Know About splendid and eventful Dream Holiday at Famous City Dehradun Uttaranchal

One of the most scenic city Dehradun in north India. This Himalayan destination, Dehradun is the capital city of Uttaranchal state. Dehradoon is an ancient city as historically the place was abode of renowned Guru Dronacharya [Mahabharata era] and the place where Sikh Guru Ramdas Sqahib ji constructed Gurudwara [Sikh shrine].

Dehradun is also famous for production of famous and fine quality Basmati rice known as Dehradoon Basmati. Dehradun is the gateway to one of finest wildlife destination Rajaji National Park and very refreshing halt on the journey way to famous hill resort Mussoorie.

Dehradun city is head quarter for many government departments and important institutional establishments such as Forest research institute.


Vital Tourist Information : Dehradun

Location : Situated in the mountain range of Himalaya in Garhwal region of Uttranchal state in north India. The road distance between national capital New Delhi and Dehradun is about 250 km and road journey time is under 6 hours.


Near By City : Mussoorie


State : Uttranchal [India]


Famous as / For : Basmati Rice - Institutes of international importance - Scenic Beauty


Weather & Climate : City have a pleasant cool atmosphere through out the year even the summers here never cross the lines of unbearable hot.


Temperature : Summer : Max. 36°C Min. 17°C Winter : Max. 23°C Min. 5°C


Best Time to Visit : March to August is the best time for visiting Dehradun. Though there are all chances of showers in the August.


Spoken Languages : Hindi - Garhwali [Pahadi] - English


Dining / Food Facility : Dehradun hotels are multi cuisine but city is known for the bakery products like sweet buns, brownies and stick-jaw toffees etc.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : City is famous for Shawls and woolen cloths. You can also look for artistically designed utilities made from wood, bamboo and cane.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Asan Barrage [Dhalipur Lake] - Dakpathar - Malsi Deer Park - Rajaji National Park - Robber's Cave - Sahastradhara - Tapovan
Religious Places : Dehradun Gurudwara - Laxman Sidh - Tapkeshwar Temple
Famous institutions in Dehradun : Forest Research Institute - Indian Institute of Petroleum - Indian Military Academy - Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration - Survey of India


How To Reach Dehradun Uttranchal [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Dehradun is among the busy rail stations of North India. Almost all the cities are linked with Dehradun by train route. Super fast trains are available from Delhi for reaching Dehradoon.


Road Travel / Bus Route : All the buses ply on Delhi Mussoorie rout stop at Dehradun. City have a good network of roads for all the major cities of state.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport, located at distance of 25 km from the city heart is connected by daily domestic flights from national capital New Delhi and other cities.