Mussoorie is a “hill station”, a community board in the “Dehradun” region of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is approximately 35 km away from the state capital of “Dehradun” and 290 km away from the north of the national capital of “New Delhi”. This hill station is in the foothills of the “Garhwal Himalayan range”. The adjacent town of Landour, which include a military cantonment and it is considered part of greater Mussoorie, as are the township of the ‘Barlowganj and Jharipani’.
Best Places to visit Mussoorie :
- Kempty Falls
- Lal Tibba
- Company Garden
- Gun hill
- Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve
- Lake Mist
- The real adventure sport
- Cloud’s end
- Jharipani falls
- Happy Vlley
- Cambridge Book Depot
Kempty Falls :
Kempty Falls are one of the most attractive and largest waterfall nestled in the delightful hill town of “Mussoorie”. Visitors multitude this place in huge numbers to enjoy trek up to the pristines fall, see the cascade waters. The waterfall are bounded by high mountain cliff that hypnotize the trekks. Situated at an height of approximately 4500 ft above sea level and the place is undoubtedly a paradise where public can spend many unforgettable moments amidst the lush green vegetation.
Lal Tibba is the highest peak’s topmost point and the most famous place in “Mussoorie”. Well-liked amongst tourist and travellors for performing extended trail of major mountain as well as romantic sunset and sunrise and “Lal Tibba” is situated as Depot Hill in Landour.
Company Garden :
A most famous picnic place in Massoorie, “Company garden” is colourful garden situated at 3 km away from the mall. Company garden are also known as Municipal garden or Company bagh, it is visited by number of tourist round the year. “Company garden” has a diversity of attractive power flora and an delight park also.
Gun hill :
A historical and sector highest peak of “Mussoorie”, “Gun Hill” is favourite place for viewing pictorial Himalayan range, “Doon Valley”. A well-liked point of “Massoorie”, Gun point is situated at 400 ft above the Mall and easy to get to by a cable car as well.
Best time to visit Mussoorie :
The best time to visit “Mussoorie” is during summer, as it offer an outstanding respite from the scorching summer heat. April-June is months of ‘April, May and June’ witness the peak seasons due to the pleasant weather while those looking forward to see snowfall should visit “Mussoorie” during winters.
In March to June the Mussoorie India Weather is stunning during the summer months. The average temperature range approximately 37 degree Celcius. It is not too hot and tourists can walk around easily.
In July to September there are high probability of landslide happening during these months, hence making it risky to travel.
In October to February the weather in “Mussoorie” experiences cold weather and snow. The temperature falls down to ‘sub zero degrees’ at night. The roads get blocked from middle of December to February because of snowfall.
How to Reach the Mussoorie :
By Air : “Jollygrant Airport” in Dehradun serve as the nearest airport to “Mussoorie”. Local taxi or buses can be hired to arrive at “Mussoorie” from Dehradun. Otherwise, the second nearest airport is “Indira Gandhi International Airport”, Delhi, which offers good air connectivity with rest of India, after that take a trip to “Mussoorie” by bus or car.
By Train : “Dehradun Railway Station”, located approximately 36 km away from the nearest railway station to “Mussoorie”. Number of trains from far and near of cities including “Delhi, Kolkata, Jammu and Amritsar serve Dehradun city”. After reaching Dehradun by train, visitors can take local taxis or buses for “Mussoorie”.
By Road : A maximum state governments and private buses connect “Mussoorie” with nearest places like “Delhi, Dehradun”, etc important towns of “Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand”. Buses for Mussoorie are available frequently every-day.