Jhajra is situated 14 km from the west of Dehradun
. It lies enroute to Chakrata
in the Dehradun Valley
. The region is rich in forests of sal (shorea robusta trees), pine, oak and there are beautiful meadows. Jhajra is an ideal spot for bird-watchers, nature lovers and trekkers. Nearby interesting villages are Bhauwala Chawk, Bidholi, Kandholi, Majaun, Aamwala and Donga. Forest Rest House is available for stay.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport and the nearest railway station is at Dehradun.