Weekend Trip to Sattal, Uttarakhand
- Hill Station
Summer 15 to 30°C
Winter 0 to 24°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 302 kilometers / 4 h ,50 m
Best Time To Visit
Sattal is a beautiful resort gets its name with the literal meaning ‘seven lakes’. Situated at an elevation of 4000 feet, Sattal is a sought-after getaway from Delhi to enjoy unspoilt tranquility. Apart from the scenic beauty, the rich flora and fauna also wins the hearts of travelers. The calm and quiet ambience of the place attracts nature lovers and couples to enjoy quality time in the lap of nature. If travelling in groups, it is suggested to book a cab or a private taxi to reach Sattal from Delhi.
How to Reach Sattal
There is no railway station in Sattal, thus, Kathgodam, Haridwar Jn., and Moradabad are the three nearest railway stations to reach Sattal.
Sattal does not have airport, thus, Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi) is the nearest airport, located at a distance of 268 km. From the airport, one can find private taxis and cabs for hire.
Sattal is well-connected with Delhi via NH 74. One can drive their owned vehicle or hire a cab or a private taxi. There also is interstate bus service available to reach Sattal.
Attractions in Sattal
Sattal Christian Ashram
The list of attractions includes Sattal Christian Ashram, which is praised for its unspoilt peaceful environ. Formerly a tea estate, the institute is known for preaching the virtues of Christianity among people. There also is St John's Church in the premises of the ashram.
The butterfly museum is situated in the premises of the Sattal Christian Ashram. Federic Smetacek, also popular as ‘Butterfly Man’, established the museum. There are about 2500 species of butterflies and 1100 species of insects.
A natural fresh water spring, Subhash Dhara, arises from the west thick oak forests of Sattal. Crystal clear water of the spring and beautiful location wins the hearts of the tourists visiting Sattal.