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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Jabalpur, formerly known as Jubbulpore and Sanskaardhaani is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on shores of holy river Narmada and on the tributary plains of Hiran, Gour, Ken and Sone rivers. Jabalpur is located near Mandla, the capital city of ancient kingdom of Gond. The city is considered to be the abode of the people who love to witness natural beauty and monuments of ancient history. Jabalbur is an industrial city with a several defence industries and a thriving cotton industry. Major tourist attraction in and around the city are Amarkantak, Bajnamath and Sangram Sagar, Balancing Rock, Madan Mahal Fort, Bargi Dam, Bhanwar Tal Garden, Bhedaghat, Bilhari, Chausat Yogini Temple etc. If you love nature and wildlife, do visit Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Pench National Park, Khajuraho and Bhedaghat. The best time to visit the city is from September to March. Jabalpur being an administrative center as well as a historical city attracts many travelers throughout the year. The city is well connected to rest of the country by road , rail and air route. Major airlines such as Air India, Spicejet and Indigo operates flights to all the major cities in India like Bangalore, Goa, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. Jabalpur airport, also known as Dumna airport is situated at a distance of 25 km east of city. It is a single terminal airport which handles domestic traffic. Find the best deals on Jabalpur 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.