The Main Sitting Room
This is the largest room in the complex and has a double-heighted roof. The upper section contains a library in the "My Fair Lady" style and is accessible by an ancient spiral staircase. The library has several thousand volumes of books - fiction and non-fiction, And a three thousand five hundread collectin of DVD in which you have Hindi English & World Movies to see. Two fireplaces on either side of the room to keep it warm in winter. The formal dinning table, where supper is served every evening, takes up a separate niche within this room.
Shaheen Bagh is 20 minutes from Dehradun town, located on a hilly ridge on the town's outskirts. Shaheen bagh is 36 km. apx from Jolly Grand Airport, 13 km from railway stations, 10 km from Clock Tower. The hill station of Mussoorie is 45 minutes away.
By Train: A 5½ hour train journey from New Delhi on the morning Shatabdi as well as the afternoon Jan Shatabdi. The overnight Mussoorie Express leaves Delhi at night and arrives in Dehradun the next morning. An overnight train from the Nizamuddin Station in Delhi departs late evening and arrives at dawn in Dehradun. There are also direct trains from Mumbai, Kolkata and Allahabad.
By Road: A 5-hour car ride from Delhi via Roorkee or a 6-hour drive by the scenic Poanta Sahib route from Delhi.
Dehradun is also connected by daily flights from the Capital.
Pick-ups from the train station or the airport can be arranged on prior notice.
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