Lachhiwala Picnic Spot
Dehradun is famous for its tourist places one of them is Lachhiwala Picnic Spot located in Lachhiwala Forest range near Doiwala. This place is comparable to Sahastradhara and Guchhupani. This picnic spot is located on the bank of Song River. The main attraction of this place is man-made water pool surrounded by the evergreen forest.
The Lachhiwala picnic spot is located in a very calm environment. People can come to this place to spend some memorable moments with their friends and family. They can swim in this natural water stream which removes all the tiredness in the body. The area is full of natural beauty there is also a huge park in here where the children can swing and seesaw and play games.
Lachhiwala picnic spot is one of the most popular summer destinations in Dehradun region. The forest department employee says that nearly 200k people come to visit this place every year and approx 5k people come here every day. During the peak season in the month of April-July, the number of visitors is increased.
Once you enter to this picnic spot, you see the pool of water filled with humans. Apart from this, this place is also an ideal place for bird lovers, you can also see different colorful species of birds in this place. If you want to spend some time in loneliness, then it can be one of the best places in Dehradun.
Best time to visit Lachhi Wala
Summer is the best time to visit Lachhiwala picnic spot at this time the environment around this place is very pleasant for swimming and bathing. Most numbers of tourist come here in the months of June and July when the temperature is very high. However, it depends on you when you want to visit this place.
Lachhiwala Picnic spot in winters
During the winter there are not many crowds in this area, people spend some time in the park and then go away. The water of swimming pools in Lachhiwala picnic spot is very cold during winters, so people do not swim here during winters.
Lachhiwala Picnic spot in Monsoon
The environment of this region remains good during the monsoon. But visitors can not enjoy the dip on the pool. During the monsoon season, the flow of the pool is high and water is also dirty.
Lachhiwala Picnic spot timing
This place remains open for tourists throughout the week.
Opening and Closing time – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Entry Charges in Lachhi Wala
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How to reach Lachhiwala
By Airways: The nearest airport from Lachhi Wala picnic spot is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, which is located about 24 km far from Clocktower, Dehradun. From Lachhi Wala the airport is 8 km far. The traveler can hire a taxi from the airport.
By Railway: The nearest railway station from this picnic spot is Doiwala railway station, which is 4 km far from this place. The main junction is Dehradun railway station which is 19 km away. Buses and Vikram (auto) are available from railway station to Lachhiwala picnic spot.
By Road: This place is very well connected to adjoining areas, especially with Dehradun and Haridwar. It takes 45-60 minutes to reach Lacchi Wala from Haridwar and 20-30 min from Dehradun depends on traffic.
Lachhiwala picnic spot travel tips
- Be aware of monkeys.
- There is no hotel or restaurant in the park, so take your food from home.
- Do not go into the deep water.
- Keep eyes on your children’s.