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  • Things to do in Dehradun includes Visiting Robber's Cave, Mindrolling Monastery, Clock Tower, Sahastradhara and many more interesting & amazing activities like Paragliding, Trekking, Shopping, Sightseeing, etc.

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    Being one of the oldest cities of India, Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand. It is renowned for pleasant climate throughout the year and beautiful scenic view which you can enjoy from the sky doing paragliding. Colourful Tibetan market and amazing caves are also attracting people to the city. With mighty hills, you can trek to different viewpoints to watch various angles of the city.

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    All these elements sum up into a package of fun activities in Dehradun. You could enjoy a fulfilling day at Lachhiwala Nature Park over a picnic or revive your patriotism by visiting Chetwode Hall. It is a house to a lot of temples also, like Shiv Mandir and Tapovan temple. Carrying so many hills in its lap, Dehradun also offers good sights for camping where you can challenge your strength and live in the beauty of nature till your heart is quenched.

  • Must Things to Do in Dehradun

  • 01Visit the Ancient Robber's Cave

    Visit the Ancient Robber's Cave

    Witness the miracle of Nature at the Robber’s Cave, which is approximately 8km from Dehradun. Robber’s Cave is a 600 M elongated naturally formed cave. A river passes through this cave making this place a perfect picnic spot for family and friends. 

    The weird and wonderful thing about this place is that a stream of water miraculously appears in the Robbers Cave and vanishes under the ground and then reappears a few yards further. 

    It is a very pristine and peaceful place and hence intrigues several tourists. Robber’s cave is a must-visit place when in Dehradun.

    Location: Gucchupani, Malsi, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248003

    Timings: 
    7 AM to 6 PM

    Entry Fees: 
    INR 25 per person.

    Popular Read: Best time and Season to visit Dehradun for your Holiday

  • 02Camp in Peace and Tranquil Atmosphere of Dehradun

    Camp in Peace and Tranquil Atmosphere of Dehradun
    Rejuvenate your inner self with camping in the verdant valleys of Dehradun. Since the city is one of the gateways to adventures, a small stopover with camp having delicious food and bonfire will be perfect for all. These camps are usually isolated from the main city center and provide an ardent beautiful view of hills around.

    One can smell the fresh air, settle in comfortable tents, walk in the jungle and fall in love with the awesomeness!

    Location: 
    Raipur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248008

    Timings: Opens 24 hours.

    Entry Fees: Starting from Rs 1200/-
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  • 03Paragliding

    Paragliding

    Feel the adrenaline rush; go flying into that infinite sky. Soar high and witness a heavenly panorama of Mother Nature. One of the most exhilarating things to do in Dehradun is Paragliding. Get an aerial view of the immaculate beauty of Mussoorie, Chakrata ,Tehri Lake, Purola , Pauri and Rishikesh. 

    Be the daredevil and explore the customer friendly packages offered here. One can be fearless as Paragliding here is a two seat ride, where your pilot is properly trained and qualified. The flight lasts for approximately an hour and the bookings can be made in advance. So, just book your tickets and get ready for a breathtaking experience.

    Location: 256 Sarthi Vihar , PO, Nehrugram, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timing: Between 7 AM to 4:30 PM

    Best time to do this activity:
    June to December

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  • 04Picnic and Fun at Malsi Deer Park

    Picnic and Fun at Malsi Deer Park

    What could be more amazing than making a joyful picnic in the midst of flora and fauna? Well, just hop into Malsi deer park where you can find soothing greenery, happy deer and they all are capable of making every visitor cheerful. And not only deer but you also get to see exotic birds, parrots, nilgai, 2-horned deer and much more.

    This wildlife picnic spot is also loaded with waterbodies, slides for kids and canteen for healthy eatables. Do not miss a chance to spend some quality time with your family and kids, while in Dehradun.

    Location: Dehradun zoo which is 10 km from Rajpur road

    Timings:
    10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

    Entry Fees: 
    INR 20 per person.

    Check Out: Best Places to visit in Dehradun you must not miss.

  • 05Visit the Distinct Location of Tapkeshwar Temple

    Visit the Distinct Location of Tapkeshwar Temple

    The temple is located on the river banks of Tons Nadi river and one of the very ancient space to offer prayers. Hosting a fair on every Shivratri, it attracts hundreds of devotees and let them relish in the peace. The major shrine is lying within the cave where water drips on the Shivling, giving the name of Tapkeshawar Mahadev.

    The cool sulfur water springs are an additional feature the temple where the devotees love to take a bath before they enter inside the temple.

    Location: Garhi Cantt, Birpur, Dehradun

    Timings:
    9 am to 1 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm all days of the week.

    Entry fees:
     None

  • 06 Witness the Beautiful Clock Tower

     Witness the Beautiful Clock Tower

    Clock towers are specific buildings made to house a turret clock inside it. Turret clock is a clock which is a public amenity and larger than a domestic clock. It can have more than one face exceeding till four and even have a bell for the whole town to listen to the time.

    The construction of this clock tower in Dehradun started in 1948 and completed in 1953. It doesn’t work anymore but it is said that at the time when it was working, the strike was that high that a person in the other end of the place could also hear it.

    Moreover, it was inaugurated by our respected Lal Bahadur Shashtri Ji and the monument is worth watching once as it depicts the architecture style of that era.

    Location:
    Clock Tower, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timings:
    24 Hours

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 07Visit the Beautiful Sahastradhara

    Visit the Beautiful Sahastradhara
    Image Credit : ankyuk-Flickr

    The idea of an ideal vacation is to admire the exquisiteness of the environment and to attain peace in its captivating aura. Witness nirvana at Sahastradhara in Dehradun and forget about all your tensions and stress. It is popularly known for its serene vista.

    The word Sahastradhara means 'Thousand fold spring'. The beauty of this waterfall during the rainy season is spellbinding. The water here contains Sulphur and is said to have medicinal properties. The magnificent waterfall and the alluring atmosphere make this place a perfect getaway. Spend some quality time with your peeps here and share some joyous moments.

    Location: Khiroi, Uttarakhand 246422

    Timings-
    7 AM To 7 PM

    Entry Fees: 
    None

    Must Read: 20 Best Hill Stations near Dehradun

  • 08Visit Tapovan Temple

    Visit Tapovan Temple

    Also known as ‘Rudreshwar Temple’, this temple is the place where Guru Dronacharya did his penance. He was the guru to Kauravas and Pandavas as written in Mahabharata.

    Situated on the bank of river Ganga, this temple’s name has been combined using two terms, ‘tapo’ means ‘penance’ and ‘van’ means ‘forest’ suggesting a place where someone has had penance. Having said that, it is justified that this place is perfect for meditation as nestled in a valley with a free-flowing sacred river beside it.

    So, yoga is one of the other things to do in Dehradun as courses are organised for the interested ones in the dense greens, soothing breeze and calming sound of water.

    Location:
    9, Lane-2, Raipur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248008

    Timings:
    06:00 am to 08:00 pm

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 09Seek Blessing at Shiv Mandir

    Seek Blessing at Shiv Mandir

    Shiv Mandir Dehradun is a massive temple. It attracts a lot of devotees from around India. Its rich history and importance in Hindu mythology is not the only reason for it getting all the popularity it has.

    The better reason is that this temple is privately owned by an unknown person and there is no box kept for offerings in terms of money or anything else. The only thing you can offer is water to the Shivling and besides that, you get things in return.

    Having Bhandara on the premises is one of the activities in Dehradun to do as not every temple offers that for free. The owner has managed to keep his identity concealed and in a world full of greedy people, he’s serving humankind.

    Location:
    Shiv Mandir Dehradun, 110, 4, Chandra Nagar Rd, Chander Nagar, Race Course, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timings:
    09:00 am to 09:00 pm

    Entry Fees:
    Free

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  • 10A Spiritual Tour to Mindrolling Monastery

    A Spiritual Tour to Mindrolling Monastery

    Settled in the abode of Himalayas, Mindrolling monastery offers a serene and peaceful environment and is one of the largest Buddhist centers in India. Visiting the monastery is surely one of the essential things to do in Dehradun which is known for its grandness, architecture, beautiful Buddha statue and the walls that explain Buddha's life in detail.

    Fill your heart in spiritual tone and dive into the new world with Mindrolling monastery.

    Location: Mindrolling Monastery, Clement Town, Dehradun

    Timings: Open for all, all Days- 9:00am to 7:00pm

    Entry Fees:
    Nothing! Seek peace without paying any cost!

  • 11Visit Forest Research Institute

    Visit Forest Research Institute
    Image Credit :  krupal-Flickr

    The Forest Research Institute (FRI) is one of India's foremost organisations. It is a significant and unique institute, dealing in research related to forests. Situated on rich green grounds and stretched across 450 hectares, the FRI is an enticing place to explore. It was developed by the British and till date stays one of the most stupendous structures constructed amid provincial times. The blend of Greco-Roman and Colonial architecture is highly admirable.

     This campus encompasses laboratories, libraries and herbariums and is also an abode to several museums like Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Discover places to visit in Dalhousie and experience both peace and exhilaration amidst the picturesque landscape around this hill station.  

     Museum, Timbra Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum and the Entomology Museum. The fees to enter the museums is Rs.15 per person.  One can take advantage of the services of tour guides who will take you around the institute and give you information. The campus is an excellent place for photography. It was also used as a set for the well known movie Student of the Year.

    Location: Chakarata Rd, New Forest, P.O, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006

    Timings: 
    9 AM TO 5 PM

    Entry Fees: 
    INR 10 per person.

  • 12Shopping at Tibetan Market

    Shopping at Tibetan Market
    Image Credit : Ajay Tallam-Flickr
    Lighten your pockets a little, because things to do in Dehradun are incomplete without Shopping. The popular Tibetan market is based near Parade Ground Road and also near Rispana Pul in Dehradun.These markets are extremely well-known for its multi coloured woollen garments.

    They are run by the Tibetan community and their culture is showcased in the handicrafts and Garhwali jewellery sold here. One can also purchase stunning wind chimes and a variety of wooden art pieces. Savour the delicious momos and the popular hot noodles with butter soup, served at the Tibetan Market. So collect some souvenirs and cherish the memories from Dehradun.

    Location: Opposite Parade Ground, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timings-
    10 AM to 10 PM

    Entry Fees:
    None
  • 13Spend a Day at Fun n Food Kingdom

    Spend a Day at Fun n Food Kingdom
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    Let some fun take you high on the rides with Fun n food village! This first Amusement and Water Park of Dehradun encompasses 13 high tech rides, awesome Picnic Area, Boat Club, Water Slides, Wave Pool, Rain Dance, Kids Pool, water activities and all.

    And moreover, it is studded with lush green lawns and fountains, lets one gaze at them for unlimited time. This place is just perfect for a family visit or a group of friends who wish to spend a day at leisure and fun.

    Location:
    Village Kohlupani, Nanda Ki Chawki, Near Prem Nagar

    Timings:
    It is open for all between 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM

    Entry Fees:
    INR 650 per person for adult

  • 14Trekking

    Trekking

    Trekking and Camping have always been amongst those activities that help you revitalise. Situated at the base of the Shivalik Crests, Dehradun is a hub for all the adventurers. Being at an elevation of 640 M above the sea level, amidst the lush green hills; Dehradun is a base camp for numerous trekking trails. 

    These trekking trails will take you up to a height of 1800-2000 M. Trek to Chhaskhet, Bhadraj Hill, Nag Tibba are some of the challenging and popular trekking routes in Dehradun. So zip your pull over, tie your shoelaces and embark on this expedition.

    Location: 263, Phase II, Vasant Vihar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timing: 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

    Best time to do this activity
    : June to December

  • 15Visit Tiger View Jungle Camp

    Visit Tiger View Jungle Camp

    Witnessing a tiger or two is something a lot of people fantasize about. Situated in Goolar Khalla, this camp provides you with the opportunity to spot tigers in their common living space.

    This camp will be one of the unique things to do in Dehradun for you as you will be watching tigers in their natural habitats. You can explore tigers in the wilderness and you will be safe as well because you will be provided safe camps sites.

    Besides this, you can spot birds and other wildlife too.

    Location:
    Goolar Khalla, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248001, India

    Timings:
    09:00 am to 05:00 pm

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • Other Things to Do in Dehradun

  • 16Fun-Filled Day out at Lachhiwala Nature Park

    Fun-Filled Day out at Lachhiwala Nature Park

    Situated near the bank of a tributary of Song river, Lachhiwala nature park is the ultimate choice to relax with your kids and spend some quality time with your family over a fun-filled picnic. This park offers you a man-made pool amidst the luscious greens and the breeze of oak trees. Taking swings in this environment will turn out to be one of the most memorable things to do in Dehradun for your kids.

    Moreover, you can visit one of the most popular houses in the forest of that area which is an administrative and tourist centre.

    Location:
    Haridwar-Rishikesh Road, Doiwala, India 

    Timings:
    All days- 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 17Visit Chetwode Hall

    Visit Chetwode Hall
    Image Credit : Flickr

    It is Indian Military Academy, Dehradun which is the administrative headquarters established in 1932 after the recommendation by Indian Military College Committee under the chairmanship of Field Marshal Philip Chetwode in 1931. In the initial year, it had a batch of 40 gentleman cadets which are now exceeded to 400 gentleman cadets per batch making its overall strength 1200 gentleman cadets.

    It has a lot of lecture halls, computer labs, a central library and a cafe too. It is one of the very fascinating activities in Dehradun as visiting this hall develops a sense of pride when you see the disciplined and hardworking Indian Army. 

    Location:
    19, Chakarata Rd, Panditwari, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

    Timings:
    24 Hours

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 18Shopping at Paltan Bazaar

    Shopping at Paltan Bazaar
    Image Credit : Wikimedia.org

    A trip without shopping is not a trip complete! And when you have Paltan Bazaar in your destination, the wish can be fulfilled where a bunch of coffee shops, food joints and bakeries wait to get explored.

    One can pass through famed school crowd in the lanes and help yourself in buying antiques, local jewelry, budget fashion wear, limited edition books and much more to calm the pleasure of shopping distinct items. The huge clock tower in the middle is another major attraction for all the guests within the city crowd.

    Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timings:
    The shops and cafe keep on glittering in between 10.00 AM to 10.00 PM

    Entry Fees: 
    None

  • 19Visit Buddha Temple

    Visit Buddha Temple

    Buddha means ‘the awakened one’ or ‘the enlightened one’. And these enlightened souls offer their prayers in monasteries, which varies from place to place. According to their structure they can be called vihara, chaitya, stupa, wat or pagoda. The design is made to symbolise five elements: fire, air, earth, water and wisdom.

    These efforts are to inspire inner an outer peace in anyone who is offering prayers. Visiting this temple filled with calmness, purity and healthy environment would be one of the most peaceful things to do in Dehradun. This Tibetan temple is a stupa and the ultimate place to find serenity. This temple is surrounded by tombs and idols of Buddha.

    Counted among one of the largest monasteries, this place tells the life of Buddha in detail.

    Location:
    Buddha Temple, New Basti, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248002

    Timings:
    08:00 am to 07:00 pm and 12:00 noon to 02:00 pm is lunch break

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 20Enjoy Shopping at Mussoorie Mall Road

    Enjoy Shopping at Mussoorie Mall Road
    Image Credit : Flickr

    Stretching from Picture Palace at east to the Library at the west, the Mall road in Mussoorie is filled with everything you would want to buy starting from food to clothes, from purses to cakes, from chocolates to drinks and whatnot.

    This road could make anyone in your group happy be that person like earrings, bracelets or you want to buy something for your family as a souvenir. This road also gives you the opportunity to explore local and authentic street food amidst the beautiful environment it has settled in. 

    Location:
    The Mall Rd, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248179

    Timings:
    09:00 am to 10:00 pm

    Entry Fees:
     None

  • 21Visit Ram Rai Gurudwara

    Visit Ram Rai Gurudwara

    Being the oldest pilgrimage for Sikh in Dehradun, this gurudwara is settled in the heart of the city. The construction of this building was completed in the year 1707 with the great help of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. He was highly impressed by the powers of Guru Ram Rai Ji and so he did every possible help to make this construction possible.

    It is the reason that the building is very much influenced by the Muslim architectural style which makes it one of the compulsory things to do in Dehradun.

    In the present days, the gurudwara committee is contributing in different social sectors like education, ecology, environment, agricultural farms, games & sports and they also play the role of a philanthropist and helps the society around them develop along.

    Location:
    Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara, Tilak Rd, Jhanda Bazar, Jhanda Mohalla, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timings:
    24 Hours

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 22Cycle along Mussoorie Road

    Cycle along Mussoorie Road

    After some relaxation in the valleys, get ready for a simple yet exciting activity of cycling along the Mussoorie road. Probably, one of the most beautiful things to do in Dehradun, this slow-motion trip will expose through the distinct terrains, mountain passes while you catch the routes like Rajpur, Sasasthradhara, Maaldevta or Purkul.

    Location: Routes like Rajpur, Sasasthradhara, Maaldevta, Purkul, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Ponta Sahib.

  • Things to Do Near Dehradun

  • 23Nag Tibba Trek With Camping

    Nag Tibba Trek With Camping

    This beautiful trek to Serpent’s peak is one of the best activities in Dehradun that you shouldn’t miss. It will be a two-day trek.

    Day 1:
    Once you reach Dehradun, you will be taken to Pantwari and then to Nag Tibba Base Camp which would require a drive of 85 KM and a trek of 4 KM. After a good dinner and a sound sleep, you will take a 7 KM long tiring trek to the Serpent’s peak. You can see great peaks of other mighty mounts from their like Swargarohini, Bandarpoonch, Kedarnath and Gangotri.

    Day 2:
    Second day would cover the Nag Tibba Temple and coming back to the base from a different path to see the Himalayas from the other angle.

    Location:
    Dehradun

    Timings:
    2 days

    Distance from Dehradun:
    120 KM

    Entry Fees:
    3,050 INR

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  • 24Trek to Har Ki Dun

    Trek to Har Ki Dun

    While you are in Dehradun and those snowy peaks catch your attention, just step on and fix a plan to reach Har ki Dun. This trek lets you pass through green meadows, allows to camp in calmness, give you an instant freshness and make one fall in love with it. Though a little tough on one side, new energy picks up every morning as the peak is near and you grab the altitudes easy.

     A splendid view of sprawling wild orchids will be along the trail, and if lucky, encounter the wilderness of the Himalayas like Barking Deer, Bores, Leopards and the likes. At those heights, spend the night under the star clad sky and enjoy the lovely aura. 

    Location: Dehradun to Sankri is 7 to 8 hours by road, from where one hikes above to reach the peak.

    Timings: Open all day.

    Distance from Dehradun: 
    98.7 km 

    Entry Fees: 
    None

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  • 25Rajaji National Park Wildlife Safari

    Rajaji National Park Wildlife Safari

    Do not forget to add Rajaji National Park to your things to do in Dehradun list. If you are a nature lover, then this place is a heaven on earth for you. Capture the mesmeric panorama and the flora and fauna in your cameras. This place is an abode to approximately 400 species of birds.

    There are also several animals in the Park like the Tiger, Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Cheetah, hog deer, barking deer, Leopard Cat, Civets, Himalayan Yellow-Throated Marten, Sloth Bears, Pythons, King Cobra, Common Krait, Indian Cobra and the Monitor Lizard, Asian Elephant and many more. The best way to travel around the park is to go for the wildlife jungle safari and explore the wilderness with family and friends.

    Location: 5/1, Ansari Road, Mohand Range, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

    Timings
    - Morning 06:00 AM to 10:00 AM
                      Afternoon 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM.

    Distance from Dehradun:
    60 km

    Entry Fees: INR 150 for Indians.

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  • 26Explore the Beauty in Another Way with Kedarkantha Trek

    Explore the Beauty in Another Way with Kedarkantha Trek

    Those who love to explore nature through treks and hikes, they have a brilliant option of Kedarkantha trek. Dehradun acts as its gateway from where one needs to travel to Sankri via Mussoorie. The trek takes up high at an altitude of 9100 feet, experience heavy snow in winters and lush greenery in summers.

    So do not wait, pack bags, wear jackets and hit the place while savoring natural beauty all through the way.

    Location: Dehradun to Sankri is 7 to 8 hours by road, from where one hikes above to reach the peak.

    Timings: Open all day. 

    Distance from Dehradun: 220 km

    Entry Fees: None

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  • 27Observe the Serenity of Tiger Falls

    Observe the Serenity of Tiger Falls

    Tiger falls are boasting the surrounding natural beauty and are lying comfortably in Chakrata. A hidden gem of Dehradun’s proximity is cascading form 50m and also a major picnic spot to the young hearts. One needs to trek down a good 5 km to be here within which the trail is loaded with calm greenery.

    Moreover, the pool that forms beneath is an amazing place to dip in own feet, relax, click pictures and embrace it all. Not just this, those chirping birds and tiny animals will be a part of your fun, making the day most exciting than ever.

    Location: Chakrata

    Timings: Not allowed after 7 PM

    Distance from Dehradun: 88 km by the drive to its base, after which you need to trek for another 5 km

    Entry fees: None!

  • 28 MDDA Park: A Green Space

     MDDA Park: A Green Space

    Also known as Rajpur Road Park, it is a serene park nestled amidst green valley covered with oaks and pines. You can come here to sit and relax and watch people enjoying their lives as it is visited by people of every age group be it kids, youngsters, families, old people and fitness freak also as they get the chance to run on already laid jogging tracks.

     If you come here then it is suggested to witness the sunrise and sunset as it is one of the most beautiful sights there. You can even visit the aquarium it has inside it and grab some food from the canteen as well.

    Location:
    Prem Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

    Timings:
    09:00 am to 05:00 pm

    Distance from Dehradun:
    12 KM

    Entry Fees:
    Free

  • 29Visit Assan Barrage

    Visit Assan Barrage

    This confluence of river Assan and Yamuna, is home to a diverse waterfowl, both waders and divers. It is popularly known as ‘Dhalipur Lake’. You will find a lot of different types of birds swimming and playing in the water including birds which are listed as globally threatened species.

    Watching unique birds here is one of the most mesmerising activities in Dehradun. You can visit any time of the year as this reservoir is filled with water throughout the year.

    It is an artificial lake which is filled by Asan river water whereas Yamuna is its discharge channel through Dhalipur power house.

    Location:
    Assan Barrage, Uttarakhand 248142

    Timings:
    08:00 am to 06:00 pm

    Distance from Dehradun:
    45 KM

    Entry Fees:
    Free

Attractions

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Chopta-Tungnath Trek

Chopta Tungnath trek is a relatively unexplored trekking destination, which is known for its mesmerizing scenic beauty. The trek towards Tungnath, the 3 from Tungnath takes you to Chandrashila, which is situated at an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level.

Chopta is blessed with rich flora and fauna as it is located in the midst of dense forests, with a beautiful floor of rhododendrons, interspersed by deodar and pine trees. During the first one and half kilometers, you will pass through a sea of brightly coloured rhododendrons and silver oak forests. Following this the vista opens to green alpine meadows which take you to the Tungnath temple.

According to folklore, the arms of Lord Shiva are believed to have emerged here. On trekking a kilometer further ahead, you will reach the Chandrashila peak from where you get spectacular views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas glistening in the sun rays. The grassy meadows of the region make it an ideal spot for camping too.

Chopta is well-connected by roadways connecting Guptakashi and Gopeshwar. The weather is lovely and the views are simply breathtaking.

Best season: May to June and August to September

Duration: 3 Days

Altitude: 3680 m

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Deer Park

After Rajaji National Par, Malsi Deer Park is the most visited wildlife centre in Dehradun. This is a mini zoological park turned out to be one of the favourite picnic spots or hangout places in the city, ideal for family outings or school excursions. The herds of deer meandering freely in their habitat through the scenic Malsi reserve forest area ensures an amazing sight before the eyes of its visitors, incomparably beautiful. Unlimited number of birds can also be found inside the park together giving a mind blowing views. For kids, there are fun rides and space for games also. The weekend witnesses the flooding of people towards the park. The park is situated just 10 KM away from Dehradun city at Mussoorie Road.
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Tapkeshwar Temple

Dehradun houses one of its most visited temples, Tapkeshwar where Lord Shiva is the presiding deity. Blessed by natural extravagant sights abundantly, the prominent feature of this temple is the main Shivlinga that is kept sacredly inside a cave.

The temple resides by the side of thick forests and the natural cave drops water from the roof little by little to give away the Shivlinga more beauty and in turn it appears as an amusing spectacle. The temple is existing in a location which is easily accessible, it is hardly six kilometers away from the city.

Shivratri is the biggest festival celebrated at the temple when thousands of pilgrims come and pay tribute to the deity. The cool sulphur- water springs are an additional feature the temple proudly possesses within it. The devotees will take a bath in these springs before they enter inside the temple.
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Guchhupani, Rober's Cave

An authentic picnic spot for fun lovers and couples, Gucchupani or as officially known as Cobber’s Cave in Dehradun. The cold springs inside a natural cave are the attractive factor of Gucchupani, the unusual springs go underneath through some places inside the cave.

There are a number of small and large waterfalls as well exhibiting the natural beauty at its level best and thus a thorough refreshing time will be promised to its visitors, regardless of the season. The cave is located just 8 KM away from Dehradun city, one can reach until Vijaypur by bus and then have to take a trekking route of 1 KM to reach the caves. As the caves with rifts in it give away the best soothing time to mind and body especially during summer.
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Asan Barrage

A barrage located at the confluence of Eastern Yamuna Canal and Asan River is Asan Barrage in Doon Valley, Dehradun. The barrage contributes well in the process of electricity generation and the dam is the reason for the creation of the Asan Reservoir or Dhalipur Lake. An adorning spot for bird lovers, the surrounding acts as a haven for 53 species of native birds and 19 types of migratory birds. Recently this man-made wetland is declared as a bird sanctuary as well.

The Asan River also has a prominent significant when we talk about Asan Barrage as the river is a combination of different streams in the Doon valley. GMVN water sports complex near the barrage is quite famous for providing the thrilling water activities like water skiing, rowing, paddle boating, kayaking, double waters skiing, mono-skiing and motor boating.
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Robber's Cave

Witness the miracle of Nature at the Robber’s Cave, which is approximately 8km from Dehradun. Robber’s Cave is a 600 M elongated naturally formed cave. A river passes through this cave making this place a perfect picnic spot for family and friends. 

The weird and wonderful thing about this place is that a stream of water miraculously appears in the Robbers Cave and vanishes under the ground and then reappears a few yards further.  It is a very pristine and peaceful place and hence intrigues several tourists. Robber’s cave is a must-visit place when in Dehradun.

Timings- 7 AM to 6 PM

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Kalsi

A small village set on the outskirts of Dehradun, Kalsi is known for its calm environment and breathtaking Himalayan views. This charming village is located at a height of 780m and forms its boundary at the confluence of River Yamuna and Tons. The most popular attraction of this village is the Ashokan Rock Edict, a monument that has quite significance in Indian history. Ashoka, the Great Mauryan King was engraved in this Edict in 253 BC.

Apart from it, Kalsi is famous for its ancient architecture, beautiful views, picnic spots, and water streams. Dak Pathar is another popular place to visit in this village. One can enjoy popular activities, such as boating, water skiing, sailing, swimming, canoeing, camping, and trekking. One can also go fishing after receiving a permit from the concerned authorities of the village.

Location: Dehradun-Chakrata Road, Uttarakhand -248158

Best time to visit: Summer is the best time to visit Kalsi.

Timings: Anytime.

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee.

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Har ki Dun

This trek is a delight for the travellers of all seasons. It is nestled below Har ki Dun peak in Uttarakhand and takes you to some of the most spectacular Himalayan trails. Alpine, meadows, lush green hillside, Rhododendrons flowers, pine forests, frozen glaciers, basins, ancient temples, pristine Tamsa river, and quaint hamlets are some of the sites that will leave you mesmerized in wonder and amazement.

This is also the only trek where you will get the combined view of Swargarohini – I, II, III, Bandarpoonch, Black peak, and Ruinsara mountain peaks. This cradle-shaped valley is sparsely populated with 3,000-year-old villages. The slow-paced village life will fill your senses with the utmost calm and the sunrise from this valley is just breathtaking.  The valley is spiritually linked the Duryodhana, who is worshipped religiously in these villages. The trek is accessible through Govind National Park, which is itself a perfect site for exotic flora and fauna.

Location: Dehradun to Sankri

Best Season: Round the year except for Monsoon season.

Duration: 7 days.

Altitude: 12,000 Ft.

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Maldevta

Tucked away in the Raipur area of Dehradun, Maldevta is nature in utmost abundance. From an ancient temple to great Himalayan vistas, this gorgeous place is bliss for nature lovers. The untouched trails of this place will lead you to a quaint hamlet which is nestled in the lap of lush green hills and bordered by meandering River Song. It is one of the top places to visit in Dehradun.

Maldevta is also known for its recreational activities, such as swimming, sightseeing, biking, cycling, and bird-watching, photography, and camping. The best way to spend your night in Maldevta is by pitching your own tents under the stars, preferably in groups.  Dance around the bonfire during the night and wake up to the sweet chirping of birds and shining light of the sun.

Location: Maldevta, Shripur, near Raipur, Uttarakhand- 492001.

Best time to Visit: This place has pleasant weather all year long but summer is considered to be the best time to visit Maldevta.

Timings: Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 6 PM.

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

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Rajaji National Park Wildlife Safari

Do not forget to add Rajaji National Park to your things to do in Dehradun list. If you are a nature lover, then this place is a heaven on earth for you. Capture the mesmeric panorama and the flora and fauna in your cameras. This place is an abode to approximately 400 species of birds.

There are also several animals in the Park like the Tiger, Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Cheetah, hog deer, barking deer, Leopard Cat, Civets, Himalayan Yellow-Throated Marten, Sloth Bears, Pythons, King Cobra, Common Krait, Indian Cobra and the Monitor Lizard, Asian Elephant and many more. The best way to travel around the park is to go for the wildlife jungle safari and explore the wilderness with family and friends.

Safari timings - Morning 06:00 AM to 10:00 AM,Afternoon 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM.

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Mindrolling Monastery

One of the most famous places to visit in Dehradun, Mindrolling Monastery is among the six major monasteries of Tibet’s Nyingma School. Originally constructed in 1676 by Rigzin Terdak Lingpa, the monastery was re-established in 1965 by Khochhen Rinpoche. Highly significant to tourists as well as religious visitors, the place is regarded as an architectural masterpiece.

Surrounded by endless gardens, vast spaces, and a striking stupa, the tallest of its kind in Asia, the monastery is known to offer spiritual guidance to hundreds of devotees every day. The paintings and murals around the monastery depict the life of Buddha as well as teaching from Buddhism. Built according to Japanese architectural style, the edifice has five floors dedicated to Lord Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava.

On the fourth floor, visitors would find a massive open space that allows them to experience a 360° view of Dehradun Valley. Home to Ngagyur Nyingma College, one of the largest institutes in the world dedicated to Buddhism studies, the monastery provides education to over 300 monks at a time.

Location: 3, Buddha Temple Road, New Basti, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248002.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday – 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

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Shikhar Fall

Tucked away in a quaint corner of Dehradun, Shikhar Falls is one of the most fascinating places to see in Dehradun. Although hidden, it is one of the most popular tourist places in the city that sees plenty of adventure lovers regularly. Surrounded by woodlands and mountainous terrain, the falls takes visitors through a short yet strenuous hike across a shallow pool to reach the main waterfall. Once at the summit, the mind-blowing views and the refreshing breeze make up for all the extra effort.

Due to its rich vegetation and plush greenery, the waterfall is home to several birds and butterflies species. Additionally, there are several small and big waterfalls on the way to the top of Shikhar Falls. There are a few hawkers and snacks stalls at the summit for refreshment.

Location: Kairwaan Gaon, Dumal Gaon, Uttarakhand 24800

Timings: Anytime

Best Time to visit: October to June

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

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Fun Valley

One of the most family-friendly attractions in Dehradun, the Fun Valley’s reputation for being a full-fledged entertainment venue is unfathomable. Located almost in the smack middle of Dehradun, Rishikesh, and Haridwar, the amusement park offers the perfect opportunity to have an excitement-filled day with your family, especially for children. Home to several thrill rides, a water park, and multi-cuisine restaurants, the Fun Valley can be the perfect venue for a family picnic.

Additionally, the vast complex also boasts a motel and deluxe rooms for guests wanting to stay within the premises. Set amidst the lush foothills of Garhwal Himalayas, the Fun Valley is also equipped with conference rooms, banquet halls, and lavish cottages. Whether you are staying within the complex or planning to spend a day, it is the perfect excuse to get away from the chaos of daily life and enjoy exclusive time with your loved ones.

Location: 28th Km Stone, Haridwar Road, Lal Tappar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fee: Below 3ft – Free, From 3ft to 4ft 6 inches - INR 600, Above 4ft 6inches - INR 800

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Lachhiwala

Surrounded by Sal trees, accompanied by deciduous shrubs, and shimmering with the cold waters of Susma river, Lachhiwala is known as a Nature Park. The highlight of the picnic spot is its pool which is quite an attraction for nature lovers. Soak in the sunlight while swimming in the man-made pools of Lachhiwala.

This place is also flocked by tourists for its lush green forest cover, bird-watching, trekking, swimming, and other interesting activities. This place is a paradise for bird-watchers since there are various species of birds and even hires a local guide to educate you about these birds and the locations where you will find them.

Location:
 Doiwala Block, Lachhiwala Range, near Haridwar – Rishikesh Road, Uttarakhand – 248008

Best time to visit: The weather at Lachhiwala is pleasant all through the year but it is advisable to visit this beautiful place during summer. 

Timings: Monday to Sunday – 8 AM to 5 PM. 

Entry Fee: 
Adult – INR 10, Child –INR 5

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Clock Tower

One of the most iconic places to visit in Dehradun, Clock Tower. The history of Clock Tower or Ghanta Ghar goes back to the time of India’s Independence. The monument was built as a sign of respect and commemoration of the hard-earned independence of our country. Originally named as ‘Balbir Tower,’ this tower is approximately 85m long and holds the names of many freedom fighters engraved on a gold plate. Its foundation was first laid by the then Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Sarojini Naidu.

The tower was finally completed in 1953 and since then, it is a symbol of pride for all Dolomites. This hexagon-shaped edifice has often been a part of Ruskin Bond’s tales of Dehradun. Today, Clock Tower stands tall in the busiest street of Dehradun and even though, it needs restoration from time-to-time, its regality has inarguably remained intact all through these years. No wonder this Greco-Roman styled structure is one of the most popular places to see in Dehradun

Highlights: Location, history, and architecture.

Location: Rajpur Road, Near Paltan Market, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – 248001.

Best time to visit: It can be visited at any time of the year but winter is an excellent time to visit Clock Tower.

Timings: Anytime.

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee.

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Shopping at Tibetan Market

This popular market in Dehradun is completely run by the Tibetan Community. One of the top places to visit in Dehradun, you can buy handicrafts, wooden showcases, art pieces, handbags, Garhwali jewellery pieces, and wind chimes. Apart from the above items, you can also shop for beautiful souvenirs for your friends and family.

This place is also known for delicious snacks such as momos, noodles, hot noodles soup with extra butter. Just a pro tip for anyone who visits this market is to definitely buy the hand-knitted woollen garments. You can buy multi-coloured sweaters for yourself and your family. The busy street of Tibet Market is accentuated by a whiff of scrumptious Himalayan food and spices, and it is vibrant with a good ambience and great vibes all the time.

Highlights: Handwoven woollen garments, momos, noodle soup, colourful clothes, etc.

Location: Opposite Parade Ground, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001

Timings: Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 10 PM.

Entry Fee: There is no Entry Fee.

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  • Q. What are the places to visit near Dehradun?

    Close to the National Capital, Delhi, and close to major holiday and honeymoon destinations, Dehradun is a quaint central city for enjoyment, Check Out Now!

    1. Rishikesh: The most adventurous of places to visit in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Shivalik range 
    2. Dhanaulti: Lesser-Known heaven of a place, Dhanaulti is a hill station in the state of Uttarakhand, located in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas.
    3. Mussoorie: One of the most famous romantic destinations of the country, Mussoorie is a hill station in the hills of Garhwal, Uttarakhand.
    4. Haridwar: One of the seven holiest places in the country of India, Haridwar is one of the most famous pilgrimages and interesting places to visit near Dehradun
    5. Chakrata: Chakrata is one of the quietest and serene locations in the state of Uttarakhand, with forests, hills, and valley views like none other.
    6. Har ki Dun: A hanging valley in the shape of a cradle, Har Ki Dun is a beauty that unfolds with every step you take in this heaven.
    7. Fun Valley:  Located equidistant from Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Dehradun, the Fun Valley is an amusement park cum entertainment destination and one of the best tourist places near Dehradun
    8. Tiger View Jungle Camp: The exhilaration of seeing a tiger in Uttarakhand is something that people have no basis to compare with, but it can be said that it is a life changing experience

  • Q. What are the best Places to visit in Dehradun

     Dehradun is a popular tourist spot and attracts visitors from all over the country and the world. Since being made the capital of Uttarakhand,It has undergone tremendous changes, Check Here!

    1. Chopta-Tungnath Trek: Chopta Tungnath trek is a relatively unexplored trekking destination, which is known for its mesmerizing scenic beauty.
    2. Deer Park: This is a mini zoological park turned out to be one of the favourite picnic spots or hangout places in the city, ideal for family outings or school excursions
    3. Tapkeshwar Temple: Blessed by natural extravagant sights abundantly, the prominent feature of this temple is the main Shivlinga that is kept sacredly inside a cave
    4. Guchhupani, Rober's Cave: An authentic picnic spot for fun lovers and couples, Gucchupani or as officially known as Cobber’s Cave in Dehradun
    5. Asan Barrage: An adorning spot for bird lovers, the surrounding acts as a haven for 53 species of native birds and 19 types of migratory birds. 
    6. Rajaji National Park Wildlife Safari: If you are a nature lover, then this place is a heaven on earth for you.

  • Q. What are the best hill station near Dehradun?

    Whether you are planning a vacation with your family in the mountains or you want to set out with your gang of friends to indulge in some action, there are numerous excellent hill stations near Dehradun. Explore Here!

    1. Rishikesh: Located in the foothills of the Himalayas on the banks of the River Ganges, Rishikesh is a hot spot not only for tourists and adventurers but also for pilgrims
    2. Shimla: With such a wide range of varied options for rejuvenation and recreation in Shimla, you will be spoilt for choice.
    3. Mussoorie: One of the most popular hill stations near DehradunMussoorie is famous for its lush green hills and pleasant climate throughout the year
    4. Nainital: Nainital is a hill station in Uttarakhand. As far as the scenery is concerned, the city is extremely scenic and is set around a vast lake named Naini Lake. 
    5. Auli: Renowned as one of the best skiing destinations in the country, Auli is a hill resort town in Uttarakhand at an altitude of 8218 feet
    6. Parwanoo: Located in Himachal Pradesh, Parwanoo must be one of the most underrated hill stations near Dehradun
    7. Kasauli: Located in Solan District of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is the kind of hill station any solitude lover would love to visit
    8. Kanatal: If you prefer offbeat and uncommercialized places to spend your vacations at, Kanatal is one of the best hill stations near Dehradun.

  • Q. Is Dehradun a good place to visit?

    The heartbeat of the Doon Valley, Dehradun with its exemplary beauty and innumerable sights and activities is a must-visit! There’s something here for everyone.

    - If you’re a nature enthusiast, you ought to visit the Sahastradhara (Thousandfold spring), the Bar ki Dun, and Lachhiwala, a pristine picnic spot.
    - Animal lovers can visit the Malsi Deer Park, the Tiger View Jungle Camp, and Rajaji National Park.
    - If you’re looking for an adventure-packed holiday, head to the Bali Pass, embark on the Kedarkantha Trek, the Rupin Pass Trek and most importantly, rafting in the Tuini River which is a thrilling experience!
    - Travelling with kids entails a trip to Fun 'n' Food Kingdom or Joy Land Water & Amusement Park, for an action-packed enjoyable day
    - Other sights include Kalinga War Memorial, Clock Towers, and a range of temples, monasteries and gurudwaras.

    Coupled with good weather, you and your loved ones are in for a real treat when in Dehradun!

  • Q. What is famous in Dehradun for shopping?

    - Tibetan Market: This bustling market with an array of colours offers everything from artefacts to handicrafts, and jewellery to prayer flags. These make for great souvenirs, which is why the Tibetan Market is a must-visit.
    - Paltan Bazaar: Some of the best brass articles, especially for home decor, and soft cardigans knitted by local women can be found here.
    - Himalayan Weavers: You’ll find the best handwoven Pashmina shawls, stoles, and scarves here, all of which are designed with all-natural dyes, boasting of eco-friendly products.
    - Arhat Bazaar: If you want to pick some fragrant, local spices to take back home, look no further. Try your best to visit it during the week when crowds are few.

  • Q. What is the famous food of Dehradun?

    Dehradun has a plethora of dishes and dining spots to choose from, some of the must-try dishes here being:

    - Chilli Momos: Served in thick spicy gravy, loaded with bell peppers and onions, the melt-in-your-mouth momos are heavenly! Try them out at Kalsang, a Chinese and Tibetan fast-food joint.
    - Butter Toffees: Make sure you visit Ellora Bakery to try out the butter toffees, called Sticky Jaws, which are available in butter and chocolate flavours and are absolutely sinful.
    - Rasmalai: Served in earthen Kulhads, this spongy traditional dessert, with a hint of saffron is one of the best things that you’ll try in Dehradun, especially at Kumar Sweets.
    - Poori Thali: If you’re on the lookout for a street-food experience, look no further than the delectable Poori Thali, served with a side of Potato Gravy and Chhole (chickpeas).

  • Q. How safe is Dehradun?

    Both tourists and locals claim that Dehradun is extremely safe, for one and all. The people of Dehradun are warm and welcoming, and being a common destination for boarding schools, students from across cities reside here. The city is always bustling with office goers, shopkeepers, travellers and others.

    Also, being a post-retirement settlement plan for most people, the vibe in Dehradun is very relaxed and easy-going, with not much to worry about.

  • Q. What is the best time to visit Dehradun?

    Dehradun’s year-round beautiful weather is what attracts most tourists

    - Summers (March to June) are perfect for those who prefer just a pleasant breeze. Temperatures vary between 17°C and 35°C and being the dry season, all adventure sports are fully accessible and great to try out!

    - Monsoons (July to September) are an ideal time to visit if you’re a lover of landscapes. Thus it is the best time to visit Dehradun.Nature’s bounty is in full bloom during these months, and treks across the city are an unmatched experience!

    - Winters (October to February) can be pretty cold as temperatures drop as low as 3°C in the evenings, but temperatures during the day are approximately 22°C and the winter sunshine is worth soaking in as you roam the streets and admire the sights.

  • Q. Is Dehradun a hill station?

    Dehradun is a city and cannot really be termed as a hill-station, but a lot of tourists consider it to be one. This is because the city lies 450m above sea level, and was originally called Doon Valley, owing to which Dehradun came to be known as a hill-station. However, unlike most hill-stations, Dehradun doesn’t even experience snow, so calling it a city would be wiser than calling it a hill-station.

  • Q. How can I visit Dehradun in 2 days?

    Day 1: On arriving in Dehradun, check-in and head out for sightseeing. Choose simpler activities since travel might get tiring.

    - Visit Lord Shiva’s Tapkeshwar Temple, 6 km from the city
    - Head to Robber’s Cave, known as Guchchu Pani, a beautiful picnic spot.
    - Go to Shehasdhara, the cold Sulphur Water Spring.
    - Visit The Forest Research Institute Museum, India’s biggest forest based training institute, built on 450 hectares of lush greenery with the Himalayas in the background.

    Day 2:
    - If you love adventure, begin your day with a short trek.
    - Head out to see the Gurkha Fort and Tapovan Forest Area where Mahabharat’s Dronacharya would seek penance.
    - Get a glimpse of the Kalinga War Memorial.
    - End your day with a temple tour as you visit Mindrolling Monastery, Ram Rai Darbar, Sai Darbar Temple and The Char Siddhas.

  • Q. Does Dehradun have snow?

    Although winters are very cold, and temperatures in Dehradun might fall as low as 3°C, Dehradun experiences no snowfall. But there’s often a chilly breeze through most of the year.