Mussoorie- Dehradun (Uttaranchal)
Mussoorie is a breathtaking hill station and famous for its gorgeous view of snow sheeted Himalayan range. Situated in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas, far away from the crowded city life, people also know it by name ‘Queen of Hills’. It’s the most fascinating and beautiful Indian hill station. Mussoorie is just 35 km away from Dehradun, capital of Uttrakhand. It is also a popular tourist spot popular for educational institutes, picnic spots and its rich holy culture & places.
Climate- Mussoorie is a perfect hill station for all weathers. It’s quite freezing in winters because of snowfall and has a pleasant weather in summers and monsoon.
By Air- Nearest airport is located in Dehradun, Jolly Grant airdrome which is 59 km away from Mussoorie. Local transport and buses are available from Dehradun to Mussoorie.
By Train-Nearest railway station is in Dehradun. You can travel by Delhi Dehradun Shatabdi Express.
By Road- Delhi – 279 kms
Agra- 365 kms
HPTDC Luxury and Volvo buses are regularly available
Places of Interest
15 kms away from Mussoorie
Best month to visit- all days of week
Kempty fall is the main attraction of Mussoorie, situated at the altitude of 4500ft. This place is really wonderful and worth a visit to see Cold water gushing down from a mountain with high pressure. You will feel alive after visiting this place.
24 km from Mussoorie and 31 km from Chamba
Best month to visit- March to June
Eco Park is the main attraction of Dhanaulti, it is a part of the forest. You can take a walk and enjoy the pleasant & refreshing environment of the forest. It’s an adventure spot for children. Surkanda Devi temple is another tourist spot that is dedicated to goddess ‘Sati’.
Mall road in Mussoorie
Best month to visit- April to June
Mussoorie is famous for the nightlife of the mall road. While visiting mussoorie, never miss a walk in the evening on mall road. You will find lots of restaurants, colourful shops, happening crowd and amazing view of the mountains. Also, you can have a panoramic view of the capital city, Deharadun from there, as the shining lights look amazing like the sky bedecked with stars.
Snow adventure zone
18 kms away from Mussoorie and 6 kms from Dhanaulti
Best moth to visit- open 365 days of year
Snow adventure zoneis the highest adventure spot in India located in Buranskhanda(8600 ft).It’s a licensed and govt. approved adventure spot.Well known tour company known as ‘The Real Adventure Sports’ runs this adventure zone. It offers exciting and thrilling adventure activities such as sky walk, rock climbing, flying fox, valley crossing, zip swing, Sky Bridge, rappelling, Paragliding and many more other activities. You need guts, passion and daring heart to do these interesting activities. If you are an adventure lover, then you must go there and do it.
Rajaji National park
Mohand Range in Dehradun around 57 kms from Mussoorie
Best month to visit- 15th November to 15th June
Rajaji National park is a renowned tourist place situated near the foothills of Himalayas in Dehradun. Famous for tiger reserve and spread over 820 kms, it is a rich bio-diversity park and great place for closely experiencing the wild life. Here, you will get a chance to see elephants, tigers, wild boar, panthers, Sambhar and lots of bird species.