Tourist Attractions in Dehradun




There are several tourist attractions in Dehradun. Located amidst the foothills of the great Himalayas, Dehradun has been one of the favorite destinations for its moderate climate and scenic natural beauty.

Apart from the natural vegetation, there are many other tourist attractions in Dehradun such as adventure sports, temples to visit, parks and institutes.

Moreover, you can also witness various fairs and festivals which is one of the many tourist attractions in Dehradun.

Following are some of the significant tourist attractions in Dehradun :
  • Office of Survey of India


    The main accomplishment of this organization is that it had ascertained the height of Mount Everest. It is located just 4 kilometers away from the core of Dehradun. You can buy maps from this place.

  • Forest Research Institute


    It contains 6 museums that display the very rare and extinct species of flora and fauna found in India. It is located on the Kaulagarh Road.

  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology


    It consists of a museum that exhibits the geological diversity of Himalayas in the form of rock samples, semi-precious stones and fossils.

  • Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple


    This temple is sited within a cave and houses Lord Shiva. An annual fair is organized every year at this place and is called Tapkeshwar Fair.

  • Mussoorie


    This is counted among India's top hill stations for its eye-catching exotic scenery that includes mountains, greenery and waterfalls.



Among other tourist attractions in Dehradun are:
  • Tapovan
  • Lakshman Siddh
  • Shakya Center
  • Malsi Deer Park
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Robbers Cave
What are you waiting for, go, pack your bags and prepare yourself for some momentous events. And yes do not forget to carry your camera.



Last Updated on 14 March 2013