Dehradun is nestled at an elevation of 2,200 ft in the Doon Valley and an important gateway of many tourist destinations of Uttarakhand.The hill station is famous for its picturesque landscape.
Dehra (meaning Camp) Dun (meaning valley) lies in a wooded valley with the Himalayan ranges to the north, the Shivalike hills to the south. Rivers Ganga and Yamuna passing through its eastern and Western borders.
From Dehradun places of religious importance in the Garhwal Hills can be accessed – Kedarnath, Badrinath Gangotri, Yamunotir, Hemkund Sahib Etc.
It is believed that lord Rama and his brother did penance here for killing Ravana.
Nearest airport is Jollygrant 24 kms.RAIL
Dehradun is a terminus of the Northern Railway.ROAD
Dehradun is well connected to all part of the country. Haridwar 52km, Musoorie 34km, Rishikesh 43km & Delhi 255km.