Dehradun Itinerary: What to see, Activities, package, Things to do, Places to visit!

In this post, we would like to share about Dehradun Itinerary. Dehradun is a city in northern India that offers many places to visit. It is a place to enjoy nature. 

You can see deer and other animals at Malsi Deer Par. Dehradun is a city with a mix of old and new. You can visit ancient temples. The city is surrounded by green hills and forests, making it a peaceful and pleasant place to explore. 

COUNTRYINDIA
STATEUTTARAKHAND
WEATHER12°C-38°C
HEIGHT2250 FT
LANGUAGEHINDI, KUMAONI
BEST TIMEMARCH TO NOV
RLY STATIONDEHRADUN RAILWAY STATION
AIRPORTJOLLY GRANT AIRPORT, DEHRADUN

Dehradun Itinerary for 2 Days:

Must Things to Do in Dehradun

  • Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple. 
  • Explore the Forest Research Institute. 
  • See the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue. 
  • Go for a nature walk in the Malsi Deer Park. 
  • Visit the Robber’s Cave. 

Things to do on the Dehradun-Mussoorie tour

  • Visit the Mussoorie Lake. 
  • Take a ride on the Gun Hill Ropeway. 
  • Visit the Kempty Falls. 
  • Go shopping at Mall Road. 
  • Visit the Camel’s Back Road. 

How To Reach:

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport (DED) is the nearest airport to Dehradun, located 25 kilometers from the city center. There are regular flights to Jolly Grant Airport from many cities in India, such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.

By Train: Dehradun Railway Station is the main railway station in the city, with trains connecting Dehradun to major cities in India.

By Road: Dehradun is well-connected to major cities in India by road. There are regular buses and taxis available from major cities to Dehradun.

Activities in Dehradun:

Dehradun Itinerary
Dehradun Itinerary

Below, we mentioned some activites, and there are many other activities that you can enjoy in Dehradun, such as:

  • Visit the Mindrolling Monastery. 
  • Visit the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology. 
  • Visit the Subir Raha Oil Museum. 
  • Go for a nature walk in the Lacchiwala Forest Reserve. 
  • Visit the Fun Valley Water Park. 

Best Time to Visit Dehradun:

Dehradun Itinerary
Dehradun Itinerary

The best time is during April to June and the winter months (October to March). During the summer months, the weather is pleasant and sunny. 

Places to visit near Dehradun:

Tapkeshwar Mandir
Tapkeshwar Mandir

Dehradun is surrounded by many beautiful places that can be visited on a day trip, such as:

  • Mussoorie: A hill station known for its scenic beauty and pleasant weather.
  • Rishikesh: A holy city known for its yoga centers and temples.
  • Haridwar: A holy city known for its annual Kumbh Mela festival.
  • Auli: A hill station known for its skiing and snowboarding slopes.
  • Jim Corbett National Park: A national park known for its tiger population.

Places to visit in Dehradun in 2 days

Day 1:

Forest Research Institute
Forest Research Institute
  • Morning: Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple.
  • Afternoon: Visit the Forest Research Institute.
  • Evening: Visit the Malsi Deer Park.

Day 2:

Sahastradhara dehradun
Sahastradhara dehradun
  • Morning: Visit the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue.
  • Afternoon: Visit the Robber’s Cave.
  • Evening: Visit the Paltan Bazaar for shopping and dining.

Best places to visit in Dehradun in one day:

If you have only one day to visit Dehradun, here is a suggested itinerary:

  • Morning: Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple.
  • Afternoon: Visit the Forest Research Institute.
  • Evening: Visit the Paltan Bazaar for shopping and dining.
robbers cave
robbers cave

Seven-Day Itinerary of Dehradun:  

DurationItinerary
Dehradun itinerary 1 dayArrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple. Depart from Dehradun.
Dehradun itinerary for 2 daysDay 1: Arrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the Forest Research Institute. Day 2: Visit the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue and the Robber’s Cave. Depart from Dehradun.
Dehradun itinerary for 3 daysDay 1: Arrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the Forest Research Institute. Day 2: Visit the Mindrolling Monastery and the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue. Take a day trip to Mussoorie. Day 3: Visit the Robber’s Cave and the Lacchiwala Forest Reserve. Depart from Dehradun.
Dehradun itinerary 4 daysDay 1: Arrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the Forest Research Institute. Day 2: Visit the Mindrolling Monastery and the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue. Day 3: Visit the Robber’s Cave and the Lacchiwala Forest Reserve. Visit the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology or the Subir Raha Oil Museum. Day 4: Depart from Dehradun.
Dehradun itinerary for 5 daysDay 1: Arrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the Forest Research Institute. Day 2: Visit the Mindrolling Monastery and the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue. Take a day trip to Mussoorie. Day 3: Visit the Robber’s Cave and the Lacchiwala Forest Reserve. Visit the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology or the Subir Raha Oil Museum. Day 4: Visit the Malsi Deer Park and the Fun Valley Water Park. Go for shopping at the Paltan Bazaar. Day 5: Visit the Clock Tower and the Rajpur Road. Depart from Dehradun.
Dehradun itinerary 7 daysDay 1: Arrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the Forest Research Institute. Day 2: Visit the Mindrolling Monastery and the Sakyamuni Buddha Statue. Take a day trip to Mussoorie. Day 3: Visit the Robber’s Cave and the Lacchiwala Forest Reserve. Visit the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology or the Subir Raha Oil Museum. Day 4: Visit the Malsi Deer Park and the Fun Valley Water Park. Go for shopping at the Paltan Bazaar. Day 5: Visit the Clock Tower and the Rajpur Road. Visit the Tapovan Rishikesh, a holy city known for its yoga centers and temples. Day 6: Take a day trip to Haridwar, Day 7: Depart from Dehradun.

Dehradun 2 nights 3 days package:

Fun Valley Dehradun
Fun Valley Dehradun

Accommodation:

  • Budget: INR 2,000-3,000 per night for a double room
  • Mid-range: INR 4,000-6,000 per night for a double room
  • Luxury: INR 7,000+ per night for a double room

Food:

  • Budget: INR 500-1,000 per person per day
  • Mid-range: INR 1,000-2,000 per person per day
  • Luxury: INR 2,000+ per person per day

Activities:

  • Day 1: Arrive in Dehradun and check into your hotel. Visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the Forest Research Institute.
  • Day 2: Take a day trip to Mussoorie and visit the Mall Road, Gun Hill Ropeway, and Kempty Falls.
  • Day 3: Visit the Robber’s Cave and the Lacchiwala Forest Reserve. Depart from Dehradun.

Total cost:

  • Budget: INR 8,000-12,000 for two people
  • Mid-range: INR 16,000-24,000 for two people
  • Luxury: INR 28,000+ for two people

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FAQ’s:

What to do in Dehradun?

Explore the Forest Research Institute, visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, and take a day trip to Mussoorie.

What is Dehradun famous for?

Dehradun is famous for its scenic beauty, pleasant weather, and educational institutions.

What is famous in Dehradun?

Famous in Dehradun: Tapkeshwar temple, Forest Research Institute, Mussoorie hill station, and educational institutions.

Is Dehradun worth visiting?

Yes, Dehradun is worth visiting for its scenic beauty, pleasant weather, and educational institutions.

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