Dehradun is situated amidst the valleys of Himalayas and Shivaliks, also known as Doon valley.
ng retreat to the beholders. Being Uttarakhand's capital, this city is a prime educational hub and home or Dera (Dehra) to amazing tourist hotspots as well. Dehradun lies between two rivers; Ganga and Yamuna, which makes it a soothing retreat for the beholders as it. Bestowed with a number of exciting tourist spots Dehradun is also a gateway to popular tourist hotspots such as Nainital, Mussoorie, Auli, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Chota Char Dham. Tourists book Dehradun Holiday and Tour Packages during the months of March to June and October to February as this is the best time to visit the place.
The history of Dehradun is associated with the time of Ramayana and Mahabharata, which is evident from temples and idols found in and around the city. There is a belief that Lord Ram along with his brother Lakshman paid a visit to this place to perform amends after the great battle with Ravana in Lanka. Also, it is a belief that the royal Guru Dronacharya, was born in Dehradun. That's how the city got another name, Dronagiri. As per Skanda Purana, this city was also a part of the Kedar Khand region, holy abode of Lord Shiva. Dehradun was also a part of the great Sirmour Kingdom and one can witness its remains in Rajendra Nagar. Moreover, this city was a part of Mauryan Empire and the tourist can witness the rock edict of Ashoka, which was erected in Kalsi in 1860. The ancient ruins and temples, which are around 2,000 years old, are one of the major attractions of this city.
The land of Dehradun is blessed with divine aura of many ancient temples and Tapkeshwar Cave Temple is the most known one. The temple is dedicated to the Trinity, Lord Shiva and has a history attached to it. Another famous shrine is the Buddha Temple, known as Asia's largest reliquary. It is in Clement Town and tourists from across the globe visit here to adore its beauty. The skillful use of pure gold paint to carve the intricate murals of this temple is worth watching.
Apart from this, you seek blessings at Har Ki Dun, Paonta Sahib, Chandrabani Temple, Sai Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Santala Devi Temple, Daat Kali Temple, and others by booking a pilgrimage Dehradun Travel Package
There is a common belief that "the one who comes to Doon stays in Doon". Along with the spiritual side, the city is offering an adventurous hue. Activities like river rafting, skiing, paragliding and angling are the best things to do in Dehradun
that pull the adventure lovers to this city. The famous places to visit in Dehradun
are Chetwoode Hall, Robber's Cave (Guchhu Pani), Clock Tower, Tapovan, Sahastradhara, Lacchiwalla, Mindrolling Monastery, Khalanga War Memorial, Malsi Deer Park, Tiger View Jungle Camp, Fun Valley, Shikhar Fall, etc. You should make sure that your Dehradun Tour Package
should include all important tourists' attractions.
Dehradun is also a shopper's heaven. From selecting a beautiful souvenir to fancy stuff, you can shop everything from the famous markets of this city. Rajpur Road is the abode of the well-known shopping market. It is a hub of local handicrafts and modern showrooms. Also, a wide variety of lip-smacking food items are available here. Tibetan market is best recommended for those who want to buy colorful apparels and jewelry. Dehradun's Connaught Place is one of the busiest street markets and is famous for trinkets and coffee places. Paltan Bazaar is a reasonably priced market which is famous for the Basmati rice. Apart from this, you can also pay a visit to Gandhi Road market and Ashley Hall. Make sure the itinerary of your Dehradun Holiday Packages
must include these.
A tourist can reach Dehradun by different means such as Air, Train, or Road. Jolly Grant Airport is the Dehradun's airport that is located 20 km away from the city and connected with regular flights. Bus facility is also available that connects the major cities like Agra, Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Shimla, and Mussoorie. You can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe, and Uttarakhand State Transport buses. Buses arrive and depart from Dehradun Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) near Clement Town. Also, there is an interstate bus terminal, named Delhi Bus Stand located on Gandhi Road. There is a regular train service to different cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Ujjain, and Chennai. Trains arrive and depart from Dehradun Railway Station located 1-2 km away from the city center.
Visit all the famous tourist hotspots and temples by booking Dehradun Holiday Travel Packages
from a reliable tour operator. You can get the best deals on Dehradun Package by contacting different tour operators.