dehradun tourist places

Dehradun  near the Himalayan foothills is the capital of  Uttarakhand. there are many best places to visit in dehradun city. there are temples , places to adore nature and many more. if you visit dehradun you can also visit the nearby places like rishikesh, Haridwar, Mussoorie and Lansdowne etc.Dehradun is a city of immense natural beauty. this tourist spot attracts visitors from all over the country and the world. Dehradun is well connected by  road, air and rail. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport, lies at a distance of about 25 km from the city.

best places to visit in dehradun city

1. Sahastradhara

best places to visit in dehradun city

the name Sahastradhara literally means 'thousand-fold spring'.The water of the waterfall here contains Sulphur and is said to have medicinal properties. While the place can be visited any time during the year, but you should visit this place in summer because in winter the water is so cold.Sahastradhara is situated around 11 km from the city of Dehradun, near the Robber's Cave. this amazing place is located on the banks of river Badli. It takes about 2-3 hours to explore this area properly. this place i an splendid picnic spot in dehradun. their are many food stalls here which provide very delicious fast food.

other info

  • entry charges :- fee of cost.
  • timings :- 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
  • address :- Khiroi, Uttarakhand 246422.
  • in dehradun online cab service is available  so can  travel at an affordable cost.
  • nearby attraction :- Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple ,Shiv temple, joyland amusement park,

2. robber's cave

best places to visit in dehradun city

best places to visit in dehradun city

one should not Miss His Visit To Robber’s Cave Dehradun During His Visit To Dehradun. Dehradun Is A Place Where You Can Enjoy The Beauty Of Nature.This Tourist Spot Is In Anarwali Village, Just A Few Km Away From Dehradun. This river cave is very close to Sahasradhara.There Is No Need To Walk More For This Destination. The Walking Distance Is Around 600m From The Main Entrance Gate .There Is Also An Availability Of Various Food Stall. Which Offer A Good Variety Of Food And The Best Thing There Is MAGGI. robber's cave Environment Freshen's The Person ( Free From Stress And Different Kind Of Tension ) .This Place Is A Kind Of Mysterious Place. Unlike Different Water Places, The Entry Charges Are Not High In This Tourist Place. robber's cave is a perfect location for those seeking adventure and thrill. Robber's cave is a tremendous location to have a picnic with friends and family.

  • entry charges :- ₹35.
  • visiting hours :-  7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • famous for     :- picnic and photography.

3. Lachhiwala

best places to visit in dehradun city

lachhiwala is an another picnic spot in dehradun. this spot is much similar to the other spots listed above. lachhiwala provides a fun loving and calm environment to visitors. apart from pool Lachhiwala also provides; shelter to a variety of colorful bird species. There is greenery and crispy fresh air all around lachhiwala. this place is mostly crowded in summer's and receives less tourist in winter's.Travellers come here along with their family and acquaintances in search of fresh breather from the husstle busstle of daily life, in order to spend some quality time. at a distance of around 19 km from the main dehradun city,

other info

  • entry charges :- free of cost
  • timings :- 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • address :- Lachhiwala Range, Uttarakhand 248008
  • exploration time :- 2 – 3  hours

4. Tapkeshwar Temple

best places to visit in dehradun city

Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun, also known as Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, is one of the famous temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Water drops from the ceiling of the cave trickle down over the Shiva Linga in a continuous downpour, making this temple an amazing one.Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple is a popular pilgrimage site in Dehradun. the Shivratri festival is the main festival celebrated here with full enthusiasm. you can save your memory with this temple by clicking photo because photography is allowed in tapkeshwar temple. besides worship there are several activities that you can do here. as the temple is located between hills trekking is the one you can do here. some people also do picnic here after their visit to the temple. their is a river besides this temple which makes this place a must visit place.

Address: Tapkeshwar Colony,, Garhi Cantt, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

timings : 6:00 am till 7:00 pm , open all days of a week

5. Paltan Bazaar


best places to visit in dehradun city

paltan bazar is the place where you can buy alot of stuff , this is a shopping place. this place is the main market and the one of the biggest market in dehradun. paltan bazaar is famous for the Doon Basmati rice, spices and woollen garments. also their are many food stalls in the market which serves different variety of food, that you never eaten before. the one thing that you should definitely taste is pineapple juice. this market is located near cloak tower.

Opening hours: 10:00 am- 10:00 pm

5. Mindrolling Monastery

best places to visit in dehradun city

this monastery is The largest Buddhist learning center of India.The 220 feet high Buddhist temple list among the most popular places to visit in Dehradun. Key attractions here are – the spectacular holy shrine of Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava and vibrant looking wall paintings, depicting the works and the life of Lord Buddha. The monastery complex has a well maintained garden and a amazing shopping arcade selling artifacts, souvenirs and knick knacks.Top floors of the complex offer a jaw dropping views of Doon Valley that you shouldn’t miss for anything.

timings :- 9:00 am till 7;00 pm , open all days of a week

Address: 3, Budha Temple Rd, New Basti, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248002

6. Malsi Deer Park

malse deer park dehradun

the place specially for nature and wildlife lover's.

this park is a home to a wide range of wildlife species and plants. this place is a must visit place for nature and wildlife lover's. apart from deer the park has is a home to two horned deer and neelgai (indian antelope). the authorities their installed some slides in the park so that the park become entertaining for the children. the entry to the park is chargeable @ ₹20 per person.

entry charges :- ₹10 per person

Address: Diversion, Mussoorie Rd, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248009

tips to travellers

  • the park is so vast you have to explore it on foot , so do wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • carry water bottles and some snacks to keep yourself hydrated and fed
  • carry cap and sunglasses to protect yourself from sunlight .
  • you can use the locker service  if you have something which is not allowed inside.

7. Zonal Anthropological Museum

best places to visit in dehradun city

zonal anthropological museum is At a distance of 5 km from Dehradun Railway Station. this museum is established in the year 1971.This museum displays collection of artifacts related to the development, origin of mankind on earth.This place exhibits the social customs and origin of the early native of people in the Himalayan foothills. there is no entry charges.

Address: Pearson Rd, Forest Research Institute, ONGC, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248003

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

8. sai temple

best places to visit in dehradun city

the sai darbar temple is one of the popular religious place in dehradun. the temple is constructed out of white marble. on Thursday the temple receives more devotees. every Thursday a langar (food) service is arranged for feeding the devotees.The temple is located on the Rajpur Road and near to mussooorie diversion road. as the temple is on way to mussoorie you should visit here if you are going mussoorie.

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

9. Gurudwara Paonta Sahib

best places to visit in dehradun city

Gurudwara Paonta Sahib is a most popular revered shrine of the Sikh religion.This shrine was built in memory of Guru Gobind Singh ji, the tenth guru of Sikhs. this place is at a distance of 45 km from dehradun city. the gurudwara poanta sahib is situated besides the river yamuna. Inside thecomplex, there is a big darbar where Guru used to sit with his 52 poets. the gurudwara offers langar(food) service to various people: so that no devotees remains hungry.

10. rishikesh

best places to visit in dehradun city

Rishikesh is a city in northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the River Ganga. the city is renowned as a center for meditation and studying yoga. as the city is in uttarakhand it is famous for it’s natural beauty. mountains , hills , greenery , some fountains , river , temples and many more. there are many places to visit in rishikesh . rishikesh is at a distance of 275 km from