About - The Kanatal Arbour

Best Hotels and Resorts in Kanatal, Uttarakhand

Located in the lower Himalayan Range, in a picturesque and serene place called Kanatal, Uttarakhand away from Urban Chaos. The Kanatal Arbour offers comfortable and elegant accommodations to travellers at affordable rates. The Kanatal Arbour is a place to relax and rejuvenate with your family and friends, any time of the year. You can also enjoy the stunning view of the mountains and the sunrise from most of the cottages. Unlike most other Kanatal hotels, The Kanatal Arbour has all the modern facilities and comfort to offer you which includes ample car parking space, a multi-cuisine restaurant, power back-up, Wi-Fi, and Laundry Service and room service, etc.

The property has fully grown apple trees, apricots, and walnut trees, and a beautiful well-maintained garden variety of flowers. You can sit and enjoy the beauty of the alluring valley from your balcony. The long leaves of the Deodar trees grow abundantly in the region, infusing the air with its pleasant aroma. The Kanatal Arbour has 13 well-furnished rooms with an attached bath and balcony. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the great Himalayas from the balcony of each cottage. Come and watch the extravaganza of the adventure and rejuvenate yourself in the foothills of the Himalayas with The Kanatal Arbour.

Kanatal is a small Himalayan village famous for its breathtaking view of the Himalayas, The Winterline Phenomenon, the Kaudia forest, Snowfall, Phaadi culture, and unique flora fauna. Our Resorts in Kanatal are located just 100 meters off the main Chamba - Dhanaulti - Mussoorie road, which makes it very well-connected and convenient for any kind of vehicle to reach the property. A perfect weekend getaway, with just 6 drive, it's the closest place to catch snow from Delhi-NCR.

Morning mist, chirping birds, dew drops on the grass, majestic view of the Himalayan ranges, and ethereal peace! That’s what you will experience when you get up every morning at The Kanatal Arbour Himalayan Retreat. Surrounded by pine trees, apple orchards and Greater Himalayan ranges in the background, The Kanatal Arbour is nothing short of a Hobbit World in itself with surprises waiting for you at every corner.

Kanatal makes an ideal off-beat destination for family holidays and adventure as it's one of the best and nearest mountain destinations to cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Dehradun, and with its salubrious climate all year round.
With warm, hospitable, and courteous staff, The Kanatal Arbour offers the discerning traveller the best of Garhwali hospitality.

Come and experience the very best of Himalayan Escape at The Kanatal Arbour.

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Our Cottages

There are 13 mountain-facing independent deluxe cottages including Twin Cottage with a large common balcony for large groups. Each cottage in The Kanatal Arbour has been generously designed keeping in mind the comfort and best experience for our guests. Every cottage has a balcony with a view of the majestic mountains for you to sit back and relax. All the cottages are well equipped with facilities such as LCD TV with set up box, Electric Kettle, Wifi Connection, Geyser, Wall Mirror, Luggage Space, Room Heater, Intercom and more


Kanatal, Tehri Range

The Kanatal Arbour is located in Kanatal, a small Himalayan Village and a hill station in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is on the Chamba-Mussoorie road and nearly 300 km from Delhi and 100 km from Dehradun. Kanatal is part of an extensive mountain range called Tehri Range and it is famous for its cold weather throughout the year, view of Himalayas peaks, snowfall, adventure activities, camping, bird watching, forest safari, and the Winterline phenomenon.

Take a walk along the narrow jungle trails amidst fragrant deodar, pine, and rhododendron forests with a clear view of great Himalayas in the background while you connect with nature.






Guest's Experience with The Kanatal Arbour

Based on 311 reviews
Harshit Wadhwa
Harshit Wadhwa
Quite pathetic to say the least. Food is average, rooms are the worst, no power backup and no eateries nearby. Please don't go by their paid fake reviews, seems like that's the only thing they're good at! 🙂
Nice. Star service and views
Sumit Rawat
Sumit Rawat
Good experience in this hotel
Akash Kumar anuj
Akash Kumar anuj

Top Famous Things to Do in Kanatal

Trekking in Kanatal

Lace up your hiking boots and embark on a trekking adventure in the mesmerizing trails of Kanatal. The region boasts a variety of trekking options, catering to beginners and seasoned trekkers. Treks to Surkanda Devi Temple, Kodia Jungle, and Tehri Dam are some of the popular choices that offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lush valleys.

Camping amidst Nature

Experience the magic of sleeping under a star-studded sky while camping in Kanatal. The hill station offers several camping sites where you can pitch your tents and enjoy a bonfire night with friends and family. The tranquil atmosphere and the soothing sounds of nature will rejuvenate your soul.

Adventure Sports

For adrenaline junkies, Kanatal has an array of thrilling adventure sports to get your heart racing. Rappelling, rock climbing, and zip-lining are among the activities that will challenge your limits and give you an unforgettable rush of excitement.

Surkanda Devi Temple

A visit to Kanatal is incomplete without seeking blessings at the ancient Surkanda Devi Temple. Perched at an altitude of 2,757 meters, this temple offers panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks and the surrounding valleys.

Hiking in Kaudia Jungle

Pack a picnic basket and head to the Kodia Jungle, a dense forested area with a tranquil ambiance. Enjoy a leisurely day amidst nature, spot exotic birds, and take in the serenity of the surroundings.

Photography Delight

Photographers will find themselves in paradise with the captivating landscapes and the vibrant local life of Kanatal. Don’t forget to capture the mesmerizing sunset views and the stunning play of colors on the snow-capped peaks.

Birdwatchers Paradise

With its lush forests and diverse ecosystem, Kanatal attracts a myriad of avian species. One can spot vibrant plumaged Himalayan Monals, cheerful Rufous Sibias, and elusive Himalayan Woodpeckers amongst many other species.Keep your  binoculars ready as Kanatal unveils a captivating world of feathered wonders. A sanctuary for nature lovers and ornithologists alike, Kanatal promises an unforgettable avian adventure.

Indulge in Local Cuisine

Savor the flavors of Garhwal, Uttarakhand by trying the local delicacies at various eateries in Kanatal. From piping hot Aloo Ke Gutke to Bal Mithai, the regional cuisine is a treat for your taste buds.

With its serene beauty and abundant opportunities for adventure, Kanatal is a destination that will leave you spellbound. Plan your next trip to Kanatal, and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime!

Best Time/Seasons to Visit Kanatal


Spring (Mar to Apr)

As the winter chill gradually subsides, Kanatal comes alive with vibrant colors and blooming flowers during the spring season. Kanatal is surrounded by lush greenery, and the gentle breeze carries the sweet aroma of blossoms that fill the air. The stunning views of snow-capped peaks add to the enchanting landscape. Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in activities like hiking, nature walks, and birdwatching, as the fauna awakens from their winter slumber. Don't forget your camera to capture the breathtaking scenery!


Summer (May to Jun)

As the mercury rises in the plains, Kanatal proves to be a delightful summer retreat with its pleasant weather. From June to August, the temperature hovers between 10°C to 25°C, providing a respite from the scorching heat elsewhere. Kanatal's allure lies in its lush green meadows, dense forests, and invigorating mountain trails that promise an exhilarating escape from the scorching heat. Visitors can expect a plethora of outdoor activities, from camping under a star-studded sky to thrilling treks that lead to panoramic vistas.


Monsoon (Jul to Sept)

Kanatal unveils its captivating charm during the monsoon season. As raindrops sprinkle the quaint village, nature flourishes in its full glory. The lush landscapes come alive with a myriad of vibrant hues, making it a paradise for nature lovers. Expect cool, misty mornings and pleasant afternoons, perfect for exploring the surrounding trails. Don't forget to carry your umbrella and raincoat, as occasional showers are part of the experience. Indulge in piping hot local delicacies and savor the aroma of freshly brewed chai. Kanatal promises an enchanting monsoon getaway like no other!.

Winter (Oct to Feb)

Kanatal transforms into a winter wonderland from October to February,especially during December and January when the region experiences snowfall. The temperatures can drop to sub-zero levels, and the landscape is covered in a blanket of snow. For those who enjoy the cold and wish to witness the charm of a snowy paradise, this is the perfect time to visit. Experiences like snow trekking, walking over the frozen lakes and bonfires under the starry night sky awaits you. Last but not the least, witness the enchanting winter line in Kanatal, where the majestic Himalayan peaks meet the azure sky.

No matter when you decide to visit Kanatal, the town never fails to charm its visitors with its awe-inspiring beauty and tranquil surroundings. Be it the vibrant colors of spring, the refreshing showers of summer, the misty allure of monsoon, the picturesque autumn, or the snowy enchantment of winter, each season offers a unique experience.

So, pack your bags, escape to the captivating hill station of Kanatal, and immerse yourself in the lap of nature. Whether you seek adventure, peace, or simply a break from routine life, Kanatal promises to leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime. Embrace the magic of all its seasons and create a story that’s exclusively yours amidst the resplendent charm of Kanatal. Happy traveling!

How To Reach Kanatal by Air, Train, Road

By Air

The nearest airport to Kanatal is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is approximately 78 kilometers away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kanatal.

By Train

The nearest major railway station is Dehradun Railway Station, located around 75 kilometers from Kanatal. From the railway station, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kanatal.

By Road

Kanatal is well-connected by roads, and you can opt for a road journey if you prefer scenic drives. You can take a bus from major cities like Delhi or Dehradun. Alternatively, you can drive yourself or hire a taxi to reach Kanatal.