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Base Station: Dehradun

Nearest City to Dehradun: Dehradun, Chandigarh (157 Kms)

Best Time to Visit Dehradun: April to June & November to January

Peak Season: April to May & December to January

State: Uttarakhand | District: Dehradun

Dehradun Weather: Summer: Maximum - 33°C and Minimum - 18°C
Winter: Maximum - 20°C and Minimum - 7°C

At a distance of 33 km from Mussoorie, 157 km from Chandigarh, 231 km from Delhi, 144 km from Ambala, 225 km from Shimla and 278 km from Nainital, Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand and also the headquarters of Dehradun district. It covers an area of 3088 sq. km and lies at an altitude of 2100 feet. Dehradun is located in Doon Valley in the foothills of Himalayas nestled between two of India's mightiest rivers - the Ganges on the east and the Yamuna on the west. It is one of the wellknown destinations to experience the Tourism in Uttarakhand and also one of the popular Delhi weekend getaways.

The history of Dehradun city is linked to the stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata. It is believed that after the battle with Ravana, Lord Rama and his brother Laxmana visited this site. Dronacharya, the legendary Royal guru to the Kauravas and Pandavas, is believed to have been born and resided in this region. Ancient temples and ruins have been found in the nearby areas, which are almost 2000 years old.

The city is famous for its picturesque landscape and pleasant weather. Dehradun is the gateway to the famous hill stations of Mussoorie, Nainital and the pilgrimage spots of Haridwar and Rishikesh. Some of the other attractions of the region are Tapkeshwar Temple, Santala Devi Temple, Tapovan, Rajaji National Park, Malsi Deer Park and several others. The city is also very famous for its Basmati rice.

Dehradun hosts some important festivals of the region like Jhanda Fair, Tapkeshwar Fair, Laxman Sidh Fair, Bissu Fair, Mahasu Devta Fair, and the Shaheed Veer Kesari Chandra Fair. The city also boasts of some of India's finest schools like the Doon School for girls, Welham School for boys and institutions like the Forest Research Institute, the Indian Military Academy. Dehradun is also a haven for adventure enthusiasts. Various activities like trekking, paragliding, skiing and water sports can be experienced in Dehradun.

Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport, which is about 28 km from the city center. It is well connected by flight with Delhi. Dehradun, India has a major railway station which has direct trains from Delhi, Okha, Indore, Trivandrum, Ujjain, Madurai, Saharanpur, Mumbai, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Amritsar, Howrah and Kathgodam. Dehradun can also be reached by State run buses that connect to nearby cities in the region as well as New Delhi. There are regular bus services from Dehradun to Mussoorie.

Dehradun has a pleasant climate and it can be visited throughout the year. There would be occasional snowfall in the month of January.

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HOW TO REACH DEHRADUN


By Air

Nearest Airport: Dehradun - Jolly Grant Airport (28 Kms)

By Train

Nearest Train Station: Dehradun Railway Station (0 Kms)

By Bus

Nearest Bus Station: ISBT Dehradun (6 Kms)
Mussoorie Bus Station (0.3 Kms)

29 PLACES TO VISIT & THINGS TO DO IN DEHRADUN


Historical & Heritage | Museum & Gallery

At a distance of 4.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Forest Research Institute (FRI) is located on the Kaulagarh Road in Dehradun. It is one of the oldest institutions of its kind and boasts of beautiful architecture. It is also one of the top places to visit in Dehradun.

It is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. This institute was established by British in 1906 as an Imperial Forest Research Institute. In 1991, it was declared as a deemed university by the University Grants Commission. Set in a lush green estate spread over 450 hectares, with the outer Himalayas forming its back drop; the institute's main building is styled in Greco-Roman and Colonial architecture by C.G. Blomfield. The main building is larger than the Buckingham Palace and is a heritage monument which was inaugurated in 1929.

The institute is fully equipped campus comprises of laboratories, libraries .....


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 6.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Tapkeshwar Temple, also known as Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, is an ancient temple situated in the Garhi Cantonment area in Dehradun. It lies on the banks of Asan River and is one of the most famous temples in Dehradun and also among best places to visit in Dehradun.

The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main Shiva Linga at the temple is situated inside a natural cave known as Drona Cave. The Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple houses two Shiva Lingas, both believed to be self manifested. The name of the temple is derived from the Hindi word Tapak, which means water drop. Water drops from the ceiling of the cave trickle down over the Shiva Linga in a continuous downpour. This water eventually disappears underground to reappear as a stream near the temple. The Tapkeshwar Temple also has cool sulphur springs nearby where pilgrims take bathe.

It is believed that this temple dates back to the era of Mahabharata. According to legend, .....


Nature & Scenic

At a distance of 9 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Robber's Cave, popularly known as Gachhupani, is a cave formed by a river near Anarwala village. It is one of the popular Dehradun tourist places.

Robber's Cave is a natural cave formation where the river flows inside the cave. The cave is about 600 m long and is divided into two parts. The cave has a highest fall of about 10 m. One can enter the cold water and witness the waterfall. In the central part there is a fort wall structure which is now broken. It consists of an extremely narrow gorge formed in a conglomerate limestone area on Doon Valley's Dehra plateau.

The place is famous for a strange phenomenon, where the stream of water suddenly disappears from the sight and appears again few meters away. According to a popular belief, it is said that robbers used to hide themselves from British here. Hence, the place earned its name, the Robber's Cave.

This place is a popular tourist spot around Dehradun. Local bus .....


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 9 km from Dehradun Railway Station, the Tibetan Buddhist Temple, also known as Mindrolling Monastery is situated at Clement town in Dehradun. Set amidst the foothills of the Himalayas, Mindrolling Monastery is one of the largest Buddhist centers in India and also one the popular Dehradun tourist places.

The Buddha Temple was constructed in 1965 by Kochen Rinpoche and few other monks for the protection of religious & cultural understanding of Buddhism. It is believed that the temple was designed and built by around 50 artists who took three-years to create the structure. Locally known as Tibetan Monastery, the monastery is known for its architectural beauty. The wall paintings inside the temple depicting the life of Lord Buddha are simply spectacular.

The Monastery was built in Japanese architectural style. One of the major attractions of the monastery is its stupa, which was inaugurated in 2002. Popularly known as the Great Stupa, it is 220 feet in height and .....


Lake & Backwaters | Nature & Scenic

At a distance of 16 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Sahastradhara is one of the most popular places of sightseeing in Dehradun. It literally means thousands fold spring.

Sahastradhara is a beautiful waterfall cascading down from a height of 30 feet. It has collection of water pools where water drips from limestone stalactites, turning it to sulphur springs. The water contains medicinal properties and can cure skin ailments. Apart from medicinal springs, Sahastradhara has tranquil environment with rich Himalayan vegetation. The beauty of this spring is further enhanced by the surrounding caves and Baldi River.

A ropeway is provided to reach the hill top in Sahastradhara. From the top one can enjoy the panoramic view of Sahastradhara and surroundings. A water park named Joy Land Water Park is an added attraction to this place. The villages around Sahastradhara are known for step farming. The hills cut in the form of steps are marvelous to watch and is simply a visual delight. .....


Hill Station

At a distance of 33 km from Dehradun, 187 km from Ambala, 197 km from Chandigarh, 278 km from Delhi, 263 km from Shimla and 310 km from Nainital, Mussoorie is a popular hill station in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand state. This is one of the most popular hill stations in Uttarakhand and also one of the best hill stations near Delhi. Nainital is one of the wellknown Uttarakhand tourism destinations.

It is one of the best weekend getaways from Delhi city. Mussoorie is situated atop a horseshoe crest on the mountains of Garhwal at an average altitude of 1880 m. Mussoorie offers commanding views of the underlying Doon Valley and the magnificent Himalayas. The highest in the region is Lal Tibba in Landour, with a height of over 2,275 m. Mussoorie is called the gateway to the Yamunotri and Gangotri, .....

Distance (From Dehradun Railway Station): 33 Kms
Trip Duration (From Dehradun Railway Station - Including Travel): Full Day
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Pilgrimage | Adventure / Trekking

At a distance of 26 km from Haridwar, 42 km from Dehradun, 74 km from Mussoorie, 201 km from Chandigarh and 233 km from Delhi, Rishikesh is a holy city on the banks of the River Ganges and is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is one of the top pilgrimage sites in India and among the best Places to visit in Uttarakhand state. It is also a popular weekend getaway around Delhi city for a 2 day trip. Rishikesh is also base for several trekking trails in Uttarakhand state.

Rishikesh is the gateway to the upper Garhwal region and the starting point for the Char Dham pilgrimage (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath). Rishikesh is situated at an elevation of 356 m above sea level and consists of three distinct areas known as Rishikesh, Swargashram and Muni Ki Reti. Rishikesh has been a part of the legendary Kedarkhand .....

Distance (From Dehradun): 42 Kms
Trip Duration (From Dehradun - Including Travel): Full Day
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Pilgrimage

At a distance of 26 km from Rishikesh, 54 km from Dehradun, 86 km from Mussoorie, 192 km from Chandigarh and 208 km from Delhi, Haridwar or Hardwar is an ancient religious city in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand. Haridwar is one of the best tourist Places to visit in Uttarakhand apart from being a popular pilgrimage site in India. It is also one of the well known getaways from Delhi city.

Haridwar, literally translated as Gateway to God, is one of the seven holiest places for Hindus, located on the banks of River Ganges. It is the place where river Ganga descends to the plains. Haridwar is situated at an altitude of 314 m. It serves as a gateway to the Char Dham destinations of Uttarakhand which are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

The history of Haridwar dates back to the period of King Vikramaditya, around .....

Distance (From Dehradun): 54 Kms
Trip Duration (From Dehradun - Including Travel): Full Day
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Pilgrimage

At a distance of 500 m from Dehradun Railway Station, Sri Ram Rai Gurudwara is a famous Sikh pilgrimage center in Dehradun. Darbar It was established by Guru Ram Rai, the eldest son of the seventh Guru of the Sikhs, Sri Har Rai ji.

According to legend, Guru Ram Rai was casted away for becoming a Sikh Guru and was forced to leave his native place. He came and setup his camp at Dehradun in 1676. The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was highly impressed by the miraculous powers of Guru Ram Rai Ji. Hence he asked Raja of Garhwal, Fateh Shah to extend all possible help to Sri Guru Ram Ji. Initially a Gurudwara was built in Dhamawala. The construction of the present building of Darbar Sahib was completed in 1707.

The Gurudwara is an example of Islamic and Hindu architecture. The building contains domes, minarets, and mural paintings reflecting a mixed culture and represents spiritual enlightenment. The Gurudwara contains Adi Granth Sahib, the holy books of Sikhs and has a large dining hall .....


Shopping

At a distance of 1.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Paltan Bazar is a famous shopping area located near the Clock Tower in Dehradun.

Paltan Bazar offers things like clothes, footwear, books, handicrafts and gift items. The market is famous for Doon Basmati rice and woolen garments. The beautiful brassware and sweaters knitted and sold by the local Tibetan women are also sold here. It also has stone benches to sit and enjoy the evenings.

There is Clock Tower at the end of the Paltan Bazar. This is one of the most significant and recognizable landmarks in Dehradun. Built by the British, the clock tower has six faces. At present, this clock tower is not functional. The famous English Book Depot is another highlight of the bazar.

Timings: 10 AM - 10 PM


Museum & Gallery

At a distance of 3.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is an autonomous research institute of the Department of Science and Technology situated in Dehradun.

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology was established in the year 1968 by Government of India. This Institute mainly focuses on Earth Sciences like Glaciology, Earthquakes, Landslides, Natural Resources and Geodynamics. Formerly known as the Institute of Himalayan Geology, it was renamed in 1976 as Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in honor of the late Prof. D.N. Wadia who founded this research organization.

The institute carries out basic research in Himalayan Geology along with several related fields, which include mountain building processes, seismotectonics, geodynamic evolution and natural resources. The institute also has field search stations at Naddi-Dharamsala, Dokriani Bamak Glacier Station at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh.

The research center also houses a massive .....


Museum & Gallery

At a distance of 3.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Subir Raha Oil Museum is a small museum located inside Tel Bhawan, the Headquarters of ONGC, in Dehradun.

Subir Raha Oil Museum was inaugurated on 14th August 2005. ONGC is the foremost exploration and production company in India. The museum was set up in Tel Bhawan also known as Patiala House in 1956. It was once the palace of Maharaja of Patiala and was brought by ONGC.

The museum depicts various stages of oil and gas value chain. The museum has two floors and is divided into different sections. First section depicts the oil history. In this section, there were samples of different types of crude oil and several charts explaining their qualities at different temperature. The second section gives an insight on the exploration and production of oil. Third section shows about the transportation methods and refining technologies used in this industry. The museum also has an Audio Visual Room which shows the journey of ONGC .....


Shopping

At a distance of 3.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Mall Road is located in the heart of the Dehradun City near the famous Doon School. This is one of the busiest shopping centers in the city. Shopping in Mall Road is one of the top things to do in Dehradun.

Shopping at Mall Road can be a memorable experience and this place acts as the central place for several activities. It is a one stop place for shoppers and exhibits a wide range of products such as electronic items, ornaments, books, handicrafts and readymade garments. Though the main attraction in this place are the woolens items like Tibetan carpets, blankets and Garhwali shawls, other products like wooden bangles, traditional jewellery, dry fruits and traditional embroidered garments are easily available.

Mall road is considered as a popular attraction in the city of Dehradun. It is also the perfect place for a walk around these historic streets.


Museum & Gallery

At a distance of 500 m from Forest Research Institute and 5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Zonal Anthropological Museum is situated on NH-72 in Dehradun.

This Museum is popular as the Zonal Museum and one of the most popular museums of Dehradun. The Anthropological Survey of India established the museum in the year 1971. This museum displays collection of artifacts related to the origin, development and sustenance of mankind on earth. The museum also exhibits the origin and social customs of the early inhabitants of people in the Himalayan foothills.

Timings: 10 AM - 1 PM and 2 PM - 5 PM. Closed on Sundays, 2nd Saturdays and public holidays.


Historical & Heritage

At a distance of 5.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, the Kalinga War memorial is situated on Sahastradhara Road in Dehradun. This is the only War Memorial in the world created by an army for their Enemies.

The Kalinga War Memorial in Dehradun was established by the British. The Anglo-Gurkha war took place between the Gurkha soldiers and the British Army in the year 1814. The Gurkhas from Nepal invaded the Garhwal region. They captured the Kalinga Fort in Nalapani but were finally defeated by British Army.

During the battle, Gurkha soldiers protected the Kalinga Fort in Nalapani for more than six weeks without drinking water and food. They were determined to fight till the death and fought fierce battle with British Army. Such a courage and bravery really impressed British and they built this memorial for Gurkha soldiers. After this war, the British Army started recruiting a large number of Gorkhas in its army which is still continued even today by Indian Army and British .....


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 7 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Chandrabani Temple situated on Dehradun - Delhi road is one of the famous pilgrimage sites in Dehradun.

This temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandrabani. It is also known as Gautam Kund and is located amidst the Shivalik Hills. The landscape surrounding the temple is breathtakingly beautiful.

According to ancient mythology, it is believed that the place was the abode of Maharishi Gautama. This temple is also the site of the popular Gautam Kund.

The temple and the pond are thronged by thousands of devotees every year and they take a holy dip in the pond. It is believed that a holy dip in this kund is believed to refresh the body and soul.

Timings: 6 AM to 7 PM


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 7 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Tapovan is a sacred place located near Raipur on the banks of River Ganges in Dehradun. This is famous for its beautiful surroundings and serene location. The name of temple comes from two Sanskrit words - Tapas (meaning penance) and Vana (meaning forest).

Tapovan holds a significant religious importance. Chanting of rituals and Vedas add the holiness of the serene location. This temple is visited by large number of devotees who throng here to witness to the rituals and other religious ceremonies. The popular belief is that this is the place where Dronacharya had undergone his penance. In the epic Mahabharata, Dronacharya was the Guru of Kauravas and Pandavas.

Tapovan is a well-known site for meditation and other spiritual activities. The ashram also holds periodic yoga courses. The greenery of the surroundings and sound from the river makes the ambiance very soothing. Situated above the Gangotri Glacier, the place also .....


Historical & Heritage

At a distance of 7 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Indian Military Academy is located on NH-72 in Dehradun.

The Indian Military Academy (IMA) is a training academy setup in 1932 to train officers of the Indian Army. In order to establish Indian Military Academy, the government acquired the former Railway College of Dehradun. The beautiful main building of IMA is called Chetwode Building. The academy was named after Field Marshal Sir Philip Chetwode. He was the Commander-in-Chief of India at the time of establishment of the IMA and had also inaugurated the new academy.

The academy is renowned for producing brave army officers who have shown valour in several wards. Initially, it started with a batch of 40 Cadets. The first commandant of this academy was Brigadier L.P. Collins. The first course had great soldiers like Sam Manekshaw, Smith Dun and Mohammad Musa, all of whom went on to become chiefs of armies of different countries - India, Burma and Pakistan.

The campus .....


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 9.5 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Laxman Sidh Temple is located amidst dense Lachhiwala forest in Dehradun. It lies on the way to Jolly Grant Airport at Haridwar - Rishikesh Road.

Laxman Sidh Temple is famous for its religious significance and for its scenic beauty. The temple is the cremation site of the Saint Swami Laxman Siddh. According to a popular belief, the temple is constructed on the same place where Laxman, Lord Rama's younger brother, underwent repentance for killing the demon king Ravana.

On every Sunday, large number of devotees visit this temple. Laxman Siddh Fair is organized at Laxman Siddh Temple on last Sunday of April month every year. Thousands of devotees visit this temple during the annual Fair. Visitors can also experience the culture and customs of local tribes of the region during this fair.

One can reach easily at Laxman Siddh Temple by bus or taxi till Harrawala and .....


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 10 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Sai Darbar Temple is the popular pilgrimage center located on Rajpur Road in Dehradun.

The temple is dedicated to Shirdi Sai Baba. It is constructed out of marble and the idol of Sai Baba is placed in the middle of the temple. The interior of the temple is ornamented with exquisite paintings with enchanting colors. There is a large hall where prayers are held every evening.

The temple is set in tranquil surroundings far away from the hustle and bustle of Dehradun. Sai Mandir is open to all kinds of devotees irrespective of their caste, creed and religion. On Thursday many people come here to participate in the afternoon and evening prayers.

Timings: 9 AM - 12 PM and 5 PM - 9:30 PM


Wildlife

At a distance of 11 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Malsi Deer Park is situated at Malsi on Dehradun - Mussoorie Road. This is a beautifully developed mini-zoological park.

Malsi Deer Park is one of the major tourist attractions in Dehradun. The park was established in 1976 and spread around 25 hectares of land. The park is surrounded by the Malsi Reserve Forest which is located at the foothills of Shivalik mountain range and offers natural habitat to animals. The park is home to animals like two horned deer, tiger, neelgai and peacocks.

The park also has a children play area and it is surrounded by beautiful landscape. Kids can enjoy playing and learning about animals at the same time at this park. A resourceful canteen in the park serves eatables. It is extensively visited by tourists throughout the year.
Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed on Monday.


Park

At a distance of 11 km from Dehradun Railway Station, MDDA Park, also known as Rajpur Park, is located at Kairwaan village on Rajpur Road in Dehradun.

The MDDA Park is a beautiful, lush green park which is a great place to sit and relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. The park is well maintained and offers wonderful views of the mountains. The view is really refreshing and looks best in monsoon season.

It is a good place to visit with the family. The park also houses few wonderful fountains which are lit after sunset. The MDDA Park also has an aquarium with good collection of fishes.

Entry Fee: RS.10 per person.

Timings: 10 AM - 9 PM


Pilgrimage

At a distance of 12 km from Dehradun Railway Station, Santala Devi Temple is situated on a cliff at an altitude of 2083 m near Jaitunwala in Dehradun. It is located on the right bank of Nun Nadi.

This temple is also called as Santaura Devi temple, Santaula Devi temple. It is one of most visited pilgrimage sites in Dehradun. This temple has great cultural and religious significance. According to legend, Santala Devi, along with her brother, on realizing that they would not be able to fight with Mughal Army, abandoned their weapons and began to pray the god. A divine light emerged as a consequence and they both turned to stone statues. It is within the fort that the shrine was built and Saturdays marks the transformation of the Goddess into stone. On every Saturday, number of devotees visiting this shrine as it is regarded as the day of Goddess Santala.

To reach the temple of Santala Devi, visitors need to pass through Garhi Cantt and Punjabiwala villages. Public bus facilities .....


Lake & Backwaters | Nature & Scenic

At a distance of 16 km from Dehradun Railway Station and 9 km from Doiwala Railway Station, Lachhiwala is a famous picnic spot that lies along the Rishikesh - Haridwar Road in Uttarakhand.

Surrounded by dense forest, Lachhiwala attracts several nature lovers. It provides a calm and fun serene environment for visitors. Apart from nature views, the main attraction of the area is the huge man-made pools, where people can enjoy swimming. A stream from Suswa River is collected in number of pools here. The lush greenery and fresh unpolluted air make the place an ideal destination for trekking. Besides that, these rich natural forests are home to a number of bird species. The Laxman Siddh Temple is another famous attraction nearby.

Government has set up a guest house for overnight visitors. This place is quite well connected to Dehradun and Haridwar.


Lake & Backwaters | Wildlife

At a distance of 42 km from Dehradun, the Asan Barrage is a barrage in the Uttarakhand-Himachal Pradesh border near Dhalipur village in Dehradun district. It is one of the popular tourist places to visit near Dehradun.

The Asan Barrage was created in 1967 at the confluence of two rivers, Asan and Yamuna. The Reservoir is a small wetland of approximately 4 sq. km area with 403.3 m maximum water level. The reservoir is popularly named as Dhalipur Lake and attracts a large number of birds. Some of the birds listed as globally endangered species in the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) Red Data Book have been spotted at Asan. Though the lake is not quite large by size, the abundance of Birds makes it an ideal place for Bird Watchers.

Asan Barrage serves as a winter passage halt for trans-Himalayan migratory birds. These birds are spotted here on their way to southern India (October-November) and again on their way back (late February-March). .....


Historical & Heritage

At a distance of 44 km from Dehradun and 43 km from Chakrata, Kalsi is a small beautiful village in Dehradun district. It is situated at an altitude of 780 m at the confluence of Yamuna and Tons river. This place serves as the gateway to Jaunsar-Bawar tribal region of the Dehradun district.

Kalsi is famous for various ancient monuments, adventure sports and picnic sites. Ashokan Rock Edict, an important monument in the history of Indian epigraphy is one of the popular tourist attractions of Kalsi. This is a rock on which the fourteenth edict of the Mauryan King, Ashoka was engraved in 253 BC. The edict reflects the policies for the commitment to non-violence and restriction of war in Prakrit language and Brahmi Script. The height and width of the structure is 10 feet and 8 feet respectively. Now it is preserved by the Archaeological Department of India.

Vikasnagar is an ideal place to go for shopping in Kalsi. Dak Pathar is a beautiful picnic spot which offers various recreational .....


Waterfall

At a distance of 14.5 km from Mussoorie Library Bus Stand and 48 km from Dehradun, Kempty Fall is a fascinating waterfall and one of the best tourist places to visit in Mussoorie. This fall is located on Mussoorie-Yamunotri Road. Kempty Falls is one of the best waterfalls in Uttarakhand and also among the top waterfalls in India. It is most often represented to promote Mussoorie Tourism and also one of the wellknown Uttarakhand tourist places.

Kempty Falls was developed as a tourist destination by a British officer John Mekinan, around 1835. The name of the place is derived from Camp-tea, the place where Britishers organized tea parties during colonial period.

Kempty Falls is situated at an altitude of 4,500 feet. It offer a remarkable view as the water dropping from a height of about 50 feet flowing through five cascading falls .....

Distance (From Dehradun): 48 Kms
Trip Duration (From Dehradun - Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
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Hill Station

At a distance of 87 km from Dehradun, 98 km from Mussoorie and 43 km from Kalsi, Chakrata is a beautiful town in Dehradun district. It is situated between the Tons and Yamuna rivers, at an elevation of 2118 m. It was originally a cantonment town during British rule. The town, enclosed between Kinnaur in the west and Mussoorie in the east, is known for its beautiful and serene location. It is one of the popular summer destinations in Uttarakhand state.

The town was earlier known as Jaunsar Bawar, belonging to the Jaunsari tribes. The cantonment of British Indian Army was established here in 1866 by Colonel Hume of the 55th Regiment and the troops first occupied the cantonment in April 1869. This place was a summer retreat for officials of the English East India Company.

Chakrata is an ideal spot for nature lovers, bird watchers, adventure lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. .....


Waterfall

At a distance of 111 km from Dehradun, 105 km from Mussoorie and 26 km from Chakrata, Tiger Falls is a magnificent waterfall located amidst hilly terrain near Chakrata in Uttarakhand. Tiger fall is also known as Keraao Pachad and Kailu Pachad in local languages.

At an elevation of 1395 m above the sea level, this waterfall cascades down from a height of 50 meters. The waters of this majestic fall are collected in a small pond. Visitors can enjoy a rejuvenating bath in the pond. Tiger Falls is a favorite attraction for the people of Chakrata and surrounding region.

During monsoon Tiger fall can be seen in its full glory. Tiger fall could be approached by a 25 km road drive on Chakrata - Lakhamandal route followed by 1 km trek. Alternatively, travellers can take 5 km trek from Chakrata through forest to reach Tiger Falls. The trekking route takes the travellers through the dense forests with rhododendron and oak trees.

Tiger Falls .....

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