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This famous tourist destination is well connected by the roads, railways and air routes. One can easily manage to reach this city with full comfort and luxury according to their requirements and budget.
The city of Dehradun, because of its beauty and charm is mostly crowded during its peak seasons, because of which travellers may have to bear extra expenses for their trip’s stay, food and other activities.
This city is a package destination for solo travellers, family trips, tour with friends and also an exotic honeymoon destination. It also has lot of adventure activities stored for its adventure seeking travellers and not to miss the calmness of the place, which all the nature loving tourists seeks.
How to Reach
By Air– The nearest airport to the city of Dehradun is Jolly Grant Airport at the distance of 30 Km from the main city. This airport has regular and direct connecting flights from cities like New Delhi and Mumbai. After landing from Jolly Grant Airport, travellers can always hire a prepaid taxi to reach the city of valleys.
By Rail– The railways station of Dehradun is well connected to all the other parts of the country via Railways. The most common and popular train connecting this city is Dehradun Jan Shatabdi express which starts from New Delhi railway station, running at the speed of 120 Km/hr.
By Road– There is an appreciable arrangement of regular buses plying to Dehradun. Traveller can also choose shared taxi, private taxi or even plan to travel by their vehicle. The roads connecting to Dehradun from other cities are well built.
Best Time to Visit
Being a place with soothing and pleasant climate all the year round, people can travel to Dehradun in all the months of the year. The best and ideal time to visit this retreating city is during the summer season, although the monsoon and autumn season have their own spell of beauty over the city. If you are a person who loves winters and snowfall, then you should definitely plan to visit this valley during the winters.
Dehradun during Winters- This city has frigid and low temperatures during the winter months (November- March). If you are a person with great love for snow, then planning to this destination during these months can be thrilling and enjoyable. Consider packing extra jackets and sweats for the extreme cold weather.
Dehradun during Summer- Months between April-June are the peak months, which attracts many tourists as the weather is pleasant, not so hot and not cold at all. Even during the summers, the temperature lowers down during the late evening and throughout the night.
Dehradun during Monsoon- The monsoon months of July-October are just lovely as they make the whole city of Dehradun charming with its greenery all around. Besides having such a beautiful monsoon to celebrate, this hill city is also prone to landslides and possible floods as well during these months. There is a risk travelling during this time interval.
Day 1- After reaching this city to relax yourselves in your booked accommodation and take yourself on a shopping spree in the evening at Paltan Bazar. This is a very famous market of this city, having all the things starting from gadget to clothes and handicrafts. Travellers can also explore Rajpur Road, which is a hub from restaurants famous for their ambiance and delicious cuisines.
Day 2- Kickstart your day by visiting the very famous Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple of lord Shiva. After seeking the blessing and witnessing the glorious Arti at the temple, head towards the popular picnic spot of Dehradun, robber’s Cave. It is just 7 Km from the temple. Relax yourselves in the hotels after a very tiring and enjoyable day.
Day 3- On the last day of your excursion, take yourselves to the Malsi Deer Park, which also gives the exciting opportunity of trekking and travellers can also witness many rare species of Deer prancing here and there.