Chhaskhet Nature Walk starts from Clouds End (about 7 km from Mussoorie) taking you on the scenic nature trail through oak & pine forest. This walk takes you to a serene & pristine mountain village Chhaskhet (alt. 1,800 m) which offers brilliant views of Dehradun valley. Chhaskhet nature trail is 3-4 hour forest walk, suitable for people looking for a nature walk near Mussoorie. The walk offers a rich insight into the diverse flora & fauna of the Shivalik mountain region. Mountain langurs, Himalayan eagle “griffon” & sometimes the elusive barking deer “kaakar” are some of the wildlife that can be spotted on the Chhaskhet Nature walk. During monsoon season (Jul-early Sept), you can find more than 25+ species of Himalayan ferns on this trail, some of which are a part of medicinal Himalayan flora. It is indeed a highly recommended one day tour near Mussoorie.
Cloud`s End Mussoorie
10:00 am / 1:00 pm (tentative)
Cloud`s End (near Mussoorie)
Dehradun Railway Station
Jollygrant Airport (24 km from Dehradun)
Chhaskhet Nature Walk is a pristine nature trail on the western outskirts of Mussoorie. Its a walk through dense oak & pine forest giving beautiful glimpse of Himalayan flora & fauna.
Yes, it is absolutely essential to take a guide for this tour whether you are solo or in a group.
The best season for Chhaskhet Nature walk is all year round.
It is ideally recommended for 5+ age kids.
Yes, in fact all the tours in the mountain regions are quite safe for women & solo travelers. People of the region are very warm, caring & hospitable in nature.
Guides & porters in the region will never demand any tip money from you. They just need their daily wages paid by the MTB operator. However, it is always encouraging if one can give a little tip to them if they provide good services.
Indian currency is accepted
I went to Chhaskhet Nature Walk with my husband during our trip to Mussoorie. Great views & beautiful forest trail with a very good trek guide !