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Dehradun likewise spelled Dera Doon, is the capital of Uttarakhand, a state in India. Situated in the Garhwal district, it lies 236 kilometers (147 mi) north of India’s capital New Delhi and 168 kilometers (104 mi) from Chandigarh. It is one of the “Counter Magnets” of the National Capital Region (NCR) being created as an elective focus of development to help facilitate the movement and populace blast in the Delhi metropolitan zone and to build up a keen city at Dehradun. During the times of British Raj, the official name of the town was Dehra.

Visitor destinations incorporate the Dehradun Zoo, Kalanga Monument, Chandrabani, Himalayan Gallary cum Regional Science Center Guchhupani, Forest Research Institute, Tapovan, Lakshman Siddha Peeth, Tapkeshwar Temple, Santala Devi Temple, Mindrolling Monastery, Prakasheshwar Mahadev Temple, Sai Mandir, Central Braille Press and Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology.

The visitor goals can be separated into four or five regions: nature, sports, haven, galleries and establishments. The close-by slope stations are outstanding for their characteristic environment, sanctuaries for its confidence measurements, a haven for the creature and winged animal darlings. Slope stations incorporate Mussoorie, Sahasradhara, Chakrata, and Dakpathar. Well known sanctuaries Tapkeshwar, Lakhamandal and Santala Devi are here.

AttractionsKhalanga Memorial,  Maa Bala Sundari Mandir, Dehradun International Cricket Stadium, Robbers Cave, Lacchiwala Picnic Spot, Tapkeshwar Temple, Dehradun Zoo, Forest Research Institute, Regional Science Center, etc…

Nearby placesMussoorieTehri Dam, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Nagthat, Kempty Falls, Dhanaulti, Chamba, Kedarnath, etc…

Best Time to visit:  March to June.

Peak SeasonApril to June.

How to Reach

  • By Air: Take a trip to Jolly Grant Airport to reach Dehradun city as the air terminal is 31 km away. From that point, you can without much of a stretch discover a taxi for yourself.
  • By Rail: The Dehradun railroad station is found 1-2 km away from the city which is all around associated with all the significant urban communities of the nation like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Allahabad, Lucknow and some more.
  • By Road: Dehradun is effectively open from significant urban areas of the nation as it has a magnificent street network with other significant urban areas and towns of North India. There are state-run and private transports that offer normal help. The taxi office is likewise accessible from significant towns and urban communities of Uttarakhand and from Delhi too.

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