Sahastradhara

Natural Beauty

Uttarakhand

20°C / Clouds

Literally meaning thousand fold spring, Sahastra Dhara is a very famous tourist attraction in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The oozing beauty of this place can be best experienced during the rainy season. 

Here the water drips from the limestone stalactites which makes the water, rich with sulfur. This is another reason why it is also known as Sulphur Springs. It is situated 11 km from the city of Dehradun. 

The water in the pools is believed to be charged with medicinal properties of great therapeutic value. A single dip in the sulfur-rich water feels very cold and also very refreshing with notable medicinal properties.

One can plan a trip to Sahastradhara during any time of the year. However, the best time to visit here would be from October to March. During this time, you get to see a lot of equally curious travelers exploring the place around.

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Major Attractions in and Around Sahastradhara

1. Robber’s Cave

This cave is popularly known as the Guchhipani or Guchu Pani cave. As it is surrounded by majestic hills, the scenic abundance of the place makes it an enchanting travel destination to explore. The tourists will need to trek about 1 kilometer via the Anarwala village to reach this place. It a kind of perfect location for those who are seeking adventure.

2. Tapovan Temple

The temple is located around Dehradun-Rajpur road. Situated just above the Gangotri Glacier, the place draws a lot of tourist attention. For any spiritual seeker and yogis, this place can be an interesting visit.

3. Paltan Bazaar

This is yet another interesting option to explore in Dehradun. If you have seen various sights, perhaps it is time to indulge in some shopping activity. For people who like to explore new and unique places, this bazaar won’t be a disappointment.

How to Reach Sahastradhara 

Among a lot of fascinating places to visit in Dehradun, Sahastradhara is a breathtaking place that magnetizes the hearts of the tourists in its incredible rainy season. You will need to travel a distance of about 2388 km, 259 km, and 520 km from Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai respectively to reach there.

By Air. The nearest airport to Sahastradhara is Jolly Grant Airport. You can consider taking connecting flights from Chandigarh and Delhi Airport to reach here. After you deboard from the flight, you will need to cover the rest of the distance with the assistance of a cab or taxi.

  • From Ahmedabad - Board IndiGo, Vistara, and Air India flights from Ahmedabad Airport. The flight fares can be anywhere near INR 4500 to INR 6965
  • From Jaipur - Board IndiGo or Air India flights from Jaipur Airport. The airfares may range between INR 3300-5170

By Train. Take a train from your nearby railway station to reach Dehradun Railway station and then ride on any of the public vehicles to reach here. 

  • From Kanpur - Board SANGAM EXPRESS train from Kanpur Railway Station and deboard at Dehradun railway station.
  • From Howrah - Board UPASANA EXPRESS train from Howrah Railway station and deboard at Dehradun railway station.

By Road. The road network connection of Sahastradhara to other Indian cities is quite good due to which locals and outsiders can reach this place without any worry. Thus, depending upon your location, you can consider booking buses, cabs, or even self-drive to reach this place. 

  • From Haridwar - 67.7 km via Thano Road
  • From Solan - 194.5 km via SH2 and NH7
  • From Shimla - 239.9 km via SH2 and 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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