotels in Dhanaulti have multi-cuisine restaurants that serve sumptuous delicacies. You must try the lip-smacking dishes of local cuisine at the eating joints here.
When in Dhanaulti, do not forget to indulge in shopping. You can buy stoles, shawls and scarves here. All this is made from eri silk, wool, pashmina and natural dyes here. You can also get some nice handicraft items here.