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Mundali Chakrata | Skiing In Chakrata

Mundali is a place 2.5 km from Dahargarh and about 36km from the tourist place of Chakrata. Surrounded by large abundant lush green forests, alpine meadows It offers panoramic sights of the snowy Himalayas that are a delight to the eyes. It is a pure thrill for the Skiiers to scale these vast ski gradients. This area constitutes a large open place above the snowline which is open for the skiing enthusiasts in Uttaranchal. This isn’t just that, the terrain is ideal for the novice to begin their ski expedition too. With immense natural beauty, vast ski gradients and trails for trekkers the place is a paradise for the adventure lovers.

Skiing Information

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The Grades you can ski at here are of IV and V which are quite challenging. Also, Ski training courses are available with equipment which is modern such as alpine skis, Nordic skis, gloves and goggles. You can also take the ski gears on rent while visiting this place.

Things to Carry

First aid kit, medications such as inhalers, bee-sting kits.

Clothing and covers which include woollen articles of clothing, cap, socks, gloves, mufflers, pullovers, wind-proof jacket, dark glasses, gum/snow boots.

How to reach Mundali 

By Air- Jolly Grant airport, Dehradun serves as the nearest airport at a distance of about 156km from Mundali.

By Rail– Nearest railway station is at Dehradun which is well connected to the cities and states across. It is at a distance of 129km from Mudali which can be covered in a taxi.

By Road-  It is conveniently by the state-run buses from Dehradun or you can even cover the distance by a drive. Mundali is located at 36km from the town Chakrata.

Other attractions nearby

Lakha Mandal Temple

This temple is a stunning piece of work with beautiful sculptures and inscriptions. Located on a hill slope along the banks of Yamuna, this is one of the beautiful places to visit around.

Jauljibi

This is a land where the confluence of two rivers Gori and Kali take place. It is an entry point for the trekking trails of Lipulekh Pass Untadhura and Milam glaciers.

Kalsi

Known for an Ashokan Pillar this village is located at a distance of 5km from Dakpathar. It has an inscription of Devnagri on the pillar which is well preserved by the archaeological Survey of India.

Tapkeshwar Temple

Int the Garhi region this cave temple is dedicated to Lord Mahadev. There is a constant dropping of water on the Shivling that lies in this temple the reason why it gained the name of Tapkeshwar.

Dakapathar

The place has gained fame because of the Panoramic views it offers of Shivalik ranges and a large stretch of Yamuna. It is located at about 45 km from Dehradun.

Tiger Falls

This is a gem hidden in the mystique nature of the Himalayan mountains. It is located at a distance of 20 km from Chakrata serving as a destination of trekking from nearby areas, a relaxing picnic spot. This is an ideal getaway for the nature lovers for it remains untouched and tucked away.

Bunder Caves

Also known as Miola caves is at a distance of 30 km from Chakrata. Bunder caves came to be known by the name of Miola because of a German person who discovered them. The cave of around 150m long is a place for exploring and caving for all the adrenalin junkies. The formations are of limestone rocks with brilliant stalagmite and stalactite.

Deoban

Surrounded by dense deodar forests, this place offers extensive views of the Himalayan ranges. It is at an altitude of 2200 m attracting a great number of bird watchers for the range of bird species to be found in these forests such as white collared blackbirds, Himalayan Woodpeckers, and Green Backed tit. The place also is known for housing Vyasa Shikhar where sage Vyasa is believed to have written Mahabharata.

Chilmiri Neck

Rohini Peak, Swarga Peak, and the Banderpoonch Massif can be viewed from here which is also a peak point. You will come across various beautiful migratory birds, as well as butterflies which makes the place a hotspot for the bird watchers, nature and wildlife enthusiasts.

Ram Tal Horticulture Garden

Located at a distance of about 9km from Chakrata this is a popular attraction of the region. Rich in flora and fauna, you can spot birds like Grey Treepie, Oriental turtle dove and Black-headed Jay among the flowering plants and woody trees. The gardens are covered in varieties of climbers, conifers, lichen, ferns. Vast expansive lawns, an apple garden, and a natural pond are some of the primary attractions of this horticulture garden.

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