Are you interested in forestry-related plants, birds, animals, or other subjects? Then make sure to stop at the Forest Research Institute in Dehradun. This well-known forestry research facility was founded in 1906 and is renowned for its striking colonial and Greco-Roman architectural designs. Despite being a place of learning, it welcomes guests as well. It has six museums that showcase the study on various forestry topics. The institute draws lots of hikers and picnickers because it is surrounded by natural beauty.
Sahastradhara, often referred to as “Thousand Fold Spring,” is a lovely location bordered by caverns and the Baldi River. The spring water, known for having a high sulfur concentration, is said to offer therapeutic benefits. Apart from that, the spring water’s lime component has been replaced by limestone ridges and outcrops. The water thunders down the rocks during the monsoon season, providing a breathtaking spectacle.
Robber’s Cave, also called Guchu Pani, is a 600 m-long cave with a river running through it and a few minor waterfalls. According to legend, this cave served as a haven for thieves during the British era, therefore the name.
Fact: The cave’s flow briefly vanishes at one location before reappearing a few meters distant.
His Eminence Kochen Rinpoche and a small number of fellow monks established the Buddha Temple, also known as Mindrolling Monastery, in Tibet in 1965 with the goal of preserving and promoting Buddhist teachings and culture. One of the four Tibetan religious institutions, the Buddha Temple complex, features a 103-foot-tall statue of the Lord Buddha and was constructed in the Japanese architectural style. The name of the temple complex is Nyingma, whereas the names of the schools that are housed there are Kagyu, Sakya, and Geluk. Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava statues can be seen on each of the temple’s five levels, which reach a height of about 220 feet.