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Dehradun is the eclectic capital of Uttarakhand, boasting breath-taking natural landscapes in the form of majestic mountains, glistening waterfalls, tranquil lakes, lush tea plantations and scenic nature trails along exotic rainforests. This charming hill station is also home to colonial buildings, vibrant local markets, amazing wildlife spots and exotic flora and fauna. There are so many outdoor activities to enjoy here, from camping at George Everest Park to visiting the Malsi Deer Park on Mussourie Road to spot the likes of Indian antelopes, tigers, peacocks and two-horned deers. Dehradun also offers a number of fun, thrilling water activities, including water skiing, rowing, paddle boarding, kayaking and motor boating. Another must-visit attraction in Dehradun is the Fun 'n' Food Kingdom, a famous amusement park with a number of exciting rides and adventures, including water slides and wave pools. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent choice of Dehradun holiday packages, taking you to the heart of this immersive city.
Dehradun is home to many stunning landmarks that make for exciting sightseeing opportunities. The most prominent among them is the Mindrolling Monastery, one of the country’s largest Buddhist monasteries constructed in 1965; here you can discover various Tibetan artifacts, ancient murals and vibrant wall paintings depicting scenes from Gautam Buddha’s life. Another impressive spot in the city is the Tapkeshwar Temple, one of Dehradun’s sacred places of worship which is located on the banks of Tons river, in a natural cave where water continuously drops on the Shiva Lingam. Then there’s the magnificent Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara, which was built in the 17th century with Indo-Islamic architecture, hemispherical domes and minarets. Other fantastic attractions in Dehradun include the Robber’s Cave, Har ki Dun valley, the Khalanga War Memorial and Chetwoode Hall, and make sure you visit the famous Forest Research Institute, a premier research institute of India set amidst a series of mountains, with stunning historic architecture. Book Dehradun tour packages through Brightsun Travel and look forward to a joyful experience on your travels to this wonderful hill station.