Lakha Mandal Temple, Chakrata
Mahasu Devta Temple, Hanol
Mindroling Monastery, Clement Town
Rishikesh(Hrishikesh or Rushikesh or Hrushikesh)
Tiger Fall, Chakrata
Malsi Deer Park
Trekking in Dehradun
Welcome to Dehradun Hill Station,
Dehradun, also sometimes spelled Dehra Doon, is the capital city of the Uttarakhand state (earlier called Uttaranchal). It is located in the Doon valley. The products that have made Dehradun known within India are "Dehradooni basmati rice", bakery products and lychee. The famous hill station Mussoorie is also situated in this district.
Dehradun presents a city with excellent credential in the field of knowledge and information. Its renowned academic institutions received worldwide accolades and some of them are in exist from the time of the British Rule. A wide range of escapades is in offer in this hill station. With enormous places for paragliding, skiing, angling and river rafting, Dehradun fascinates the adventure buffs. A tour in Dehradun provides one with the unforgettable charisma of impeccable sceneries that would stay with one for a long. It is quite sure that the gushing streams, deep ravines, lustrous valleys and most of all the lofty contoured mountain ranges of this hilly resort would unwittingly hold one's breath.
A water sports resort has been developed at the Asan Barrage by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam in the year 1994. Asan Barrage was created in the year 1967 and it is popularly known as Dhalipur Lake. Situated 43 kms from Dehradun on Chandigarh-Shimla highway, the resort offers facilities like water skiing, boating, rowing, kayaking, canoeing, etc. Wildlife lovers have an added bonus during the winter season as migratory birds can be seen in the vicinity.
An abundant reservoir of shopping centres, Dehradun offers a plenty of opportunities to shopping buffs, which makes shopping an enjoyable experience. With high quality shops and good restaurants, Astley Hall on Rajput road is the most desired shopping complex of Derhadun.
Astley Hall and its adjoining areas offer superb object d'art, which makes one's shopping in Dehradun a cheerful experience. What makes shopping in Derhadun so special is the fact that the artifacts that are put on sale are not only beautiful but also inexpensive. The delicate woodcrafts, utilities and artifacts made by the local artisans out of bamboo, cane and wood are the major draw while shopping in Astley Hall. Woolen garments like stunning cardigans, shawls and sweaters, are the most sought after items which are worthy for the money one pays.
An 18 km drive along the Chakrata road, Bhagirathi Resort at Selaqui, Dehradun lends a tremendous spectacle of the Himalayan ranges. The resort lures tourists with its tranquil swimming pool, water slides and fountains. Against the backdrop of the mountain ranges, Bhagirathi Resort is an idyllic tourist place, possessing all the possible luxury that one can crave for while on a nature tour and trail in Dehradun.
This fair is held at the Jhanda ground in cantonment arear of Chakrata block of Dehradun district. It is about 3 kms from Chakrata. The fair reflects cultural heritage and tradition of Jaunsari tribe. A large number of people turn up in this fair from nearby Tehri, Uttarkashi and Saharanpur districts. The fair marks harvesting season in the area and reflects the happiness of the local people.
Chakrata or Chakrauta is a cantonment town in Dehradun district. A cantonment of British Indian Army, was established in 1866 by Colonel Hume of the 55th Regiment, British Indian Army. The area has an abundance of conifers, rhododendrons and oaks. The red rhododendrons are the most abundantly found in this reason. A key attraction near Chakrata is the waterfall named Tiger Fall. A secluded -nearby, leafy hamlet of Deoban is offered a panoramic view of the Himalayas stretching from Kinnaur to Garhwal and Kumaon. In chakrata there is a place named DEVBAN from which you can see the great wall of China (partly) and the great majestic himalayas.
The region also has a number of temples including ones at Hanol, Mahasu Devta Temple dedicated to Lord Mahasu (Though this is still a topic of discussion that Lord Mahasu is Lord Mahashiva or Lord Ramchnadra), Radina, Thaina, Indroli, Lakhwar, and Lakhamandal, on the banks of river Yamuna, known for its ancient Shiva Temple, which traces its existence to the legends of Mahabharata, the village also has several natural caves.
It is a popular tourist spot of Dehradun. Situated 7 kms from Dehradun there is the famous temple of Chandrabani (Gautam Kund). According to the mythological beliefs, this spot was inhabited by Maharishi Gautama. Every year devotees, in large numbers, take a dip in this holy kund. 2 kms away from the main road, located in the midst of Shivalik hills, the place is a beautiful tourist spot.
The name Dehradun reminds one of the celebrated institution of the Indian army - the Indian Military Academy. A renowned institution, which gains credentials from world wide, Indian Military Academy boasts of the rich tradition of the vast force of India.
India is considered as the 5th largest nation with regard to its military power. The Indian army is fully equipped with the most modern artilleries and sophisticated ammunitions. These arms and ammunitions are displayed in the little but marvelous Chetwoode Hall adjoining the Academy. A wide range of artifacts that is paraded beautifully, in the elegant military ambiance is very interesting. Apart from the straightforward displays, the museum also holds video clippings, which describes the use of these various armaments. Surely enough to quench the curiosity of anyone, this museum is a prestigious wing of the Indian Military Academy.
One among the most significant structures in the city, Clock Tower in Dehradun is renowned for its aesthetic beauty. An exceptional formation, this tower is one of its own kind in entire Asia itself. Constructed before independence, this six-faced tower might have adorned a prestigious position in the history of this hilly region.
The locals said that the chime of the clock was perceptible from far-off places of the hill city. Though this tower is visible from a distance, it is not functioning now. Situated in the busiest Rajpur Road, this tower is bounded by the commercial structures of the city. Now this tower presents only as an elegant monument of the bygone years rather than a clock tower.
45 kms from Dehradun, Dakpathar is a beautiful tourist spot in the western Doon Valley, amidst the Shivalik range. Dakpathar has emerged as a wonderful tourist spot. Dakpathar has emerged a wonderful tourist spot under the Yamuna Hydel Scheme. The place is connected by a regular bus service from the Parade Ground and Highway Bus Stand near the Railway Station, Dehradun. Accommodation is available in a Tourist Rest House with swimming pool facilities.
Doon Valley is a valley located in Sivalik Hills in Uttarakhand, India, home to the capital of Indian state of Uttarakhand, Dehradun. Doon or Dun is a local word 4 valley, and several valleys in region have names like, Patli Dun, Kothri Dun, Pinjore Dun in Himachal Pradesh. Kalesar National Park and Jaunsar-Bawar region lie within the valley as well.
The Forest Research Institute is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand. It was established in 1906 and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. The Forest Research Institute is spread over 4.5 km?, with the outer Himalayas nearby. The main building has Greco-Roman and Colonial styles of architecture. It has laboratories, a library, herbarium, arboreta, printing press and experimental field areas for conducting forestry research. Its museums, in addition to being a source of scientific information, are an attraction for tourists.
There are six museums: Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Museum, Timber Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum, Entomology Museum.
One among illustrious sports person of modern India, Jaspal Rana is a familiar figure to all Indians. This institute is started in 2002 to commemorate the victory of this one time world shooting champion. The main objective of this institute is to provide all the modern facilities to those students who are interested in the challenging game of shooting.
Apart from imparting sophisticated techniques to students, this institute also provides teacher's training by offering Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education. With in a short span of 6 years, this institute has gained much acclaim in the field of sports. Headed by the great sportsman, Jaspal Rana, this institute is trying it very hard to get the best sports person of India, who can proudly present the Indian flag in the prestigious realm of Olympic podium.
Jhanda Fair is held every year at the historic Guru Ram Rai Darbar in Dehradun City on the fifth day after Holi in the sacred memory of the Guru. The fair begins with putting up a new Jhanda (Flag) on the staff located in the compound of the historic complex. Besides local people, a large number of devotees turn up from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, U.P. and Himachal Pradesh etc.
The Kalanga Monument of Dehradun enthralls every tourist with its glorious history, counted as a sizeable nature tour in Dehradun. It stands as a memorable edifice, which enables any one to retrospect the gallant story of ancient battles fought virtually one hundred and eighty years ago. The contending parties were the British rulers and the `Gurkhas`. Rested atop a hill, more than a thousand feet on the Rispana riverbanks, this monument stands as a representative of the historical events of the famous Garhwal rulers.
Approximately 5 kms from Dakpathar, is an Ashoka Pillar Rock Edict, built in 450 B.C., which represents the post-warfare era when king Ashoka converted himself to the Buddhist faith. The edicts ever aimed at the moral elevation of his people. One such edict at Kalsi is made of quartz which is 10ft long and 8ft broad. 'Gajottam' meaning 'the most excellent elephant' is inscribed on the right side of the rock and is engraved in Brahmi script in the eatern dialect of Magadhi, the then official language.
The National Archaeological Department has taken the responsibility of preserving the edict having a high historical significance. The scenic beauty around Kalsi is picturesque. From the Yamuna upto Kalsi the land on the western bank of the river is formed in tow successive ledges, each about 30 metres high. Near the foot of the upper ledge is the Kalso stone containing one of Ashoka's Edicts.
A pictorial spot situated in the suburbs of the city, Lachhiwala is a much-desired destination in Dehradun. Easy accessibility and moderate accommodation facilities make this pictorial spot a favourite place among the tourists. A picturesque spot where one can enjoy a serene and tranquil atmosphere, Lachhiwala is such a location whose unspoiled beauty would mesmerize the visitor.
Apart from its lush verdant greenery, Lachiwalla offers a salubrious climate all round the year, which makes the tourist to plan trips at any time of the day. With its virgin nature and the fresh aroma of fruit orchards, Lacchiwalla is such a place that provides the luxury of being in the company of the unruffled nature.
Past Kempty falls, 75 kms on the Mussoorie-Yamnotri road lies Lakhamandal, having a historical as well as mythological significance. It figures prominently in the annals of Mahabharata. Legend has it that the Kaurvas made a shelter house and conspired to burn the Pandavas alive here. Lakhmandal is situated on the bank of Yamuna at a distance of 35 kms. From Chakrata and 128 kms. from Dehra Dun.
To the antiquarian it provides considerable material of interest. It contains temples dedicated to Diva, The five pandava brothers, Parasuram and Kedar. In order to burn the Pandavas, the Kauravas had built their 'Laksha Grah' (house of lac). The two remarkable well executed figures in stone of Arjuna and the other of Bhima are available in the village.
Lakshman Jhula was built in 1939, is a 450 ft long iron suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand . It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. It is said that Lakshman crossed Ganga on jute ropes between the place where this bridge is built. Lakshman Jhula was built in 1939. There are spectacular views from the bridge.
Numerous temples and ashrams around both ends of the bridge attract visitors from far and near. Close to the Lakshman Jhula is the Ram Jhula (also Shivanand Jhula), a swinging bridge made a few years back.
Lakshman Siddha is one of the four Siddhpeeths around Dehradun. It has immense religious importance. It is mainly a local religious fair held every Sunday, but last Sunday of April has a special significance, when people turn up in very large number and seen offering obeisance to the Samadhi here. It is about 10 kms away on Dehradun-Rishikesh road and can be easily approached by city bus or tempo. It is located about a km off the road inside jungle.
Mahasu Devta Temple is located on the Tyuni-Mori road at Hanol. The Temple is dedicated to Mahasu Devta, Lord Mahasu is the chief Deity of this area and is worshipped in Mahasu Devta Temple by the people of Hanol and nearby villages. The temple is the ancient temple of Mahasu Devta built in 9th century. The temple was constructed in Huna architectural style initially but over the ages, acquired a mixed style. The temple is included in the Archaeological Survey of India list of ancient temple in Dehradun circle, Uttarakhand.
Mahasu Devta fair is held every year in the month of August. It is the most important religious fair of the local tribe of this area. Basically Mahasu Devta fair at Hanol is celebrated by Jaunsari Tribe and people of other communities also joins them. This fair depicts the cultural harmony between different communities.
Though Dehradun does not offer the modern culture of shopping malls, it offers wonderful time of shopping with its tremendous set of bazaars and small shops. Shopping is the most enjoyable bustle without which a tour package would be quite incomplete. To shop in Dehradun means to wander across the city and one would get good quality articles at a moderate price.
One of the best spot to have the items on offer is the Mall Road, which lies with in the heart of the city itself. A cluster of small and large shops displays the best products like Tibetan carpets local jewelries, brass statues, wooden crafts work, Garhwali paintings and woolen items. What makes shopping in the Mall Road so interesting is the fact that the artifacts that are put on sale suits to the pocket of any type tourists.
A mini zoological park placed at the base of the majestic Shivalik Range, Malsi Deer Park in Dehradun is one among the fast emerging tourist attractions in the hill station. Situated in the near vicinity of the city, this park also houses a children's park bounded by verdant greenery. This would provide great fun to the children apart from seeing the wild animals in the Park.
Comparatively of recent origin, this well maintained park is a natural home to two horned deer, Tiger, Neelgai and Peacock. A delight for the bird watchers, this lovely park houses a variety of birds whose chirping and singing is an added attraction to this Park. With a wholesome weather, natural environs and the lush greenery makes the zoological park an ideal spot for picnic and excursion.
Clement Town is a cantonment town in Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. A large Tibetan settlement and the World's Largest Stupa, of the re-established Mindroling Monastery from Tibet, is situated in Clement Town, which was inaugurated on 28 October 2002 and is surrounded by a 2-acre (8,100 m2) garden. There is also a 103 feet (31 m) high statue of Buddha is dedicated to the Dalai Lama.
Perched at an altitude of 2,298 m above sea level, Munsiyari is a quiet hamlet situated in the Pithoragrh district of Uttarakhand state. It is is nestled in the snowcapped peaks of the Himalayas and offers splendid panoramas of natural glory. The view of the Panchachuli peaks from Munsiyari is captivating. Munsiyari is famous for its trekking expeditions and serves as a base for Milam, Ralam and Namik glaciers. Mainly occupied by Bhotias also known as Shaukas.
Munsiyari is rich in varied flora and fauna. Munsiyari is home to Rhododendrons, Pine and Deodar trees. Colorful birds like wagtail, raven, falcon, monal, and Himalayan griffon and serpent eagle can be spotted in Munsiyari region. Leopard, Himalayan bear, fox and musk deer have also made their homes in the elevated forests of Munsiyari.
A unique Museum dedicated to collect and study of various subjects in relation to the origin, development and sustenance of the mankind on earth. The Museum, which is renowned as the Zonal Museum, is situated on Hardwar Road in Dehradun. It started its functioning in the year 1971.
It is devoted to explaining the origin and customs of the people lived in the foothills of the mighty mountain ranges.Zonal Museum is a graceful endeavor to give a clear account of the cultural and physical anthropology of western and central Himalayas.
A shopper's delight, Dehradun displays it's celebrated past in its artifacts. The glorious culture and tradition of this hilly terrain is very well imprinted on its shopping articles. The rich fragrance of the Doon Basmati rice and the gorgeousness of woolen garments present a wonderful ambiance of shopping in the Paltan Bazaar.
The streets are perfumed with the aroma of good quality spices that are so tempting that one would not spare the chance of buying something from there. While shopping in these crowded bazaar, one would get the real picture of the rustic life of this hill station since the woolen clothes reveals the local tribes customary life style.
Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It is spread over 820 km?, and three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal. In 1983, three wildlife sanctuaries in the area namely, Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji sanctuaries were merged into one. Rajaji National Park has been named after C. Rajagopalachari (Rajaji), a prominent leader of the Freedom Struggle, the second and last Governor-General of independent India and one of the first recipients of India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna (in 1954).
Inhabiting the dense green jungles that form the park are an impressive array of creatures - 23 species of mammals - including tigers, leopards, elephants, deer, jungle cat, wild boar and sloth bear - and 315 species of birds are found in Rajaji. The most prominent avian species include pea fowl, woodpeckers, pheasants, kingfishers and barbets, supplemented by a number of migratory species during the winter months. Besides that, the rivers which flow through the park harbour fish such as trout and mahseer.
Ram Rai, the 7th Sikh Guru, established the famous Ram Rai Gurudwara in the early 17th century in Dehradun. Ram Rai Gurudwara is one of the oldest Gurudwaras in this hill station that has gained the accolades as a popular pilgrimage centre. Built with the patronage of the then ruler of Dehradun, Ram Rai Gurudwara boasts of a legend behind the construction of it. It says that Guru Ram Rai was thrown away from his native place, settled down at the valley and constructed this shrine.
This gurudwara houses all the features of a typical Sikh shrine. The most holy book Adigrantha adorns the center of the shrine. Other important places include places like the large dining room where meals are served to all at free of cost and the free utility rooms. Like all other Gurudwaras, here also all are welcomed to offer their prayers irrespective of their caste and creed. The serene and tranquil ambiance of this shrine would be clothed with a festive mood at the annual festival of Jhanda mela or the celebration of flags, which is held after holi.
Rishikesh, also spelled Hrishikesh, Rushikesh, or Hrushikesh, is a city and a municipal board in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India and attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists each year, from within India, as well as from other countries. Rishikesh is also known as "Teerth Nagri" or "Yog Nagri", that is City of Temples, Yoga and Meditation. It is also known as the gateway to the Himalayas and is located around 25 kilometres away from another holy city, Haridwar.
Rishikesh, sometimes nicknamed "the world capital of Yoga", has numerous yoga centres that also attract tourists. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it. Rishikesh is world famous for Rafting and Adventure. Rafting season starts from the month of March and ends in July. Rishikesh is also home to the 120-year old Kailas Ashram Brahmavidyapeetham, an institution dedicated to preserve and promote the traditional Vedantic Studies. Prominent personalities such as Swami Vivekananda, Swami Rama Tirtha and Swami Shivananda have studied in this institution.
Robber's Cave (known by locals as (Guchhupani)) is a river cave formation in Dehradun City, about 8 km from City Centre. The cave is about 600 meters long,divided into two main parts.The cave has a highest fall of about 10 meters. In the central part there is a fort wall structure which is now broken. It is a natural cave formation where rivers flows inside the cave. The place is now being maintained by Uttranchal State.
Beauty in the midst of adventure is the prime specialty of this scenic place. Bounded by majestic hills, this caves presents an amazing scenario of the mother nature. After the tedious trek of one kilometer, one would get the pleasant warmth of a refreshing stream. After a quite flow, this would vanish only to appear in a few kilometers away. Tourists folk together in large groups here, to witness this strange and splendorous experience.
'Thousand fold spring' is the literal meaning of the term Sahastradhara. It is a lovely waterfall, with a depth of 9 meters. What makes the torrent so popular is its therapeutic value since its water contains Sulphur. Besides its medicinal merits, the stream presents a pictorial environ where one can spent hours in the calmness of silence. The Baldi River and the caves exaggerate the aesthetic beauty of the site.
Since this astonishing natural splendor is situated with in the city limits, the tourists can easily reach to Sahastradhara. It poses a salubrious climate and so can be visited at any time. But the gorgeousness of the place is to be best viewed in the rainy season when the stream proposes the appearance of a gushing torrent. The mere sight of the gurgling waters fills one's soul with a vitalizing energy. Sahasradhara's water is filled with lime, and the residues it left behind forms a projecting ridge, in the shape of a cave, on the top of which the water dance like a shower. This enchanting scenery and the lush vegetation makes this stunning spot a tourist's dream destination, where one avail a tranquil holiday.
This fair is held at Ramtal in Nagau gram sabha of Chakrata tehsil in Dehradun district. Ramtal is a beautiful natural tank of about 30 mts long and 30 mts wide, located on a hill and is connected with a 700 mts long motorable road. The tank is surrounded by a green ground which is the venue of the fair. Every year during navratras, in the month of April a big fair is held here. A temple and a memorial dedicated to the freedom fighter Veer Kesri Chandra is located at this spot.
Situated 8 kms along, is the Sai Darbar Temple. This place holds a high cultural and spiritual value and is visited by tourists from across the country and foreigners as well.
This temple is located at around 15 kms from Dehradun. The temple stands as a symbol of faith people have in the temple and has a great cultural and religious significance. Legends says that Santla Devi, along with her brother, on realizing that they would not be able to face the Mughal Army, abandoned their weapons and began to pray. A light flickered and within moments they both were transformed into stone images. It is within the fort that the shrine was built.
Twelve kilometres from Dehradun is this beautiful place. A Tibetan Gompa (temple) is the centre of attraction here. The Gompa is decorated with frescoes and presents a beautiful picture. The place has a sizeable Tibetan population and the place offers you glimpses of life in Tibet without you actually going there. There is another Gompa just five kilometres from here.
The holy abode of Lord Shiva, The Tapkeshwar is a famous cave temple in Dehradun. Placed in the banks of a rivulet, this temple turned out to be one among the busiest pilgrim centers in the hilly resort. The river pierce in to the cave and the water droplets dribble from the rocks on the Shiv Linga presents an imposing spectacle, which gives an ethereal feeling. The Tapkeshwar Temple in Dehradun gains its name 'Tapakeswar' from this natural dribbling of river water over the deity from the ceilings of the cavern. Cool sulphur springs around the temple with therapeutic value make it a superb dipping spot for pilgrims.
This cave temple is also known as the 'Guchhu Pani', which can be reached only after the tiring walking of more than a kilometer. The tranquility surrounds the temple sooths the tiresome voyage and the simple Darshan itself make the devotee spell bound. Legend says that it was from this cave that Lord Shiva poured milk to Ashwathama, the son of Dronacharya. This picture book site is to be visited during the time of Shivaratri, when large gathering throng here to participate the holy matrimony of Shiva with Parvathi.
A big Tapkeshwar fair takes place here on the Shivratri day. Thousands of devotees congregate at this place on the day to offer prayers.
Ascenic place on the banks of the sacred Ganges, Tapovan holds a significant impact in the religious spectrum of Dehradun. The popular belief is that this is the place, where Dronachrya had undergone his penance. Now, this place is full of Sadhus and sages who believes that atonements and penance are the only way to appease the almighty.
Bounded by the lush foliage and the sweet sound of the majestic river, the ambiance in and around this holy place is so divine that it sooths all the sorrows. Chanting of rituals and Vedas adds the holiness of the serene spot. Placed adjacent to the city, this place is frequented by tourists who throng here to witness to the rituals and other religious ceremonies.
5 kms from Chakrata by foot, it is a beautiful water fall, falling from a height of 50 mts.converging into a small pond which creates an enchanting effect in the scenic surroundings. It is in the north east of Chakrata and is at a height of 1395 mts above sea level. Roaring, gushing water, thickly forest and a beautiful view makes it an ideal place for enchanting outing.
Situated in the remote village Goolar Khalla, Tiger View Jungle camp offers the unusual opportunity of seeing the giant of the jungle in its natural habitat. The most endangered species, the Indian Tiger is conserved here in its natural environs and spotting a tiger in the thick jungles is a wonderful experience.
It offers an unparallel and memorable adventurous experience in the dense jungle. Apart from the jungle safaris, the rare facility of camping in the wilderness with like minded people in the midst of abundant natural beauty is really mesmerizing, which could not be equated with anything else.
Exploring the mystifying nadirs of the Doon valley is a fascinating attraction for the adventure lovers of all the time. Beauty in the midst of wilderness is not only attractive but also tempting. The lustrous valleys, lofty mountain ranges, richness of fauna and profound defiles presents a wide range of possibilities in adventurous tourism.
Dehradun provides a great opportunity to discover the pristine beauty of the Himalayas and get on a voyage of never ending amusements. Trekking in Dehradun discloses an accord between the extreme splendor and the bleakness of nature. Besides trekking, this lovely place also provides other adventurous sports like jeep safari, camping, skiing, which offer a prospect to view the magnificence the mighty Himalayas.
A renowned institution of research in Himalayan Geology, the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology at Dehradun has been acknowledged as a National Laboratory of global status with outstanding facilities. Functioning as an autonomous body, this celebrated institute is named after its founding father, Sri D N Wadia, a well known figure in the field of geological research. Besides aiding the research scholars, this institute also controls some of the research stations in the isolated Himalayan regions. The library of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology holds more than 20,000 books along with journals and monographs.
One among the significant characteristics of the institute is its museum, to instruct the general public and students with the help of samples, charts, maps and models and films on Himalayan and general geology. With sophisticated equipments and scientific methods, the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology adorns a prestigious position in the country for excellent research in Himalayan geology.
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