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Charekh Danda, Kotdwara

Charekh Danda is about 35 kms from Kotdwar. Charekh Danda was the abode of great Maharishi Charak and he compiled the granth (book) called ‘Nighut’ which has important information about Ayurveda.

Charekh Danda is also known as Charekh parvat or Charkanya Shikhar. In Charekh Danda you can visit to 5000 years old ‘Rishi Charakh ki Kharal’ and 5000 years old ‘Baanjh tree’. On the slopes of Charekh Danda, you can see the origin of Malini River. You can also see the glittering snow covered peaks of Himalaya including Chaukhamba peak. It is covered with the dense forest and plenty of Rhododendron trees. 

How to Reach

The nearest railway station to Charekh Danda  is situated in Kotdwar.
The nearest airport of Charekh Danda is  Jolly Grant Airport.
Local buses to Charekh Danda  from Kotdwar.