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Lachhiwala Forest

Lachhiwala Forest situated about 17 km away from Dehradun. It lies on the Haridwar - Rishikesh highway in the Dehradun Valley. Laxman Sidh Temple and Lachhiwala Picnic Spot are the main attractions. Suswa River flows close by. The forest is mixed moist deciduous and sal (shorea robusta trees). An ideal spot for bird-watchers, nature lovers and trekkers, this forest is a unique one for observing local altitudinal migrants. Bird watching can be done along the marshes and grasses beside the Song River. Nearby destinations are Harawala, Sahastra Dhara, Robbers Cave, Mathurwala, Majra and Malsi Deer Park. Forest Rest House is available.

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport. The nearest railway station is at Dehradun.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Dehradun


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