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Uttarakhand | India
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Dehradun is categorised as Bird Watching / Business and Transit

Mindrolling Monastery
Ram Rai Darbar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Robbers Cave (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Sai Darbar Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Sakya Centre (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Santoshi Mata Temple at Tapkeshwar Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Forest Research Institute
Kalinga War Memorial
Leopard at Malsi Deer Park (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 May 2013)
Views from Dakpatthar
Asan Barrage Water Sports Complex
Kalsi - Ashoka's Rock Edict

Reasons to Visit
  • Dehradun is capital of State of Uttarakhand and base point to visit Doon Valley, Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, Kanatal, Chakrata and Paonta Sahib.
  • Doon Valley is renowned for its Boarding Schools and lot of parents of the school children, make Dehradun as their base point.
  • Dehradun is a favored tourist destination, as it attracts tourists, pilgrims and enthusiasts from various walks of life to its serene environs. Dehradun city is also noted for Basmati rice, tea and leechi gardens.
  • Area around Dehradun is excellent for bird watching, walking / trekking and off-beat stays
  • Forest Research Institute and Mindrolling Monastery are popular visit option for tourists.
  • Bird Watching Destinations in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand"Dehradun Valley is excellent for wooded walks and more than 200 species of birds are found here. The Dehradun Valley, its neighbouring hills, starting with the River Ganga to the east and the River Yamuna to the west, Asan Barrage wetland are excellent for bird watching. There are homestays and hotels around Dehradun that are actively promoting walking and bird watching in the area."
  • Hillside Getaways in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand"Dehradun is renowned for destination resorts and offbeat getaways that are popular for bird watching, walks and premium destination getaway experience. "
  • Prominent Towns and Industrials areas in Uttarakhand"Dehradun is capital of Uttarakhand and a major commercial and IT hub with establishment of software technology parks of India (STPI) and SEZs (special economic zones) around it. Many prominent companies have set up base in Dehradun."
  • Airports and Popular Access points for Uttarakhand"Jolly Grant Airport (only Airport in Garhwal region) near Dehradun and Dehradun Railway Station are an easy access point for Getaways in Doon Valley, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Mussoorie, Getaways around Mussoorie (Kanatal, Dhanaulti, Chakrata) and entire Chaar Dham Sector."
Access Information

Dehradun has 10 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Wellness Resort2

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Dehradun

Getaway (1-3 nights)3
Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Dehradun


  • Doon Valley Bird Watching Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Doon Valley Experiential Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Doon Valley Off-Beat Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Doon Valley - Rajaji Bird Watching Break (5 Nights)

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Dehradun has 29 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Camp/Resort on Badrinath Road, Rishikesh Rs. 3051
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Camp/Resort on Rishikesh OutskirtsRs. 3051
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and ChakrataRs. 3334
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and ChambaRs. 4107
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Dehradun outskirts resortRs. 1778
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Hotel in Camp/Resort on Haridwar outskirtsRs. 1878
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Hotel in Dehradun town Rs. 1972
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Hotel in Haridwar TownRs. 2231
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Hotel in Rishikesh TownRs. 1878
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and KanatalRs. 3710
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and MussoorieRs. 2592
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Airport and Rishikesh TownRs. 2120

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Car Hire - Sightseeing around Mussoorie from hotel in DehradunRs. 1778
Day Sightseeing in DehradunRs. 1972
Day Sightseeing in Dehradun with Assan Barrage VisitRs. 1778
Dehradun to Paonta Sahib visit and backRs. 5163
Same Day Excursion to Dehradun from HaridwarRs. 2934
Same Day Excursion to Dehradun from RishikeshRs. 2934

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Dehradun Pickup and Drop to DevprayagRs. 5280
Dehradun Pickup and Drop to KirtinagarRs. 5868
Dehradun Pickup and Drop to Rajaji National ParkRs. 1979
Dehradun Pickup and Drop to RudraprayagRs. 5868
Dehradun Pickup and Drop to UttarkashiRs. 5280
Haridwar to Dehradun DropRs. 2582
Pickup from Meerut and Drop to DehradunRs. 4300
Rishikesh to Dehradun Drop or Vice VersaRs. 2582
Transfer between Dharamsala and DehradunRs. 10000

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Dehradun Railway Station to Mussoorie Hotel or Vice VersaRs. 1767
Pickup/Drop between Dehradun Railway station and Dehradun outskirts resortRs. 1778

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Dehradun has 14 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Walking Tours1

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List of Service Add Ons for Dehradun


Services Rates Starting From
Adventure Day Trip in MussoorieRs. 2000
Air Safari at Rishikesh (10-12 mins)Rs. 4400
Air Safari at Rishikesh (18-22 mins)Rs. 6999
Air Safari at Rishikesh (25-30 mins)Rs. 10999
Air Safari at Rishikesh (60-70 mins)Rs. 20499
River Rafting in Rishikesh - 16 kmsRs. 587
River Rafting in Rishikesh - 26 kmsRs. 2667
River Rafting in Rishikesh - 35 kmsRs. 8889
River Rafting in Rishikesh - 9 kmsRs. 550
Treasure Hunt in MussoorieRs. 10000


Services Rates Starting From
Clouds End to Binog Temple TrekRs. 3600
Mossy Falls to Khetwala Village TrekRs. 3600
The Eye Brow TrekRs. 3200

Walking Tours

Services Rates Starting From
Food Trail in MussoorieRs. 1600

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching at Asan Barrange
  • Bird watching in Doon Valley
  • Roopkund Trek in Garhwal Uttarakhand

Stay Ideas

  • Rio Resort Getaway
  • Shaheen Bagh / Walterre Experience
  • Vishranti Resort and Spa-A Luxury Private Estate Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Baba Ram Rai was the eldest son of the Seventh Sikh Guru, Guru Har Rai Ji. Bara Ram Rai Darbar, once resident of Baba Ram Rai is one of the prominent Sikh pilgrimages and visited all round the year.
    Major Gurdwara
    A small museum housing collections of 20th century military artifacts
    One of a kind Museum set up by the British to honour Gurkhas against whom they fought battles.
    Robber's Cave is a picnic / view point approachable by an interesting but simple 1 km walk / hike.
    Forest Research Institute in Dehradun is one of its kind facility in India and excellent option for tourists to spend some time.
    Research Centre
    Popular Shirdi Saibaba temple at 8 kms from Dehradun
    Temple or Holy Place
    Locally significant ancient Lord Shiva Temple at 8 km from Dehradun
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    An impressive monastery belonging to the Tibetan Nyingma tradition. A popular tourist visit option.
    Tibetan Buddhism
    Malsi Deer Park is a Zoological park that is home to two-horned deer, Tiger, Nilgai, Peacock etc. and is a popular local picnic spot.
    Nature Park
    Temple dedicated to brother of Lord Krishna, Lord Balbhadra at 15 kms from Dehradun
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    Sulphur springs at 16 kms from Dehradun and a popular picnic spot.
    Natural Wonders
    Sulphur Springs
    Santura Devi Temple, with great local significance at Santurgarh. It is well visited especially on Saturdays
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Lachhiwala is a locally popular riverside picnic spot at a distance of 22 kms from Dehradun. Pools are created for locals to arrive for a splash.
    View Point
    Lake Views
    Asan Barrage is home to migratory birds in Winter and is a popular option for Bird watchers to explore.
    Bird Watching
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A Local pilgrimage circuit of high importance locally. Lakshman Siddh, Kalu Siddh, Manak Siddh and Madu Siddh are located within 15 km radius of Dehradun.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Bagirathi resort is a local attraction at Dehradun having swimming pool, water slides and fountains.
    Theme Parks
    Jawalaji Temple is set at 9 kms from Mussoorie at 6000 ft asl surrounded by thick forest offering views of Yamuna Valley and Doon Valley. .
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    450 BC Ashoka Pillar (10ft X 8 ft) and a very interesting monument for those interested in history and buddhist heritage.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    Gurdwara Paonta Sahib is situated mid-way between Dehradun and Nahan (50 kms either way) and a major pilgrim centre for Sikhs.
    Major Gurdwara
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Karvapani is a stretch of dense and high sal forest having perennial fresh water springs with swamps and covers the entire northern Shiwalik hills. Its a popular walking trail.
    Thano forest is an open as well as dense- mixed sal Forest, the only forest link between Shiwaliks and Himalayan ranges in the valley. The walk through the forest is excellent for bird watchers.
    Walking, Bird Watching
    GMVN Watersports complex at Asan Barrage offers Water Sking, Rowing, Paddle Boating, Kayaking, Double Water Skiing, Mono-Skiing and Motor Boating. The entire water ski equipment, paddle boats, kayaks, rowing boats, surfing boards and motorboats are available here for visitors for hire.

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
BidholiA green and wooded area 24 kms from town centre and home to Vishranti Resort and Spa, an premium heritage estate. Getaway1
Rajpur Road7 kms from railway station and few kms ahead of town centre where a number of business hotels are situated.Business2
Robbers caveA green and quiet riverside area at 10 kms from Dehradun Getaway-
Town CentreTown centre location within 3 kms radius of Railway station where some business hotels are located.Transit/Business-
Lal TapparLal Tappar area is located in foothills of Himalayas in close proximity to Dehradun Airport and approachable from Dehradun and RishikeshTransit/Getaway1
Shigally School Road13 kms from Dehradun across Tons river near Cricket stadiumGetaway2
Around Jolly Grant AirportJolly Grant Airport is located mid-way between Dehradun and Rishikesh and is surrounded by pristine countryside and valley views.Transit/Getaway/Experiential-
Airport in Dehradun
  • Jolly Grant Airport ( DED ) , Dehradun
Railway Stations in Dehradun
  • Dehradun ( DDN ), Dehradun
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