to Mussoorie : 300 Kms
to Dehradun : 25 Kms
to Mussoorie : 40 Km
to Mussoorie : 62 Kms
- Area : 6.42 sq
- Population :
29916 (1991 census)
- Altitude : 6580
ft. above sea level.
- Season : Throughout
- Clothing (Summer)
: Light Woolens.
- (Winter) : Heavy Woolens.
- Language : Hindi,
- Festivals : Autumn
Festival, Bhadraj Festival.
- Local Transport
- STD Code : 0135
Hill : Enjoy
a Ropeway ride to the second highest peak of Mussoorie.
It can also be negotiated by bridle path which forks-off
from Mall Road near Kutchery. A climb takes about twenty
minutes. The Ropeway distance is 400 mtr. The sheer thrill
of the ride is memorable.
offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges
namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and Gangotri Group
in the bird s-eye view of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley.
During pre-independence days a gun mounted on this top
used to be fired heralding mid-day to enable people to
adjust their watches and hence this name.
Fall : 15
km. from Mussoorie on the Yamunotri Road having an altitude
of 4500 ft. It has the distinction of being the biggest
and prettiest waterfall located in a beautiful valley
and is surrounded by high mountains. Bath at the foot
of the falls is refreshing and enjoyable for children
and adults alike.
Garden : A
picnic spot having a beautiful garden and an artificial
mini lake with boating facilities. It is located at a
distance of 4 km. by cycle rickshaw, pony or by car and
only 2 km. on foot via Waverly Convent Road.
This temple dedicated to Lord Balbhadra, brother of Shri
Krishna, offers a commanding view of the Doon Valley and
- Yamuna Bridge : A
great attraction for fishing. But you need a permit for
that from District Forest Offices. Total distance is around
- Lakha Mandal : Total
distance, 80 km, located on the Mussorie Yamunotri Road.
back road : Horse-riding
and walking. Sunset view of the Himalayas. A superb rock
formation, with a lifelike resemblance to a sitting camel,
can be seen from this spot.
Lodge : A
powerful telescope is installed here, and the view of
the snow from this spot is exhilarating.
Lodge : Highest
peak of Mussoorie near Lal Tibba. It is about 5 km. from
the Tourist Office and one can go on horse back or on
foot. Snow view from this spot is exhilarating.
TO REACH MUSSOORIE?
BY TRAIN ||
railway station is Dehradun 25 km. From Dehradun to Mussoorie
you can take local bus or private taxi.
Mussoorie is connected by road to major centers of
northern India, click here for distances
BY AIR ||
Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant Airport 58 Kms from Mussoorie
via Rishikesh. Indian Airlines operates thrice weekly
(Tue, Thu, Sat) flights.
AND RESORTS IN MUSSOORIE
and Resorts in Mussoorie
Green Castle, Hotel
Honeymoon Inn, Hotel
Hard Rock, Hotel
Jaypee Residency Manor,
Hotel Dunsvirk Court,
Inn Resort, Hotel
Highness Heights, Kasmanda
Palace Hotel, Hotel