Dehradun Has A Cave Attraction That Will Give You Jungle Vibes In The City

by Yogita Chainani
Dehradun Has A Cave Attraction That Will Give You Jungle Vibes In The City

Dehradun, this bustling city in Uttarakhand, is known for several things. Be it the famous Doon School or the ever-popular Forest Research Institute Of India, Dehradun has something for everyone. And while the city has fun things to offer, it also has one major attraction that takes you one step closer to nature while being in the city. Wondering what that is? We are talking about Robber’s Cave and here’s everything you should know about it.

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Your Guide To Robbers Cave In Dehradun

What Is Robbers Cave?

Nestled 6km from the city, Robbers Cave is a perfect place to experience serenity amid the town. The cave attraction gives you Amazon Jungle vibes and lets you enjoy a cave life without going too far. Also known as Gucchu Paani by the locals, it’s one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dehradun. Robbers Cave got its name from the fact that the cave was the hideout of robbers during British rule in the pre-independent era. It consists of an overflowing river running through a cave-like structure. Walkthrough the river stream till the end and get mesmerized by a stunning waterfall.

When To Visit Robbers Cave?

Well, Robbers cave is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM. And if you want to experience the beauty of this place, visit the place at 9 AM sharp. Tourists usually start coming by 11 AM, so you have two hours of the cave to yourself. Being a 365-day visit attraction, Robbers Cave is a fun place during the monsoon.

Tickets & Other Things

You have to pay Rs.35 as an entry charge to visit the caves. You also have to rent slippers for Rs.10 so that you don’t wet your shoes and other footwear inside the caves.

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Things To Keep In Mind

Robbers cave is a fun place for a picnic with friends, however, you must know that the water is deep, and the rocks can hurt your foot. So be careful and don’t try to do unnecessary stunts inside the caves or near the waterfalls.