Dehradun Tourism & Travel Guide

Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, Dehradun is in the Doon Valley perched the foothills of the Himalayas. Nestled between the river Ganges on the east and the river Yamuna on the west, it is well-connected and in proximity to the Himalayan tourist destinations of Mussoorie, Auli and the Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Chota Char Dham. Dehradun is the base camp for undertaking trekking expeditions in the Garhwal Himalayas. High-quality trekking gear like rucksacks, gloves, boots, tents, etc can be bought from shops in the thriving Moti bazaar. All items are mostly made locally and the shops also supply material to the Indian army that has its primary training center in Dehradun. 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 delectable Mughlai dishes. Dehradun tourism has also gained importance because of the trekking activities which are carried out in the Garhwal Himalayan range.
Best time to visit

Peak Season to visit Dehradun is from March to June. This is the time when most people flock to Dehradun since the weather is pleasant and clear and is best to enjoy the sights and indulge in adventure activities.

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Budget

For Budget Travellers: INR 650 - 1000 a day

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1300 to INR 3000 a day

For Luxury Travellers: INR 4500 and upwards

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Trips and Itineraries for Dehradun

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Top Places To Visit in Dehradun 93 Spots

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This river cave formation stretching for around 600 meters is burried just 10kms away from the Dehradun city and has moderately deep gorges clubbed with dilapidated fort walls adding to its aesthetics.
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Mussoorie, Near The Mall, Dehradun
Landour, a cantonment town contiguous with Mussoorie, is all about 35 km (22 mi) from Dehradun.
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Hotels and Homestays in Dehradun   267 Hotels


Weekend Getaways from Dehradun  

Best time to visit - January,February,March,October,November,December
The capital city of India is a glorious concoction of the old and the new. Temples that are centuries old, archaic Muslim quarters, and modern residencies, all exist alongside each other. Home to over a crore people, Delhi’s tourism is a treasure trove of historic gems, gardens, museums and a thriving food culture. Travel to the metropolis for the vibrant bazaars of Chandni Chowk that give way to Lutyens’ New Delhi, that is the pulse of the city. Among the numerous places to visit in Delhi city, for an insight into the magnificent Mughal era, go to the 16th century Humayun’s Tomb, the towering sandstone mosque of Jama Masjid, and experience the sound and light show at Red Fort. Tourists can spend mornings at the extravagant Akshardham Temple and evenings at the Hazrat Nizam-ud-din Dargah (shrine) that boasts of sufi music and delicious kebabs. Another popular attraction of Delhi city is its pulsating markets that from baubles to handicrafts, sell everything you can possibly think of. Those who have travelled to Delhi for its particular brand of food, won’t be disappointed. From hole-in-the-wall eateries and local student cafes in North Delhi to lavish restaurants and bars in South Delhi, there is no dish or cuisine you won’t find here. A huge incentive for Delhi’s tourism is its variety of public transport, wherein the Delhi Metro is the cheapest and easiest way to get around the city.

Best Time to Visit Dehradun

Peak Season to visit Dehradun is from March to June. This is the time when most people flock to Dehradun since the weather is pleasant and clear and is best to enjoy the sights and indulge in adventure activities.

Shoulder Season: Winter Season starts from the month of December and continues up to February. The winter season has a maximum of 22°C while the minimum temperature recorded is 17°C.

Off-season: July to September: This is when the monsoon kicks in and Dehradun looks beautiful and lush green in its rain-washed splendour.


Budget for Dehradun

For Budget Travellers: INR 650 - 1000 a day

  • Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 600 - 800
  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 70 - 200
  • Public Transport in buses and autorickshaws: INR 20 - 100
  • Sightseeing: INR 25 - 50.

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1300 to INR 3000 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels and resorts: INR 850 - 1000
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 250 - 500
  • Local transport in local taxis or car rentals: INR 200 - 400
  • Treks and Hiking packages: INR 1500 and upwards.

For Luxury Travellers: INR 4500 and upwards

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3000 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 800 and upwards
  • Local transport in private taxis: INR 2000 and upwards
  • Guided tours: INR 2000 and upwards.


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