Dehradun and Its Most Famous Places to Visit

Dehradun is one of the most beautiful valleys of Uttarakhand which is located in the northern part of Uttarakhand and it was founded in the 18th century by the Sikh Guru (Guru Ram Rai). It is also the capital of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is famous for its weather and greenery all around, small but very splendid locations Dehradun has, it is located at the foothills of Shivalik range.

Dehradun is popular for Quality Education in India and also known as an Education Hub of India. It has numbers of pilgrimages and temples like Tapkeshwar Temple, Laxman Siddh Temple, Buddha Temple, Sai Temple, Santala Devi Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Daat Kali Mandir, etc.

Best Places to visit Dehradun


Robber’s cave in Dehradun is one of the most famous places to visit and enjoy in summer,

Robber’s cave which is locally known as Guchhupani is a cave which is situated in Anarwala which is 8km from the clock tower of Dehradun.

It is a natural cave in which rivers flow inside, the water flows from the middle of the cave. The view of the Robber’s Cave is very amazing, the waterfall inside it is just like a cherry on the cake.

Tips before you visit Robber’s Cave

  1. The cave is slippery due to water so wear footwear that provides you with a good grip.
  2. Be careful while enjoying the cave, the water could get knee high.
  3. Local shops are available for snacks and tea
  4. Chappals are also available to walk inside the cave as I told you that it is difficult to walk in

Kempty Fall In Mussoorie

Kempty fall is located in Ram Gaon in the Tehri Garhwal District of Uttarakhand. It is 48 km approx from Dehradun and it is a famous picnic spot for tourist. The kempty fall was developed by the British man before 150 years ago.

Kempty fall is a beautiful waterfall in the lap of green valley of Uttarakhand and it is located in the valley, this is a favorite picnic spot of youth spend time with their friends. Kempt fall is fully surrounded by the high mountains and the trek is full of terraced fields, the place certainly looks like paradise.

Details of  Kempty Fall

Located on Yamunotri road which is 13 km from Mussoorie

Entry free

Opening timing morning 6.00am

Closing timing evening 6.00pm

All days open



Forest Research Insitute was established in 1906 which is a premier institution in Dehradun the capital of Uttarakhand. It is one of the oldest Institutes in India of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, FRI, Dehradun. In 1991 on the recommendation of the UGC, Ministry of Human Resource the Government of India has conferred the status of development.

Details of  FRI

Opening timing 9.30am

Closing timing 5.30pm (except Monday)

The entry fee is Rs. 25 per person

The city is fully connected to the major cities of India in all ways of transport such as roadways, railways, airway easily.

Direction of Dehradun

By Airways

The nearest airport of Dehradun is Jolly Grant Airport which is around 29 km from the clock tower of Dehradun, you can catch the regular flight from your city, after reach in Airport you can hire Taxi to reach your favorite destination in Dehradun.

By Railways

The railway station in Dehradun connects all major cities rest of India by railways, regular railways services you can get to reach here, Dehradun railway station is just 4 km from the Clock Tower of Dehradun, from railway station you can take a bus or taxi to reach your destination.

By Roadways

Regular bus services are available easily to reach here on daily basis, you can also hire taxi and cab services to reach here.

You can visit here with your family and friends to enjoy.

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