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situated in the North Indian State around 235 kms from Delhi. Dehradun
extends its latitude 30 Degree 19' from North to Longitude
78 Degree 04' in the East. Dehradun is well connected to the rest of
India by Rail Road and Air.
Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalaya,
Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India and is recently declared
as the Provisional Capital of newly created Uttaranchal (Now Uttarakhand)
State in the month of Nov’2000. Also known as the ‘Adobe of Drona’,
Dehradun has always been an important center for Garhwal rulers which
was captured by the British. The headquarters of many National
Institutes and Organizations like ONGC, Survey Of India, Forest Research
Institute, Indian Institute of Petroleum etc. are located in the city.
Dehradun is a popular tourist destination enroute Mussourie and is
flocked by the tourists in summers. It has several places of interest
including the Rajaji National Park, several notable Hindu temples and
Gucchupani (or the criminals cave).
The Tapkeshwar temple is in the Garhi
Cantonment zone around 6.5 kms from the Dehradun city. Tapkeshwar is a
radiant place along a regular waterway in the thick woods valley where
an extensive number of Lord Shiva Devotees throng amid the Shivratri.
The water or dampness gathers from the slopes and trees and streams down
as drops onto the shivling, thus the name (Tapkeshwar). Thousands and a
great many individuals group to this spot to see the uncommon wedding
function of Shiva and Parvati.
Situated at a distance of 14 km from the
Dehradun is Sahastradhara, a colorful outing spot and a famous vacation
destination of Dehradun. With its strict importance being 'Thousand Fold
Spring', Sahastradhara is a lovely sulfur spring, having a fall of
pretty nearly 9 meters and leaves an incrustation of lime on every thing
it touches. Particles along these lines gathering over the course of the
hundreds of years have framed an anticipating edge, and a kind of
cavern, from the top of which falls an unending shower. There is
additionally a sulfur spring in which guests frequently wash up. Its
water is said to cure skin diseases and have other restorative
|Laxman Sidh Temple
The famous Laxman Sidh Temple is around 12
kms from the Dehradun city along the Haridwar/Rishikesh way and is
frequented by tourists and pilgrims. The Laxman Siddha fair is very
|Malsi Deer Park
Malsi Deer Park is situated at around
10 km from the city on way to Mussoorie. Malsi Deer Park is home to the
two horned deer, Neelgai and an assortment of birds. This is a
zoological park that lies at the foothills of the Shivalik range. It
also has a kids park and is a good family destination.
Located 7 Km from Dehradun on the Dehradun-Delhi
road is the acclaimed Chandrabani Temple(Gautam Kund). As per the
mythological conventions, this spot was occupied by Maharishi Gautam,
his wife and girl Anjani who are generally revered by the individuals.
It is accepted that the girl of paradise Ganga had showed herself on
this spot which is currently prominently known as the Gautam Kund.
Devotees take a dip in this sacred kund in large numbers.
The Sai Darbar Temple is a standout
amongst the most beautiful and well known temples in Dehradun. Situated
on Rajpur Road, 8 kilometers from the Clock Tower, found far from the
rushing about of Dehradun. Devoted to Shirdi Sai Baba, the temple is
regularly visited by numerous aficionados crosswise over diverse
beliefs. The Sai Darbar Temple is built out of marble and the icon of
Sai Baba is set amidst the temple. There is a huge lobby in the temple
where requests to God are held each night.
Its a Tibetan temple situated in
Mohabewala, Clement Town,dehradun only couple of kilometers far from
ISBT Dehradun. Its otherwise called Buddha Monestry or Buddha Garden.
A perfect spot for an outing, Robber's
Cave is only 8 Km far from the City Bus Stand. Neighborhood transport
administrations are accessible up to Anarwala Village, from where it is
only a Kilometer's trek to the spot.
Lachhiwala is a popular picnic spot
located on the Haridwar – Rishikesh road, 22 kms from Dehradun.Encircled
between Sal trees, Lachhiwala is a fun loving destination for visitors
of all age groups. There are man made water pools in which visitors can
enjoy bathing whilst also appreciating the great nature views. This is
also a popular trekking place and is usually crowded over weekends.
Bhagirathi Resort is located at Selaqui
around a 18 Km drive on the Chakrata street, Dehradun. The resort draws
in crowds due to its water park and serene water pools.
|Santala Devi Temple
Santala Devi Temple is situated at a
distance of around 15 km from Dehradun. Explorers can reach the temple
by bus till Jaitunwala, and from that point, it is a 2 km drive to
Punjabiwala. From Punjabiwala, explorers need to trek around 2 km to
achieve the temple. According to historical proof , when Santala Devi
and her sibling understood that they would not have the capacity to
battle the Mughals, they discarded their weapons and began to implore.
All of a sudden, a light gleamed on them two, and they transformed into
stone symbols. Temple is thronged by devotees on Saturdays, as it is
accepted that nowadays stamp the change of Santala Devi into a stone
Tapovan,a hallowed spot, is situated at a
distance of around 5 km from the city of Dehradun. It is a picturesque
place on the banks of the consecrated Ganges. This spot is known for its
prevalent view that Guru Dronacharya had experienced his retribution
here. Master Dronacharya was the Guru of the Kauravas and the Pandavas
in the epic Mahabharata. This conviction prompts the interest among the
sightseers and the religious individuals.
|ASAN Barrage Water
For the Water
sports lovers Dehradun Valley is a quite loved name. Its well known
water game resort, Asan Barrage is 43 Km far from the primary city.A
number of water games like water skiing, kayaking, sculling, paddling,
paddling, and so on one can appreciate here. For winged creature
watchers amid winter it turns into a most loved destination.
Dakpathar is 45 Km away from Dehradun,
Dakpathar is a wonderful vacationer spot in the western Doon Valley, in
the midst of the Shivalik range. Dakpathar has developed an eminent
visitor spot under the Yamuna Hydel Scheme. The spot is associated by a
regular transport service from the Parade Ground and Highway Bus Stand
close to the Railway
Rajaji National Park is
particular for its perfect scenic excellence and rich bio-differing
qualities. A heaven for nature beaus and natural life devotees, the
natural life of the recreation center is honored with elephants, tigers,
panthers, deers and ghorals as its best known life frames. Three
sancturies in the Uttaranchal, Shivaliks - Rajaji, Motichur and Chila
were amalgamated into an extensive secured zone and named Rajaji
National Park in the year 1983 after the celebrated opportunity
contender Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari; prominently known as "Rajaji".
Spread more than a zone of 820.42 sq km, Rajaji is a magnificent
biological ecosystem settled in the Shivalik extents and the start of
the incomprehensible Indo–Gangetic fields, subsequently speaking to
vegetation of a few particular zones and woods sorts like sal backwoods,
reverine timberlands, board–leaved blended woodlands, scrubland and
green. It possesses upwards of 23 types of well evolved creatures and
315 winged animal species.The plenitude of nature's bounties stored in
and around this park.
Air : the nearest airport is Jolly Grant 24 kms from
Dehradun. There is a daily flight to Delhi the
nearest International Airport.
: Dehradun is a terminus of
the Northern Railway with direct trains to almost
all the metropolitan cities of India. The Shatabadi
Express is the best option for the tourist coming
form Delhi. The Dehradun-Mumbai Express connects the
city to Mumbai. There are also trains to Varanasi,
Kolkata and Lucknow.
: Dehradun is connected by the National Highway
Network to all parts of the country
Their is a regular Bus services for Delhi. Distances
of some major cities from Dehradun are Agra 381 km,
Calcutta 1562 km, Chennai 2365 km, Delhi 235 km,
Jaipur 493 km, Lucknow 582 km and Mumbai 1578 km.
DISTANCE (Approx.) FROM HOTEL ATITHI
Jolly Grant Airport - 26 kms
Railway Terminus 300 mts
ISBT - 6 kms
City Centre - 2 kms
Mussoorie - 36 kms, Haridwar - 55 kms, Rishikesh -