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Robber’s Cave is basically a river cave formed in the Himalayas about 8 kilometres from Dehradun. It is situated nearby Sahastradhara and is frequented by tourists a great deal.

To visit these caves, the tourists need to trek about a kilometre through Anarwala village. This is truly a perfect location for those who are seeking adventure and thrill as well. Locally, the caves are referred to as Guchhu Pani and some also believe that once these caves were the abode of Lord Shiva the Adiyogi himself. 

The caves have been divided into two major sections. Walking a little deep inside, one can also witness the majestic waterfalls.

April to October is the prefered time to visit the Robber's Cave. And while on your visit to this place, don't forget to wear footwear with a strong grip, carry a few snacks as well as a water bottle along. The water can reach up to knee length, thus, be careful while exploring the cave.

Major Attractions in and Around Robber's Cave

1. Mind Rolling Monastery. This is one of the six monasteries of the Nyingma School in Tibet and was established in 1676. It is a unique combination of travel and spirituality. One of the major highlighting points of the monastery is its mind-blowing architecture.

Also Read: This place is a great hub of activities and for amazing rides

2. Lachhiwala. This is a picnic destination sited in Dehradun. Its lush greenery and natural fascinating beauty are what mainly attracts tourists. It is also a great opportunity to click some great pics. 

3. Har Ki Dun. Har Ki Dun is the kind of travel destination you must visit if finding an escape from city life. The huge mountains and lush green trees are its major highlights.

How to Reach Robber's Cave

The fascinating river cave, Robber’s cave presents the beauty of the Himalayas. It lies at a distance of about 8 km from Dehradun and attracts visitors with its magnificence. Its distance from Delhi is 251 km, 1660 km from Mumbai, and 2414.4 km from Chennai.

By Air. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport which has good connectivity via Delhi and Chandigarh air routes. Once deboarding from the airport, you will need to cover the remaining distance by some means of public transportation. 

  • From Patna - Board Spice Jet, IndiGo and Air India flights from Patna Airport. The flight may cost you around INR 5400 to 5900
  • From Jaipur - Board IndiGo or Air India flights from Jaipur Airport. The flight fares may be ranging around INR 3300-5170

By Train. Dehradun Railway Station is the most nearby railway station to the Robber’s cave. From the station, you will have to book public transport to reach your destination. 

  • From Delhi - Board DDN JANSHTBDI train from Delhi Railway Station and deboard at Dehradun railway station
  • From Surat - Board DDN KCVL SUP train from Surat Railway Station and deboard at Dehradun railway station

By Road. Keeping your budget and convenience in mind, you can effortlessly plan a road trip to Dehradun’s wonder Robber’s cave. For travelling, you can either hire a cab or bus to reach here.

  • From Shimla - 230.5 km via NH7 and SH2
  • From Rishikesh - 55.3 km via Thano Road
  • From Nangal - 280 km via NH7

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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