Things to do in Dehradun

Lying in the foothills of Himalayas, this dun valley is the capital city of state of Uttarakhand. The city lies in the heart of Shivalik ranges.

Here are top things to do when you are in Dehradun

  1. Robber’s cave
  • You might have heard of Ali Baba Chalis Chor in your childhood; you can best enjoy this thrill in Robber’s cave
  • you can trek for around 1km and then spot out the nature’s beauty unlike any other
  1. Sahastradhara—- Dip in the medicinal waters
  • thousand fold springs has numerous waterfalls and caves
  • trip to Dehradun will be incomplete without the feel of cool soothing waters of Sahastradhara; which is known to have therapeutic values as the water drips from the limestone stalactites and brings sulphur springs
  1. Paragliding
  • you can get aerial panoramic view of beautiful Mussoorie, Chalrata, Tehri and Rishikesh through paragliding
  1. Mindrolling monastery-Seek Serenity
  • one of the largest Buddhist centering nature’s lap
  • this monastery is known for its architectural splendor with the walls depicting the life of Buddha and the beauty of Japanese architecture enlivening
  1. Tapkeshwar Temple
  • seek spiritual comforts over this temple in the foothills of Himalayas
  • Beautiful lord Shiva idol is kept here to enjoy the calmness

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