|Sahastradhara Waterfall Dehradun|
During summer it fully filled with tourists and local natural beauty lovers. Sahastradhara is not a single waterfall, it is a collection of thousands of waterfalls. ‘Sahastra’ means a thousand and ‘Dhara’ means waterfall. It is a naturally beautiful place to spend quality time with family or friends. Sahastradhara is famous for Sulphur water where tourists come for taking a bath in the waterfall.
Sahastradhara- Bunch of Springs
|Waterfall at Sahastradhara Dehradun|
You can see lots of small waterfalls there that join the Sahastradhara. You will not found anywhere such a big waterfall easily in Dehradun.
Tourists come here to take a water bath. They feel refreshed after bathing in Sahastradhara water. Men, women, kids, and elderly people also come here to enjoy the natural water pool.
Sahastradhara Water Benefits
Waterfalls on limestone rocks converted the water into sulfur waterfalls. Sahastradhara is a Sulphur containing waterfall which is beneficial for curing skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, and arthritis. Other than skin diseases it is also beneficial for the nervous system, insomnia problems.
Sulfur water is good for the bath only. Sahastradhara water is not good for drinking purposes. So avoid drinking it. Especially for small kids, sulfur water can cause diarrhea.
Sahastradhara- A Picnic Spot of Dehradun
The water level is not so deep so kids and adults can easily take a water bath. There are rubber tubes also available for those who don’t know about swimming. You will find here many types of food and drinking items for enjoying the moment. So don’t worry about anything here all facilities are available here.
Sahastradhara Water Amusement Park- Joyland
|Sahastradhara Water Amusement Park- Joyland|
Sahastradhara Amusement Park is good for kids and also for youngsters. Swings and waterslides of the water parks giving us the extra fun of bath. Joyland is not free in charge so there is some Sahastradhara water park entry fee that changes from time to time.
|Ropeway at Sahastradhara Dehradun|
There are also various types of shops such as snacks, food, and wooden item shop. Here you can spend 1-2 hours. Sahastradhara ropeway charges were Rs. 150/- per person for going up and down.
Ropeways provide us airy trips which very exciting for many tourists. There are lots of fun and enjoyment facilities available at the ropeway Manideep. Such as Children’s parks, Discotheques, games parlor, adventurous sports, restaurants, etc.
Sahastradhara Prachin Shiv Mandir
There is another very famous Lord Shiv temple in Dehradun which is also related to Guru Dronacharya. It is the Tapkeshwar temple which is too ancient than the Mahabharata era.
Guru Dronacharya Temple at Sahastradhara
You have to remove your slippers before entering the temple. There are few shops near to the temple where you can purchase Prasad to offer in the Guru Dronacharya temple.
Sahastradhara Study Topic for Geology Students
Sahastradhara is not only the tourist destination of Dehradun. It is also a study topic for Geology Students. Students from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, and other institutes come here to study various aspects such as Paleoclimatic, Sedimentological, Geomicrobiological, and Paleomonsoonal of Sahastradhara caves. There are seven small and big caves which are the main attraction of Sahastradhara for tourists and Geology students.
Sahastradhara Falls in Baldi River
Sahastradhara is situated near the bank of Baldi River and Sahastradhara spring waterfalls into the Baldi River. Baldi River enhances the natural beauty of the Sahastradhara area. Baldi River is one of the rivers of the Song River basin.
Sahastradhara is the perfect place for full enjoyment. There is every type of facility available for all age group peoples. The list of facilities available facilities listed below.
- Changing rooms
- Wooden items shops
- Food and Snack shops
- Hotels and restaurants
- Various types of game stalls and shops.
- Parking facility for two and four-wheelers.
- Swimsuits and bathing cloths available for rent for everyone.
Things to be Note before going to Sahastradhara
- Camera allowed.
- The use of plastic bags is prohibited.
- Pets are not allowed. So keep it in mind.
- There are no Sahastradhara entry charges.
- Drinking alcoholic drinks is fully prohibited at Sahastradhara.
- Footwear is not allowed inside the temple, waterfall, and in river.
Best Time to Visit Sahastradhara
Sahastradhara is popular due to the water bath in the waterfall. So tourists come here during the summer season mainly. So from March to June is the best time to travel to Sahastradhara.
July to August is the rainy season so avoid coming to Sahastradhara during this time. You can also visit Sahastradhara after the rainy season but the environment and water also chilled.
|Entrance of Sahastradhara|
There is no entrance gate that will be closed or open for tourists. So you can go anytime there. You can go there in the early morning and return in the evening. So the timing will be for summers from 07:00 am to 07:00 pm.
The total time of visiting this place depends on you how much time you will want to spend here. Minimum you have to spend 2-3 hours to see all the major attractions of Sahastratdhara.
How to Reach Sahastradhara
|Sahastradhara Bus stand Dehradun|
You will get the Dehradun to Sahastradhara bus from Parade ground near Ghanta Ghar. The bus fare is only Rs. 25/- per person for Sahastradhara. The bus will reach Sahastradhara within 20 minutes.
From the railway station, you have to take a private taxi or cab. You can also go to the Parade ground and take the Sahastradhara city bus.
From bus stand ISBT there is no direct bus for Sahastradhara. So you can go by booking a private taxi or cab. There is Vikram from ISBT to Ghanta Ghar (Clock-Tower) and Parade ground so you can also go there by using it.
Sahastradhara Waterfall Dehradun Video