Durbar Shri Guru Ram Rai:
This is one of the major sites of Sikh pilgrimage. The Sikh Guru Shri Ram Rai was ordered by Aurangzeb to leave the mughul dominions. The Guru, along with his followers, camped here and since then the town has grown into today’s Dehradun.
Forest Research Institute:
The informative museum and the botanical garden are the main attractions of this institute. The institute is included in all the tour packages that have Dehradun as a destination in their itinerary.
Malsi Deer Park:
Malsi Deer Park is a recently developed picnic spot cum mini zoological park on Mussoorie Road, situated approximately 9 km from Dehradun. This is a perfect place for refreshment as well as for having a great time with your family.
Tapkeshwar temple is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva, situated approximately 8 km from Dehradun, on the banks of a stream, in Garhi Cant. This place holds a lot of reverence amongst the devotees of Lord Shiva.
The name ‘Sahastradhara’ means the site of ‘thousand springs’. Situated near Rajpur Village, approximately 16 km from the major township of Dehradun, it is a very popular picnic spot. The place becomes more attractive during rainy season, when there is abundance of water in the springs. The water of sulphur spring is assumed to have some medicinal properties that can help cure skin ailments.
Lal Tibba :
This is regarded as the highest point in Mussoorie situated in area called “Landour”. Which is know to be the oldest inhabited place of Mussoorie
Gun Hill :
Gun hill is the second highest point in Mussoorie it is also known as picnic spot for the locals. From this points, Mussoorie appears to be changing colors in every minute. It looks amazing from here.
Municipal Garden :
This is also known as Botanical Gardens of Mussoorie were established by geologist Dr. H.Fackner in the last century..
Kempty Fall :
Kempty fall is just 12 kms down from Mussoorie on Mussoorie – Dehradun midway ,the beautiful falls were declared as a tourist destination by John Mekinan after after 1835.The name Kempty is derived from ‘Camp – tea’, as the Britishers would organise their tea parties here. Past Kempty Fall, 12 – km downhill.