Dehradun is the third largest city in Uttarakhand and one of India's most famous cities. But, when it comes to touring during summer holidays or any special occasions, many cities will come to our mind, like Shimla, Jammu, Kashmir, and more. But, we didn’t consider Dehradun in our mind, and we all know about the administration well here, where Dehradun is composed of many beautiful places. Here there are many exciting things to tell about Dehradun. Don’t miss out on the article, as it includes the Top comfortable resorts to stay in, must-visit places to visit for a better experience, adventure activities it has formed, and the specialties in Dehradun.
Well, many don’t know about the things to do in Dehradun. It is a place filled with different things and experiences where you can encounter some national parks along with wild faunas and birds, and even fun parks are also there to have a good time with family and friends. Along with that tiger, camps are there to view our national animal with the best view, and super incredible waterfalls are there to chill out. Night camps are available to experience the tent stay, and exciting bazaars are also there to have more fun. To enjoy all these things before that, let us note the top resorts in Uttarakhand.
To stay up in the top resorts for more comfort and with some good affordability, here we have some top alternatives to have a good stay that is mentioned below:-
The Aatithiyam Resort
Tree of Life Resort
Mountain Creek Resort
Sidus Galaxy Resort & Spa and
Bliss Wellness Resort
This Resort is on a top priority in recent times, where for breakfast, you will get different styles like Continental, Vegetarian, Asian, American, Buffet style, and more. Into the package, the breakfast is complimentary, where you will get different breakfast styles over here, and the parking is also accessible here. Along with that, several features are there, such as Badminton equipment, Walking Tours, and theme dinner nights. Also, Free-Wifi is there, along with an airport shuttle, fabulous room service, and a Tea and Coffee maker machine. This resort is best for family rooms to stay in.
This Resort is available in Dehradun Footsteps, located in Gangora Dehradun. Breakfast is available in Italian, Vegetarian, and American styles. This resort is also filled with Free Wifi, an Airpot shuttle, and more. This place is also suggested for Family people to stay where pets are allowed. The name itself describes that the resort is filled with garden views, where each room has a separate wardrobe, balcony, and more to see some good garden views filled up with trees, and even car hire is available in this resort. This Resort is very close to both Airport and Railway Station and to reach you in just 10 minutes.
The Mountain Creek Resort is located in Birsani Kotra Horawala, where breakfast is available in two types, Asian and Vegetarian styles, with a free private parking space. This room is suggested for a family, where the family rooms are also available here along with the airport shuttle, and excellent room service is also available here. Inside the room, the resort is composed of a flatscreen TV, and each room is equipped with Air Conditioning Rooms. The Mountain Creek Resort is filled up with several playing sites like a swing, slide, kids park, family spending time, and more, with almost 24 hours of the front desk so you can lodge any time.
You can find this resort in Chakrata, where the infrastructure is available in a high-five style. Of course, the Sidus Galaxy Resort has filled up a good Spa with different breakfast styles, like the Buffet system, which is more complimentary. It consists of fitness activities, a Spa, and a Wellness Centre, and it is filled with free parking space, excellent room service, a fitness center, and the family room is suggested as the best thing to go for. Each room is equipped with a wardrobe, a desk, a television, and a private bathroom.
This Resort is available in Tarab Ling Asthal, where breakfast is available only for Vegetarian type and non-vegetarians during the morning and is strictly not functional; this resort is suggested for families where the activities are filled up with Spa and Wellness center, Karaoke, and Evening entertainment. Once you are lodged here, you will get access to free parking, an airport shuttle, and Phenomenal Room Service. This resort is filled with excellent garden views, where you feel more relaxed once you see the pictures clearly, and this resort also has some superb river views.
There are some essential places to visit in Dehradun, and they are:-
Malsi Deer Park.
Rajaji National Park.
Tiger View Jungle Camp.
Tibetan Market and
This place gives you a unique experience apart from other waterfalls, where the site has different values, and Sahastradhara is also known as “Thousand Fold Spring.” And it is because this place is covered by countless stones and has many caves where the water is too chill and has more medicinal value. The river is Baldi river, where the river provides water supply for the outcrops, and many people in the village side depend on this water also. Apart from visiting the water, you can also experience the best bird viewpoints in that area. Take a ropeway to see the bird’s place entirely.
To know about this cave, it is necessary to go back to History. During British rulings, several robbers used this cave as their hideout. Well, during night time traveling this place is too horror and that makes the people visit there only at day time. This cave is just a 600-meter-long cave, and the stones are embedded differently, unlike an ordinary stone form; after reaching this cave, you could encounter a small waterfall. Moreover, this cave has another name, called Guchu Pani. Let me suggest you only adults can have a ride here and don’t accompany your kids here because they will have a haunted feel.
In this place, you could able to encounter some best views of nature, and this place is versatile where; you can easily experience trekking, bathing in waterfalls, and having some best nature views for photographs, and tourists will have the best spots to enjoy the place where they will get the best memory. Tiger Falls has a good place in history, as it is one of the highest natural waterfalls in India. The waterfall is just 312 meters high and is located in the Chakrata Forest, where you can have a good time with your friends and family. Here, for each person, Rupees 50 is charged, and in this place, several activities like Canoeing, rappelling, and rafting in the waters are too possible.
This Shiva temple is famous in Dehradun, the oldest temple in Dehradun. The shiva statue at this temple is more prestigious; millions of devotees have been visiting this place for more experience. In the Shiva temple, water droplets are dropped from the top of the ceiling, and the droplet will let into the statue, making the temple more special. This temple is available from 7 a.m to 6 p.m, and this temple also has a story where Guru Dhronacharya visits this temple once upon a time during his age. Many people believe that the people who have some wish and visiting the temple will be solved due to the positive vibes from the temple.
If you are a person who is looking for peace and calmness, then for you, the best place to see is Tapovan. This place is surrounded by complete natural sights like grass, fields, and more; along with it river Ganga flows over here. The site is entirely calm, and you couldn’t find such a quiet place in Dehradun. Here you can do meditation, just see nature, make yourself more comfortable and be there for a long time. This place is available to visit from 6 A.M to 8 P.M, and no money is hired here.
Well, you may have experience bathing in several rivers and waterfalls, but I guess you couldn’t have any guess in having an experience bathing in artificial pools. The Lacchiwala is a manufactured pool where the water is divided into several collections that are too cool and fresh. The best part is that it is not like a swimming pool closed here, and the manufactured pool is wide open. The bird-watching area and trekking are also available along with the nature park. Suswa river flows in a place where sal trees are planted in a row.
This Monastery is one of the different styles where the architecture is different, and you couldn't encounter such a distant monastery in India. It is one of the oldest monasteries, built in 1965, and the sanctuary is available all the time, but during summer and winter, the time will vary. The Monastery also has a buddha statue of 103 feet tall, and apart from the buddha statue, Guru Padmasambhava is almost 220 feet tall. This temple can take photographs in certain areas where panoramic views are available. Each day of the week, you can come and visit the temple for more trivia and new explorations.
This place is available for a good family visit, and in this place, the name itself describes that it is well known to see the deers here; the Malsi Deer Park is filled with many numbers of deers, which gives the best feel to experience the deer maintenance, and it is too the best place to take some exciting photos as well. This place is filled up with certain birds where no charge is available here, and the place is open at Mussoorie road from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. For family outings and school visits, this place is good to go.
This hall is made up of for Indian Military; where it was constructed in the year 1932, where the gallery is filled up with full of chairs; where you may think that this place is allowed to visit or not because it is a place made for the Indian Military, but this place is there to stay. Even all the days are also available to visit this place, with no entry fee and here you can also see a museum and cafe.
This place is located in Dumal Gaon, where this place is not only a waterfall; apart from the waterfalls, this place is filled with different birds, butterflies, green grasses, and many scenarios to encounter and in Dehradun, Shikhar falls are the best to visit here. No entry fee is there to a visit, and almost anytime you can see the waterfalls, the ideal duration for the waterfall is just one hour. This place is the best for adventure seekers to have some beautiful photographs. This place takes almost 1 hour to go to, and even for trekking, it takes just 1 hour to complete the journey.
Rajaji National Park is one of the well-renowned ones, where you can encounter 50 species of mammals and 300 species of birds in this National Park. Apart from the faunas, it too has the floras to visit there, and almost this place is a compact sized eco-system. A small charge is there; for Indians, it is virtually Rupees 150, and for foreigners, it is up to Rupees six hundred. Also, extra charges are available for video cameras and vehicles. Also, binoculars are there where you can encounter Asian elephants, tigers, Himalayan Black bears, birdwatching, and more.
This jungle camp is available at Goolar Khalla in Dehradun, where the timings are open from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. every day this camping is available. The best part is the safari ride is available, which that will takes you to feel the best experience of visiting the wild tigers that are maintained well for not being endangered here. Extra charges are also available here to take up the safari charges, and the timing is open from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., giving a blistering feel to the experience.
The best adventure activities to do in Dehradun are:-
Trekking is the best experience when it comes to touring, where during touring, this one will bind you directly towards nature, and the Tourister will feel more bliss experiencing the fresh air. You could encounter the best trekking in Tiger Falls, Shikhar falls, and more.
Exploring - different places in Dehradun is too good, where you will see Mindrolling Monastery, Tiger View Camp, Chetwoode Hall, Malsi Deer Park, and more. Exploring all these places makes Dehradun more unique; visiting the sites is too good for family time and having the best photographs.
Bathing in Waterfall - is too much fun in Dehradun, and almost all when it comes to trekking, people will go for good bathing in the waterfalls. In Dehradun, the Shikhar waterfalls are also available, along with Tiger falls. Both are unique from each other, and chilling out at these waterfalls makes you more fun to watch.
The most remarkable things in Dehradun are being mentioned below:-
Tibetan Market - it is one of the vast markets in Dehradun. In this market, you can find many things like handicrafts products, Garhwali Jewellery, Handbags, Clothes, Footwear, and Wooden arts. You have various options to go for, especially females who will fall in love with this market. All are attained at some low cost opposite Paradise Ground, and the timings are from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M., and no entry fee is available here.
Paltan Bazaar - In this place, you too can visit the Dehradun clock tower, which is the best time to visit; where the bazaar is almost 1.5 kilometers long, where you can buy some local sights and sounds. This place is well known for the local spices to accept where we need you will get it at a meager cost. Many woolen garments and groceries are also available to purchase. It is there Rajput Road, and the timings are from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M.
These are the specialties in Dehradun, were unique food items like Bun Tikki, Bread Pakora, Chole Puri, Momos, Chowmein, and Paneer Samosas. Enjoy the journey by visiting and tasting all these things and keep your holiday meaningful.
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