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3 Viewpoints to explore in Dehradun

Dehradun

Nested in the mountain ranges of the Himalaya, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India and is recently declared as the Provisional Capital of newly created Uttaranchal (Now Uttarakhand)

Cloud End
Cloud EndMussorie Range, Uttarakhand 248179, India

Surrounded by the Oak and Deodar forest, Clouds End is a landmark to the geographical end of Mussoorie. Located at around 7 km from main Mussoorie city, Clouds End is known for pleasant scenic views of hills with enjoyable climate. A heritage building built by some British in 1838 is also an attraction at Clouds End

George Everest Peak
George Everest PeakKhanij Nagar, Mussorie Range, Uttarakhand 248179, India

A short hike to view an incredible sunset, and of the valleys and towns laying below. The peak is named after George Everest who was the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. The majority of the Great Trigonometrical Survey in India was completed under him. His house is located 300 meters down the peak.

Mussoorie Lake
Mussoorie Lake Lake, Dhobi Ghat, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248179, India

It is a man-made lake which was developed by City Board and the Mussoorie-Dehradun Developmental Authority. The lake is placed at a scenic location about 6 km before Mussoorie on the Dehradun-Mussoorie Road. One can get down at Dhobi Ghat from where the lake is just at a walking distance. Surroundings of the lake include the mesmerizing views of Doon Valley and the verdant hills of Mussoorie. There are pedalled boats to enjoy the calmness of the lovely lake.

Map of Viewpoints to explore in Dehradun