Dhanachuli, Uttarakhand Overview Placed at an elevation of 7000 ft above the sea, lies Dhanachuli- a lush green village right amidst the lap of nature. You can witness subtropical forests and coniferous trees all around. Dhanachuli, a tropical Pahari destination, is at a distance of 14 kms from the Mukteshwar Mahadev temple in the Dhari tehsil of Nainital. This supreme paradise like location can be easily accessed by road. Set in the heart of Nainital and just 26 kms apart from Bhimtal, Dhanachuli gives an amazing gaze of the Himalayas. It is an absolutely perfect weekend getaway, especially if you belong to the big busy cities of the country. Exotic evening views of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Panchachuli, from dhanachuli, aren’t sure for a miss. A glimpse of these beautiful hills is rejuvenating and refreshing. Dhanachuli has a natural charm that allures you and will make you ‘want to stay’. It gives you the taste of a totally different lifestyles and the rustic charm of Dhanachuli calls you for a must visit. Etymology It is believed that Lord Shiva killed a demon at this place thus granted him salvation from the life of a demon. There is a famous temple here dedicated to Lord Shiva called the Dhanachuli Dham. The word ?Dhanachuliya? in maori means ?a place of love?. Located amidst the green forests of Kumaon, indeed this hilly village is lovable.