Home to some of India’s finest institutions, the green valley of Dehradun beckons travellers throughout the year. Whether it be views of snowcapped peaks, tours to historic places famed since the ancient times or even a glimpse of the local culture, this pretty Uttarakhand valley is sure to leave you enchanted!
The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in North India. The name ‘Dehradun’ comes from ‘dehra’ which in the local language means ‘camp’ and ‘doon’ which is the name for the valley. Watered by the Ganga and the Yamuna rivers, Dehradun is a beautiful jewel in the Garhwal region. The lush green valley, gorgeous views of the mountains to the north and south and a friendly local population are some reasons you get so hooked to Dehradun. Visit this place and you will also realise why the British loved running away to Dehradun every summer during the colonial era. A respite from the scorching heat of the plains, Dehradun makes for a great summer getaway.
Dehradun is well connected with the rest of cities in India. Major Airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir, SpiceJet, Jet Lite operates flights to and from Dehradun to major cities Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi , Ahmedabad and Pune.
Dehradun Airport also known as Jolly Grant Airport is a domestic airport located a distance of 22 Km from the city center. It is single terminal airport which handles domestic passengers.
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Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh, and is situated on the banks of Khan River and Saraswati River in the Malwa Plateau. The city has its own historical importance and is very rich in cultural heritage. It is one fastest growing city in the country. Indore is known as the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh. It is also fondly referred to as a ‘Food City’ as it offers an amazing variety and flavours of food. Be sure to taste the amazing chats, Punjabi food and Indian sweets like jalebis, malpuas, kaju katli. Indore is dotted with numerous restaurants and eateries trhoughout the city. Shopaholics can head to the spacious shopping malls or bazaars for purchasing local handicrafts and exquisite fabrics. Major tourist attractions in Indore are Choki Dhani, lal Baag Palace, Chhatris, Kanch Mandir, Nehru Park and more. Indore, being the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, is well connected to the rest of cities in India such as Bangalore, Delhi, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Raipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Srinagar and Goa. The major airlines which operates flights from and to Indore are Air India, Jet airways and IndiGo. Indore airport which is also known as Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, was named after Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar and is located at a distance of 8 km west of Indore city. Find the best deals on Indore flight tickets on Via.com and book your flights at the lowest airfare along with benefits like instant confirmation, lowest convenience fee, airfare calendar and easy cancellation/refund.