7 Best Places to Visit in Dehradun
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 : –
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.
- 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.
- Robbers Cave
8 km.A pilgrim spot where Sundays are considered auspicious to offer prayers.
6 km. A beautiful asharam.
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- Rajaji National Park
20 km. Offers a pleasant excurtion. Among the wild animals are the tiger, leopard, panther, elephant, wild boar and cheetal.
45 km. A well maintained tourist spot. Its lush gardens and picturesque setting against a mountain backdrop make it good excursion.
|MUSEUM & ART GALLERY|
- Museum of the Forest Research Institute
How to Reach Dehradun
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.
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
STD Code 1315
TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES
Regional Tourist Office
45 Gandhi Road
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam
74/1 Rajpur Road