Discovering Dehradun: A Full Day Guided Tour
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Product Code : AGORA491
Embark on a day-long odyssey with our "Dehradun Delights" guided tour. Uncover the secrets of Robber's Cave, tap into spiritual vibes at Tapkeshwar Temple, and bask in the tranquility of Mindrolling Monastery. Immerse yourself in nature's beauty at Sahastradhara, explore the forestry marvels at Forest Research Institute, and relish the historic charm of Clock Tower. This curated experience offers a delightful tapestry of Dehradun's scenic, spiritual, and cultural treasures.
8:30 AM - Pick up from your hotel in Dehradun:
Your expert local guide will meet you at your hotel, ready to guide you through a day of cultural exploration and natural wonders.
9:00 AM - Visit Robber's Cave:
Embark on a journey to Robber's Cave, a geological marvel of natural limestone formations. Divided by a narrow stream, the cave provides a unique experience as you traverse through its passages. Your guide will unveil the secrets of the cave's formation and share fascinating historical anecdotes.
10:00 AM - Explore Tapkeshwar Temple:
Next, venture to the serene Tapkeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on the banks of a seasonal river, the temple offers a tranquil atmosphere. Take a leisurely stroll along the riverside, absorbing the spiritual vibes, while your guide narrates the mythology and customs associated with this ancient shrine.
11:00 AM - Visit Mindrolling Monastery:
Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Mindrolling Monastery, one of the largest Buddhist monastic institutions in India. Marvel at the intricate architecture adorned with vibrant colors. Your guide will provide insights into Tibetan culture, Buddhism, and the history of the monastery.
12:30 PM - Enjoy a leisurely lunch:
Pause for a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, where you can relish the flavors of regional cuisine, offering a perfect blend of spices and local specialties.
1:30 PM - Visit Forest Research Institute (FRI):
Discover the grandeur of the Forest Research Institute, an architectural gem surrounded by lush greenery. Learn about the institute's history, research endeavors, and its pivotal role in the field of forestry in India. Your guide will share stories about the colonial-era architecture and the significance of this premier institution.
3:00 PM - Explore Sahastradhara:
Escape into the natural beauty of Sahastradhara, named after its "thousand-fold springs." Stroll along the picturesque trail, marvel at the series of waterfalls, and feel the refreshing mist. Your guide will enlighten you about the local beliefs and legends associated with this enchanting destination.
4:30 PM - Visit Clock Tower:
Explore the iconic Clock Tower, a symbol of Dehradun's history and charm. Wander through the vibrant markets surrounding the tower, where local traders showcase their wares. Your guide will delve into the history of the tower, its architectural significance, and its cultural importance in the region.
5:30 PM - Drop off at your hotel:
As the day comes to a close, your guide will drop you off at your hotel around 6:30 PM. Reflect on the rich experiences of the day, from natural wonders to cultural insights, making it a day to remember in Dehradun.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.