Places to See in Dehradun
There are various sightseeing options in and around Dehradun which are regularly visited by the tourists and residents alike. From zoological park to waterfalls to revered shrines, Dehradun has it all. Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple, Sahastradhara, Robber’s Cave, Malsi Deer Park are some of the popular places of interest in and around Dehradun. The beautiful hill station of Mussoorie is situated just 30 kms from Dehradun.
Following is the list tourist places and picnic spots in Dehradun
There are 30 tourist spots in Dehradun where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Dehradun sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Dehradun through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Dehradun.
Some other places to see in Dehradun
Tiger Falls: One of highest waterfall in Uttarakhand, Tiger Falls is located at 5 km from Chakrata. Tiger Falls has an elevation of 312 ft and is secluded place.
Jwalaji Temple: This place is also known as Benog Hill. There is Jawalaji Temple here with Goddess Durga as its presiding deity. Benog hill is set at an altitude of 2104mts above sea level and is 9 km west of Mussoorie. It is situated on the top of the Benog Hill and looks like the crown of the hill. Surrounded by thick forest Benog Hill affords marvelous views of Yamuna Valley and Doon Valley.
Bhadraj Temple: There is a temple dedicated to the brother of Lord Krishna, Lord Balbhadra. Enchanting view of the Doon Valley and Chakrata ranges are captivating from this place. Bhadraj Temple is situated 15km from Dehradun.
The Char Siddhs: comprising a group of four temples around Dehradun : Lakshman Siddh (along the Dehradun-Rishikesh road 12 km from Dehradun), Kalu Siddh (near Baniyawala), Manak Siddh (near Shimla Bypass Road) and Madu Siddh (near Premnagar). These small temples are scenic and pretty much unspoilt. It is commonly believed that visiting all four Siddhs in a single day will fulfil a devotee's wishes.
Rajaji National Park: Rajaji National Park was founded in 1966 and spreads over an area of 820 sq.kms, the park with it's magnificent ecosystem, is nestled in the lush valley of Shivalik ranges. It represents the flora of several zones of the forest, reverine, broad leaf mixed forest, chirpine forest, scrub land and grassy pasture lands.
The Museum, Forest Research Institute: Lavish environs and one of the largest institutes of its kind the FrI museum takes you deep down in the history of India's vast orest covers. Guided tours available The timings of the museum Open:9AM-1PM and 2:30PM-5:30PM. Photographs are allowed, but no flash is to be used indoors.
Chetwoode Hall, The Indian Military Academy: A charming little museum housing collections of 20th century military artefacts. It also tells us the glorious past of our armed forces.