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Dehradun, Uttranchal

Hotels in Dehradun:-
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Address :- 97, Rajpur Road - Dehradun - 248 001.
Location :- 26 kms from Jolly Grand Airport, 3 kms. from Dehradun Railway Station.

This old centre of the Raj is situated in the broad Doon Valley between the Siwaliks and the front range of the Himalaya. Dehra Dun is at the centre of a forest area and the Forest Research Institute is here. The town is a major academic and research centre and a base for the Indian Military Academy and the Survey of India. There are also several prestigious boarding schools including the Doon School, India's most exclusive private school. Dehradun takes its name from the Hindi words, dera, which means camp, and dun, valley. Famous for its educational institutions, the town has one of the largest railway terminuses in North India

Dheradun at a Glance :-



3106 sq km.

Altitude : 640 metres
Season to Visit : Throughout the year
Languages : Hindi, Garhwali and english
Rainfall : 192 cms

How to get there :-

Air :- Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 24 km.

Rail :- Dehra Dun is directly connected by rail with Delhi, Howrah, Varanasi and Allahabad.

Road :- Dehra Dun is well connected by road with all major centers of the state.