Summer Vacations is one of the most exhilarating time of the year. The anxiety-free atmosphere in every home brings in the zeal for making it a memorable time. Summer Vacations brings along an unparalleled amusement that will leave that bon-vivant soul of yours totally thrilled. But to have a happening summer you gotta have a bucket list of all the activities that you are planning to try your hand at. However the quest of finding the things to do in Summer is the real struggle. But fret no more folks, as we have prepared a list of some absolutely happening Things to do in 2018 Summers in Dehradun, read on to find out our best ideas on making the 2018 Summer in Dehradun a memorable one.
1. Learning Photography
Dehradun is a scenic city even after all the urbanisation in the town. Doon is producing self-taught and skilled photographers who are willing to teach the skills of precise photography to the ones interested. Find out the best teacher for yourself through social media and enrol yourself in a photography course in Dehradun and make your 2018 summer worth capturing.
2. Learning Music
The Doon Valley has its own melodies of the Himalayas. The city is not just famous for its serenity but also the soul-touching beats of the musicians of the town. There are many talented bands, singers and instrumental music trainers who can set your tuning right and provide you with an artistic skill, so hurry up and rock on.
If you’re Mad about colours, then some walls of Doon are available for showcasing your skills. If you take a look around the town, a number of NGO’s like MAD, have painted the walls of the town with messages of social harmony and responsibilities. You can team up with these organisations and make your summer and the town brighter and better.
4. Join a Club
Dehradun has some reputed and great clubs where you can socialise and gain information about a plethora of things around you. For instance you can be a member of The WIC Club in Dehradun. WIC hosts a number of educational and social events which also include self-development, the former being the The Toastmasters Club which encourages the young and old to enhance their verbal skills. So pay a visit on a Sunday and explore more of these activities.
5. Learn a New Language
Uttarakhand is a land of diverse communities and has folks from various cultural backgrounds who bring along their unique style of speaking in our city. Enrol yourself in any language course this summer and enhance your language skills by becoming bilingual.
6. Learn about Dehra and its Culture
Dehradun is a small town and therefore is easy to explore, yet it is unexplored. The town has a glorious past which dates back to the Mahabharata and the British Era.There are also some heritage sights such as FRI, IMA, Kalinga War Memorial, Darbar Sahib etc, which makes the stories of the past of Dehradun worth exploring.
7. Learn Swimming
Dehradun has some really cool places that you can visit to learn swimming. You will not only learn to swim but also have a jolly time with your friends and family. You can visit places like Sahastradhara, Lacchiwala, Robers Cave etc if you’re want to beat the heat with some swimming lessons. This will be a great Adventure in Dehradun for you.
8. Try Rock Climbing
We’re all blessed to be a part of the city which has the tranquil and lofty Himalayan mountains in it. This summer try climbing on one of these. Rock Climbing will give the strength of The Hulk and an experience worth rejoicing. You can this adventure activity at Chakrata which is just a 3 hour drive from Dehradun.
9. Join a Yoga & Meditation Class
Being in a close proximity to hub of Yoga, Rishikesh near Dehradun has some really amazing gurus who will make you a pro in the art of connecting your mind, body and soul with one another. There are many amazing Yoga centres in Dehradun where you can enrol yourself and stretch some and sweat some.
10. Visit a Museum
Dehradun may not have a number of museums to be explored, but the ones which are there in the town are worth exploring. You can visit the FRI which is an abode to several museums like the Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Entomology Museum etc. FRI is one of the Best Places to Visit in Dehradun.
11. Style your Wardrobe
With the summers being at the peak, your style should also be at its peak. Explore all the shopping marts and Markets in Dehradun this summer. Go for Street Shopping in Dehradun, revamp your wardrobe by exploring every nook and corner of the city and become the Diva of your choice this season.
12. Go for Water Sports and Jungle Safari
You can go on a Jungle Safari at the Rajaji National Park or explore the water Sports in Dehradun at the Asan Barrage in Dehradun. The Rajaji National Park is just a 2 hours drive from Dehradun and Asan Barrage is just an hour way which makes both the places easily reachable and a must explore this summer thus one of the Best Reasons to visit Dehradun in Summers.
13. Long Ride at an unexplored Destination
Dehradun has some really exotic locations which are located on its outskirts or on higher altitudes. Travel on the Best Roads in Dehradun and enjoy the gorgeous scenery that the state of Uttarakhand has in store for you.
14. Go for Picnics & Camping
Dehradun has been very famous for its picnic trend has prevailed in the city since a decade now. There are many places near Garhi Cantt and Old Rajpur where you can hangout with your friends and family. If you’re looking for a next level of adventure then go for camping under the night sky of the mighty Himalayas in areas near Mussoorie. Book a trekking and Camping tour in Uttarakhand or Dehradun and explore the Himalayas.
15. Become a Tourist in your own City
Behave like a tourist in your own city and choose a location every week and explore it thoroughly. Know your city to its very core. Try the various cuisines cooked in different parts of the city and enjoy the simplicity of this gorgeous small town.
16. Contribute to the Environment
It is always great to give out to your planet. This summer abide by the motto of Clean Doon Green Doon and contribute in plantation derives that are organised by various communities and NGO’s in town. Make the place you live in by cleaning it up and making it greener and fresher.
These were some amongst our favourite ways to have a thrilling 2018 Summer in Dehradun. If you have any electrifying ideas to make this summer even better, then do share your comments below.