Located neatly at the foothills of the Shivalik mountain ranges in Uttarakhand, it is a favoured getaway for adventure tours in Dehradun for those who do not need to tread far to reach the lap of nature. Nestled amidst peaks, rivers and a rustic terrain, Dehradun is a picturesque destination that offers a wide array of adventure activities to its visitors. Dehradun is the base of many prominent treks in India namely trip to Kedarnath, Nag Tibba Base Trek, Gaumukh Trek, Har ki Dun & Hemkund Sahib trek and Dayara Bugyal Trek. Apart from these Dehradun offers a myriad of nature trails yet to be explored. The town of Dehradun is like any other busy town with hotels, cafes, restaurants and marketplaces among many other tourist attractions. One can venture out for a trek till the neighbouring hill town of Mussoorie from Dehradun, which is situated at an elevation of 1800 m from the sea level. Every rooftop in Dehradun offer spectacular sights of the Shivalik mountain ranges.
Recently become a tourist hotspot, it boasts of newly introduced adventure tours in Dehradun like the Hot air Balloon Rides, Land Zorbing and Hiking. Tourists can go about the town by renting bicycles and ones on a look out for further adventures can book for a mountain biking ride which takes you to various scenic and hilly terrains for explorations. The undulating hills and rolls of greenery surrounding the town, make for an eye catching backdrop. Trekking activities can be undertaken by various trekking groups who keep organising regular treks in and around Dehradun. There are several entertainment parks and water parks that house interesting adventure rides, such parks also offer a much needed quotient of adrenaline rush for the tourists who wants adventure but do not want to tread afar.