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Vikas Nagar


Vikas Nagar

The place lies in the Western side of Dehradun. It is also termed as Pachawadoon. It lies near to the Dehradun city and falls under the administration of the Dehradun District. The epic story of Ahilya started or supposed to have occurred in the area during the Treta Yuga according toe the Hindu Mythology. The Dakpathar Barrage, Dhakrani, Dhalipur, Kulhaal, Chibro powerhouses is the development trademark of the area, Vikas Nagar.

How to reach Vikas Nagar

The nearest and the most convenient way to reach Vikas Nagar is though the road route from Dehradun. Once you reach Dehradun, you can easily get a bus for Vikas Nagar from there. The route is not congested and lies across the city’s outer area, thus it makes the journey hassle free and quick. Vikas Nagar lies at about 40kms. The station head and flight route would again be easier from the Dehradun station and the Jolly Grant Airport, which are the easiest way to reach this place.

Hotels in Vikas Nagar

Vikas Nagar has a large number of tourist spots to be a magnet for people from across the globe. The scenic views and the beauty of peace is the major attractions of the area. Some of the affordable hotels in the area are Hotel Kailash, Hotel Daichi, Madho Lodging House, HW Residency, Bhagirathi Resort and Spice Hotel. Some of them offer food and lodging both in various packages. You can also ask for local sight seeing guides and transport from them. The rooms are well furnished and makes your stay memorable.

Things to do in Vikas Nagar

There are a variety of places to have fun in Vikas Nagar. Some of the popular names among the locals as well as the tourist are the Chetwode Hall (IMA), Lake Mist, DakPathar and Oil Museum are some of the places which are around Vikas Nagar, close enough to make a quick roundabout within few hours of the daytime.

Places to Visit in Vikas Nagar

Shanidham Temple: It is dedicated to Shanidev. One of the most popular places in Vikas Nagar. Most Saturdays, the temple remains heavily crowded. The beautiful surrounding and unique structure of the temple makes it mysteriously attractive

Lotus Pond

You must see to witness the beauty of nature at its best. Go there for a beautiful self indulgent moment. The Pond is the major attraction of the place.

Excavated Remains Of Ashwamedha Yagna, Vikasnagar

To explore this place, adventure lovers and all those who are interested in the studies of the history, study of remains etc. are invited. It is the best way to indulge your weekend. You should look for the beautiful themes, vibrant landscapes, the ecstatic music and merchandise available.

Food in Vikas Nagar

Some of the popular food outlets in Vikas Nagar are Puran Sweets, Hotel Sandeep, The Tulip Restaurant and Food King Family Restaurant. There are many others, which also provide the ultimate food in low cost and with beautiful ambience. The place is an ultimate destination for the foodies. There are small outlets, they offer local Garhwali dishes as well like the one “Garhwali Kitchen”, located in the heart of the city.

Trend and culture

There is a blend of modernized trend and the traditional Garhwali ideas in Vikas Nagar. People speak primarily Hindi other than Garhwali language. The place is famous for its litchi and basmati rice. The city is also known for the beautiful landscape most of them are the tea garden. Fro Jaunsar Bawar, this and Hertertpur are the main markets, nearby. People are simple yet trendy. They keep pace with developments and accepts modernization in true sense.

Education in Vikas Nagar

The education in the city is upscale no matter what,they keep up with the quality education at a higher level too. There is yet another set of need to enhance more requirement, but still the spree is satisfying for now:

Lists of Some Schools in Vikas Nagar
  • St Mary’s Convent Sr. Sec. School
  • St. Paul’s School
  • The Sapience School
  • Bal Bharti Primary School
  • G N Mission Public school
  • Apna Vidya Mandir

Lists of Famous College
  • S B College of Education
  • S.B. Post Graduate College
  • Dehradun Technical and Management College
  • The Royal College


The weather in the region is not much fluctuating. It is pleasant in both summer as well as winters. The landscape is amazing during monsoon and spring season. In winters nights are really cool.

List of Banks and hospitals/clinics

The unfortunate incidents could happen at any time with anyone,thus you should be ready with urgent things like the location of Banks, ATMs and Hospitals in the city.

Lists of Banks in Vikas Nagar
  • State Bank of India
  • Uttrakhand Gramin Bank
  • HDFC Bank
  • Axis Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • The Nanital Bank Limited
  • Oriental Bank
  • Union Bank of India
Lists of Hospitals in the city
  • Kalindi Hospital & Research Institute
  • Chauhan Hospital
  • Bhandari Hospital
  • Dhanvantri Hospital

Keep this place in list if you are planning a trip to Dehradun and nearby areas. It will be a great tour for a day or two. It is affordable and yet has attractive locations for tourism purpose. See the development done in coordination with nature.

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