Guchhu Pani/ Robbers Cave
Robbers Cave is a favourite picnic spot for young couples and fun loving enthusiasts. Located near Anarwala village at 8 kms from Dehradun city center. Visitors often visit Robbers Cave for enjoying cold streams of water within natural beauty of caves.
It is said that the cave got its name from the British after they found out that robbers kept stolen belongings in the cave. Shops too are present around the cave where one can enjoy delicious snacks while enjoying the scenic beauty.
About the Cave:
While the cave has elegant natural interiors, the most exquisite feature of Robber’s Cave is its 10 m high waterfall. The water in the cave appears and then, all of a sudden, vanishes underground. The water appears again on the surface a few yards away.
What all you can do at the Cave:
Robber’s Cave is a fabulous location to have a picnic with friends and family. After a walk inside the 600-metre long cave to explore the region from the inside with your loved ones, you may walk to the waterfall near the cave for a picnic. You can enter the waterfall and capture memorable moments for life. What fun it is to chit-chat about everything under the sun with your loved ones as you rest or grab a bite near the splendid water body. If you are lucky, you might see a beautiful rainbow in the sky over the falls.
You may also visit the Tibetan Buddhist Temple, the Takpeshwar Temple, the Ramakrishna Ashram Temple and the Dehradun Zoo; each being 2 to 4 kilometres away from Robber’s Cave.
The best time to visit this place:
The best time to visit the place is from April to October. The place is a getaway from the heat of the sun.
How can you reach the Robbers Cave:
Robber’s Cave is situated at a distance of 8 km from the city of Dehradun. While the Dehradun Railway Station is close to the cave, it is convenient to take a bus up till Vijaypur, followed by a trek of 1 km through the Anarwala village to reach this place.
Tourists can explore this 600-metre long cave that has been divided into two main parts. If you happen to walk a little further through the stream, you can also spot a splendid waterfall.