Top 6 Places to visit in Dehradun

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Best things to do in Dehradun and sightseeing in Dehradun

Dehradun is easily one of the most popular hill stations in India. Though easily accessible by all modes of transportation, taking the road would be the best way to experience this heaven. The drive will take you through dense forests on the hilly road and if you're lucky, you might even see a wild elephant or leopard pass you by. The fresh and dewy hill air will infiltrate your lungs and put you in a great mood right away. In terms of things to see, there is Robber's Cave, a river cave formation and Sahashtradhara, which is also a stunning sight of nature consisting of sulphur springs. But more than its sights, Dehradun is the perfect place for a family getaway. After all it has everything that you could need for a relaxing holiday. The town has many vintage bookshops (Natraj Publishers, The English Book Depot), college campuses with hilly backdrops, architectural marvels (such as the Forest Research Institute), alleys filled with quaint restaurants, adventure sports gear shops and forest resorts and hotels to fit every budget. Vishranti, a resort tucked away discreetly in the Sal forests of the Doon valley, deserves a special mention for its beauty and luxury. The city is a haven for foodies as Dehradun offers a lot of variety and affordability in its cuisine. Restaurants and cafes such as Doon Darbar, renowned for devour-worthy Mughlai dishes and The Buffet for its mouthwatering burgers, cutlets and coffee, are popular options.

Rajaji National Park - Dehradun

Rajaji park is set in Uttarakhand State of India. Park has total space of 820 sq. kms. Park is found in Dehradun,. Haridwar & Rishikesh square measure nearest cities. Rajaji park has highest range of elephants than all different national parks of Uttarakhand. Tiger, leopard, Monkey, deer, cervid ruminant, Wild Boar, Antelopes like the antelope & Naemorhedus goral are living here. The Rajaji park has quite four hundred bird species. River Ganga is additionally vital a part of the Rajaji park. The Ganges has total twenty four kms flow within the park. Rajaji park offers wonderful chance to nature lovers to fancy the gorgeous landscape & life. This park is that the 1st staging ground for the migratory birds after they cross Himalaya Mountains to enter Bharat. The mountain chain particoloured coraciiform bird, fireplace caudated sunbird & nice particoloured coraciiform bird is a few of the residents of this park.
The sad part is that most people pass this by in a hurry to get to Musoorie, Rishikesh, and the other prime attractions in that part of the country. The good part is that it is uncrowded, green and a perfect hideout for the loner, a family, or a large group of friends wanting to do their own thing. Rajaji National park is bang opposite Haridwar. You cross the bridge and almost immediately reach one of the gates. This place boasts of around 500 elephants, 12 tigers and around 250 panthers. along with 400 species of birds. And there are plenty of delightful water bodies around, for a picnic. There are not too many options to stay around here. Try Camp King Elephant or the Wild Brook retreat for a memorable weekend.http://www.rajajinationalpark.co.in/6.%20Stay%20in%20Rajaji.htm
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Forest Research Institute - Dehradun

Forest Research Institute, DehradunReached Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport and after checking in to Hotel Lalit Palace in heart of the City decided to not waste time and start to explore the nearest destination. Checkouts & Significance: Have a Look at the whole heartedly spreaded FRI Building, with a distinct feature of Arched columns & a Museum created for Students by the own faculty & staff of FRI.The museum is divided into 5 parts which gives us the information regarding the working of FRI and the nature viz. Forests, Animals, Tress & its products. Being a Construction professional,It was nice to see a typical building structure built during British Rule.I decided to walk through the Long walkways road with Tall Tress and spend time in the garden and reach the Main Gate of FRI.Locals come here to have leisure time in the vast garden.Tried to travel through the local Transport and explore the city before reaching the Hotel. The Local 6 seater Auto are called "VIKRAM" here. Dehradun being a small town , i observed the vikram was always fully loaded and i could not get the vikram easily !
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Kalsang Friends Corner - Dehradun

Located in Dehradun this restaurant offers authentic Tibetan, Thai and Chinese cuisine.
I am a big fan of momos and thukpa and everything Tibetan and this place is heaven for people like me. It is a small restaurant run by a Tibetan family and the food is to die for. This place is very popular among locals and tourists and you would mostly see young crowd here. They play some oriental Tibetan kind of music which is very relaxing. I made it a point to come here every time I visited Mussoorie. The popularity of this place is evident from the plethora of lovely messages left on napkins by visitors which are used for decorating the place. The decor is red, bold and lively. You can see many 'Free Tibet' posters all around the place. The staff is super friendly and the food is super yummy.
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2. Malsi Deer Park Road - Dehradun

It is located in Dehradun, and the park is famous for its rich fauna, which includes deers, rabbits, peacocks etc.
2. Picnic amidst animals: One of the famous picnic spots for adults and children is the Malsi Deer Park. This zoological park conserves the natural environment of the Himalayas. A stroll around the entire place will lead you to a variety of deer – spotted, double-horned, wood-owls, peacocks, Neel-Gai or the Indian antelope, birds, rabbits and more. Interact with them, click pictures and unwind at the green-stretch over a basket of goodies and refreshments from the tuck-shops. Besides these, there is a play-area for kids with slides, swings and see-saws.
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Orchard - Dehradun

A paradise for Thai and Chinese food lovers. This restaurant is situated between lush green trees and is a must visit place. The Cheese momos and the watermelon juice are a must try.
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Madras Tiffin Express - Dehradun

A Delight for all South Indian food lovers. This place is situated on the outskirts of Dehradun, enroute Mussorie. The South Indian coffee and Beetroot Halwa are the must try dishes.
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