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Things to do in Dehradun

Dehradun offers a range of things to do and see. Victorian Clock Tower and the expansive green campus of the Survey of India are some of the prominent places that you can see in this hill station. Forest Research Institute is another place you can visit here. With a museum dedicated to wood samples, insects and wildlife FRI campus is an interesting place to see. Pay homage at Tapkeshwar or pack a picnic basket and head to Robber’s Cave. Pick up some brassware or jewellery. Take a trip to Mussoorie – a popular hill station in North India, or Rishikesh – famous religious destination. Delve into the variety of cuisines available here as you enjoy the various festivals here. Exuding peaceful charm, Dehradun is a perfect hill station for your holidays.

Sightseeing in Dehradun


Dehradun sightseeing tour showcases very many places. The most prominent landmark of Dehradun is the Victorian clock tower in the main commercial district.

Shopping in Dehradun


The main shopping areas in Dehradun are around the Clock Tower, along Rajpur Road, Paltan Bazaar and Astley Hall.

Activities in Dehradun


There are plenty of fun and adventure activities to do in Dehradun like:-

Trekking

Adventure enthusiasts go for various exciting trek.

NearBy Places in Dehradun


There are a host of tourist places near Dehradun. You can visit Badrinath (314 kms), Auli (approximately 273 km) and Chakrata (98 kms) from here.

Eating Out in Dehradun


Restaurants in Dehradun, which are attached to the larger hotels or the ones on Rajpur Road offer good food, ranging from steaming sizzlers to chinese and tandoori varieties.

Festivals & Events in Dehradun


There are many festivals and events celebrated in Dehradun. The Jhanda Fair is celebrated on the fifth day after Holi in March/April.


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