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Ria Dutta Aug 19 2015

Best Way To Spend Your Day In Dehradun

Vidit Garg Aug 19 2015
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The Doon Valley has many famous melting pots which most of must have already visited. We bring you a list of the lesser known places worth exploring and adding a whole new dimension to your stay. Here’s how you can begin your day in Dehradun.

Vipassana Sadhana Kendra

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First you can uplift your mood by meditation.Thronged by thousands of national and international tourists, Vipassana Centre has earned a reputation for its immense meditational and spiritual vibes. You should definitely visit this place if you are longing to rediscover yourself and regain your spirits.

Sai Temple, Rajpur Road

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After meditating you should straight away head to the Sai Baba Temple in Dehradun which is located on Rajpur Road. Beautiful and intricately designed carvings on the walls give an ancient look to the temple facade. The environment is peaceful and you can feel the divine powers of Sai Baba in this place. You can also take back souvenirs from the shops located outside the temple premises.

Chetan Puri Wala, Hanuman Chowk

By Ekabhishek

Want to begin your day with authentic chatpata north Indian food? Chetan Puri Wala will be light on your pocket and make your gastronomical journey worth the effort. Generous pourings of tangy aloo subzi along with crispy pooris will force you towards binge eating.

Cloud End, Mussoorie

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After pampering your taste buds, you should head to this place that removes you from the world’s care. Imagine getting lost and not wanting to find your way back. Imagine getting lost in time. Cloud End is exactly such place as described in the above words. It is truly a small heaven in the Queen of Hills. So go and explore this hidden wonder of Mussoorie.

Buddha Temple, Clement Town

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Known for its beautiful Buddhist architecture and holy places for Tibetan religion, the Buddhist Temple is a must visit after seeing the cloud end in the Doon Valley. Located inClement Town, this mesmerizing place is the centre of attraction for many international tourists. Also known as the Mindrolling Monastery, it was built in 1965 by his highness Kochen Rinpoche. So get a taste of Tibetan culture by visiting this place.

The Orchard, Rajpur Road

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You must be feeling hungry by now. Don’t think much and rush straight to the Orchard. Located far from the hustle bustle of Dehradun, it is a must visit for lovers of Tibetan and Chinese food. The hot and spicy momos served here along with tangy tomato sauce is simply to die for. Also, the aroma of honey chilli potatoes and vegetable kothey makes your mouth water even before these scrumptious delicacies enter your mouth.


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Missing a wonderful walk in the laps of nature in order to ease your stomach? Then MDDA Park is just for you. Equipped with large fruit trees and lush green lawns, this place will soothe your mind and raise your spirits. Munching some spicy namkeen on the way will further add the masala to your trip. Remember to throw the wrappers in dustbin! (Swachh Bharat Swasth Bharat).

Guchu Pani

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Also famous by the name Robber’s Cave, Guchhupani is essentially a river running through a cave-like formation. Located near Dehradun, the cave is 600m long and is divided in two parts. The cave is famous for eerie occurrences wherein a stream occurs and suddenly disappears only to appear a few metres away. A spot ideal for picnic, it is a popular tourist attraction and is maintained by the Uttarakhand Tourism Department. So if you travelling to Dehradun, grab your shorts and go for a thrill through the streams of Guchu Pani.

Dosa at Hotel Aketa

By Sharon

You can end your day by treating yourself with one of the best South Indian food in the Doon Valley. Clearly visible from Rajpur Road, Hotel Aketa has become a favourite for tourists all because of its excellent hospitality and sumptuous food.

The above places can be itinerary while you spend a day in Dehradun. I hope that after hearing them you must already be thrilled, enchanted and amazed by these stunning locations. So don’t think too much and start making travelling plans to this God’s own land.

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