You can also witness the different fairs and festivals celebrated in Dehradun with our exclusive tour packages.
The annual Shivratri Fair is celebrated at the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple joyously. In the Lakhawar village, the Lakhawar Fair is celebrated in September/October.
If you have a penchant for adventure, then be at the ski resort at Auli near Dehradun providing excellent facilities for skiing like cable car, Ski lift, chair lift, snow-beaters, etc. The valley of flowers, Har-ki-Doon, Dodital, and Pindari glacier are splendid trekking routes from Dehradun. You to enjoy these adventurous activities during Dehradun tour packages.
Faqs of Dehradun Tour Packages
Ques: Why Dehradun is famous?
Ans: Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand state in North India. It is a beautiful city and known for its Basmati rice and bakery products. Dehradun is the gateway to nearby popular hill stations such as Mussoorie and Nainital along with Rajaji National Park.
Ques: Where is Dehradun located?
Ans: Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand which is located in Doon valley. Settled in the foothills of the Himalayas and nestled between the River Ganges on the east and River Yamuna on the west.
Ques: How to reach Dehradun?
Ans: Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand. It is well-connected by air and train. For the ones planning to visit Dehradun, here are the complete details:
By Road- Dehradun is well connected with the major cities of North India via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Dehradun.
By Train -Dehradun Railway Station is well connected with various major Indian cities like Haridwar, Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, etc.
By Air -The city has its own airport which is known as Jolly Grant Airport. It is located at approx. 25 km away from the city.
Ques: Is it possible to drive to Dehradun from Delhi?
Ans: Yes, it is possible to drive to Dehradun from Delhi. Indian Holiday can help you to design a tour and arrange a car with a driver from Delhi to reach Dehradun by road. It is approx. 250 km and will take around 7 hrs to reach.
Ques: Why Dehradun is called School capital of India?
Ans: The Famous Doon School is in Dehradun only which is known for excellent School Education.
Ques: Why Dehradun is known as the gateway to Pilgrimage Sites?
Ans: Dehradun is known as a 'Gateway to Pilgrimage Sites' as it is a gateway to the Char Dhams of Uttarakhand namely Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. It is also situated nearby the holy cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar which are situated at a distance of 45 Kms and 55 Kms respectively from Dehradun. Indian Holidays offers famous Char Dham and Do Dham Tour Packages by Chopper which starts from the helipad near to Dehradun.
Ques: How can we reach Mussoorie from Dehradun?
Ans: You can reach Mussoorie easily from Dehradun. Mussoorie is just 35 km away from Dehradun and you can hire a taxi or catch a bus from Dehradun.
Ques: Can we go Auli from Dehradun?
Ans: Yes you can go to Auli from Dehradun. It is approx. 300 km away. The most convenient way to reach Auli from Dehradun is to take a taxi or bus. The bus takes you to the Joshimath and from here you can either use a ropeway or by road to reach Auli. Traveling by ropeway is time-saving and more exciting.
Ques: What are the best places to visit in and around Dehradun?
Ans: Dehradun is a paradise and a popular hill station. There are many amazing best places to visit in and around Dehradun. Here is the list of top sightseeing places in Dehradun.
Robbers cave (Gari Cantt.)- It is a beautiful Rocky River cave locally known as Gucchu Pani. Located at 8km from Dehradun.
Buddha Temple (Clement town) - It is known for its beautiful architecture, intricate interiors, and peaceful surroundings.
Sahasradhara - These sulfur-rich hot water springs are renowned for their medicinal and therapeutic properties.
The Forest Research Institute – It is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research. Nestled in the backdrop of Doon Valley, this institute has a beautiful sprawling campus.
Mussoorie - Situated at 35 km from Dehradun, Mussoorie is a popular hill station and it is nestled in the lap of the Himalayas.
Mal Devta - This quaint little place is a paradise for the nature lovers.
Mindrolling monastery - Boast of magnificent interiors, the huge stupa, large prayer rooms, and exquisite gardens, Mindrolling Monastery offers an amazing view of the town.
Clock tower and city market - The tower comprises a gold plate and is engraved with the names of the freedom fighters. City Market is one of the popular shopping destinations which is located near Clock Tower.
Rajaji National Park and Tiger Reserve - This is one of the oldest national parks in India and home to some of the exotic species of wildlife.
Ques: What is the Best time to visit Dehradun?
Ans: The mesmerizing hill station of Dehradun you can be visited throughout the year. Summers season starts from April and ends in June. It is the ideal time for all sightseeing and other activities. While the winter season which is from November to March offers a pretty cool climate and is an enjoyable time for family & friends in Dehradun. Snowfall can be enjoyed only at very high altitudes. The region experiences monsoon season from July to October and on the other hand, it is perfect for short trips and also good for enjoying the natural scenic beauty.
Temperature in Dehradun
Winter (December to February) have a maximum of 22 °C and a minimum of about 3 °C.
Summer (March to June) have a maximum temperature of 35 °C and a minimum of 17 °C. Most of the tourists prefer this period for visiting Dehradun as it is best for adventure and sightseeing.
Autumn (October to November), is good for enjoying the natural beauty as the regions turn burnt red with lively shades of gold.
Ques: Where we should go for Shopping at Dehradun?
Ans: Some of the major Shopping Places of Dehradun are Paltan Bazaar, Indira Market, and Tibetan Market etc.
Ques: What are the options for Accommodation at Dehradun?
Ans: Dehradun is sprawling with a plethora of hotels, resorts, and guest houses. Indian Holiday offers tour packages for Dehradun inclusive of sightseeing and accommodation. There are a variety of hotels available from luxury to economy and can arrange as per guest’s request like Ramada by Wyndham, Lemon Tree, The Solitaire, Hotel Madhuban, etc.