Dehradun: The Educational Hub and Tourism Avant-garde, is a fantabulous valley town gifted with splendid beauty, creative environment and mix of culture. The unruffled lifestyle and exquisite panorama of Dehradun, makes it a picture perfect hill station as well as the ideal retirement town. What once used to be a docile sub-Himalayan town, has transformed and gradually evolved into an active commercial center. Off late, Dehradun has become the citadel of reputed educational institutions.The valley presents good climate conditions all through the year; encouraging tourism activities. Dehradun offers an idyllic escape from city’s polluted environs.
Jolly Grant airport is the nearest – 25 kilometers. Regular buses & taxis are available to the city.
Dehradun is on the all India railways network hence no problem reaching from any city.
Being a mainstream city, Dehradun is well connected with metalled roads.
Dehradun is an all time destination. Many people avoid the rainy season because the plains get slushy but the misty atmosphere because of nearby mountains is an experience in itself. Winter season also brings some positives and those who can withstand cold, definitely flock to all hill stations.
Dehradun is a perennially soothing retreat, which can always be visited throughout the year. Summers sees an inordinately cool climate, even when nearby cities are going through the scorching rough patch. Monsoon and autumn season are also worth visiting, but winters are not exactly the season advisable for a visit unless you love the extra chilled plains.
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The Jhanda Fair
The popular festival is celebrated with umpteen richness and vigor on the fifth day following the festival of Holi. The fair is in honor of revered Guru Ram Rai who came to Dehradun in year of 1699 and built Gurudwara by name Guru Ram Rai Durbar. Guru Ji raised the flag on the Gurdwara, amid huge fan following and lot of ceremony at the Jhanda Chowk of Dehradun.
The Shivratri fair
This famous Hindu festival is celebrated with immense piety in compound of The Tapkeshwar temple. On the occasion, thousands of believers of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati amass at the temple compound and pay their offering with all their heart.
The Lakhawar Fair
The Lakhawar Fair is amazing and prevalent festival, celebrated in Dehradun in the months of September and October. Marking the fair are dance performances, sports competitions, alongside plenty of music and gaiety. The Lakhawar Fair is attended by denizens and foreign tourists in amazing numbers.
Clock Tower, Rajpur Road Clock Tower, located along the road connecting to Rajpur Road is the principal shopping area. The area around it is throbbing with shops, selling brassware, jewelry and woolens. Shopping around buying the favorite stuff at Paltan Bazaar and Astley Hall is a splendid experience of life for tourists. Besides shopping, the area around Clock Tower is also an ideal match for strolling and enjoyable activity. Standard Stores and Elloras Sweets are not just for taste but also bring a marvelous change within you. Tourists, having penchant for sweets must not be oblivious of Standard Stores and Elloras. Buy the bag of 'Kwaltoffs' and feel yourself in haven for entire life. The taste of sweets will extol exemplary feeling from your taste buds.
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