Mussoorie:Being one of the most popular tourist spots and well known hill stations in Uttarakhand is only 38 km away from Kanatal. This amazing hill station as is rightfully called as the Queen of Hills needs no further introduction. This is one of the most favorite getaway destinations for people living in the nearby cities of Delhi to relax and rejuvenate them. Not so untouched by urbanization this place has several shops, game centers, restaurants etc. One can visit the spectacular Kempty falls or go on hike through the Mall road or the aptly named Camel’s back road.
·Chamba:Located at a distance of about 16 km from Kanatal is the gorgeous hamlet of Chamba. It is a very popular picnic spot as well. Chamba has not seen much of urbanization and can perfectly offer you the rustic charm of small hill stations. This town is quieter and more serene than the bustling spots like Mussoorie and is liked by people who want to spend a few days of complete relaxation and undisturbed peace. It is located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea- level and has a pleasant weather.
·Dhanaulti:Another charming little town within the Himalayan hills that is untouched by commercialization, the town of Dhanaulti is about 12 km away from Kanatal. It is veined with sparkling streams running through the town which seems to be appearing from nowhere and offers other activities in the nature like pony rides through the orchards and treks among the mountainous terrain. Although you won’t find shopping malls and video game parlors here, the walks through the narrow roads within the hills and orchards can keep you busy and entertained throughout the day.
·Shivpuri:This place is located near Rishikesh and is 75 km away from Kanatal. This is one of the most convenient and popular river rafting spots close to Kanatal. The best time to go for this amazing adventure sport is from the months of September to October and from March to May. It remains out of business during the risky monsoon season.