Snuggly nestled 2,200 feet above the sea level, Dehradun is the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand. The Doon Valley is situated between the Ganges and Yamuna rivers. Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas, this valley is famous for its natural beauty and premier educational institutions. Dehradun takes pride in its great connectivity by all modes of transport. It serves as a great tourist destination for those travelling by air and train transports and road trips from places like Delhi to reach this tranquil location.
Dehradun is a serene hill station with a unique charm that attracts tourists from across the globe. Majority of tourists visit the tranquil hill station of Dehradun in the months of March to June to escape the heat of lowland cities. October to January mark the advent of winter due to the snowfall in the neighbouring places.
Places to Visit in Dehradun
Apart from its scenic beauty mist-clad mountainscapes, Dehradun is popular among tourists for its famous sightseeing spots. Here are some of the best places to visit Dehradun.
Robbers Cave is one of the favourite picnic spots for adventure enthusiasts and young couples. The unique feature about Robber’s Cave is that a water stream around the cave disappears underground, only to appear a few meters away. Tourists often visit Robbers Cave for enjoying cold streams of water and enjoy the beauty of these naturally formed caves.
Tiger Falls are one of the highest waterfalls in Uttarakhand. Naturally formed on a height of 312 feet, the Tiger Falls is a secluded place for young couples and nature lovers. This is a perfect place for those seeking peace and tranquillity in the lap of nature. It is located 5 kilometers from the main area and is indeed a very awe-inspiring spot.
The Kalinga War Memorial
The Kalinga War Memorial was built by the British after their war with the local warriors of the region. This memorial was built to symbolize courage and strength by these people against the British army. This construction depicts a great historical insight of this place.