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Chakrata Dehradun for Honeymoon Couples

After marriage couples searching the peaceful places where they dream to go for celebrating the golden honeymoon period and relaxing after marriage. Maximum couples mostly prefer Hill Stations and Beaches for honeymoon destinations. For the hill stations, Uttarakhand is the preferred state of North Indian couples.

Uttarakhand is situated in the great Himalayan terrains. It has lakes, snow-covered mountains, dense forests, waterfalls, holy places, and many more things that attracted couples to come here. Uttarakhand has lots of Hill Stations like Mussoorie, Nainital, Dhanaulti, Chakrata, Munsiyari, etc. But couples prefer the Dehradun for celebrating a honeymoon.

If you think that 'Why Couples go to Dehradun for Honeymoon?' then the main reason is that Dehradun has everything that couples search for in a honeymoon destination.

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Why Dehradun Becomes a Famous Honeymoon Destination In North India?

Pleasing weather, attracting hill, waterfalls, water caves, beautiful rivers, historical temples, and many more places that make it a perfect destination for couples. Some of the major reasons for selecting Dehradun as a Honeymoon destination by couples are listed below.

  • Couples look for chilled and pleasant places for celebrating their honeymoon and Dehradun weather is very good not much chilled and not so much hot.
  • It is located in the Doon Valley area surrounded by hills and holy rivers.
  • It is nearest to other major famous tourist destinations such as Rishikesh, Haridwar, Ponta Sahib, etc.
  • It is also very close to other famous hill stations like Mussoorie, Chakrata, Dhanaulti, etc.
  • Dehradun has a variety of tourist places to visit for couples like waterfalls, temples, historical monuments, national parks, museums, etc.
  • Due to the summer capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun has all facilities that a city should have.
  • Dehradun has lots of luxurious hotels at a very cheap rate than other places for couples.
  • Dehradun is easily accessible from the nearby major cities of North India like New Delhi, Lucknow, Agra, Chandigarh, etc. by bus, train, and airplane.

Places to Visit in Dehradun for Couples


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Sahastradhara Falls

Dehradun has lots of tourist places for the sightseeing of couples. These places they can visit according to their honeymoon trip. Some of the major tourist places of Dehradun that couples should be visited are listed below.

1. Forest Research Institute: It is a very famous Agriculture Research Institute built by Britishers in the 1900’s era. Its building is very beautiful and attractive and here many Bollywood film shooting is done.

2. Sahastradhara: It is the most popular natural water picnic spot of Dehradun. It is mainly popular due to hundreds of sulfur water streams that make good water flow where tourists take water bath that cures skin diseases.

3. Lachhiwala: It is a very popular nature park and picnic spot in Dehradun where couples can spend some time with each other.

4. Robber’s cave: It is among the most popular tourist destinations of Dehradun where couples go to see limestone caves built by the river.

5. Maldevta: Maldevta is located on the outskirts of Dehradun famous for tourists for paragliding, picnic spot, and trekking.

6. Asan Barrage: It is situated near Uttarakhand and Himachal border. It is a barrage on the confluence of the Asan River and Yamuna Canal. It very peaceful place where nature and bird lovers can spend some quality time. Couples can enjoy boating here.

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Tapkeshwar Temple Dehradun

7. Tapkeshwar Temple: Most famous Shiv temple of Dehradun is the Tapkeshwar temple where once milk fell on Shivling from the temple's cave. Couples can visit this place to get blessings from Lord Shiva.

Dehradun nearby Tourist Places to Visit for Couples


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Ropeway Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a very popular hill city of India that is situated just 35 km far away from the Dehradun. Couples can go there and after visiting its beautiful places can come back to Dehradun the same day. But staying at least one day would be better to enjoy fully in Mussoorie.

Chakrata is within the Dehradun city but it is farther than Mussoorie. It is about 90 km from Dehradun city. It is a very peaceful and beautiful place where couples can see the snowfall also in the winters.

Rishikesh also very close to Dehradun city and situated about 40 km far away from where couples can see the natural beauty of the Ganga River and the very famous Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula.

Paonta Sahib has a very famous Gurudwara of Guru Gobind Singh Ji was built in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It is situated near the bank of the river Yamuna. It is situated just 47 km from Dehradun.

Best Time to Visit Dehradun for Honeymoon

The perfect time to visit the Dehradun would be from March to June. Till the February weather would be chilled. When the heat rises in plains or north India, tourists come here to enjoy their holidays here.

The weather is pleasant and comfortable during summer, days are a little hot and nights are cool which makes it perfect for couples. The average temperature remains from 26 to 35 degree Celsius.

After the monsoon season from July to August, Dehradun fills with lush green beauty that attracts tourists from September to October. Monsoon season should be avoided for planning to travel. September to October also good months to visit Dehradun.

From November to February Dehradun temperature falls and goes up to 3 degrees at the night. If you plan to visit in winter then you need heavy woolen clothes and jackets. You can visit Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, and Chakrata for enjoying snowfalls in December and January.

How many days are enough for Dehradun?

Couples should plan for at least 3-4 days honeymoon trip at Dehradun to complete visiting the sightseeing places and enjoying the trip. If you plan to visit Chakrata, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, etc. from Dehradun then you should increase your honeymoon trip duration.

Things to Do at Dehradun for Couples

Dehradun has lots of things for couples that can do such as sightseeing of tourist places, paragliding at Maldevta, water boating at Asan Barrage, Bungy Jumping in Rishikesh, white water rafting at Rishikesh, and many more.

Best Hotels in Dehradun for Honeymoon

Dehradun has lots of Luxurious hotels available in a wide range of budgets. Low to high-budget hotels available in every tourist place of Dehradun. Couples can book hotels online directly.

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How to Reach Dehradun

Dehradun city is well connected to nearby cities and major cities of Indian. Couples can reach Dehradun by train, buses, and airplane easily. There are lots of Direct AC buses available from Delhi to Dehradun that can drop you in Dehradun in 6 hours only. Airplanes are also available for Dehradun directly from the various metro and major cities like New Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, etc.

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