Chakrata to Chilmiri top – 5 kms
Vikasnagar to Chilmiri top – 47 kms
Dehradun city to Chilmiri top – 95 kms
Mussoorie to Chilmiri top – 75 kms
Ideal season – Throughout the year
Location: on Chakrata – Mussoorie motor able road.
Chilmiri top is basically a flat ground (500 meters long) on a hill top surrounded by lush green deodar forest. It is well known for its magnificent views of Himalayan ranges and is also considered as one of the best sunset/sunrise view point in Dehradun district. The surrounding landscape view from this point makes it a must visit place in Chakrata. Several species of birds migrate during winters which makes Chilmiri neck a bird watching spot in Chakrata.
Note: There are no shops at Chilmiri top so carry eatable items and water if needed. The last few meters of the road from Chakrata to Chilmiri is a bit rough one, so drive carefully.