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One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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Dehradun is a small city nestled in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand and the best way to experience the city is with our one day Dehradun local sightseeing tour by private car.

Ganga and Yamuna are two perennial rivers flowing through the city. Dehradun also holds immense significance as one of the most well-known educational hubs in India thanks to its prestigious Doon School and Military Training College.

The capital city of Uttarakhand, as it should be, is well connected by road, rail and air and also functions as a gateway to nearby tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Auli, Haridwar, Rishikesh and the pilgrimage circuit of Chota Char Dham as well as other North Indian states.
Other than being blessed with a terrain of valleys, streams, forests and a good weather, Dehradun is also home to a number of Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries and other religious convention centres.

When in Dehradun, you may also indulge in adrenaline-charged extreme sports such as as paragliding, skiing, river rafting and angling which are not only exciting but also educational.

Thanks to a number of gardens, parks and beautiful landscapes, Dehradun is also a popular spot for picnics. Dehradun is a great place to visit for all age groups and you will have a lot of fun backpacking by yourself and even with your family!

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Snapshot of 1 Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Dehradun Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Zonal Museum,Robber’s Cave,Forest Research Institute, Indian Military Academy,Shopping and Eating at Rajpur Road
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Dehradun Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

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  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
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Dehradun is a quiet, peaceful town which can be visited any time of the year. Most tourists visit Dehradun during summer because the cool weather provides the much needed respite from the heat of the plains.

Light drizzles during monsoon make the town look especially picturesque and autumn drenches the town and its trees in a beautiful golden hue. If you are someone who enjoys the snow, then you must visit Dehradun in the winter months.

Our one day Dehradun city tour by car takes you to visit the Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Zonal Museum, Robber’s Cave, Forest Research Institute, Indian Military Academy, Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and shopping and eating at Rajpur Road.

The Dehradun local sightseeing private tour promises to be pocket friendly with no hidden additional charges. Rest assured, the car that will show you around will have all modern facilities and a professional yet friendly driver for a companion.


Itinerary for your One Day Dehradun Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Tibetan Buddhist Temple 9:30 AM
Zonal Museum 9:45 AM
Robber’s Cave 10:00 AM
Forest Research Institute 11:00 AM
Indian Military Academy 1:00 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {Govardhan / Siddhartha}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple 2:45 PM
Shopping and Eating at Rajpur Road 3:15 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Dehradun or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Dehradun fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Dehradun 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Dehradun Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Dehradun Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Fort St. George

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Fort St. George
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The great stupa is the most important structure of the monastery. It stands tall at a height of 220 feet and is 100 feet wide. Do remember to photograph this marvellous structure as it is also the biggest stupa of its kind in Asia.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Fort St. George

First up on the local Dehradun sightseeing tour is the Tibetan Buddhist Temple in Dehradun, which is one of the six major monasteries of the Nyingma School in Tibet. The Mindrolling Monastery was established in 1676 by Rigzin Terdak Lingpa. It was then re-established in Dehradun by Khochhen Rinpoche in 1965.

The monastery attracts tourists, photography enthusiasts and is also a major Buddhist pilgrimage spot. Within the monastery complex, you will also find The Ngagyur Nyingma College which is a centre for advanced Buddhist studies for pupils who aim to become monks or scholars of Buddhism.

Within the monastery, there are a number of shrine rooms, prayer halls, Tibetan art pieces, and colourful murals. However, it is the 130 feet statue of Lord Buddha that catches the attention of every visitor. The beautiful monastery is five-storeyed and the statues of Lord Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava are a must see.

The first three floors are decorated with ornate gold paintings and an open platform on the fourth floor offers a striking 360-degree view of the Dehradun Valley. Nestled in the middle of the tranquil foothills of the Himalayas, the Mindrolling Monastery is one of the largest Buddhist centres in the world.

2. Zonal Museum

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Zonal Museum
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:You may buy smaller models of artefacts displayed in the museum from the museum gift shop.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Zonal Museum

The Zonal Anthropological Museum of Dehradun is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the city. The museum is located at a distance of 500 metres from the Forest Research Institute and is 5 KM away from the city’s railway station on NH-72. This noteworthy museum was founded in the year 1971.
The museum has put on display an impressive collection of notable artefacts relating to the origin, development and sustenance of humankind on earth. The museum pays tribute to Uttarakhand’s, Central and Western Himalaya’s older living conditions and the traditional customs of its people.
The Zonal Museum remains open to the public from 10 AM to 5 PM except on holidays, second Saturdays and Sundays.

3. Robber’s Cave

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Robber’s Cave
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:A short trek of 600 metres from Robber’s Cave will take you to a lovely waterfall.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Robber’s Cave

Robber’s Cave is a river cave located approximately 8 kilometres from Dehradun in the Himalayas. Robber’s Cave is a marvellous natural formation where river water flows through the middle of a cave.

A short trek of about 1 KM through the Anarwala village will lead to this gorgeous place and the private sightseeing car will take you up to the village. It is a perfect location for photography, picnics and sighting local flora and fauna. You may also know Robber’s Cave as Guchhupani and locals believe it to be the home of Lord Shiva.

Robber’s Cave is a natural gorge formed out of a conglomeration of limestone. The dark limestone, gushing streams and echoes inside the cave will make you feel as if you are a part of a splendid adventure! In this cave, you will also spot some extraordinary cold water springs that are located underground.

Carry some snacks or a picnic lunch for the places surrounding Robber’s Cave are truly enchanting and you could end up spending a considerable amount of time here.

4. Forest Research Institute

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Forest Research Institute
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:The building of Forest Research Institute houses a Botanical Museum which is inspired by the forests. The museum is open daily from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. The entry fee is only 40 rupees per person and is a must see.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Forest Research Institute

Forest Research Institute of Dehradun was established in the year 1906 and inaugurated as an institution in 1929. This imposing Colonial and Greco-Roman building is spread over an area of 4.5 KM square feet. It is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India and has trained several forest officers and rangers of the country.

Set against the serene backdrop of the Doon Valley, Forest Research Institute is also an important tourist destination of the one day Dehradun private tour. Due to its iconic architecture, the institute has also starred in a number of Bollywood movies such as Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, Paan Singh Tomar, Student of the Year among many many others.

It is also a favourite location to shoot TV commercials and music videos. The beauty of this institute is magnified by the presence of Tons River on its western edge.

5.Indian Military Academy

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Indian Military Academy
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:The IMA helipad that is located in the Tons Valley in the northwest of the campus. If you are lucky, you might also find drones and helicopters flying overhead!
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Indian Military Academy

One of the most grand and significant spots on the local Dehradun private sightseeing tour is the Indian Military Academy, located in the foothills of the Himalayas at only a distance of 8 KM from Dehradun. The campus is located on NH-72, which also separates the North and South Campus. The campus is enormous in size and occupies an area of 1400 acres.

The Chetwode Hall was built in 1930 and is the hub of academic training. It has lecture halls, computer labs and a cafe. The Central Library of Chetwode Hall has an impressive collection of 100,000 volumes and subscriptions to numerous periodicals from all across the world. Try to pay a visit to the multimedia library too.

The Commandant’s residence is a striking colonial building with a beautifully landscaped garden. The garden offers a panoramic view of the Tons River that is silhouetted by the Himalayas.

6. Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:One of the best time to visit the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple is during Shivratri. You may visit the temple during the festival to enjoy the extravagance of this well-attended celebration.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Friday
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple

For the holy spirits, we have the Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple next up on the Dehradun private tour by car and it is located at a distance of only 7 KM from Dehradun town centre.

The temple is actually a humble cave shrine dedicated to Shiva. The Shiva Linga of Tapkeshwar Mahadev is believed to grant the wishes of all devotees. You may also know this temple as Drona Cave for it is believed that the cave was once inhabited by Guru Dronacharya.

One of the most visited destinations in Dehradun, Tapkeshwar Temple is the most revered temple of Uttarakhand. Settled in the lap of gentle green mountains, the temple also doubles up as an excellent picnic spot.

Young people can be seen trekking all the way up to the temple complex. You may also take a dip in one of the many cool sulphur water springs that emerge near the temple. The continuous chant of holy hymns, heady smell of incense and gentle ringing of bells is bound to bring peace to even the most troubled souls.

7. Shopping and Eating at Rajpur Road

One Day Dehradun Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Shopping and Eating at Rajpur Road
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do:
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on:
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 5/- per person || Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
  • Website: Shopping and Eating at Rajpur Road

Look for Kandalee saag, Gahat Dal and Aloo ke Gutke, and sweets such as Bal Mithai, Arsa, Jhangora ki Kheer and others while you are trying out the local cuisine in Dehradun. Other than these, there is also a wide range of Indian, Tibetan, Chinese and Continental foods to choose from!
While you are in Dehradun, remember to stop at Rajpur Road to shop for spices, artefacts, woollens and souvenirs.
If you are already tired from the heat of the summers and the busy office life, plan a quick one day private tour to Dehradun to freshen up over the weekends. And with us, you are assured the time of your life!


Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Dehradun tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Dehradun Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Dehradun tour package. This 1 day Dehradun tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Dehradun and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Dehradun tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Dehradun sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


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