Dehradun: the abode of Drona
Located near the foothills of Himalayas and at an altitude of 2,200 ft is Dehradun, a popular hill station among tourists. Visit this capital city of Uttarakhand and enjoy the serenity and calmness of nature that is ideal for vacation or a weekend getaway. Rent a BagzPack self-drive car in Dehradun to explore the city at your convenience.
Here are some must-visit places in Dehradun:
Locally known as Gucchupani, Robber’s Cave is a cavelike gorge formation in the Himalayas near Dehradun. The cave is around 600 meters long and it has the highest fall of 10 meters. It is a popular picnic spot, perfect for hiking with family and friends.
Sahastradhara which literally translates to 'the thousand-fold spring' is one of the most well-known tourist spots in Dehradun. The River Baldi flows down the valley creating a spectacular view of nature's beauty. This place of exotic natural beauty is a must-visit when in Dehradun.
Hidden in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand, you can reach Tiger Falls by trekking for 5 km. At an altitude of 312 ft, these falls are an extremely popular tourist destination and the highest direct waterfall in India. Visit this place to feel the power of nature and everything it provides us.
The Monastery established by Khochhen Rinpoche is one of the prominent Buddhist monasteries in India. Set in the backdrop of the Himalayas, the monastery has beautiful architecture and offers a sight you must not miss. The huge gold statue of Lord Buddha welcomes you on the campus.
Dehradun has many more places to visit including Tapkeshawar Temple, Forest Research
Institute and Tapovan. The city offers peace and serenity in the lap of nature which makes it an
ideal city to visit with family and friends for vacation.
To make your travels in and around the city more convenient, book yourself a BagzPack self-drive rental car. Take the smart decision and make your trip to Dehradun a comfortable one.