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5-weekend Getaways Near Dehradun

Take a break from your hectic and monotonous schedule this weekend. We’ve compiled a list of 5 best weekend destinations in Dehradun to help you rejuvenate your mind and spirit while also spending quality time with family or friends.

Let’s go on a tour to discover a few well-known as well as not so well-known yet must-see weekend destinations near Dehradun.

1. Auli:

Auli is also well-known because of its closeness to Dehradun and the frequent snowfall. It’s one of Dehradun’s best weekend getaways where you can witness a panoramic view of the mountains. Beautiful meadows and dense coniferous and oak forests encompass it. Several thrilling treks begin here, including two of the most popular: the Auli Gorson Trek and the Kuari Pass Trek. This breathtaking spot is only a few kilometers away from Ataraxia resort, Dehradun.

Ø  302 kilometres from Dehradun (Approx)

Ø  Time Required to Arrive: 9-10 hours

Ø  Nature, Adventure Sports, Ropeway Rides, and Pilgrimage are all of its popular activities.

Ø  March to June and October to February are the best months to visit.

Ø  Leisure travellers, pilgrims, couples, and children, all are welcomed here.

2. Rishikesh

Rishikesh is not just a pilgrimage destination in Uttarakhand. This beautiful destination has also pioneered the fitness and health tourism industry, as well as adventure sports in the state. Rishikesh is Uttarakhand’s best destination, thanks to its ashrams, yoga retreats, and laid-back eateries. Yes, the breathtaking splendour of nature will undoubtedly captivate your soul in Rishikesh.

Ø  Distance from Dehradun: 45 km

Ø  Famous things to do: bungee jumping, river rafting, kayaking, rappelling, giant swing, and wellness/fitness activities.

Ø  Best places to visit: Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Laxman Jhula, Shivpuri, Neer Garh Waterfall, Kaudiyala

3. Mussoorie

Mussoorie, one of the most amazing spots to fulfil your vacation fantasies, is very near to the Ataraxia Boutique resort in Dehradun. Just imagine, this location conjures up transfixing visions of nature’s embrace. The hill station is great for people searching for a peaceful holiday or a romantic getaway in the Garhwal Himalayas, and is one of the Uttarakhand’s most beloved tourist attractions. Quench your thirst for a breathtaking vacation in Dehradun, but before that, don’t forget to reserve a luxury resort near Mussoorie.

Ø  Dehradun is 33 kilometres away (Approx)

Ø  Time to Arrive: 1 to 2 hours

Ø  Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, Camel’s Back Road, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake, Tha Mall Road, Christ Church.

Ø  Nature, Trekking, Cable Car, Hiking, Camping, Rock Climbing, Paragliding, Rafting, and Shopping are all the popular activities.

Ø  March to June and October to February are the best months to visit. 

4. Kanatal — Nature’s Perfect Location

Come to Kanatal if you want to spend your vacation exploring enticing woodland pathways, dining beside a stream, and chasing mountain goats across velvety-soft grassland. Kanatal, ‌ near the well-known tourist destination Mussoorie, provides an opportunity to immerse oneself in the true beauty of nature while completely disconnecting from the city’s humdrum. Apple orchards and a plethora of home-stays that offer organic food and the feel of a rural habitat to visitors surround the lovely hill community. To connect with nature, walk along serpentine paths through scented pine, deodar, and rhododendron forests. Pamper and rejuvenate yourself amongst the pristine wonders of nature. Make sure to book a 5 star resort in Dehradun to get a comforting night’s sleep after a tiresome day of travelling.

Ø  Distance from Dehradun: 76 km

Ø  The place to visit: Arjuneshwar Temple, Ghunsera Devi Temple, Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple, Mahakali Temple and Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave Temple.

Ø  Best time to visit: From April through October is the best season to visit Kanatal. From December to February, it catches snow.

5. Nag Tibba-An Unusual Weekend Hike

Nag Tibba, which is very close to the Ataraxia resort in Dehradun, is an amazing site to go for a weekend trekking or camping near Dehradun. This hike will take you through the never ending and sweeping woods. Nag Tibba Peak is easily accessible by car/jeep and hence it is the best destination for a weekend getaway. One can enjoy captivating farm retreats and homestays to get a sense of rural living. All of this collectively makes Nag Tibba one of the most anticipated weekend escapes from Dehradun.

A long trek or camping can be very demanding and you will need a cozy and warm place to regenerate yourself for the next day. So you must book a room in one of the top holiday resorts in Dehradun for a luxury stay.

Ø  109 kilometres from Dehradun (Approx)

Ø  3–4 hours to get there

Ø  Trekking, camping, and nature are all popular activities.

Ø  April to June and October to February are the best months to visit.

Where to stay:

Ataraxia-serenity in the woods, is an exotic resort ‌in the foothills of Dehradun. This top 5-star hotel in Dehradun has a hassle-free, expedited check-in and check-out service for their guests. The esteemed guests can also avail features like valet parking, a fancy coffee bar and 24-hours room service.

The Best luxury resort features two types of rooms, all of which are equipped with necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. Deluxe Studio rooms that are available at the greatest boutique resort in Dehradun are hedged by snow-capped mountains and nestled in the heart of nature. The rooms are a perfect concoction of modern elegance and traditional architecture, Natural light, modern bedding, spacious bathrooms with innovative technology, and amenities that elevate the visitors’ comfort are some of the common features. For a wonderful experience, include Ataraxia resort, Dehradun, in your Uttarakhand itinerary.


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