Experiences in Kanatal

Kanatal offers a plethora of captivating experiences for travellers seeking adventure, tranquillity, and cultural immersion. From thrilling trekking expeditions through lush forests to serene nature walks amidst picturesque landscapes, there's something for every type of explorer. The region's rich biodiversity provides opportunities for wildlife spotting, while activities like valley crossing and stargazing promise exhilarating moments under the open sky.

Forest Bathing

Experience the therapeutic practice of forest bathing, inspired by the Japanese tradition, amidst our serene walnut orchard. Let the tranquil surroundings soothe your senses and enjoy the numerous psychological and medical benefits this practice offers.

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Stargazing Experience

Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of pollution-free skies as you delve into the art of stargazing. Whether you're a seasoned expert or an enthusiastic beginner, identifying stars, constellations, and planets will leave you awestruck with wonder.

Bonfire and Barbeque Delight

Embrace the outdoors at Avalon with a delightful barbecue party. Gather around the crackling bonfire, savour mouthwatering food, and create cherished memories with your loved ones under the starry night sky.

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Board Games

No vacation is complete without the joy of classic board games. Whether with family or friends, spend an engaging afternoon filled with laughter and fun.

Evening Drinks: Unwind and Enjoy a Romantic Drink on The Expansive Deck

Unwind and savour a romantic drink with your partner on our expansive deck, offering breathtaking views. Begin your getaway in a serene and intimate atmosphere, perfect for unwinding and enjoying each other's company.

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Trekking in Kodai Forest

The Kodai Jungle, located in Kanatal offers an ideal setting for trekking and leisurely nature walks. Embark on a thrilling 5-6 km trek towards Chamba, which ranks among the most adventurous activities in Kanatal. With its abundance of wild orchids and lush vegetation, the jungle pathways boast spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Wildlife enthusiasts will find Kodai Jungle particularly captivating, as it provides opportunities to spot a diverse array of birds and animals, including wild boar, musk deer, kakar, and ghoral.

Valley Crossing: Glide Amidst Towering Greens

Valley crossing stands out as one of Kanatal's top attractions, thanks to its breathtaking valleys. This thrilling rope activity, while demanding patience and physical fitness, is conducted under expert supervision. For beginners, opting for a shorter distance crossing offers an excellent introduction to this exhilarating adventure pursuit in Kanatal.

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Surkanda Devi Teple

Dedicated to Goddess Durga, the Surkanda Devi Temple is a 3 km walk from the village, Kaddukhal. Legend has it that when Goddess Sati died, her husband Lord Shiva carried her body back to Kailash, which is when her head fell at the spot where the temple was then erected. Thus, the name Sirkandha was derived, which over the passage of time is called Surkanda. This ancient site is surrounded by lush greenery and a panoramic view of the breathtaking Himalayas! Pilgrims from all over flank this holy spot during Ganga Dussehra and Navratri, the array of colours and lights making the celebration worth witnessing!

Tehri Dam

One of the most prominent tourist places in Kanatal, Tehri Dam, at an astonishing height of 260 metres, is the tallest dam in India and among the tallest in the world. The destination is flocked by travellers and adventure junkies all-year-round who engage in sports like paragliding, jet skiing, and the tourist-favourite, Banana boat ride, among others. It is also flanked by globetrotters who enjoy a unique stay offered by houseboats and floating huts built on the adjacent Tehri Lake. Apart from being just a pretty spot, Tehri Dam also harnesses more than 1,000 MW of hydroelectricity supplied to the city, thereby serving a good purpose.

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