A Recycled Ecostay in Kanatal
Kanatal is an offbeat destination located near Mussoorie. Leading by example, this eco-stay has everything recycled and reused, from rooms to its doors and windows, old bronze utensils to glasses from a dismantled Audi showroom. Although, to your satisfaction, hygiene has not been compromised at any cost.
How to reach
It is 321 kms away from Delhi.
Nearest airport: (International): Delhi
(Domestic): Jolly Grant airport, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Nearest railway station: Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Nearest bus stop: Thangdhar, Uttrakhand
Two hours forty five minutes drive by bus/car from Dehradun to this eco-stay. You have to get down at Thangdhar and walk for 800 meters to reach this Eco-stay. One can also hire a pony (Khachhar) if you are unable to do the trek.
Buy local produce/handicraft: Fresh plucked apples, Red Rajma, White rajma, Soyabean, Jhangura, Mandua, Urad lentil, Gahat pulse, Red rice, White rice, Himalayan Peas and many more
Hiking in the hidden Kodia forest
Escorted bird walks or forest hikes into the surrounding jungles with a naturalist.
Pluck and relish fresh apples from the orchard inside the eco-stay.
Touch the soil and have a feel of Organic farming.
Play with the farm pets dogs and sheep.
Interaction with local villagers living in high altitude remote areas.