Weekend Trip to Dehradun, Uttarakhand
- Hill Stations
Summer 23 to 41°C
Winter 5 to 23°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 245 kilometers / 4 h ,30 m
Best Time To Visit
Located around 2250 feet above sea level and 34 kilometers from Mussoorie, Dehradun is a picturesque hill station in the charming Doon Valley. Dehradun has a close connection with the Indian mythology. Legend has it that it was founded by Guru Dronacharya, a famous character from the Indian epic- Mahabharata. It has always been an important religious center for Sikhs, Mughals and Gurkhas. The most interesting fact about Dehradun is that it never gets too hot in summers and rarely has snow cover in winters.
How to Reach Dehradun
The railway station in Dehradun is well-connected to all major cities in the country including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Indore.
The Jolly Grant Airport is a domestic airport in Dehradun. It is located around 20 kilometers away from the city center. The airport operates daily flights to Delhi.
The National Highway number 58 serves as a link between Delhi and Dehradun. The journey via car/taxi cab will take around 4 hours and 37 minutes. There are overnight deluxe A/C bus services run by Uttarakhand tourism from New Delhi to Dehradun.