Kanatal is a quaint village situated in the Uttarakhand district. It is an unexplored place and less popular than the neighbouring cities Mussoorie and Rishikesh at the height of 2590 m. It is the perfect weekend getaway just max 3 hours above from commercialized Mussoorie. It has a everything for everyone if you want to enjoy scenery, enjoy the weather or you are an adrenaline junkie.
We chose road to travel who doesn't like road trips but you can take train till Dehradun or Haridwar and then continue the onwards journey to Kanatal by road. Be ready with your ultimate road trip playlist. We left Delhi around 3 am and reached Kanatal around 12 pm. We checked in our hotel The Hermitage (pre booked) if you don't want to stay in a hotel you can choose homestays to to experience the Pahadi life. The Hermitage Hotel, is a neat, tidy and cozy holiday resort located in the middle of serene mountains. Staff is courteous and hospitality is simply the best. The food is also very delicious do try the Burans juice( flower drink) it's so refreshing it is known as the drink of Uttrakhand. The rooms are well furnished and has wooden decor. It offers outdoor and indoor activities as well. Room starts at 6000 INR. It has a welcoming environment the manager and the staff are really friendly.