Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalaya, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India and is recently declared as the Provisional Capital of newly created Uttaranchal (Now Uttarakhand) State in the month of Nov'2000. Also known as the 'Adobe of Drona'. Dehradun has always been an important center for Garhwal rulers which was captured by the British. The city has the Himalayas to its north, the Shivalik range to its south, the sacred Ganges to its east and the Yamuna to its west.
|Area||37 sq km|
|Altitude||635 metres above sea level|
|Temperature||Summer-Min.-22.0C,Max.-38.0 C Winter,Min.-5.0C,Max.-22.0C|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Garwali|
|Rainfall||__ cm average yearly|
|Best Time to Visit||Round the year|
How to get there
1. Air :- The nearest airport from Dehradun is the Jolly Grant around 25 km away, on the outskirts of the town.
Places to Visit
|Forest Research Institute||Tapkeshwar Temple|
|Malsi Deer Park||Robber's CaveS|
|Lakshman Siddh Temple||Institute of Himalayan Geology|
|Rajaji National Park||Mussorie||Rishikesh|
It is always pleasure to walk through the colorful and lively markets of Dehra Dun for curios and warm woolen clothes in beautiful hues and styles. The most famous shopping spts are Paltan Bazaar with its maze of streets and alleys, a fascinating market close to the Clock Tower, Rajpur Road and the Ashley Hall region of Dehra Dun.
|Hotel Maduban||Hotel Great Value||Hotel President|
|Hotel Aketa||Hotel pacific||Hotel Doon Castle|
|The Competent Palace|