Dehradun is the capital of India's Uttarakhand state. With the capital being, it is one of the 13 districts of Uttarakhand state, whose district headquarters is in Dehradun. This city, which is rich in natural beauty, is also known for its many famous educational institutions.

Here many national institutes like Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Survey of India and Indian Petroleum Institute are located. There are several educational institutions like Forest Research Institute and Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.

This city is also a beautiful tourist destination, which attracts tourists from its natural beauty. Basmati Rice and Litchi of Dehradun is famous all over India.

In Dehradun city, every year are a large number of tourists comes. Dehradun city is one of the fastest growing cities of India. Dehradun, Dehra and Doon are made up of two words. The word Dehra is considered as a Dera, when Ram Rai, son of Guru Har Rai of Sikhs, came to this area, he set up his Dera here to stay with his followers.

Even today, during the reign of Aurangzeb in Dhamawala area, a Gurudwara is built by Guru Ram Rai. A Jhanda fair is organized every year near this Gurudwara. In Hindi, Dehra means the Devaalay. Because of this, the word dera is associated with the word doon, this place is called Dehradun.

Dehradun is a popular tourist destination along with the capital of Uttarakhand state, situated between Doon Valley. There is more cave, temples, parks, museum and natural waterfalls here. Here are some popular places like Tapkeshwar Temple, Shiv Temple, Buddha Temple, FRI, Lacchiwala, Fun Valley, Malsi Deer Park, Sahastradhara and Robber's Cave. Here are many other places

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Dehradun is between October and March. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During winter, the weather of here is cold. Due to cold in winter, the temperature of here goes down very much.

Due to the cold weather of winter, woolen clothing is required here. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of rains. The temperature of here between from 10°C to 20°C in winter and the temperature in summer is between 30°C to 40°C.

How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport to the city of Dehradun is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is located about 28 km from Dehradun city.

By Rail

The nearest railway station to the city of Dehradun is Dehradun, which is located about 2 km from Dehradun town centre.


There is a different enjoyment of shopping in Dehradun. There are different types of markets and malls available for shopping here. The most prominent market here is the Paltan Market, where you will find many types of small-big shops for shopping. Within this market, clothing, sarees, cosmetic items and various types of decorative items are available. Here Tibbet Market and Indra Market are also quite popular markets,

Tour Packages

Gaumukh Trek
Nag Tibba Trek
Kedarkantha Trek



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