The capital of the Uttarakhand state, Dehradun, can be considered as one of the best destinations for vacations in the country. This is the best occasion to spend some quality time with your family, friends and loved ones and to take a break from the hotchpotch of the same boring daily routine. The amazing holidays here offer you to spend some magical moments amid the beauty of the nature and it takes you away from the city full of noise and air pollution. Dehradun has a moderate climate in summer, and so it becomes an ideal place to visit, relax and enjoy during vacations.
The city of Dehradun gives you a wonderful opportunity to relax in the arms of the Mother Nature. Haridwar, Rishikesh, Roorkee, Mussoorie and Chakrata are the neighbouring places that can be enjoyed with different tastes of the picturesque rivers, valleys and hills you can see there. Mussoorie which is also known as the queen of the hills is close to Dehradun, thus making the place a perfect holiday destination. It is therefore that the city attracts a large number of tourists from across the globe.
Being situated just 220 kms from the national capital, Dehradun city is best suited for the people mostly living in North India. One of the reasons why people opt for this beautiful place is that it is a peaceful spot, where one can relax and spend peaceful time, keeping away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Dehradun has a numerous luxury as well as cheap hotels to provide accommodation to those who come here to spend some leisure time. Some of the best and famous hotels are Hotel Classic International, Hotel Pacific, Hotel Meedo Grand, Hotel Sunrise and Hotel Atithi to name a few. The valley offers you to have a great and delightful shopping experience. Some of the major markets in Dehradun from where you can make joyous purchases are Indira Market, Paltan Bazaar, Sahakari Bazar and Ashley Hall. Some major attractions while shopping here include handicrafts, woodcrafts, artefacts and utilities devised by the local artisans out of wood, bamboo and cane.
There are numerous holiday packages that offer visit to major tourist attractions like Durbar Shri Guru Ram Rai, Tapovan, Forest Research Institute, Robber’s Cave, Doon’s Nose, Maldevta, The Sericulture Centre, Sahastradhara, Rajaji National Park, The Central Braille Press, Budha Temple and Clementown Park, Malsi Deer Park, Dakpatthar,Tapkeshwar Shiv Temple, Dat Kali Mata Mandir, Laxman Sidh Temple and MDDA Park.