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Roorkee's world-class education, beautiful climate and peaceful environment make it an ideal place to study and develop your career.

It is recognised as a safe, welcoming and clean city with beautiful scenery and green open spaces. With a population of just over 5 lakh people, it has all the advantages of a big city while retaining its relaxed and friendly nature of a smaller town. Its vibrant life, restaurants and number of activities make it the ideal setting from an exciting student life.

Cycling along the Ganga Canal at Roorkee

The Ganga canal is a living legacy of the British Raj. It is a fitting ornament to the lush green environs of Roorkee. There is no better way than to take your cycle and paddle through the verdant natural setting. Breathe in the fresh air as you cycle by green fields. The trail takes you through rustic views and a peek in the flora and fauna. When its evening and you want to unwind there can be no better way than a cycling trek along the canal.

Water Rafting and trekking at Rishikesh

Rishikesh is one of the best places for a day full of adventure and fun. Perched along the holy river Ganga, it is about an hour away from Roorkee. It has been a center of yoga, ayurveda and other elements of Indian culture for centuries. With its numerous ashrams and shrines it is a perfect place to explore your spiritual self. Of late it has become an adventure sports paradise. It offers wonderful treks in the lower Himalayas and, of course, its world famous white water rafting. It has become so popular that even foreigners are thronging the place.

Weekend getaways to Mussoorie : The queen of hills

Mussoorie, the queen of hill stations, is a wonderful getaway with its scenic mountain views and fresh pine air. The famous hill retreat is just two hours from the campus and attracts tourists throughout the year. The trip is a great visual treat which takes you through beautiful forests and scenery. It has very popular restaurants and street food joints, vibrant entertainment zones and a very happening Mall Road full of rich stores and fashionable people. Mussoorie is a must-visit getaway during your Quantum years.

Holy dip in the pristine waters of Ganga at Haridwar

Haridwar is the spiritual soul of the country. It's no wonder devotes from country and abroad come here to take the purifying dip. The city has numerous ghats to cater to devotees. The most famous among these is the Har Ki Paudi. The Ganga Arti (prayer) here in the evening with hundreds of earthen lamps floating and shining brilliantly on water is a sight to watch. This is the center of all spiritual activity of the town and is always crowded with priests, devotees and tourists. The many eateries available along the ghats provide an ample opportunity to explore the local cuisine.

Trek with friends to Mussoorie

Mussoorie was the famous getaway in the British Raj. More interesting is the facts that most of the people used to trek to Mussoorie from Dehradun. As such there are a number of trails to Mussoorie from Dehradun. Most of these trails start in Rajpur. One of the famous trails is the trek to Jhari Pani. Another trek takes you through to Barlowgunj and later to Clouds End. Most of these treks take you through verdant hills, rich forests, small creeks and waterfalls. In fact a number of trekking trails start from Mussoorie to higher places in the Himalyas. In short Mussoorie is the trekker's paradise.

Experience the Ultimate flavours at the Chaat Bazaar of Roorkee

If you are a foodie than Roorkee is the best bet for your money. The chaat bazaar features a wide range of street food that thrills with its taste, spice and vibrancy. It is place bustling with activity and life. If you have an hour to spare it's the best place for some glorious moments with your friends.