Dehradun is popular among tourist for its picnic spots and other tourist location.It is considered as a popular destination for Couples, Family with Kids, Foreigners. Golfing
Dehradun is one the few places in Uttarakhand where you can enjoy golfing. There club called DSOI Golf Clubhouse and it is located at Vijay Path .Few mini Golf course are also available. Cycling
Cycling is the perfect combination of exercise and entertainment to indulge in Dehradun. The charming weather of Dehradun is always wonderful to take up cycling. The city has perfect cycling tracks, it starts from Rajpur road and continues 20 kms along the old Mussoorie Highway.
Places to see in Dehradun
In Dehradun suburbs, Robber's Cave is famously called Guchhipani or Guchu Pani. It is surrounded by majestic and beautiful hills and offers a wonderful trek up the mountains.On the way, you can see a cute little stream that has a way to appear and disappear from its course, making it an most mesmerizing magical experience. It is place to the deity of Lord Shiva. Sahastradhara
Sahastradhara means 'thousand fold spring' and is famous for its euphoric beauty and healing value since its water contains Sulphur. This place can be visited any time during the year, you would love the pleasing beauty of the waterfall during rainy season when the stream proposes the appearance of a gushing torrent. Mindrolling Monastery
Mindrolling has the meaning "Place of Perfect Emancipation" in Tibetan language. It is the largest Buddhist Vihara of India, training monks for over 300 years . Tapkeshwar Temple
Tapkeshwar is a popular cave temple on the banks of a rivulet. The water further flows in to the cave to drip on to the Shiv Linga inside. Sulphur springs present around the temple makes for a healing bath. Forest Research Institute
It was established in the year 1906. The Forest Research Institute is spread over a areas of 4.5 square kilometer and it has imposing Colonial and Greco-Roman styles of architecture. Malsi Deer Park
It is located at the base of Shivalik range. Malsi Deer Park is a zoological garden and it is home to two horned Deer, Tiger, Neelgai, Peacock and many other animals. This zoological garden is an ideal place for picnic and is well maintained.
Food and Shopping in Dehradun
Food in Dehradun
Dehradun offers numerous choices one must try the local cuisine. It includes Kandalee ka saag, Gahat ki Daal, Aloo ke Gutke, Nimbu, Kaafli, Gulgula as well as it is famous for some traditional sweets that one just cannot resist such as Bal Mithai, Arsa, Jhangora ki Kheer and much much more. Apart from the local flavors you can also relish North Indian cuisine, South Indian, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Tibetan and Continental cuisines in Dehradun. Shopping in Dehradun
Shopping is the best part of trip which everyone likes. Dehradun has many markets where you can buy things of your choice as well as it is pocket friendly. City's pride basmati rice can be bought from Paltan Bazaar at reasonable price. You can also buy shoes, bags etc.All items in this market are at reasonable price.
If you are looking for colorful and funny apparels then Tibetan market is must to visit.You will find many small eateries close to this place which offers Tibeetan dishes like thupa, momos, chowmein etc.There are other markets like Indira market, Rajpur Road, Ashley hall etc which offers similar items at reasonable price.
How to reach Dehradun
Dehradun by Train
Dehradun is connected by regular train services to cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain, Chennai and Varanasi. You can easily reach from almost any part of the country without any hassle. Dehradun by Air
Dehradun's airport is named as the Jolly Grant Airport it is located 20 km away from the city centre. Air India, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect and Spice Jet are few prominet flight services which have regular flights to Dehradun. Dehradun Distance from near by Places Distance from Mussoorie Road-34.4 km Distance from Uttarakhand-226.6 km
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Dehradun: 248001 Language : Hindi,Garhwali,Kumaoni,English Weather: Summer 16°C to 36°C Winter 5°C to 23°C
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