This picture perfect hill station is the capital of the state of Uttaranchal. It is located at an altitude of 2,200 ft. and is surrounded by two sacred rivers - the Ganga and the Yamuna. Dehradun is embedded in the lap of the beautiful Doon valley and is surrounded by the Shivalik ranges. Its pleasant weather conditions throughout the year make it an ideal place for vacationing.
Dehradun’s spectacular natural assets like floristic varieties, astounding valleys, breathing panorama, tea plantation and leech gardens have transformed this town into a paradise. Its natural environment has a soothing effect on the minds of visitors. It is a perfect retreat for people of different desires and needs.
Dehradun houses several famous schools, esteemed forest research institutes and well-known academic institutes as well, thus making Dehradun a distinct hill-station. It also offers various forms of recreations for adventure lovers, of which trekking and jeep safari is popular.
Dehradun being a combination of a hill-station, a pilgrimage centre, educational institution and its commercial importance due to its abundant cultivation of various producers it attracts people from every walk of life.
This hill station has some good hotels, recreation clubs and restaurants to cater to the needs of the tourists.
Dehradun is heavenly during the monsoons as well. For some wet and wacky experience, yield to the magic of the monsoon in the mist-laden hills. Monsoons here leaves behind a view that is so overwhelming and sparkling that anyone would come here again and again to experience exhilaration.
Dehradun Travel Guide