About Vikasnagar :
It is also known as Pachawadoon (Western Doon) as it is the second financial and economic hub of Dehradun district, after the city of Dehradun. Vikasnagar is known for its tea gardens, exporting tea to American and European countries.
Vikasnagar is also famous for Basmati rice and fruits like litchi and dussehri mangoes. Vikasnagar, along with Herbertpur, is the chief marketplace for Jaunsar Bawar(Village Sakani , khat Shilgaon Tehsil Kalsi).
Airport/ Railway Station Near Vikasnagar :
Vikasnagar is connected to Dehradun by the NH72. It can be reached by cars and buses. The nearest railway station is in Dehradun (40 kilometers). Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (60 Kilometers).
NH123 passes through Vikasnagar which starts from Delhi and reaches Yamnotri which is the originating place of holy river Yamuna.
Tourist Place Near Vikasnagar :
The chief tourist spots in Vikasnagar are Dakpathar Barrage, Katta Pather, Gautam Ashram, Koti Dam, Ashoka Rock, Kali Mandir, and Shani Dham.
The nearest hill station is Bairatkhai and Chakrata, which is nearly 45 km by road from Vikasnagar.
It lies close to Paonta Sahib and Dehradun.