A Trip To Dehradun To Rejuvenate The Senses
Category : Travel
Located in the newly formed state of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is a beautiful valley town that enjoys quite a strong popularity among tourists. Dehradun is located at a height of 1400 feet above the mean sea level, on the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. With a fantastic cool climate all throughout the year, this valley town is a favorite destination for tourists all around the year. Those who live in Delhi and Gurgaon can easily engage in a weekend trip to Dehradun.
From Delhi, it would take approximately 7 hours by road to reach Dehradun. The total distance is 246 Km. Simply take a taxi from Delhi to Dehradun and enjoy a nice road trip with your family and friends. Innova models are available as private cabs to travel from Delhi to Dehradun. These vehicles can easily accommodate 6-7 passengers. The Saharanpur-Delhi road is very smooth and well maintained. The journey definitely promises much of comfort.
Many taxis ask for a fixed amount to take passengers to Dehradun while there are also those private vehicles that charge on per km basis. The fixed priced taxis often charge 2500-3000 INR for a UP trip to Dehradun. For those luxury vehicles that charge on per km basis, the rates usually vary in the range of 10-15 INR per km depending on the type of vehicle being hired. Similarly, Dehradun to Delhi cab options are also widely available. But the rates are slightly higher since it’s a tourist zone. Also, the rates take a peak during the months of December, January, and April, May, June.
The best time to visit Dehradun is probably from the period of March till June. This is the time when the weather is soothing. During the months of December and January, the harsh winters may not be a great option for those who cannot withstand strong cold.