|» Location :
||2,200ft above the sea-level, Uttranchal
|» Tourist Attractions :
||One of the most developed cities of India
|» Founded by :
||Legend Guru Dronacharya
Doon Valley is situated between the two most important rivers of India. i.e.
Ganga & Yamuna, is most picturesque having moderate climate, nestling a
number of places of tourist interest. It is
named after Guru Dronacharya - A great teacher in Mahabharat epic.
The renowned religious town of Rishikesh, the queen of hills Mussoorie, the
renowned sulphur springs at Sahastradhara and a part of Rajaji National
Park, the quit Chakrata hills all lie in this district. Also visit the
Dehradun is situated at an altitude of 2200 feet above
sea level. It is one of the most developed cities of India having moderate
climate. The places to be visited nearby are Sahastradhara (14 Kms.) Robbers
Cave (8 Kms.) Forest Research Institute (5 Kms.) Tapkeshwar Temple (5.5
Kms.), Laxman Sidh (12 Kms.) Malsi Deer Park (9 Kms.)
Rajaji National Park :
Major Attractions of Dehradun
Park, situated at the edge of the sprawling Dehradun valley, was founded in
1966 and spreads over an area of about 820 sq. km. Nestled in a lush valley
of the Shivalik Range, the park is an ideal holiday resort with its many
picnic spots and excursion sites for the nature lover. Tapkeshwar
Tapkeshwar Shiv temple is an ancient place of worship.
Places to Stay in Dehradun
Dehradun is a good place to selct mid-range hotels, many of
them strung along the Rajpur Road, while resonable budget accommodations can
be found in the town centre.
How to Get there
Jolly Grant airport is the nearest
airport situated 24-km from Dehradun Rail :
has got a railway station of its own, connected to all the major cities of
the state. Road :
Being a capital city of
Uttaranchal is well-connected with all the major cities of the state.