The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is a rapidly developing city with regards to business. It is presently home to two of the most prestigious educational institutions in the country, the Indian Military Academy and Doon School. In addition, it also serves as the gateway to the hill towns in the Garhwal region, such as Mussoorie, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. This is why hotels in Dehradun exist in large numbers that travelers can pick considering the amount they want to spend on accommodation. If you are looking for budget hotels in Dehradun, then you can book a room with FabHotels. Traversing the center of the city, Rajpur Road is one of its most important thoroughfares. There are numerous hotels near Rajpur Road, including FabHotel Central Park.
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Tourist Attractions in Dehradun
The primary reason for the popularity of Dehradun among travellers is its natural beauty. When here, you must visit:
• Rajaji National Park
• Malsi Deer Park
• Tapkeshwar Temple
Apart from these, you can head to Buddha Temple, Lachhiwala picnic spot, Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara, Sahastradhara, Gandhi Park, city zoo and Santala Devi Mandir. To other destinations that can be covered during a Dehradun trip are Haridwar and Rishikesh. FabHotel MJ Inn is one of the most booked hotels in Rishikesh owing to its closeness to numerous points of interest.
Shopping and Dining in Dehradun
From local specialties to branded items, everything can be bought in Dehradun, making it a good place to shop. Among the foremost things to purchase here is the fragrant Basmati rice, for which you can visit Paltan Bazaar or Arhat Bazaar. Another place to throng is Tibetan Market, where you can get trendy clothes with unique slogans. Indira Market offers shoes and clothing at reasonable prices, whereas Rajpur Road has stores offering branded stuff. Ashley Hall is the place to stock up on art pieces and jewelry.
For dining out, you have several restaurants, cafes and bars to choose from. Cuisine options available in the city are Garhwali, North Indian, South Indian, Chinese and International. Punjab Grill (Rajpur Road), Mussoorie Lights (Ashley Hall), Y Café and Restaurant (Karanpur), Punjab Restaurant (Chukkuwala), Black Pepper Restaurant (Ashley Hall), Town Table Restaurant (Rajpur Road), Kalsang Friends Corner (Rajpur Road), Muse Restaurant (Chukkuwala), Un-plugged (Sahastradhara Bypass Road) and BMG (Jakhan) are some good restaurants.
You can also explore The Garage Dine-in (Ballupur), The Tavern (Chironwali), Flavours (Kaonli), Pavilion Restaurant (Karanpur), Prez Restaurant (Karanpur), Mirabilia Restaurant (East Canal Road), Pacific Blue Restaurant (Rajpur Road), The Terrace (Jakhan) and Emerald Court Restaurant (Dharampur).
How to Reach
Dehradun can be reached by all modes of transport from different parts of the country. The major streets, via which the city is accessible, are National Highway 7 and National Highway 307. Dehradun Railway Station has trains to and from several cities, including Shatabdi Express to Delhi. Jolly Grant Airport is the primary air transit hub serving the city.
Best Time to Visit
Dehradun is best visited in the autumn (October-November) and spring (February-March) seasons. The city experiences intense heat from April-May and heavy rains between June and September; hence, coming to the city in these periods should be avoided.