The Mahasu Devta Temple is situated at a distance of about 94 km from Chakrata. In a captivating and picturesque environment such as the lap of nature, in the border area of Uttarkashi, Mahasu Devta Temple in Hanol on the banks of the River Tons is a precious heritage of art and culture. It is an ancient temple built in the 9th century. This famous temple is located on Tiuni-Mori road. This ancient temple is dedicated to the Mahasu Devta. The word Mahasu means "Mahashiv". In these areas, Mahasu Devta is considered as by the god of justice. Uttarkashi of Uttarakhand, the entire Jaunsar-Bawar region and till the Rawai region is worshipped the Mahasu Devta. The "Mahasu" Devta is the collective name of one the four deities, the names of fours are Bashik Mahasu, Pabashik Mahasu, Boothia Mahasu (Botha Mahasu) and Chalda Mahasu. These fours are Lord Shiva's form. In the temple, flour and jaggery are offered in the form of prasad which is called "Kadaah" in the local language. Mahasu Devta Temple for the devotees is open all year round..
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 116 km from Chakrata.
The nearest railway station is Dehradun railway station, which is about 87 km from Chakrata.
Mahasu Devta Temple is located at a distance of about from 94 km from Chakrata via Tuini.
The journey of Mahasu Devta Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of rains.