Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas in the center of Doon Valley is a beautiful place called Dehradun. The capital city of Uttaranchal, Dehradun derived its name from the words Dehra meaning camp and dun meaning valley. Surrounded by mountains, green trees and blessed with wonderful weather, Dehradun is at an altitude of 700m and is a part of Garhwal Region. It is often referred to as Gateway to Mussorrie. Destination India Tourism offers you to be a part of Dehradun tours through its online booking.
There are many interesting places in and around Dehradun that can be easily visited .It is well connected by all major rail and road network. Dehradun houses many important institutes such as the Indian Forest Research Institute, Indian Military Academy. Some of the top schools of the country like Doon are in Dehradun. It is also famous for Basmati rice-long grain aromatic rice.
The places like Sahsra Dhara, forests Research institute and Indian Military Academy are some of the places, which one must visit. Besides famous tourist destinations like Haridwar, Musoorrie and Rishikesh are just a few kms. away and easily reachable.
Places to visit in and around Dehradun
Forest Research Institute
Malsi deer Park
Wild life institute of India
How to reach Dehradun?
By Air: nearest Airport is at Jolly Grant, 25 kms.away.
By Rail: Dehradun is a major railhead and is well connected to major towns and cities.
By Road: it is well connected to the road network.
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