ABOUT THE CITY DEHRADUN
Nestled in the Doon Valley in the foothills of the great Himalayas and flanked by two very beautiful as well as mighty rivers the Ganges and the Yamuna on its eastern and western side, Dehradun is one of the most ancient cities of India. Serving as the capital city of Uttarakhand, Dehradun got its name by the union of two words ‘Dera’ and ‘Dun’ that means Camp in the Valley.
Dehradun is a trendy hilly tourist destination with its impeccable beauty and charismatic sceneries. Along with tourist spots, a famous scientific museum and lush green sprawling parks, Dehradun is adorned with several famous historic buildings that have great architectural value and a number of temples that have spellbinding beauty and at the same time are considered to be very auspicious.
The weather in Dehradun in the month of October remains quite pleasant with temperature varying between 170c to 290c. The city also receives a good amount of snowfalls during winters which are a major attraction of tourist.