The longitudinal valleys that lie between the Shivaliks and the greater Himalayas, are known as Dun valleys; and Dehradun is a significant example of such valleys with a length of 35 kilometers and width of 25 kilometers.
Situated in the mountain ranges of the lower Himalayas of Dehradun, is one of the exquisite resorts of the Himalayan foothills, which speaks for its beautiful ambiance and locale.
But the "Doon valley" has been through a drastic transition over the years. During the 19th century, the hills were covered with a dense growth of acacia and pine forests, but in less than two generations, the entire scenario has changed.
- jeep safari
- mountain biking
- para gliding
- many other water-sports like water skiing,rowing, kayaking, canoing, fishing and angling, river rafting and so on.
- Robber's Cave
- Rajaji National Park
- Kalanga monument
- Asan Barrage
Last Updated on 14 March 2013