Dehradun tourism


Popular as Doon Valley, Dehradun, Uttarakhand state capital. The destination is located at an altitude of 2100 ft above sea level and is located in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges. Dehradun Ganges River flows east of the Yamuna river flows to the west.

Dehradun name 'Dehra' meaning 'camp' and 'Doon "meaning" land of mountains down to the bottom' is derived from the words. According to records, the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, Ram Rai, Dunn was exiled to the forest Sikh Guru, Ram Rai, a camp where a temple was built.
Important to mention the place of the Indian epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata can be found in IE. It is believed that the Hindu god Rama, his brother Lakshman, the demon king Ravana after killing came Dehradun. Another story suggests that Guru Dronacharya lived here at one time. Here's the ancient temples and ruins around 2,000 years old.

Dehradun and around tourist destination

Every year a large number of tourists. Pleasant weather and scenic surroundings have made this place popular among tourists. In addition, like other beautiful places in Uttarakhand Mussoorie, Nainital, Haridwar, Auli and Rishikesh is the gateway to some. Some research and educational institutions, such as Dehradun, Indian Military Academy, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Forest Research Institute, Doon Public School is famous for.

Located on Chakrata Road Dehradun, Indian Military Academy, October 1, 1932 Brig LP Was established under the leadership of Collins. Academy, a museum, a war memorial, a shooting demonstration room and Faraims golf course.

Kaulagdh Road at the Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun is a popular institution. It was established in 1906. It is spread over 2000 acres. The Institute has built palatial architecture of Greco-Roman and represents the perfect blend of colonial style. Sahastradhara, Rajaji National Park, Deer Park Dehradun Malsi some other tourist attractions.

Sahastradhara a beautiful waterfall, which is located 11 km from Dehradun. With the locals - for a picnic with a large number of tourists visit this place. Spring is around 9 meters and the depth of the water is believed that for people suffering from skin diseases may be of therapeutic value. The place is also famous for its beautiful and ancient religious centers.

Proven Laxman Temple, Tapkeshawar Mahadev Temple, Devi Temple and Tapovan Sntla are famous temples in Dehradun. Tapkeshawar Mahadev Temple is a famous Hindu cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Drip is a Hindi word which means seep. Naturally Shivling installed in the temple cave was formed by dripping water from the ceiling.

This beautiful place travelers can go by car or on foot. The shops of local handicrafts, woolen clothing, jewelry and books are popular. Rajpur Road, Paltan Bazar and Ashley Hall in Dehradun major shopping center. The restaurants are famous for delicious Tibetan Mamos.

Natural environment, educational institutions and other ancient temples and monuments, the place is famous for its special basmati rice. In addition to seeing the sites and shopping, the city is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. Enjoy adventure sports such as paragliding and skiing can be enjoyed in the Doon Valley. 12 km from Dehradun to Mussoorie adventure lover feel a little can go for trekking. Rajpur as the base camp for the trek functions.

How to reach Dehradun

Destination from other parts of the country by air, well connected by rail and road. Jolly Grant Airport is located 20 kilometers from the city center. The regular flights Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi is connected to.

The destination is the nearest international airbase. Dehradun railway station is a major railway station, Delhi, Varanasi and Kolkata connects to certain destination cities. Travelers taking advantage of state and private bus services can reach any place. Regular deluxe buses are available from Delhi to Dehradun.

Dehradun season

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For most of the year there is a general climate of Dehradun. Depending on the height above sea level, the climate space - space may vary. Here summers are hot and the winters are pleasant. During the cold winter months, occasionally there is snowfall. Travelers except January, Dehradun travel planning any time of year, because this may be the heavy snowfall.

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