Dhaula Kuan is a village in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The cities nearest to Dhaula Kuan are district headquarters Nahan (37 km away), Jagadhiri (46 km away) and Mussoorie (50 km away). Dhaula Kuan is situated on the border of the Sirmaur and Dehradun districts.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Dhaula Kuan, nearby Sirmaur has some good budget hotel options. These include Natraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1500) and Black Mango Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1500).
The official language of Dhaula Kuan is Hindi.
Some of the important festivals of Dhaula Kuan are Holi, Navratri, Sri Krishna Janmashthami and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Dhaula Kuan. These include Nahata Estate (55 km away) which has Lal Tibba, the highest point in Mussoorie. Kempty Falls and Lake Mist (65 km away) make a popular picnic spot. There is Nag Devta Temple and Jwalaji Temple on Benog Hill (59 km away). Benog Hill has a beautiful view of the Aglar River Valley.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dhaula Kuan is the Dehradun Airport. The airport is located about 49 km away.
Dehradun Railway Station is the nearest major railway station that connects Dhaula Kuan to the rest of the state.
There are daily bus services to Delhi, Amritsar and other cities. The best bus operators that offer good services to passengers are Kataria Tours and Travels and AV Tours and Travels. You can opt for Volvo bus ticket booking service provided by several online bus booking websites.