The “Thousand fold Spring” – Sahashtradhara!

The “Thousand fold Spring” – Sahashtradhara!

 

Sahastradhara: The magical place in Uttarakhand

Sahashtradhara literally meaning the spring which has thousand folds. No! not an imaginary place but a real place located in Uttarakhand. Situated at a distance of mere 11 kms from the city of Dehradun, Sahashtradhara proves to be an ideal picnic location and a great place of interest for visitors.

It lies on 30.387231 latitude and 78.131606 longitude. The place has an ecstatic beauty of nature where water drips from limestone stalactites, making the water sulphur abundant and thus the place is also called as sulphur springs. Sahashtradhara is blessed with abundant natural beauty and especially the caves in the underlying area are a must see. Sahashtradhara practically is a a warehouse of excellent beauty of caves, waterfalls and steppe farming by local people. An age old temple and Drona cave-named after the Guru Dronacharya of Mahabharata period- is present here in Sahastradhara which acts as image of prayer and worship far across India.

Sahastradhara is located about 11 kms from clock tower Dehradun and around 6 kms from the Rajpur road via the mussoorie by pass road. A number of transport means are available to get to Sahastradhara such as local buses, taxi, auto or cabs. The best time to visit Sahastradhara is May to August when the river flow is good enough and the lakes are all full.

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