About Sahastradhara Ropeway
Sahastradhara, located at a distance of around 14 km from the heart of the city, is a popular tourist attraction of Dehradun. Literally meaning 'Thousands fold Spring', Sahastradhara is a beautiful spring, having a depth of around 9 m.
What makes the torrent so popular is its therapeutic value since its water contains Sulphur. Besides its medicinal merits, the stream presents a pictorial environ where one can spent hours in the calmness of silence. The Baldi River and the caves exaggerate the aesthetic beauty of the site. Since this astonishing natural splendor is situated with in the city limits, the tourists can easily reach to Sahastradhara.
It poses a salubrious climate and so can be visited at any time. But the gorgeousness of the place is to be best viewed in the rainy season when the stream proposes the appearance of a gushing torrent. The mere sight of the gurgling waters fills one’s soul with a vitalizing energy. Sahasradhara’s water is filled with lime, and the residues it left behind forms a projecting ridge, in the shape of a cave, on the top of which the water dance like a shower. This enchanting scenery and the lush vegetation makes this stunning spot a tourist’s dream destination, where one avail a tranquil holiday.