Near by Tourist Attractions in Dehradun.

1. Sahastradhara

shastdhara1The name Sahastradhara literally means ‘The Thousand Fold Spring’ is a popular tourist destination in Dehradun. It comprised of waterfalls, caves and steppe farming lands and provides a totally marvelous and rejuvenating experience to its visitors. The name is due to the water that drips from the limestone stalactites in the caves and its waterfalls, Sahastradhara, located at a distance of around 14 km from the heart of the city, is a popular tourist attraction of Dehradun. Literally meaning ‘Thousands fold Spring’, Sahastradhara is a beautiful spring, having a depth of around 9 m.

2. Forest Research Institute (FRI)

The premier resfri1earch institute of forestry in India is located in Dehradun. The Forest Research Institute was established in 1906 as the British Imperial Forestry Service. The Forest Research Institute 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. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand. It was established in 1906 and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. The Forest Research Institute is spread over 4.5 km?, with the outer Himalayas nearby. The main building has Greco-Roman and Colonial styles of architecture. It has laboratories, a library, herbarium, arboreta, printing press and experimental field areas for conducting forestry research. Its museums, in addition to being a source of scientific information, are an attraction for tourists.

3. Buddha Temple

Clement Town is a cantonment town Bhudda-Temple-Dehradunin Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. A large Tibetan settlement and the World’s Largest Stupa, of the re-established Mindroling Monastery from Tibet, is situated in Clement Town, which was inaugurated on 28 October 2002 and is surrounded by a 2-acre (8,100 m2) garden. There is also a 103 feet (31 m) high statue of Buddha is dedicated to the Dalai Lama.

 

 

4. Lacchiwala

lacchiwalaA pictorial spot situated in the suburbs of the city, Lachhiwala is a much-desired destination in Dehradun.Easy accessibility and moderate accommodation facilities make this pictorial spot a favourite place among the tourists.

A picturesque spot where one can enjoy a serene and tranquil atmosphere, Lachhiwala is such a location whose unspoiled beauty would mesmerize the visitor.

5. Shiv Mandir

The famous Shiva temple, near Kuthal Shiv-temple-1gate along the way to Mussoorie, is of great religious importance among the visitors not only from India but all over the world and hence you could find a number of foreign tourists coming to this divine place.
The Shiv mandir is situated in the beautiful down the Mussoorie road slope location in the lush greens, where one can find complete peace of mind in the calm and cool fresh air. There is Bhandaara every other day in the Shiv Mandir where the prashad is distributed to the people visiting the temple.
which is about 12km from dehradun.

6. Tapkeshwar Temple

tapkeshwar-templeThe Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun is an ancient place of worship. The Tapkeshwar Temple is about 5.5 kilometers from the city center. The Tapkeshwar Temple is a cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located in the Garhi Cantonment area, this temple is an important tourist destination of the hill city. The Tapkeshwar Temple of Dehradun is linked to the city with well maintained roads and witnesses thousands of tourists visiting the temple to pay their obeisance to the deity. A large festival is held on Shivratri day around the Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun. People in large numbers participate in the fair organized on the occasion of Shivratri and pay their obeisance to the deity every year.

7. Kempty Falls

 Kempty Falls, situated at an altitude kampty fallof 4,500 ft, is one of the popular tourist places of Mussoorie. It is a beautiful waterfall, which falls from a height of about 40 ft from a mountain. This fall is located on way between Dehradun-Mussoorie path.
The falls is one of the largest among five down rushing falls, which flows down through various rocks and finally enters into the plains. While going 12 km downhill and after crossing the Aglar River, tourists can also reach the Yamuna River.

8. Mussorrie Lake

mussorrielake6 Kms on Mussoorie-Dehradun road having a facility of pedaled boats. It offers a enchanting view of Doon Valley and nearby villages.

9. Mussorrie Mall Road

mmroadDuring our trip to Mussoorie we had a great time. Walking along the Mall Road and watching the hills and the Doonvalley at a distance from there was some of the best experiences of this Mussoorie trip. Mussoorie is a very beautiful place. Mussoorie is a major tourist attraction in Uttarakhand. This Mussoorie video was recorded from the Mall Road, Mussoorie. This Mussoorie video offers a view of Doon valley from Mall Road, Mussoorie.

10. Company Garden

company gardenFamous as Company Bagh or the Municipal Garden, Company Garden is a renowned place nearby Mussoorie. Ideally, Company garden is a beautiful place that has different flowers and various colorful plants planted to give a vibrant appeal overall. Company garden experiences huge footfall by tourists each year. The park is remains open round the year and is a stunning amusement park that enthralls children from far and wide.

11. Rishikesh Rafting


raftingRafting in Rishikesh
, Enjoy camping out in the nature as part of your river rafting tour in Rishikesh. We are extremely affordable and equipped with loads of useful tips and suggestions to make your trip one of its kind.

Our team has a lot of passion for adventure and we personally do all the camps before we sell them. Safety is the other thing we give a lot of importance to and believe that fun without proper safety is not worth.

River Rafting is one of the most awesome and heart pumping occurrence that one must always give it a try. It is very unusual and scary at times. But depends on how a person perceives the whole concept. Adventurous people can very well go ahead and try out these sports.

 12.Robbers Cave

 

 robers caveSerene place located between Dehradun and Mussoorie. There is a small waterfall-like at the end of this cave. You should either rent a pair of slippers or carry along with you the same, as there are sharp-ended stones on the way inside the cave. If you can spare 2-3 hours in your trip schedule to Dehradun or Mussoorie, this place could be covered easily.

13.Haridwar

HaridwarHaridwar meaning ‘Gateway to God’ is one of the seven holiest places of the Hindus, located on the banks of River Ganges. It is the place where river Ganga descends to the plains. Haridwar is also spelled as Hardwar or Hari-Dwar.
Haridwar is also one of the four places where drops of Amrit or nectar fell from the pitcher which was being carried by Guruda, the heavenly bird and the spot is known as Brahma Kund or Har-ki- Pauri.