It is a beautiful historical town, located at the lap of magnificent Himalayas. It holds the fame of being one of the oldest cities of India. The prettiest town is the headquarters of Uttarkhand. The picturesque beauty of this place is further enhanced by parks, rambling gardens, temples and verdant landscapes. The hilly terrain is expressed as abode of Drona, one of the popular characters in Mahabharatha. There are several legends about this place. It is renowned for excellent credentials and academic institutions and some of them are existing from British Raj.The bustling town has many quality boarding school. This is an awe-inspiring place for adventure buffs as there are array of escapades and thrilling paragliding, river rafting, angling and skiing. Dehradun is a place filled with full of fun and activities which offers an unforgettable charisma of sceneries in the form of gushing streams, lustrous valley, deep ravines and lofty mountains.
Places to visit
It is expressed as Zonal Museum, established in 1971 and located on the way to Haridwar. It depicts the origin of customs, cultural and physical anthropology of Himalays.
It is an excellent spot, famously expressed as Guchu Pani which is still in pristine state. Thebest of nature in the form of majestic hills and caves are the amazing features to enjoy. Trekking of one kilometer to reach the pleasant stream is another most loved activity of tousrists.
It is much desired tourist spot where one can enjoy the serene and tranquil atmosphere in an unspoiled state. The salubrious climate is the major attraction which grabs visitors throughout the year.
Tapkeshwar temple, Mindrolling Monastery, Sahastradhara, Clock Tower, Mall Road and Chetwoode hall are other popular places in Dehradun.
How to reach Dehradun
Dehradun has its own airport called Jolly Grant, around 20 km from the city center.
Dehradun has a major railway junction which connects to almost all major Indian states.
There are plenty of buses available to reach Dehradun by various nearby towns and cities of Uttarkhand.
In summer 16 – 36 C and in winter 5 – 23 C and it is best viewed throughout the year.