7 Best Places to Visit in Dehradun

7 Best Places to Visit in Dehradun
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List of tourist places to visit in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India as tourist attractions are Sahastradhara, Tapekshwar Temple, Robber’s cave, Tapovan, Rajaji National Park, Dakpathar, Museum of forest research institute.

At the foothills of the Shivalik ranges the Doon Valley is bounded on the west by the Yamuna and on the east by the river Ganges. This picturesque town has a salubrious climate throughout the year and is a take off point for the higher ranges of the Garhwal Himalayas.

TOURIST PLACES TO VISIT IN DEHRADUN : –

  1. Sahastradhara
    places to visit in Dehradun - Sahastradhara

    Sahastradhara

    14 km. A picnic spot and famous for its sulphur water springs. There is also an attractive little Shiva temple snuggling under an overhanging cliff. It is among top in list of tourist places to visit in Dehradun.

 

 

 

 

  1. Tapkeshwar Temple
    Places to visit in dehradun - Tapkeshwar Temple

    Tapkeshwar Temple

    5 km. This Shiva temple is the scene of the annual festivities on Shivaratri. It is among top in list of tourist places to visit in Dehradun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Robbers Cave
    Tourist Places to visit in Dehradun - Robber's Cave

    Robber’s Cave

    8 km.A pilgrim spot where Sundays are considered auspicious to offer prayers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Tapovan
    6 km. A beautiful asharam.

 

AT A DISTANCE
  1. Rajaji National Park
    tourist places to visit in dehradun  - Rajaji National Park

    Rajaji National Park

    20 km. Offers a pleasant excurtion. Among the wild animals are the tiger, leopard, panther, elephant, wild boar and cheetal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Dakpathar
    tourist places to visit in dehradun  - Dakpathar

    Dakpathar

    45 km. A well maintained tourist spot. Its lush gardens and picturesque setting against a mountain backdrop make it good excursion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
  1. Museum of the Forest Research Institute

Subhash Park
Rajpur Road

 

How to Reach Dehradun

Air
Nearest airport is Jolly grant 24 km.
Rail
Dehradun is the terminus of northern railway. It is connected with many parts of the country.
Road
Dehradun is connected by road to several places.

 

Road Distance

Mussoorie 34 km
Delhi 235 km
Shimla 280 km
Kedarnath 268 km

 

TRANSPORT

Government and private coaches are available. The Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam(GMVN) runs its own coaches. Tourist, tongas and city bus services are also available.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Area                      3106 sq. km.
Altitude                  640 m
Temperature           Max        Min
Summer                 36.6C      6.7C
Winter                   23.4C      5.2C
Rainfall                  192 cm
Season                  Through out the year
Clothing
Summer                 Cotton
Winter                   Woolens
STD Code                1315

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

Regional Tourist Office
45 Gandhi Road

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam
74/1 Rajpur Road

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