Ensconced between the Himalayan foothills and the Shivalik mountain ranges, Dehradun is a beautiful city and the capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The rolling green hills in Dehradun seem to go on forever, with an azure sky stretching overhead. Located in Doon Valley and cradled between the Rivers Ganga and Yamuna, Dehradun is best remembered by the colonial-era buildings and museums left behind by the British.
Dehradun as an arch to surrounding hill stations is well connected with Mussoorie, Auli along with religions places like Haridwar, Rishikesh and Chota Char Dham. With the help of Dehradun tour packages
, you can easily explore all these nearby places and get guidance without spending much. Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India but is developing at a fast pace. Over the time it has gained popularity for its educational institutes, which are as old as the British rule in India- Doon Public School, Welham ( girls and boys) and the famous Indian Military Academy are some of the most popular ones.
Adding to the above attractions, there are many interesting tourist places in Dehradun
The sprawling Forest Research Institute Museum, the Survey of India Museum, Geology Museum and the Indian Institute of Petroleum. Nestled among the green hills and often wrapped in a cool mist, is the Hanol Temple. The mysterious Robbers' Cave is sure to bring out the adventurer in you. The Tapkeshwar Temple, Great Stupa, and Malsi Deer Park are other famous places in Dehradun
As a town with multiple shades, there are places like the Mindrolling Monastery where you can escape and find peace or solace, time to relax and rejuvenate your senses. It is also one of the biggest Buddhist centers of India.
If you are a food lover, then the city will not disappoint you in any way. It is famous for its bakery products and also the traditional food it serves. Some of the popular dishes include gulgula, Kanalee saag, Aloo kye gutke and many more. Food joints like Chetan’s Puriwallah, Moti Mahal, Ellora’s Melting Moments, Yeti Restaurant, etc are some famous places to eat in Dehradun
If you have shopping in mind, then there are lots of places you can explore- the Tibetan market, Paltan bazaar, Rajpur road etc. Malls like the Pacific Mall, Cross Roads etc. You can spend some good time at these places to take back souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones.
The town enjoys a pleasant climate that gives tourists the leverage to travel here at any time of the year. Summers are considered as the peak season with a large number of visitors coming to spend their vacations. You can book Dehradun hotels
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, picnic to Lacchiwala, paragliding and many more activities combine to make Dehradun a beautiful valley to visit and appreciate nature’s beauty in every way possible.