What to Know?
Mussoorie, also known as the Queen of the hills, is a famous hill station in Uttaranchal. It is situated at an altitude of 1970 meters above sea level and the perfect getaway from the summer heat of the plains. Mussoorie is spread out over 16 km. along a horseshoe shaped ridge. The hill station of Mussoorie is located near Delhi and Dehradun and a popular tourist destination among the Indian tourists round the year. During summers, the temperature ranges from 20 to 32 degree Cesius and in winters, it ranges from 1 to 7 degree Celsius. There are winter showers and snowfall during December and January. During the monsoon and winter months it is visited by people in search of some peace and quiet.
Day 01: Delhi – Mussoorie (280kms – 6-7hrs)
Travel By surface from Delhi to Mussoorie.
Mussoorie: is a wonderful hill station in Uttaranchal.It is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and is known as the Queen of the Hills. Mussoorie derives its name from the plants of Mussoorie or shrubmansoor which are available in large quantities in this region. The lush green hills, the varied flora and fauna and the majestic view of the Shivalik ranges and the Doon Valley attracts hundreds of tourists both domestic and international to Mussoorie each year. Mussoorie is famous not only for its scenic beauty but it has also developed into an important center of education and business. Mussoorie is also famous for the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where officers are trained for the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service. Arrive at Mussoorie ,transfer to hotel, check in to hotel, rest of the day free for Leisure. overnight stay at hotel at Mussoorie.
Day 02: Mussoorie
After breakfast, visit to Kempty fall, kempty fall, municipal garden,Gun hill, Company Garden, Mallroad etc.
Lal Tibba : This is regarded as the highest point in Mussoorie situated in area called “Landour”. Which is know to be the oldest inhabited place of Mussoorie
Gun Hill : Gun hiil is the second highest point in Mussoorie.it is also known as picnic spot for the locals.From this points,Mussoorie appears to be changing colors in every minute.It looks amazing from here
Municipal Garden : This is also known as Botanical Gardens of Mussoorie were established by geologist Dr. H.Fackner in the last century..
Kempty Fall : Kempty fall is just 12 kms down from Mussoorie on Mussoorie – Dehradun midway ,the beautifull falls were declared as a tourist destination by John Mekinan after after 1835.The name Kempty is derived from ‘Camp – tea’, as the Britishers would organise their tea parties here. Past Kempty Fall, 12 – km downhill. Later back to hotel,free for leisure.overnight stay at hotel at Mussoorie
Day 03: Mussoorie – Dehradun (35kms – 2hrs.)
After breakfast,check out from hotel, then Drive to Dehradun.
Dehradun :the capital of State Uttarakhand situated on the north – west corner of the state and nestled in the mountain ranges of Himalayas.Dehradun has always been an important place for the Indians as well as for the Britishers when it was ruled by them.This is a significant place in terms of having the premier educational and Training Institutes like Indian Miltary Academy, RIMC(Rashtriya Indian Military College), Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy(IGNFA), Lal Bahadur Shahstri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA ) etc It has also The headquarters of many National Institutes and Organizations like ONGC, Survey Of India, Forest Research Institute, Indian Institute of Petroleumetc are located in the city.
Arrive at Dehradun transfer to hotel ,check in to hotel.Take rest. Later visit to FRI , Tapkeshwar temple, Dear Park & Shiv ratan kander ,famous Bazar Paltan Bazar. Later back to hotel, Rest of the day free at leisure . overnight stay at hotel at Dehradun
Day 04/ Dehradun – Sahastradhara – Delhi (270 km – 6 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel, then proceed to Half day Sight Seeing of Sahastradhara: laterally meaning, the ‘thousand fold spring’ is situated at a distance of 11 kms. from Dehra Dun. The place makes an ideal picnic spot and is of immense attraction to visitors. The Baldi river and the caves provide a breathtaking view.The water here has a fall of about 9 metres and leaves an incrustation of lime of all its touches. Particles thus accumulating over the centuries have formed a projecting ledge, and a sort of cave, from the roof of which falls a perpetual shower. There is also a sulphur spring in which visitors often take bath. Its water is said to cure skin infections and possess other medicinal properties. Later Back Drive to Delhi for ownward destination.