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Dehradun or Nainital – Which is better

Both Dehradun and Nainital are hill stations in the Uttaranchal region of India. While Dehradun is the capital city, Nainital is an idyllic town.  Both the spots are well known tourist destinations and draw hundreds of tourists due to their pleasant weather and beautiful locale. So, as a tourist making a trip to Uttaranchal, which one of the two would you prefer; Dehradun or Nainital? Let us get an idea of the two places so that you can make the decision well as wisely.

Nestled in the midst of the Sivalik Hills in the lower Himalayas, Dehradun is a popular hill station and the capital of the state of Uttarakhand. Being a popular tourist destination, it experiences lot of travelers’ inflow.

Dehradun is situated in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas. Its average elevation is around 450 meters above sea level. The two rivers Ganga and Yamuna …