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Robbers Cave Overview

Ranked 1 of 35 sightseeing in Dehradun

Robber's Cave, located at a distance of 8 km from the city centre, is one of the most popular picnic spots of the destination. Popularly known as Guchu Pani, this place is situated at a distance of 1 km from the village of Anarwala. The place is famous for a strange phenomenon, wherein a stream of water suddenly disappears from the sight and appears again after few metres.

According to a popular belief, it is said that robbers used to hide themselves from British here. Hence, the tourist attraction earned its name, the Robber's Cave.

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23rd Jan 17

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16th Nov 17

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Mystigon Mark
12th Aug 17

Awesome place

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Pritish Kumawat
12th Aug 17


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Harendra Barwar
12th Aug 17

Robber's cave!

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12th Aug 17

Robbers are back!!

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Nishesh Singhal
18th Dec 16

What travellers are saying about Robbers Cave

Experience scale
  • Very Good 18
  • Excellent 6
  • Good 5
  • Average 3
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
Public Holidays:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM

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Sk Soundarapandian

Sk Soundarapandian4.3/5

10 reviews

Don't miss

It is a unique experience walking through flowing water narrowly between two vertical rock faces on both sides. The water was so clean and its flow was so strong. The flow starts at a small waterfall with a pool of water at its base though it was very sunny and hot outside; inside the cave, it was cool and pleasant. Rubber chapels(Flip flops) are available for rent. Do wear them for walking barefoot will be painful due to the rocky bottom of the water stream. It is a nice experience and will immensely enjoy it. Don't miss visiting the caves; for it is one of its kind in India!

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Sukhvinder singh

Sukhvinder singh5.0/5

5 reviews

Robber Cave - must visit

Very good place to visit . Take your rubber slippers or sandals along . If you are visiting Dehradun, make sure that you are not missing this place. Wonderful place in summers to have Bath under the water fall. This is a natural cave formation and within that flowing a water fall with real cold water. The water level reaches at around knee level at some sections of the cave path, so wear cloths and slippers/sandals accordingly. But, the walk through the water is really amazing.

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Swati malik

Swati malik5.0/5

2 reviews

Awesome place

Beautiful nature at its best .. Crystal clear water .. Peacful place .. Enjoyed a lot with friends .. Stones were so beautiful.Nice place to visit with friends family.Cave is so beautiful .. I am mesmerised by the beauty of this place .. Food is average .. Street food is available like momos, maggie, tea, coffee etc ..

Lijo Varghese

Lijo Varghese4.3/5

60 reviews

Natural cave made by river flow

Robber's cave is about 14km from Dehradun main bus stand. You will get direct bus to vijepur. From there its 1km.This is a cave made because of river flow. The water is cery clear and you can walk without any problem. Its about half an hour walk to reach the other end of the cave. In the middle you can see a small canteen as well
  • Natural cave made by river flow
  • Natural cave made by river flow

Aditya Agarwal

Aditya Agarwal4.3/5

4 reviews

Awesome place to visit

Awesome breathtaking open caves with crystal cold clear water flowing.. Good spot to hang out for a days picnic with family or friends.. Loved the tables placed on the flowing water and enjoying Maggi and momos.. While enjoying the beautiful nature.. I felt there is nothing worth while seeing in Doon till I saw this place.. Visit to this place surely recommend..

Neelansha Sharma

Neelansha Sharma2.9/5

7 reviews

Very offbeat location

The first look of Robbers Cave will astonish you if you haven't heard of the place before. It is a very deep cave with water running through it. It is a delight walking in that water and exploring the hidden waterfalls within this cave. Try to wear shorts or capris when you plan to visit this place.

C.s. manish Dasgupta

C.s. manish Dasgupta5.0/5

102 reviews

Robbers Cave or Choro ki gufa

As the name suggests it happened to be a hide out place for thieves or robbers long back (as specified by our taxi driver) I was actually curious for the beauty and the same got unveiled after actually visiting this place. Was there for more than an hour and enjoyed the place thoroughly. Bring sandles or chapples as you would need these here as well as in Mussorie and Rishikesh and Haridwar. Nice rubber slippers will do. Floaters are also nice option. Food available and washroom facilities were available.

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Himanshu Kumar

Himanshu Kumar5.0/5

6 reviews

Just fantastic place to visit

The caves are just fantastic. The more you go inside, the deeper in the caves that you get. It seems you are in some location of Pirates of the Caribbean. I think this is the best place to go in Dehradun, even better than the Kempty Falls. However take care to carry a poly bags for keeping your Mobile, purse, etc as otherwise they may get wet. You will also need to keep some slippers along with you.

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Nitin kumar misra

Nitin kumar misra4.3/5

5 reviews

Nice and romantic place

Very romantic cool place, value for money, nice surrounding with nice facilities. Food is good but little bit far from Dehradun city. This place can be visited twice - thrice, very nice place, romantic and cool place, even family will enjoy the place.

R p goyal

R p goyal4.3/5

4 reviews

A nice place

It is exciting place to visit. It is an open cave with running water upto one feet. It is 4 to 8 feet wide, height varies from 100 to 200 feet. It gives pleasure to walk in running water. Slippers of all sizes are available to walk in water. Rent is only 10 per pair. They keep your shoes and sandals safely. Inside the cave at a depth of about 300 meter is a waterfall. Here one can climb the rocks also.

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Photos of Robbers Cave

Robbers Cave, Dehradun

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Lijo Varghese

Robbers Cave, Dehradun
Robbers Cave, Dehradun

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Lijo Varghese

Robbers Cave, Dehradun
Robbers Cave, Dehradun

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Farish Rahman

Robbers Cave, Dehradun
Robbers Cave, Dehradun

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Farish Rahman

Robbers Cave, Dehradun

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