College Bunk has always been the most epic memory in the lives of every student. Escaping from the hectic lectures while sipping on to some masala tea in the midst of the windy hills of Dehradun is the ultimate goals of every college goer in Doon. So here’s a list of some impeccable locations to make college bunk a memorable one.
no one is alien to this one hot yet breezy destination near Dehradun. ‘The Queen of Hills’ doesn’t disappoint you in any way, be it a brisk walk, a steaming Maggie or boiled eggs with some classic green chutney, pancakes at chaar dukan or a mere cup of tea/coffee, your gossip buddies and wandering soul will surely have a jolly time in the serene environs of Mussoorie.
if you’re in the mood of skipping your college and looking forward to have a spunky day, then Rishikesh is your adventure buddy. Hop on to the land of adventure in your neighbourhood. Book yourself a ticket and fly like a fox while enjoying the bliss of the flying fox or maybe take a dip in the holy Ganges while tearing apart its roaring waves by doing some river rafting or just gorge on to some scrumptious delicacies at the numerous cafes in Rishikesh. A perfect bunk destination for the adventure aficionados.
If you’re tired of tripping around Mussorie over and over again then explore the untouched and untarnished gorgeousness of Chakrata. This microscopic hill station has roads less trodden and views that are unseen. You can also pay a visit to the Tiger Falls, which a gigantic waterfall hidden in the majestic terrains of Chakrata, and is an ecstatic beauty. If you plan to visit Chakrata and come back home, make sure you leave early in the morning.
Seeking for something absolutely bizarre to do on a college bunk; try driving down to Kalsi. Kalsi is a small town located between Chakrata and Dehradun near Dakpatthar on the banks of river Yamuna. At Kalsi you will find the gist of Buddhism which flourished during the Mauryan Empire, bask in the history of this small town and collect some new stories for your journal, if you write one.
5. Kempty Falls
a very famous tourist spot which at a mere 2 hrs drive from Dehradun, Kempty Falls can be another exciting bunk destination if the scorching heat of sun is getting unbearable for you or even if you’re lusting over enjoying a gigantic waterfall, then Kempty Fall is where you got to hang out mates.
Feeling saintly? Or want to drive in the neighbourhood, visit Haridwar and take a dip in the holy Ganges and then gorge on to some sizzling hot choley poori at the famous If visiting Haridwar during the Kumbh Mela it will be no less than cherry on the cake for you and your bunk buddies.
No college bunker has left this tinsel town unexplored, the quaint atmosphere and an amazing climate has popularised it amongst the college goers. Dhanaulti is an absolutely ecstatic getaway in the winters as it snows in Dhanaulti which makes it impossible for the wanderers to attend their college lectures.
Located near Chakrata in the Jaunsar Bawar district, Nagthat is a less travelled and lesser known winter destination. Be it meandering meadows, bubbling creeks, dense wood of Deodar and Himalayan peaks or a white winter land, Nagthat has it all for you. A drive to Nagthat from Dehradun takes an approximate time of 2 hrs and 30 minutes.
If you’re in search of having a soothing day by missing some lectures and having a day out wandering with your mates, then Chamba will be your knight in shining armour. Head out to this quaint hamlet which is at a distance of 85 km from Dehradun. At Chamba you experience the apricity (warmth of the sun in winters), tranquillity and the ecstasy of being in the Himalayan region, totally blissful!!
Located on the Mussoorie-Chamba road Kanatal can be your new bunking harbour. Located at a distance of 68 km from Dehradun, it is a picturesque haven brimming with a number of fruit orchards, roaring winds and the Surkanda Devi Temple which is dedicated to Sati.
So head out and have a brisk yet exhilarating trip and make some heartsome memories outta that college bunk of yours at these stunning locations and pick your personal favourite.