Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand and a beautiful city which makes Dehradun Tour worth, Dehradun is well-known for many fascinating things. This leading town has some of the most eminent schools, institutes and headquarters that have a national reputation.
Located in the Doon valley, bounded by the Himalayas, the river Ganges passes Dehradun from the east while the River Yamuna flows by from the west and this beautiful description must giving desire to plan about Dehradun trip with best Dehradun Tour Package. The productive Gangetic plain in which Dehradun is sited has some of the streams passing through it.
Being stated in many old scriptures, containing the Skandapurana, Dehradun city, as it is known now, has its heritages with the settlement of Guru Ram Rai in the village Dhamawala. In Punjabi settlement was basically called 'Dera' from where Dehradun name derives.
Later this city gone into the hands of Nepali Kings as they took over the Garhwal kingdom to rule and ultimately lost it to the English. Many improvements at Dehradun got to seen in the British Raj as it was a town favored by the white men. Schools were build, municipality was set up, railways were made and Dehradun was introduced to a whole new standard of living.
At that time only it got the famous Forest Research Institute (FRI), IMA (Indian Military Academy) and various big schools like the RIMC, Doon School, Welhams etc. Due to these improvements there are many places to visit in Dehradun
Now, Dehradun functions as the state's provisional capital and the district headquarters of the Dehradun as well. It is the place where offices of various companies and Institutes like Regional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), ONGC, Survey of India, Geological Survey of India, Forest Survey of India (FSI), and Wildlife Institute of India etc. situated.
Dehradun is also residence to many best schools like the Rashtriya Indian Military Academy (RIMC), Doon School, Col. Brown's School, and Welham's Schools etc. Dehradun tourist places are worth to visit.