Dehradun - the capital of Uttarakhand, is 52 km from
Haridwar. Giri Dronacharya's ashram was here in the past. The city is named
after him. The Dun School is still famous for its education. The Indian
Military Academy - a military academy is also here. Other attractions include Sahasradhara,
Indian Forest Research Institute, Tapoban Ashram etc. Malsi Deer Park Park 10
km away of main city.
The distance from Haridwar is 72 km and from Rishikesh
to Dehradun is 43 km. Buses, taxis, autos are always available to go this way.
It takes about an hour and a half.