Mussoorie is the hill station of Uttarakhand which is also known as “Queens of the Hill”.
Mussoorie located in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand.
Mussoorie is at an elevation of 2000 meters above ocean level. The high altitude of Mussoorie, cool weather and lush green environment attracts the tourists to come here.
If you think about eating in Mussoorie, then Dehradun Road, Mall Road, and Spring Roll, everywhere you will get veg and non-veg food in all these places and street food is very famous on Mall Road.
There is also a Tibetan Market in Mussoorie from where you can shop for Woolen clothes.
How to reach Mussoorie
You can reach Mussoorie by any means of transport such as By Bus, By Train or By Air. By Air and By train you can come to Dehradun and from Dehradun to Mussoorie, you will have to travel by road.
You can get a direct bus from Delhi to Mussoorie, or you can go by train to Dehradun and from Dehradun, you will go by bus to Mussoorie.
Bus from Dehradun to Mussoorie is available every half an hour.From dehradun to mussorrie bus ticket is rs. 70 per person.
The nearest airport to reach Mussoorie is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, the distance from here to Mussoorie is 60 kilometers.
From Dehradun, you can hire a taxi to reach Mussoorie. The taxi fare is around ₹1500 to ₹ 2000.
The nearest railway station for Mussoorie is Dehradun. From Dehradun railway station, the distance of Mussoorie is 35 km. which can be completed by bus or taxi.
Bus fare is Rs. 70 to 80 per person
Shared Taxi fare is Rs. 300 to 400 per person
Private Taxi fare is Rs. 1200 to 1500
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Timings to visit Mussoorie
Mussorie can be visited any time of the year, here the weather remains pleasant throughout the year.
Mussorie in Summer(March to June)
In Mussorie, March to June is the top season and the best and ideal opportunity to visit Mussorie.
In Summer you will find this place full of tourists and you will get difficulty to get hotels so this time try to get online reservation for hotels.
Mussorie in Monsoon(July to September)
July to September is rainstorm season which isn’t the best and ideal opportunity to visit Mussorie.
The environment stays wet all through as the town gets the perfect measure of precipitation.
Landslides and roadblocks are common during the rainy season, this will disturb your tour and you can also get stuck on the way.
This season is the best for all those tourists who want to come on a low budget because in this season you will get everything at a cheap rate.
Mussorie in Winter(November to February)
The Winter season in Mussorie starts in October to February. The temperature ranges between 0 degrees centigrade to 15 degrees centigrade.
October is the most favored month for vacationers to visit Mussorie. In this season the environment stays quiet and wonderful in Mussorie.
If you want to come to Mussorie to see the snowfall, then you plan between December to February.
Snow falls many times between December and February and you can enjoy snowfall.
Stay in Mussoorie
To stay in Mussoorie, you will find many hotels here.
Hotels can easily find on Mall Road, Spring Road, and Camel’s Back Road.
In Mussoorie, you get a room from rs.500 to 15000 per day depending on which season and hotel you are going to Mussoorie.
There is also Dharamshala in Mussoorie which is operated by Gurudwara if you want to stay in Dharamshala charges are:
Per Person rent of Dharamshala ₹ 100
If you want to get a room in Dharamshala, then you have to give ₹ 500 per room
Places to visit in Mussorie
Prakeshwar Mahadev Temple
While coming to Mussoorie from Dehradun, there is Prakeshwar Mahadev Temple on the way from where the distance of Mussoorie is 20 km.
Whenever you come to Mussoorie, you must visit Prakeshwar Mahadev Temple (Lord Shankar) on the way.
On the way to Mussoorie, you can visit another picnic spot named Mussoorie Lake. It is 6 km before Mussoorie, here you will have to walk few minutes to reach Mussoorie lake. You have to pay an entry ticket of ₹ 12 as an entry fee.
Here you can enjoy boating by paying a ticket of just 30 to ₹ 50.
There are numerous cafés to eat and drink here. You can have your lunch here.
Many adventure activities are also done in the Mussoorie lake, one of which is the zipline for which per person rent is ₹ 300.
Gun Hill is a point from where you can see the very beautiful hills of Mussoorie, Dehradun, and many snow-covered hills that can also be seen from Gun Hill.
The road to Gun Hill goes through the Mall Road of Mussoorie and the distance of Gun Hill is 1.5 km from Mussoorie.
You can also go to Gun Hill by ropeway and the charges of the ropeway are rs. 125 per person for both sides.
Take the pleasure of visiting Gun Hill in the daytime so that you enjoy the beauty.
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If you come to Mussoorie, you must visit Mall Road, Mall Road is famous for shopping malls, restaurants, street food.
Walking in the mall road in the evening has its own pleasure.
The distance from Mussoorie to Kampty Fall is about 18 kilometers.
One can hire a taxi or a private taxi or take a bus from Mussoorie to Kampty Fall.
The bus fare is ₹ 35 per person
Share taxi is ₹100 to ₹ 150
Private taxi rent is ₹1200 to ₹1500.
The main waterfall of Kempty Fall is a little bit below the main road, to go there you can walk it by stairs and you can use the ropeway again.
Ropeway ticket is Rs.150 per person both sides.
Kempty Fall is a must-visit place in Mussoorie which attracts a large number of tourists in the summer and a lot of tourists also visit here in the winters.
On the way to Kempti Fall, one way leads to Company Bagh, which is about 3:30 kilometers from Mussoorie.
On the way to the company garden, you will see many beautiful views, reaching the company garden, here you have to take an entry pass of ₹ 18 per person.
Evening time is best for visiting Company Bagh and you will get many options to enjoy in Company Bagh like you can go boating there, swing swing, you can enjoy eating in restaurants, you can see many varieties of flowers there.
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