Dehradun is a gateway to the famous hill station Mussoorie, located at the foothills of Himalayas. It is one of the oldest cities in India, where Lord Rama and his brother did penance here for killing Ravana.  You will find various tourist spot here and a variety flora and fauna. So here are all the things you should know about Dehradun tourism. 

About Dehradun Tourism

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HOW TO REACH DEHRADUN?

Dehradun has an airport named Jolly Grant which is located at a distance of 20 km. Dehradun is well connected with major cities with buses and trains as well.

New Delhi to Dehradun

By Air: Aerial distance is 202 km and the airport here is Jolly Grant. It is 20 km away from the main Dehradun city. Air India, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect and Spice Jet have regular flights to Dehradun. From there you can hire taxi or bus and it will take approximately 40 minutes. The approx cost is 5000 Rs

By Train: Dehradun railway station is located 1-2 km away from the main city and it will take only 10 minutes to reach the main Dehradun city. So you can take a train from New Delhi railway station and it will take approx 5.5 hrs to reach to Dehradun. The approx cost is 500 Rs.

By Bus: Dehradun is well connected with major cities and there are a lot of buses which come to Dehradun from different places. You can easily take Bus from Kashmiri gate New Delhi and it will take 6-7 hrs to reach Dehradun. The approx cost is 600 Rs.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT DEHRADUN

The best time to visit this place is from March to June as the climate is very pleasant. Most people visit Dehradun at this time and it is the best time to enjoy the sightseeing and you can also enjoy a lot of activities.

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TYPICAL COSTS

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: There are a lot of good hotels in Dehradun where you can get a very good of the Hills. You can easily get hotels in Dehradun according to your budget. The cost for a good accommodation will be around 500 Rs.
  • FOOD: Dehradun is famous for its bakeries and momos. If you visit this place then you should surely try these two things here. Moreover, you will also find a lot of fast food street corners here where you can taste delicious food at approx 40 Rs.

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PLACES TO VISIT IN DEHRADUN

  • Tapkeshwar Temple
  • Forest research Institute
  • Robber’s Cave
  • Tibetan Buddhist Temple
  • Sahastradhara
  • Indian Military Academy

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EXCURSIONS NEAR DEHRADUN

  1. Rishikesh – 54 km
  2. Haridwar – 53 km
  3. Mussoorie -35 km
  4. Kanatal – 68 km
  5. Chakrata – 95 km

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