Mussoorie one of the most well developed and enchanting hill stations of India is located at a distance of 275 km towards the north east from New Delhi. It is 34 km uphill of Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. It is a whole season heaven located in the midst of the Himalayas known as the Shivalik Mountain Range.
Set at a height of 2500 meters above sea level, Mussoorie is a popular hill station in India. It is renowned for its breathtakingly beautiful Doon Valley, the ridge lines dotted with tall deodars, snow covered mountains, myriads of flowers and captivating ambience that won’t fail to enchant you with its beauty and charm. Come get a relief from the hustle bustle of your hectic city life in the relatively cool Mussoorie. It is perfect jaunt to spend the weekend. On a Delhi Mussoorie tour visitors can indulge in various fun filled activities like horse riding, sightseeing tours, long walks which keep the travelers engaged in viewing the natural beauty of its milieu.
On a weekend tour from Delhi to Mussoorie visitors can enjoy sightseeing tours which includes.
Kempty Falls: It is one of the biggest and prettiest waterfalls of Mussoorie located at a distance of 13 km from Mussoorie on a way to Yamunotri. Bath at the foot of the falls is an enjoyable experience for the visitors during the summers.
Lal Tibba: Lal Tibba is the highest point of Mussoorie which is situated at the height of 2438.4m above the sea level. It provides a magnificent view of snow covered Gangotri, Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi and Sri Kanta peaks. A television tower, which is at Lal Tibba, has been relaying television program’s from Delhi since 12th August 1979.
Surkhunda Devi Temple: It is the highest point in the area which is situated at the height of 3021 m above the sea level. It is an important pilgrimage for the locals and the people who visit Mussoorie. It is 35 km from Mussoorie and 11 km from Dhanauti.
Mussoorie Lake: A newly developed picnic spot build by City Board & Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority, is situated at 6 Kms on Mussoorie-Dehradun road having a facility of pedaled boats. It offers an enchanting view of Doon Valley and nearby villages. View during Night is marvelous.
Excursions from Mussoorie
Visitor can even enjoy excursion trips on Weekend Tour packages. There are various places nearby the Mussoorie where they can have memorable time to enjoy. Some of the best near by places to visit on Delhi Mussoorie package include.
Tehri Dam: Situated at a distance of 60 km from Mussoorie , Tehri Dam is a perfect place for day long trip. One should not forget to visit 42 km lake next to Tehri Dam.
Jwalaji Temple: Situated at a distance of 9 km from Mussoorie this is a famous pilgrimage for Hindus. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Situated atop the Benog hill at the height of 2100 m , the temple offers the breathtaking views of Doon Valley, Himalayan Peaks and Yamuna Valley.
Lake Mist: Lake Mist is situated about 5 km before Kempty fall on Mussoorie-Kempty road. It is a newly developed good picnic spot with restaurant and boating facilities.
Bhatta Falls: Situated at a distance of 7 km from Mussoorie on Mussoorie- Dehradun Road near Bhatta Village. It is easily accessible by car or bus up to Bhatta village and then follows the 3 km path by foot. The place is idea for bating and enjoying picnics.
One can easily reach Mussoorie from Delhi by all modes of transportation.
By Road: Delhi – Roorkee via Meerut, Khatauli, Muzzafarnagar (NH 58), Roorkee – Chitlampur (State Road), Chitlampur – Dehradun (NH 72A), Dehradun – Mussoorie (State Highway) (6 hrs).
By Rail: Dehradun Railway Station (6 ˝ hrs), Dehradun Shatabdi Morning, Mussoorie Express Night.
By Air: Dehradun Airport (2 hrs 40 minutes)