Dehradun, Capital of Education
Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India. Also known as the "Abode of Drona" , Dehradun has always been an important centre of the Garhwal rulers which was captured by the British . The headquauter of many national institute like ONGC ,Survey of India , I.I.P. etc. are located in the city .Dehradun has a string of premier educational institute like Forest Research Institute , Rastriya Indian Military Collage and the Indian Military Academy .     It is a favoured tourist destination as it attracts tourist , pilgrims and enthusiasts from various walks of life to its serene environs. Add to this the abundance of special Basmati rice , tea and leechi gardens which contribute in turning the city into a Paradise.
General Information
Altitute
640 mts.(2100 ft)

Climate:
Good climate round the year.

Season:
Round the year.

Clothing:
Summer - Cotton & Winter- Woollen

Languages:
Garhwali,Kumaoni, Hindi & English

Excursions
Mussoorie Rishikesh Haridwar Rajaji National Park Chakrata
Place of Tourist Interest

Tapkeshwar				Sai Darbar
Malsi Deer Park			Tibetan Temple
Sahastradhara			Robber's Cave(Guchhupani)
Kalanaga Monument			Lachhiwala
Laxman Siddh			Santaula Devi Temple
Chandrabani				Wadia Institute
FRI					Buddha Temple(Clamen-Town)
Accessibility
Airport
Nearest airport is Jollygrant ,which is 24 kms from Dehradun .
Rail
Dehradun is a terminus of the Northern Railway.
Road
Dehradun is well connected to all parts of the country.

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