Chakrata is a small and beautiful hill town located 2,118 metres above sea level. One can reach Chakrata by road only. Once a cantonment town in British India, Chakarata is blessed with natural beauty. Virgin forests of conifers, rhododendrons and oaks are well suited for long walks. Alongside these forests, picturesque villages of Jaunsari tribes complement the views. With the overpowering Kharamba peak (3,084 m.), Chakrata has its share of Alps too. On its northern slopes is situated Mundali (2776 m.) where skiing is possible from November to April. Climate Chakrata in summers: During summers the weather of Chakrata remains pleasant and salubrious. Carry light woolens while travelling to Chakrata during summers. The majestic Himalayan peaks are distinctly visible during summers and the mountain breeze steals the show. Chakrata in monsoons: The snow-clad Himalayas plays hide and seek during winters with clouds obstructing the views. A wide variety of verdant colors can be seen from Chakrata during monsoon months. The monsoon months of Chakrata are from July to September. Experience the wilderness of nature during these months. Enjoy the sip of tea, gazing at the verdant mountains and listening to the raindrops falling on the tree leaves. There are chances that roads could be blocked for a couple of hours due to landslides, but the scenic beauty of Chakrata during monsoons is worth it. Do carry raincoats. Chakrata in winters: Chakrata receives snowfall during winters and heavy woolens are required. Tranquility and seclusion are at its best during winter months in Chakrata. Snow capped Himalayas are best seen from Chakrata during winters. Enjoy bonfires and barbeques in Chakrata during winter months.