Experience the Real Essence of Dehradun at these 5 places!

Dehradun is surely one of the most popular hill stations in Uttarakhand state. Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, this place attracts a number of tourists from across the country. Famous for its scenic beauty, huge mountains and gurgling rivers, Dehradun is the best place for family vacations. Also, if you are an adventure junkie, Dehradun has a lot to offer. With raise in temperature, there is no better place than Dehradun for summers. There are many means of transportation to Dehradun. One of the most economical ways to reach Dehradun is Bus. Delhi to Dehradun bus booking is available on ixigo. You can search buses for different timings and book as per your convenience.

Here are the 5 must-visit-places in Dehradun:

1. Tapkeshwar Temple:

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple holds a cultural and historical significance. Situated on the banks of Tons River, Tapkeshwar Temple attracts many devotees from different cities. This temple is located inside a cave and is surrounded by greenery and mountains. It is also a perfect place for nature lovers, photographers and creative minds to capture the beauty of nature. If you are an adventure enthusiast then you can also go for ‘Trekking’. This place is safe and offers a beautiful surrounding to look at! There are also many Sulphur Water Springs near Tapkeshwar Temple.    

2.  Lachhiwala:

If you just want to relax looking at the scenic beauty of nature then Lachhiwala is the ideal place to visit in Dehradun. With Sal trees and a huge water pool, Lachhiwala exudes peace and serenity. It is the most popular picnic destination in Dehradun. This place is suitable for elders and kids alike. It is also known as ‘Nature Park’. One can roam around the scenic place or swim the day away in the water pool. This pool is filled with the water of Suswa River. Sunsets and sunrises are the most splendid sights to witness here.

3.  Sahastradhara:

Situated at around 15 km away from Dehradun, this amazing waterfall is famous for its serene ambiance, sparkling beauty and natural views. If you want to spend some quality timewith your family and friends, Sahastradhara is an apt place to be at! Sahastradhara literally means ‘thousand fold spring’ and when these sparkling water strings cascade down the limestones, the view looks surreal and simply breathtaking. There are many caves and ropeways near Sahastradhara. You can take the ropeway and see the panoramic view from the Top.  

4. National Adventure Sports Academy:

Want to explore your adventurous side? Then Dehradun has many things exciting for you in store! Trekking, camping, rafting, paragliding and much more – you can choose whatever you want and enjoy it to the fullest. You can stargaze at night in a jungle camp or fly sky high viewing the stunning scenery. You can also paraglide from Dehradun to Mussoorie and enjoy the aerial views of Chakrata, Tehri, Mussoorie.

5.Tibetan Market:

If you are looking for Garhwali jewellery, handicrafts, art pieces or Tibetan antiques then this market fits the bill. A rather pocket-friendly one, this market is situated near Parade Road. Always brimming with crowd, it is one of the major attractions of the city. Here, you can go on a shopping spree without thinking about the budget and buy some souvenirs for you friends and family.

Dehradun conjures up images of picture-perfect scenery, green mountains, sparkling waterfalls and adventure – all at once! This place has the power to soothe your mind and make your soul happy. So, if you are planning to visit Dehradun, book your Delhi to Dehradun bus on ixigo and enjoy amazing deals!

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