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It is known for its scenic beauty created by numerous sparkling streams cascading down the amazing karst (limestone) outcrops. This place is famous among the young locals and the seniors of Uttarakhand. Make sure to stop by here. It is one of the hidden places in Dehradun. Discover Dehradun’s best-kept secret pronto.
The ideal time to visit Sahastradhara is during monsoon when the streams plunge down the rocks with full vigor. One can also take a ropeway ride to the top of the mountain to relish the spectacular view of the waterfalls and its surroundings.

Opening hours: Everyday 7 am to 7 pm
Distance from ISBT Dehradun: 20 km

Sahastradhara –A Mesmerizing Natural Attraction


Forest Research Institute or FRI is a heritage building and the complex of the university is as huge as 2000 acres. The reason it is among the most popular places to see in Dehradun is its Greco-Roman architecture and the six museums that attract kids and adults alike. It is a great place for a family outing in Dehradun, where you can take guided tours inside the museums and stroll around the Botanical Garden.

Six museums inside the FRI Campus are – Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Museum, Timbra Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum, and the Entomology Museum.

Opening hours: Everyday 9 am to 5:30 pm
Distance from ISBT Dehradun: 9 km

Forest Research Institute


As one of the most popular picnic spots, Robbers Cave in Dehradun is a natural cave – long and narrow. It is surrounded by lofty hills and has freezing-cold springs inside. Robber’s Cave is one of the interesting places to visit in Dehradun for couples in one day. Tourists flock here for day picnics, excursions, and trekking. You can dip your feet in the ice-cold water of the cave and walk through it.

It is always advisable to carry an extra set of clothes as one may get wet while playing with water. The bathroom and locker facility is available at Gucchhu Pani.

Opening hours: Everyday 6 am to 7:30 pm
Distance from ISBT Dehradun: 15 km

Robber’s Cave – A Unique Experience


Mindrolling or Place of Perfect Emancipation is the largest Buddhist learning center of India is devoted to the research of Buddhist scriptures, Tibetan lunar calendar, astronomy, traditional Tibetan medicine, and calligraphy. The 220 feet high Buddhist temple tops the list of most popular Dehradun tourist places. Key attractions here are – the spectacular holy shrine of Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava and vibrant looking wall paintings, depicting the life and works of Lord Buddha. The monastery complex has a well maintained manicured garden and a buzzing shopping arcade selling artifacts, souvenirs and knick knacks.

Opening hours: 9 am to 7 pm. (The garden and shops are open on all seven days while the monastery is open to tourists only on Sunday.)
Distance from ISBT Dehradun: 7 km

Mindrolling Monastery – Seek Spiritualism

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