About Doiwala

Doiwala Town

Doiwala is located in the Dehradun district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Doiwala is a town and nagar panchayat that lies 25 km south from Dehradun which is the district head quarter. Doiwala is a tehsil headquater. The nearest state capital from Doiwala is Dehradun located at a distance of 18 km away.

Geography of Doiwala

The area of Doiwala comes under Doon Valley’s Terrai and Bhabhar region. It is geographically located 396 meters above the seal level at 30.18°N latitude and 78.12°E longitude.

Climate of Doiwala

The climate of Doiwala is quite temperate and extreme. Though it varies from tropical yet summers are hot in Doiwala and winters are severely cold. The hilly areas near to Doiwala often receive snowfall but the temperature of Doiwala in winters doesn’t get below freezing point. The maximum temperature during summers is 42 °C while the winter temperature ranges between -0.3 °C and 20 °C. Doiwala receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon season. Winters are the best time to visit the region as summers are often hot in the “Doon Valley”. Due to the adequate drainage system, plentiful rain and fertile alluvial soil, agriculture is very beneficial in the region of Doiwala. Even the mountainous regions are used for vegetation and agriculture.

Population of Doiwala

As per 2011 survey of India census, the total population of Doiwala is 17000 while the sex ratio of the town is 54% males and 46% females. Out of the total population of Doiwala, 11% of the population is under the age of 6 years. According to the report of India census, the average literacy rate of Doiwala is 82%.

Administration of Doiwala

Doiwala Legislative Assembly Constituency is one among the seventy electoral Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly constituencies. After the delimitation in 2008, Doiwala Legislative Assembly came under the Haridwar Lok Sabha Constituency. Earlier it was a part of Tehri Lok Sabha Constituency. The current MLA of Doiwala is Heera Singh Bisht, member of INC Party.

Tourist Attractions in Doiwala

The region of Doiwala is the convergence point of the plains of North India and the mountainous areas of the mighty Himalayas. Doiwala is a place filled with natural beauty. Here is a list of the places you need to have a glimpse of while visiting Doiwala

Rajaji National Park

It is one of the must visit tourist spot in Doiwala. Rajaji National Park is spread over an area of 820 sq. km. It is one of the most well maintained and popular wild life sanctuaries in the nation. One can experience the unique chance to see the uncouth rusticity of the wild world from a very close distance. The national park hosts a wide variety of wild animals like Bengal Tiger, Hyena, Asian Elephant, Jungle Cat, Cobra, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Indian Python Jackal, Sloth Bear, and Monitor Lizard etc. Tourists can also see around 300 species of birds in Rajaji National Park.

Jungle Safari in Rajaji National Park

Entry Fee: You need to buy entry tickets which will cost 150 INR for Indians and 600 INR for foreigners. You can also hire a Gypsy Car to go inside the Park which will cost you 1250 INR. It is mandatory to take a guide along with the Gypsy for which you will have to pay 200 INR extra. The charge for still camera for Indians is 50 INR. For foreign nationals and if the camera will be used for movie purposes, the charge is 5000 INR. While the charge for a video camera for Indians is 2500 INR.

Timings of the Park: The dates for the Park start from 15th November - 15th June. The Park remains closed during the monsoon season. The timings for Jungle Safari is twice a day, one at 6am - 9am, the second trip is from 3pm - 6pm. Thus, one can choose the timing according to their convenience.

Lachhiwala Picnic Spot

It is one of the most famous picnic spot located 3 km away from Doiwala. The whole area is surrounded by greenery and thus comes up to be a very peaceful and fun loving spot for visitors. The place can be enjoyed both by elders and children. Tourists can enjoy bathing in the manmade water pools. It is a place which can be visited all round the year and adventure lovers can enjoy trekking here. A Forest Rest House is also available for accommodation.

Lacchiwala Picnic Spot

The other few places to visit in Doiwala are: Nalo Wali Vaishno Mata Mandir, Arya Samaj mandir, Shiv Shakti Bhawan Mandir, Shri Ram Kuti Ashram, Shri Lacheshwar Shiv Mandir, Sugar Mill Factory, Park Fun Valley, Lal Tappar Industrial Area, Doodhli

Tourist Places Nearby Doiwala

Doiwala is surrounded by many popular sights and places. If you are planning a weekend getaway, check out all the places near Doiwala and choose out the best one based on your preferences

Distance: 16 km from Doiwala

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Hotels in Doiwala

Doiwala doesn’t have many staying options. Though the few options in the town are known for their good customer service and hospitality. The cleanliness of the hotels is maintained very well. There are two lodges in Doiwala where you can stay and these lodges don’t have any book fee or cancellation charge. They also arrange for visiting the tourist places in Doiwala for the visitors. Here are the details of the lodges in Doiwala

Bangari Lodge
Address: Near Hiht Gate,
Jolly Grant, Rishikesh Road,
Doiwala, Dehradun
Tariff: 600 INR onwards
Contact Number: 08126225987

Eena Meena Deeka Lodge
Address: Bhaniawala,
Rishikesh - Dehradun Road,
Doiwala, Dehradun
Tariff: 500 INR onwards
Contact Number: 0135 - 2410849

How to Reach Doiwala

It is always very important to know the route map if you are planning to visit any city. Here is a summarized detail of how you can reach Doiwala.

Doiwala Railway Station

By Air
Doiwala doesn’t have its own air terminal and the nearest airport from Doiwala is the Dehradun Airport. It is located at a distance of 20 km from Doiwala. Dehradun Airport is well connected with all the major airports in India.

By Rail
The nearest railway station is the Doiwala Railway Station. While the other nearest railway station is Harrawala located 10 km away from Doiwala. Rishikesh Railway Station is the major nearest railway station from Doiwala which is connected to the maximum number of places and cities in India. It is 19 km away from Doiwala.

Distance from Doiwala to Major Cities in India

Doiwala is a must visit in the state of Uttarakhand. Here is a list of the distances from Doiwala to the nearby cities in India which will make it easier to plan your trip to the famous town of Doiwala

Saharanpur to Doiwala - 59.4 km
Yamunagar to Doiwala - 79.8 km
Muzaffarnagar to Doiwala - 88.2 km
Karnal to Doiwala - 122.3 km
Panipat to Doiwala - 141.4 km
Chandigarh to Doiwala - 141.4 km
Moradabad to Doiwala - 163.3 km
Ghaziabad to Doiwala - 181 km
Delhi to Doiwala - 189.7 km
New Delhi to Doiwala - 197.1 km
Rohtak to Doiwala - 205.7 km
Faridabad to Doiwala - 209.3 km
Ludhiana to Doiwala - 230.5 km
Bareli to Doiwala - 239.5 km
Aligarh to Doiwala - 255.6 km
Hisar to Doiwala - 258.3 km
Mathura to Doiwala - 302.1 km
Agra to Doiwala - 333.5 km

Areas and Localities Near Doiwala

Nearby Villages from Doiwala: The villages surrounding Doiwala are - Markham Grant (4.6 km), Majri Grant (4.8 km), Jeevan Wala (5.2 km), Chak Jogiwala (6 km), Nakraunda (6 km), Kuwan wala (6.8 km), Simlaas Grant (7.5 km), Bhogpur (9.5 km), Mohkam Pur Khurd (10.2 km), Balawala (10.7 km), Chhidar Wala (12.8 km), Khand Raiwala (19.7 km), Badonwala (20.9 km), Haripur Kalan (21.6 km).

Nearby Cities from Doiwala: The cities that are close to the proximity of Doiwala are - Rishikesh (18 km), Barkot (18.5 km), Haridwar (27.6 km), Chamba (35 km).

Shopping at Doiwala

The most famous market area in Doiwala is the Prem Nagar Bazaar. This is the place where you can get hold of authentic Indian items. The market is located on the Kurkawala Marg. The streets are flooded with shops and you can find all variety of items here. Sometimes, the shopkeepers also display few Tibetan items. If you are lucky enough, you can get hold of few of these items.

Tips for Travelers
: The shopkeepers usually charge a very high cost. You need to bargain well to get the things at a reasonable rate.

Utilities and Services in Doiwala

Doiwala is the city full of natural beauty and amazing tourist spots. The perception about the town remains the same for the locals as well as the tourists. The town only keeps on improving to give the best services to the local folks as well as the tourists who visit the town from all over the globe. These services include the banking services, courier and postal services, electricity services and many more. Doiwala will serve you with the best of the services which will always leave you happy and a feeling of visiting the town again.

Banks in Doiwala

There are many banks in Doiwala that have opened their branches for serving the banking needs of the local citizens as well as the visitors. Many nationalized banks have their branches in the town. Apart from the nationalized banks, private banks have also opened their branches in Doiwala. These banks have also opened the service of 24 hour ATM centers spread all over the town. There are 8 nationalized banks and 2 private banks in Doiwala. Here is a list of all the banks in Doiwala along with their details for your convenience

Punjab National Bank
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: PUNB0060900
Branch Code: 060900
MICR Code: 2480224501
Address: Mill Road, Doiwala,
Dehradun, Uttaranchal - 248040
Contact Number: 0135 - 22695242 (V K Arora)

The Nainital Bank Limited
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
Branch Code: DOI092
MICR Code: 248184092
Address: Rishikesh Haridwar Road,
Main Market, Doiwala, Dehradun
Contact Number: 0135 - 2691258

Punjab & Sind Bank
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: PSIB0020979
Branch Code: 020979
Address: Gurudwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha,
Near Toll Bridge, Doiwala,
Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2659232

Oriental Bank of Commerce
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: ORBC0101463
Branch Code: 101463
Address: Sugar Mill Road,
Ward No. - 5, Doiwala,
Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2692940

Bank of Baroda
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
Branch Code: DOIWAL
MICR Code: 248012502
Address: Sugar Mill Road,
Doiwala, Dehradun,
Uttarakhand - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2769952

Almora Urban Coop Bank
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: AUCB0000047
Branch Code: 000047
MICR Code: 248849004
Address: Mill Road, Doiwala,
Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 09411790845 (Mr. Vinod Kumar)

UCO Bank
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: UCBA0002898 
Branch Code: 002898
Address: Opposite Post Office,
Misserwala, Doiwala,
Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 09808012546

Syndicate Bank
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: SYNB0008973 
Branch Code: 008973
Address: Near Police Station, Dudhli Road, Misserwala, Doiwala, Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2613686

Yes Bank
Dehradun District COOP Bank Doiwala
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
Branch Code: DZSBO4
Address: Dehradun Road,
Near Block Office,
Doiwala - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2722678

IDBI Bank Ltd.
City: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
IFSC Code: IBKL0001168
Branch Code: 001168
Address: Rishikesh Road,
Doiwala, Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 09557000472 (Subhash Chander), 09837391091 (Surinder Pal Singh)

ATMs in Doiwala

Here is a list of the ATMs in Doiwala that are open 24 hours and 365 days in a year

Bank of Baroda ATM
Address: Bank of Baroda,
Sugar Mill Road, Doiwala,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Punjab National Bank ATM
Address: Mill Road,
Doiwala, District - Dehradun

Punjab & Sind Bank ATM
Address: Gurudwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha,
Doiwala, District Dehradun - 248140

Address: IDBI Bank Ltd, Plot #1,
Durga City Centre, Bhotia - Parao,
Nainital Road

Punjab National Bank ATM
Address: Malik Filling Station,
Doiwala, Dehradun

Post Office in Doiwala

Doiwala has preserved the tradition of the age old system of postal service even after the boom of e-mails and other options of communicating through social media. With the emergence of postal and courier services, the sending of letters and parcels have become quite easier. Doiwala has fast postal services. The town also has few private courier services apart from the Indian Postal Service. Here are the details of the Post Office in Doiwala

Post Office Name: Doiwala
Pin Code: 248140
Post Office Status: Sub Office (Delivery)
Head Post Office: Dehradun G.P.O.
Postal Division: Dehradun
Postal Region: Dehradun
Postal Circle: Uttarakhand
Taluka: Dehradun
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
Post Office Address: The Post Master,
Doiwala Post Office, Dehradun Taluk,
Dehradun District, Uttarakhand,
Pincode - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2695230

Private Couriers in Doiwala

There are 3 private postal services in Doiwala. The details of all of them are as follows:

Address: Tilak Road,
Opposite Kohli Hospital,
Doiwala, Dehradun - 248140

Ondot Couriers & Cargo Ltd.
Address: 129, 1st Floor,
Raj Plaza Complex, Rajpur Road,
Doiwala, Dehradun - 248140

Blazeflash Couriers Limited
Address: The Morning Rays,
Pushkar Mandir Road, Doiwala,

Gas Connection in Doiwala

There is only one Cooking Gas Agency Centre in Doiwala. It provides Indane Gas Cylinders to the customers. The address and contact number details are mentioned below

Doiwala Gas Service
Address: Dehradun Road, Doiwala,
Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 2695600, 2695157

Emergency Services in Doiwala

Doiwala is a famous tourist destination in the district of Dehradun. The place comes under Doon Valley’s Terrai region and has many places of tourist interests. People from all over the globe come here to spend their vacations. Thus for the convenience of the local people and tourists, the government along with few private organizations have come up with few emergency services in the town. These emergency services in Doiwala are listed here:

Police Station in Doiwala

Uttarakhand State Government rules the Police Services in Doiwala. The security provided by the police in Doiwala is omnipresent. The Police Officials in Doiwala is fully responsible for the law and order of the town

Address: Rishikesh Road,
Rishikesh Sub District,
Doiwala, Dehradun District
Contact Number: 0135 - 2716230
Senior Superintendent of Police: 0135 - 2716203, 2716209

Ambulance Service in Didihat

Doiwala has the Air ambulance service which is the flying helicopter that has all the ICU facilities. The Air Ambulance Service in Doiwala serves both in domestic and international sectors. The Air Ambulance Service in Doiwala works with the hospitals in Doiwala. The service team in Didihat remains ready to fly and are equipped with also the space program, advanced trauma life support systems, advanced cardiac life support systems to serve the ones who are in need.

The air ambulance service in Doiwala has the following features:
  • Medical Escort 24/7
  • Transplant recipient
  • Babies and children needing emergencies
  • Multi trauma cases
  • All the multi specialty ICU to ICU transfer (inter hospital intensive care patients)
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Spinal cord/ head injury
  • Ventilator-dependant patients
  • Medical attention, ACLS, ITLS care
  • Medical equipments transport high density infusion pump, cardiac monitor, ventilator, defibilter
  • Advance ICU support

Doctor and aero nurse will be available in air ambulance.

Contact Number: 09540161344, 09845446634, 09645744117
International Line: 0091 9540161344
Email: airambulance@airambulanceaviation.com, info@airambulance.co.in

Hospitals in Doiwala

Doiwala is one of the famous tourist destinations in Dehradun. Many people from all over the world visit the place. Thus, to cater to the medical emergencies of the people, there are 3 big hospitals in Doiwala that serve to the needs of the local folks as well as the tourists in Doiwala. As tourism is one of the best sources of income for the local people, the government has tried to provide all the medical facilities to the tourists who visit the town for vacations. Here is a list of the hospitals in Doiwala:

Shed Hospital
Address: Ambala - Dehradun - Haridwar Road,
Doiwala, Uttarahand - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 – 2691162

Government Hospital
Address: Swami Ram Nagar,
Doiwala, Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 0135 - 3980201

Himalayan Ayurvedic Medical Hospital
Address: Fatehpur Tanda,
Jeevanwala, Doiwala,
Dehradun - 248140
Contact Number: 07500111177, 08057918455

Chemist Shops in Doiwala

The list of the medical shops in Doiwala is given below

Bharat Medical Hall
Address: Dehradun Road,
Doiwala, Dehradun
Contact Number: 0135 - 2691001

Neeraj Medical Store
Address: Opposite to Himalayan Institute,
Jolly Grant, Rishikesh Road, Doiwala,
Dehradun District, Uttarakhand

Shiv Shakti Medica Store
Address: Doiwala Chowk, Dehradun Road
Gupta Medical Store
Address: Sugar Mill Road,
Doiwala Chowk, Doiwala,
Dehradun District

Sidhant Medical Store
Address: Sugar Mill Road,
Doiwala Chowk, Doiwala,
Dehradun District

Sharma Medical Hall
Address: Doiwala Chowk,
Dehradun Road

Doiwala at a Glance

Tehsil Name: Doiwala
District: Dehradun
State: Uttarakhand
Language: Garhwali, Hindi, Sindhi & Punjabi
Religion: Hindu, Sikh & Muslim
Time Zone: IST (UTC + 5:30)
Elevation: 484 meters above sea level
STD Code: 0135
Pin Code: 248140
Vehicle Registration: UK 07

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