Trekking:Exploring Doon One Step At A Time

Since the city is nestled in a hilly terrain and surrounded by breathtaking hills, trekking is one of the top things to do in Dehradun. Therefore, the valley act as a starting point for many treks including Nag Tibba Trek, Chakrata Trek, Dhanaulti Trek, Bhadraj Hill, and Rishikesh Trek. One your way, you will be surprised by the many sightings of unique flora and fauna. Even though trekking is a delight in Dehradun, it is recommended that you take part in it during the months of June and December

Assan Barrage: Amidst Migratory Birds

Watch the city come to life with a place full of migratory birds at the outskirts of Dehradun. If you love to observe different birds, then this is a place for you to visit and boating is one of the famous things in Dehradun. It is a perfect place to spend a laid back weekend.

Camping:Under The Blanket Of Stars

One of the most famous things in Dehradun is camping at George Everest Park. There is no replacing the experience of witnessing a sky full of stars and at front a valley beaming at night along with a bonfire. Pair it up with tea, snacks, and a few good friends to further add up to the existing experience.

Water Springs

Guchhupani, Tiger Fall, Shikar Fall, Lacchiwala are the four water springs near Dehradun that surely loved by tourists. The former is known for its freezing spring that goes underground at someplace and resurfaces a few meters away from the underground tunnel. The latter, on the other hand, is famous for its 9 m fall of water with healing properties. Tiger Falls is located far away from the hustle and bustle of the city amidst the hilly terrains of Chakrata.

Paragliding – Fly In The Sky

Soar high into the infinite sky whilst enjoying panoramic views of the valley. Aerial views of the enchanting beauty of Mussoorie, Chakrata ,Tehri and Rishikesh are absolutely spellbinding and cannot be missed from the list of things to do in Dehradun in one day. You can enjoy paragliding on your way from Dehradun to Mussoorie.

Wildlife Spot

Situated on the outskirts of Dehradun, Malsi Deer Park is a zoological garden home to a large number of deer, Nilgai, and two-horned deer along with other types of wild animals and birds. Malsi Deer Park is a perfect place to visit with family and kids with its serene picnic spots and fun environment.

Cycle along Mussoorie Road

After some relaxation in the valleys, get ready for a simple yet exciting activity of cycling along the Mussoorie road. Probably, one of the most beautiful things to do in Dehradun, this slow-motion trip will expose through the distinct terrains, mountain passes while you catch the routes like Rajpur, Sasasthradhara, Maaldevta or Purkul.

Bungee jumping

'Bungee jumping Dehradun '- India’s first Extreme Adventure zone, Rishikesh Dehradun, in 2006, it was for the purpose of bringing to India something its youth could be proud of. Safety and impeccable quality is not something we, as Indians, trust our systems with and that’s something that bothered him immensely. With the ambitious desire to change the face of extreme adventure, especially Bungee India, including the way organizational safety is perceived in India, he brought in what is arguably one of the most extreme sports worldwide and set up amidst the stunning landscape of Rishikesh, India’s first and highest Bungee jumping platform (83 meters).This was consciously done to emphasize the fact to the forgetting Indian youth, that natural beauty is something that Indians do not need to go far for, and this needs to be acknowledged, cherished, respected and taken care of.

Visit Forest Research Institute

Established in 1906, this premier institute under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) is designed in the Greco-Roman architectural style and is a National Heritage thereby among the best places to visit in Dehradun. The lush green expanse of its property spread over 450 hectares is an admirable edifice that evidences the alluring confluence of Colonial and Greco-Roman architecture, making it impossible to skip from a Dehradun trip itinerary.

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