Mussoorie is a perfect hill station for those who want to spend some moments of peace away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Mussoorie is very close to Delhi. That’s why whenever we Delhiites want to spend a moment of peace, we reach Mussoorie by bus. The distance from Delhi to Mussoorie is 277 kms which can be covered in just 6 hours. Situated at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level on the Garhwal mountain range, Mussoorie is truly nothing less than a paradise for honeymoon couples.
There are two routes from Delhi to Mussoorie
First route Delhi-Sonipat-Panipat-Kurukshetra-Yamunanagar-Dehradun-Mussoorie. If you take this route, you will reach Mussoorie from Delhi to Mussoorie in just 6 hours and 15 minutes (277 km).
Second Route Delhi-Meerut-Muzaffarnagar-Roorkee-Saharanpur-Dehradun-Mussoorie If you take this route, you will reach Mussoorie from Delhi to Mussoorie in just 7 hours and 33 minutes (298 km).
To go from Delhi to Mussoorie, we selected the first route. We have chosen this route because the traffic on this route will be less as compared to other routes and also you will reach Mussoorie quickly.
If you have followed the second route then you are going to get a lot to eat on this route. If you have missed your morning coffee then do not worry as soon as you leave Noida you will see Coffee Cafe Day where you can have your morning coffee.
Cheetal Restaurant Near Meerut Highway Bypass. For afternoon hunger you can try Chital restaurant near Meerut Highway Bypass on the way. This restaurant is a bit expensive but believe me the food and staff here will win your heart. Apart from cleanliness, you will also be provided with proper parking facilities.
Although you can visit Mussoorie anytime, the right season to visit Mussoorie is between April and June. Kempty Fall Kempty Fall is located at a distance of 15 kilometers from Mussoorie. This waterfall is situated at an altitude of 4500 feet. This waterfall is surrounded by hills and dense trees. Here in summer, children and youth all enjoy the cold water showers of the spring. Here you can also enjoy boating and toy trains. Celebrate holidays with children by visiting these places of North India, faces will blossom…
Nag Devta Temple
Nag Devta Temple is an ancient temple situated at a distance of about 6 km from Mussoorie. From here you can capture the mesmerizing beauty of Doon Valley in the camera. After visiting the Nag Devta temple, we decided to go to Jwala ji and left for Maa Durga’s temple. Such a temple in Delhi, where there is neither any idol nor any religious rituals. Jwalaji Temple (Benog Hill) 9 km west of Mussoorie, 2104 m. Jwalaji temple is situated at the height of.
It is built on a peak called Benog Hill, where Goddess Durga is worshiped. The temple is surrounded by dense forest, from where beautiful views of Himalayan peaks, Doon valley and Yamuna valley are visible. In Delhi’s Kali Bari temple, alcohol is offered to the mother.
Clouds and in 1838, this old bungalow built by a British Major has now been converted into a hotel. From this bungalow surrounded by dense forests, you will see a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges and the Yamuna river covered with a sheet of snow.
Red dune (LAL TIBBA)
Lal Tibba is the highest peak of Mussoorie. This place is situated in the landwar area in Mussoorie which is the oldest populated area of Mussoorie. Lal Tibba is also known as Depot Hill because a depot is built in this area.
Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie, there is a story behind why it got its name Gun Hill. It is said that before independence, shots were fired from the top of this hill every day in the afternoon, so that people could time their clocks. You can also enjoy trekking in Gun Hill. You will easily find a guide for trekking here. It takes just 20 minutes to reach here from Mall Road. From this hill you can see beautiful views of Himalayan mountain range namely Bandarpunch, Srikanta, Pithwara and Gangotri group etc.
Camel Back Road
If you want to see the sunset in Mussoorie then you can go to CamelBack Road. This road is very close to Kulri Bazar. Let me tell you, this Camel Rock looks like a sitting camel. From here you can watch the sunset in the Himalayas very well.
This falls is located 7 km from Mussoorie on the Mussoorie-Dehradun road. Tourists can reach here by bus or car and walk further 3 km to reach the waterfall.
Dhanaulti is a peaceful place situated on Tehri road. This place is famous for the tall deodar trees and beautiful fruit gardens. Away from the crowd of the city, spending time in the tourist bungalow here will be a different kind of experience in itself. If you wish, you can spend your time in the Forest Rest House of Mussoorie. Apart from these, Yamuna Bridge, Chamba, Lakha Mandal and Surkhanda Devi are some other places of interest here. Do not forget to visit the Laxman Siddha fair when you come to Mussoorie in the month of April. I’m surely hope you’ll remember it for a long time
If you are also crazy about trekking, then trekking can be done here at three places.
We chose Mussoorie Nag Tibba for trekking. Nag Tibba offers spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks that will surely mesmerize you. A total distance of 62 kms can be covered from here via Pathanwadi, Nainbagh and Kamptee.
Via Park Toll-Clouds End, about 15 km from Dhundhli Mussoorie, it is the best place for trekking. Situated just west of Mussoorie city, Bhadraj offers a spectacular view of the Doon Valley, the Chakrata range and the Jaunsar Balar range of the Garhwal Himalayas. Bhadraj Temple dedicated to Lord Balabhadra is situated on the top of the hill. An annual fair is organized here every year in the third week of August (Shravan Sankranti).
The 26 km long route offers some breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks and the valley.
If you are fond of food, then after coming to Mussoorie, your silver is silver. Because you are going to get many varieties of food here. You can enjoy North Indian food and South Indian food very well in Mussoorie. If you are in Mussoorie, do not forget to try Kurli’s momos.
After traveling, it is the turn of everyone to go shopping. In Mussoorie, you will find many things for shopping like warm clothes, Tibetan Artcraft can also be bought. And yes, do not forget to do shopping in the street market of Mussoorie because there you can get a lot of variety at very reasonable prices.
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