10 best places to live in Dehradun

Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand located in India. It is in a hilly area, in the foothills of the Himalayas. Dehradun is famous for having fantastic mountain views and cold weather. Dehradun is also one of the tourist attractions places in India. It is one of India’s most beautiful and old cities. Dehradun is one of the 3 largest cities in hilly areas. Dehradun is located in a doon valley on the foothills of the Himalayas and between the river ‘song”, and the tributary of Ganga in the east river and the Asan river. Dehradun is the hub of educational, academic, and research hub and home of the  Indian military academy, forest research institute, and Indira Gandhi national forest academy in Dehradun every year there were 1.42 lakh international tourist visits.

Dehradun is not densely populated there are only 967,000 people live. Dehradun is also famous for bun tikki and momos in street food. Dehradun‘s culture is called the Garhwal region. Dehradun people and locals are so welcoming and adorable. So if you want to live in Dehradun then it’s the best decision. Dehradun is also called  “ADOBE OF DRONE”.dehradun is also called the love city of India. It’s a famous hill station in India. The gateway of many hill stations like Mussoorie, Haridwar, and Rishikesh. Some famous places in Dehradun are Robert’s cave, tiger falls, Tapovan, Lachhiwala, etc.


10 posh areas of Dehradun


Hathibarkala estate is a sub-locality in Dehradun city in Uttrakhand India. It is a well-connected road to another part of Dehradun. Dehradun railway station is very nearby station to Hathibarkala .it is one of the best residential areas of Dehradun. It is sth epoch area of Dehradun and the majority of people are of high stature in society. It has nearby schools and hospitals.

Living Cost: The average cost per sqft for flats in Hathibarkala starts from 4000 to 8000. You can get fully furnished, unfurnished, or semi-furnished as you want and your requirements.

Vasant Vihar

One of the best and recommended residential areas of Dehradun. Vasant Vihar is a very beautiful locality surrounded by all-over greenery .located near Sethi Market in Dehradun. Vasant Vihar is a well-maintained infrastructure and also offers safety. It has great connectivity to highways, bus, and railways stations, and in Vasant Vihar, there are a lot of amazing institutes and schools with high-quality hospitals government as well as private. 

Living Cost: On average price of living in Vasant Vihar is 15k per square foot. Buying an apartment can cost you more than 50k  per square foot. You will get furnishes, not furnishes, semi-furnished as per your requirement.

Sahastradhara Road

It is located near Doon IT park. It is a posh area of Dehradun and besides that, it is one of the most populated and local cities of Dehradun. It is well connected to the railway station and main highway road. It has schools, hotels, hostels, parks, restaurants, malls, and hospitals nearby.  It has amazing hilly scenery outside. You can live at affordable rates.

Living Cost: The approximate price of buying an apartment in Sahastradhara is more than 40k and you can get it as per your preferences.

Chakrata Road

It is the most famous locality in Dehradun with a lot of residential projects running and new projects are starting soon. It has government primary, secondary and high schools, and hospitals, malls nearby. It is also well connected to railways and bus stops.

Living Cost: Chakrata is very famous so the cost of living in Chakrata will cost you INR 3000 per square foot and for more than 30k you will get amazing flats and apartments.

Dharampur Nehru Colony

It is close to Fawara chowk near the Himalayan institute of Dehradun. It has become a more famous and residential area because of this institute. It is also a well-connected and developed city of Dehradun with all types of facilities available here. 

Living Cost: The best deal you will get in Dharampur is about rupees  300 per square foot which is the cheapest rate in the whole of Dehradun with all connectivity.

Indira Nagar

It is also one of the best posh areas of Dehradun located near Seema Dwar. It has big and bustling markets .it is also one of the most cleaned cities in Dehradun. It has all facilities that anyone wants besides this it also offers amazing scenic views from your terrace. Indira nagar is well connected to the railway station just 5 km from here. So if anyone wants to live to have all amenities without any hustle and rush then this is the best place to live.

Living Cost: It is also the best and most affordable place to live. It will cost you only INR 1200 per square foot.

Rajpur Road

Rajpur road is a hub for leisure activities. It has the exotic beauty of hilly views and beautiful parks. So many reflecting temples and spirituality all over the city. They have the best restaurants, cafes, and chilling places in Dehradun. Most people go there to capture the night beauty of Rajpur Road. There were so many couples coming every year to enjoy themselves.

Living Cost: Rajpur will cost you 1200 per square foot which is also an affordable cost.

Nehru Colony

Nehru Colony is one of the richest residential colonies of Dehradun. Near Fawara chowk. One of the ideal and upscale places to live in. The Himalayan Institute of Research is located in this area. It is well connected to highways, railways station, bus stops, hospitals, and petrol pumps. There were so many living societies and this area is 100% safe and the security guards are always there.

Living Cost: On average the piece of property in Nehru place will cost you nearly 3,700 rupees per square foot. Nehru Colony is the cheapest as well as the most affordable place to live with all the facilities available within a 2 min drive.

Race Course

Race Course road is also the poshest area of Dehradun .this locality is a super high-quality posh area with high gentry living. The neighborhood is so quiet and yet located in the prime area of Dehradun. The people of the area are friendly and helpful. It is 10 min drive from hospitals, famous institutes, hotels, cafes, and restaurants.  Besides this, you can also enjoy the beautiful views of Dehradun from this area. 

Living Cost: The average price per square foot in a race course to buy a 3 BHK flat is just 35k to 45 k and that’s the best price to live in Dehradun with all the facilities of nearby localities.

Defence Colony

This colony is the best place to live your life peacefully .it connects you to nature as the whole colony is covered by trees. It is facing the northeast direction.  It is an area that gives you all the facilities of living peacefully with 100% safety and security even at night. It is well connected to all human needs like restaurants, hotels, lounges, hospitals, cafes, educational institutes, and government schools.

Living Cost: Defence Colony is a very excellent location with good parks, shops, and other facilities. It is easily approachable and has good connectivity to various schools. The place is airy and well-located you can buy an apartment or you can rent it will cost you only 1500 per square foot.

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