Dehra Dun is the capital of the newly formed state of Uttaranchal. It is situated in the beautiful Doon valley between the Siwaliks Mountains and the front range of the Himalayas. Dehra Dun is an ideal location for nature lovers, hikers, river rafters and trekkers who want to explore the flora and fauna of the Himalayan region. National wildlife parks, river rafting on the Ganges, and historic religious hill towns like Rishikesh and Haridwar are only one to two hours away by road.

The people of Dehradun pride themselves for having a smile for all those who come to their lovely city. Dehradun is poised for major tourist developments in the coming future.
The beautiful hill station of Dehradun has several attractions, many of which are academic institutions and research centres of national importance. The Forest Research Institute is the main centre of research and planning in the fields of flora and fauna in India. The Robber's Cave, situated on the outskirts of Dehradun, is a famous view-point. Tapovan in Dehradun is the place where it is believed that Guru Dronacharya (of Mahabharata) had his ashram and is a must see during vacations Dehradun.

Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is known for its association with Mahabharata. Dakpatthar is a major tourist attraction of Dehradun opening the visitors to the beauty of Doon Valley. The Central Braille Press or Rashtriya Drishtibaditarth Sansthan Bharat is the largest producer of Braille texts in India.

Mussoorie, the "Queen of Hills", is situated up in the hills, and hence visible from Dehradun during the day and like a sparkling town at night. Locally, the Tibetan Monastry and Buddha's tall statue are an attraction all year long.

Several economical and good Hotels are present nearby, all within a radius of five kilometers, but these may not be necessary if you are contemplating surgery as an indoor patient. Within Dehradun, you need to call us directly on phone number 2763600 or 2764600. Once you are in Dehradun, we can arrange local site tours for you too.

Places of Interest
Durbar Shri Guru Ram Rai : is a fortress like structure seems to have been built 300 years ago during the reign of Aurangzeb, when the Guru migrated to the valley and pitched his tent there. The Guru had a huge richly decorated flag and the locality around it was called the Jhanda Mohalla, the nucleus around which the new city of Dehradun gradually grew.
Forest Research Institute : is the only institute of its kind in Asia. It is located near the Indian Military Academy and happens to be right opposite the Ashirwad Hospital
Robber's Cave : located 8 kms from the city near the cantonment is one of nature's phenomenon to confuse man, a stream of water suddenly disappears from sight and a few yards away appears again in a gushing stream. The cave is accessible by bus till Anarwala, a distance of 6 kms and the rest of the 2 kms have to be traveled on foot.
The Sericulture Centre : also located 8 kms away in Premnagar is well worth a visit.
Sahastradhara : about 14 kms away is a place which has natural sulphur springs.
Lakshmansidh : 12 kms on the route to Rishikesh is a popular shrine.
Malsi Deer Park : on way to Mussoorie is pleasant place set amidst sal forest.

Picturesque winding streams, wild flowers and colorful hills-nature at its best all round the year

Sulphur Springs-30 mts. drive to natural springs offering skin cure

Snake like winding road to Mussoorie-the Queen of hills-one hour drive from the Hospital

Forest Research Institute-right opposite our Hospital-good for taking morning walks and visiting their Museums

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1.  Ashirwad Enclave, Dehradun - 248 006, Uttaranchal (INDIA) Tel: +91 (135) 2763600, 2764600