The buoyant Shikhar Falls is a natural waterfall enveloped by the dusty mountains and the thick foliage of nature. This place is mostly thronged by the youngsters as it is ideal for trekking, bird watching and exploring the scenic beauty. Varied colourful butterflies can also be seen here.
The sapphire-blue water of Shikar Falls is clear and icy cold, approximately 30 km wide and is perfect for having a splish-splash with your pals. A swift trek of 1 km will open up to the view of an empyrean waterfall. The shutterbugs can take their camera along as you can capture some great photographs.
Best Time to Visit
Being a popular picnic place, Shikhar Falls is mostly visited in summers as you can dive into the chilled water and beat the heat. You can hit this place between the months of April-July.
There are several Maggi Points at Shikhar Falls that serve spicy mouth-watering Maggi. You can also have delicious snacks, tea, coffee and other beverages that are served by the Maggi Points at a nominal cost.
How to Reach
The gorgeous Shikhar Falls is located at Kairwaan village in Raipur about 12 km from Dehradun Clock Tower. This ravishing waterfall is about 57 km from Rishikesh, 64 km from Haridwar and about 257 km from Delhi. Dehradun railway station at 14 km away is the nearest railhead to Shikhar Falls. Jolly Grant airport at 40 km away is the closest air connectivity.