Places to Visit in Dehradun

Dehradun is the Capital of Uttarakhand is bounded by the great Shivalik Hills, the purest Yamuna and Ganga, and many nearby Pilgrimage cities that attracts tourists to this place from all over the world.

1. Robber's Cave
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Guchhipani or Guchu Pani, located in the Dehradun suburb, are known to be known as the Robber’s Cave.

It’s a beautiful gorge within a calcareous rock. It offers one of Dehradun’s best attractions and is rounded by splendid hills and a lovely walk through the mountains.

2. Sahastradhara
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For its ecstatic beauty and therapeutic value, Sahastradhara means “miland fold spring,” since its water contains sulphur.

Although the site can be visited any time during the whole year, during the rainy season you will love the breathtaking beauty of the waterfall as it looks like a river.

3. MindRolling Monastery
MindRolling Monastery

The Monastery of Mindrolling was built in 1965 by Kuchen Rinpoch, also called the Buddha Temple Complex in Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

The monastery is a visual miracle as an architectural masterpiece with several sections.

The Mindrolling Monastery is one of the largest Buddhist centers in India, located amidst the serene foothills of the Himalayas, attracting tens of thousands of visitors from all over Germany as well as abroad.

This is the Tallest Stupa in Asia decorated with beautiful parks, spiritual colleges and canteens.

4. Har ki Dun
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Har Ki Dun is a beautiful cradlescape with untouched scenic beauty, situated away from the hectic business of the city.

Located at an altitude of 3,566 meters, this site is one of Uttarakhand’s most remote areas, with a wealth of trekking trips.

5. Rajaji National Park
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The Rajaji National Park is rich in flora and fauna, covering the ranges of Shivalik mountains, and it offers an excellent holiday destination both for nature and wildlife lovers.

Rajaji National Park has recently received the status of Tiger Reserve from the Government of India for its wildlife, especially for tigers and elephants.

In memory of or C. Named. This national park extends over 3 districts, including Dehradun, Haridwar and Pauri Garhwal, in Rajagopalachari.

6. Tapovan Temple
Tapovan Temple

Tapovan Ashram, 6 kilometers from Dehradun City, is located along Dehradun-Rajpur route.

A picturesque, luxuriant and peaceful valley, Tapovan is a joy to see any time of the year. Tapovan is a place to enjoy. Set just over the glacier of Gangotri, the location also attracts hiking.

The ashram gives its guests even periodic yoga courses. This location, which is located along the banks of the Ganges, is a spiritual air.

7. Zonal Museum
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Brahmatal is a classic winter trek. When the snow falls gently on its pistes, the summit shows up a heavenly facet, most of the brahmatal trek is on the snow that makes it exciting.

8. Bali Pass
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The Bali Pass Trek is a wonderful tour which one should undertake at least once in a lifetime.

One of the least explored treks in the Indian Himalayan region that connects Har Ki Dun with the Yamunotri.

9. Assan Barrage
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Asan Barrage, a bird-lover wonderland, and a naturalistic city with a manmade lake attracting thousands of birds of different species, is a wonderful place full of life, the wealth of nature and beauty.

10. Rupin Pass Trek
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At 4600 meters altitude, the Rupin Pass provides trekking tourists with a spot of incredible beauty. Situated on the mystical Himalayan back, there are a variety of surprises on the trek.

Dehradun City Overview

Located in: Kumaon

Nearest Railway Station: Garhwal

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport

Best Month to Visit: March to June

Avg. Annual Temperature: 21.8 °C

Famous for: Chota Char Dham, Many beautiful hill stations like Auli, Mussoorie, Etc, Basmati Rice and Bakery Products.

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Places to Visit Near Dehradun

If you travel to Dehradun, Uttarakhand Travel Tourism recommend you to travel to its most amazing nearby places too which are also on the list of Places you must visit in Uttarakhand.

1. Mussoorie

Mussoorie also popularly known as “The Queen of Hills” is the most popular Honeymoon destination as well as traveller’s Paradise. Located 35 km away from Dehradun and at an altitude of 2005 mts above sea level, Mussoorie is a beautiful Uttarakhand hill station. It is famous for a weekend break, honeymoon destinations, views of the Himalayas and Mall Road. Mussoorie is the top hill station in India.

2. Rishikesh

“Yoga Capital of the World” is a very popular name used for Rishikesh. As it provides courses and education for Yoga, Meditation and spirituality to people all over the world. People come to this place to gain the knowledge of our ancient culture and tradition with all its benefits. This vibrant town is one of Hindus’ most holy places. In this holy city flows in infinity the calm and often furious river of Ganges, offering nourishment and life for many earthly beings.

3. Haridwar

Haridwar is an ancient town in the northern part of India, where the Ganges is situated on the foothills of the Himalayas. Har Ki Pauri is home to a Ganga Aarti nightly, where small flickering lamps swim off their steps. During major festivals, worshipers fill the city, including the yearly Kanwar Mela.

Tehri Dam
4. Tehri Dam

The Tehri Dam is India’s largest dam and one of the world’s biggest. The dam on the Bhagirathi River near Tehri, in Uttarakhand, is a multifunctional rock and earth filling dam. It is the principal dam of the hydroelectric network of THDC India Ltd. and Tehri.

Kempty Falls
5. Kempty Falls

Kempty Fall is the most popular and one of the oldest tourist sites near Mussoorie, with its enormous fall before reaching the ground. Kempty Falls is the most fascinating picnic spot or a perfect day out spot in Mussoorie, 15 km away founded by a British man over 150 years ago.

6. Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti is a stunning hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, located in the heart of the calm atmosphere of Mussoorie. Dhanaulti remains untouched and unexplored in the world and is surrounded by dense forests of oaks, wild deodars and rhododendrons. The peaks of the snow-covered Himalayas are dormant in this hamlet.

Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple
7. Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple

The place derives the name from Lord Shiva according to a legend. It is believed that Lord Shiva consumed the venom emanating from the ‘Manthan Samudra.’ His throat therefore grew blue, giving Shiva the name Neelkanth. The celestial aura and legendary atmosphere are reserved here for centuries-old temples

8. Kanatal

Kanatal is 78 kilometers from Dehradun, Mussoorie 38 kilometers, and Chamba, 12 kilometres. Kanatal is a small Beautiful village in the district of Uttarakhand, and also less known hill station among Tourists. It’s situated on the road between Chamba and Mussoorie and about 300 km from Delhi.

9. Chakrata

In the District of Dehradun in Uttarakhand , India, Chakrata is a town of cantonment and also a sub-district / Tehsil. It’s situated between the rivers of Tons and Yamuna, at an elevation of 2118 meters, 98 km from Dehradun, the state capital.

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