Chakrata, Destination, Road trip

Kanasar Chakrata

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Distance from Chakrata: – 27 kms
Distance from Dehradun: – 114 km
Ideal season: Throughout the year (Be careful during the monsoon season)

Kanasar is situated at a distance of 27 kms near Chakrata and 114 kms from Dehradun on Chakrata-Tiuni motor able road, surrounded by high peaks and dense rain forests the place is ideal for tourists. A forest Rest House in the picturesque surroundings is available for accommodation. Kanasar is an attractive place surrounded by dense green forest. Green meadows attracts lots of tourist and makes it a best picnic spot near chakrata. A small temple is the centre of faith and devotion for locals. Kanasar is well known for its very old deodar trees in the forest. A tree of circumference 6.35 meters is known to be Asia’s biggest deodar tree. Kanasar has few forest barracks with separate toilets, awesome camping location with option for trekking.




A short glimpse of tour


Asia’s biggest deodar tree



Life in Kanasar




Nearby places

Deoban – 9 kms (trek)
Koti village – 3 kms from kanasar (motor able)
Budher gufa – 13.5 kms (2.5 km trek, 11.5 km motor able)
Tiuni – 53 kms (motor able)


The road from chakrata to kanasar is an off road drive, so please be safe and drive carefully. There are no shops in kanasar so don’t forget to carry edible items and water.

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