Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, is a beautiful and scenic valley located in the foothills of Himalayas. It is surrounded by the Himalayas in the North, the Shivalik ranges to the South, the river Ganges to the East, and the river Yamuna to the West. This description itself explains how picturesque the city’s landscape would be, which, in turn, gives it a pleasant climate all through the year.
Dehradun is also known as the ‘Rainy City of India’ due to continuous and incessant rainfalls, specially during the monsoons. Doon is in proximity to many popular Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Shimla and Auli. It is substantially a Garhwal region, the lifestyle and cuisine of the place is predominantly influenced by the Garhwali culture.
Dehradun is surely a place that will delight any kind of traveller, especially one who loves nature. Here are the 10 scenic places you must visit during your trip to Dehradun.