Sahastradhara meaning “thousand fold spring” is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Uttarakhand state and is located in Dehradun place.The place has an ecstatic beauty of nature where water drips from limestone stalactites, making the water sulphur abundant and thus the place is also called as sulphur springs. It is sulphur water spring of relatively lower temperature than its surroundings.
It is a warehouse of excellent beauty of caves, waterfalls and steppe farming by local people. Its extreme magnificent essence of nature thrive people from faraway places.
According to different members, the meaning of Sahastradhara. Sahastra means many and dhara means water current. So this place is full with many different dharas or water bodies which are divided into segments or steps. The temple in the cave is the must to see. This place is at about 11 km from the city of Dehradun. All the transport facility as buses, taxi, autos or cabs are available to get to the Sahastradhara.
Sahastradhara is known for its mind blowing natural view and falls . Its very near to dehradun . its arround 10 km far from heart of rhe city clock tower. If you planning to go there i suggest you that rainy season is very right time to be there bcz river ,water and lakes are the main point of attraction.
Love, purity, enjoyment and peace of mind. You will fall in love with the natural beauty of this place. The waterfall is just calm and waaao.
A ropeway is provided to reach the hill top in Sahastradhara to find a park and a temple. The view is pleasant from the hill top. At the hill top,there is a park for children,that contain many type of playing grounds and equipments.
A very old Shiva temple along with guru Dronacharya cave is present in this location, providing a good mythological scenario and an essence of historical importance to the place. People visit and worship here.
Restaurants and Hotel
This place has numerous hotels for stay and restaurants for the food.There are also a huge collection of shops for shoping and eating. Having food besides the nature adds up the pleasantries and keeps you fresh and healthy.
The nearby villages increase the beauty as they thrive on steppe farming. The hills cut in the form of steps are marvellous to watch and is simply a visual delight. The main season is summer and October to March in winter, during which the water has its natural flow.