Dehradun is one of most visited hill stations in North India and is the capital city of Uttarakhand. Generally tourists visit Dehradun on the way to Mussoorrie as these two hill stations are not far off from each other. Himalayan ranges present themselves in their majestic ways drawing large number of tourists every year. The uniqueness of Dehradun not only lies in the valleys and hills but also as a place of historical significance. The headquarters of ONGC, Military Academy and the Forest Research Institute which is world famous also add to its importance. Moreover many artificially built amusement parks have contributed to the beauty of the city.
Dehradun provides an easy access to another famous hill station Mussoorie which is located only 35 kilometers away. Sahastradhara meaning a "thousand springs" forms the major attraction of this place. The springs become much attractive during the rainy season and the wonderful beauty it presents is beyond any comparison.
The Rajaji National Park also attracts the nature lovers due to the various species of animals with some century old rest houses adding to the thrill in the exploration. Enjoy this exciting tour trip with Dehradun holiday packages.
The picturesque Robbers' cave or Gucchupani is an attractive picnic spot to enjoy a day with family and friends. Malsi Deer Park is another worth visiting mini zoo and it is fantastic to watch the deer running about in herds. The confluence of Yamuna and its tributary Kalsi, attracts the visitors due to its natural splendor with the Rock edict of Ashoka imparting a historical importance as well. The Asan Barrage standing on the confluence of river Yamuna and Asan is a delight to the bird watchers and water sport lovers apart from its natural grandeur.
A bird Conservation Reserve is located near the barrage to protect the endangered species of the birds. Visit this unique place with Dehradun holiday packages to enjoy a beautiful vacation trip. The Tapakeshwar temple on the banks of the stream Garhi Cant sees the thronging of devotees of Lord Shiva which provides the perfect religious ambience amidst the natural beauty.
The Fun N' Food kingdom is a famous amusement park that entertains people of all ages especially the children. Another popular picnic garden spot Lacchiwala on the banks of river Snog provides good boating facilities. One must not miss the Mindroling Monastery located in the Clement town of Dehradun ad have a glimpse of the Tibetan culture and their religious aspects.
Dehradun provides a lot of other adventurous outdoor activities. A trek to the Kempty falls in Mussoorie is a very common trekking route. Another trek to Chakrata about 98 kilometers from Dehradun is also liked by the nature lovers. Tourists can also enjoy golfing and cycling to enjoy the vacation in a different manner. Book your Dehradun holiday packages and get an insight to this fabulous tour destination.
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