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Mussoorie Travel Guide

It is a well-known hill station nestled in the Dehradun District of Uttarakhand in the region of North India. Being situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges it is often referred to as the Queen of the Hills. In 1820, a British.....

It is a well-known hill station nestled in the Dehradun District of Uttarakhand in the region of North India. Being situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges it is often referred to as the Queen of the Hills. In 1820, a British Army officer set up this town. Mussoorie is not only famed for its picturesque splendor but it has also urbanized into an imperative center of education and trade over the course of time. Nestled in the Himalayan foothills it reflects a royal look with its dense jungles, comfortable atmosphere and the wonderful views of the Doon Valley. The name of the place is derived from the Mansur shrub established in profusion around this region. Vestiges of its colonial past are still reflected in the architecture of this town. Mussoorie tourism has got many places of tourist interest such as outstanding natural sights like Childer's Lodge or Gun Hill, the two highest peaks and the eminent Kempty cascade. Tourists can also refer to the Mussoorie travel guide for more details.

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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Mussoorie
Situated in the foothills of Garhwal Himlayan range, Mussoorie is a much favoured weekend getaway for those living in Delhi and other parts of north India. Year round pleasant climate, delicious Chinese, Indian and Tibetan cuisine, bustling Mall Road, scenic hills and valleys make Mussoorie a favourable holiday destination. Kempty Falls, Jharipani Fall and Cloud End are popular tourist attractions. Mussoorie is easily accessible from anywhere in India.
 
How to Reach Mussoorie by Air
 
Jollygrant Airport in Dehradun serves as the nearest airport to Mussoorie. Direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai are available till Dehradun. Local taxis or buses can be hired to reach Mussoorie from Dehradun. Otherwise, visitors can board a flight till Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, second nearest airport to Mussorie, which offers good air connectivity with rest of India and then travel to Mussoorie by bus or car.
 
How to Reach Mussoorie by Road
 
A number of state government and private buses connect Mussoorie with nearby places like Delhi, Dehradun and other important towns of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Buses for Mussoorie are available on frequent and daily basis, so passengers can choose a bus depending on their convenience.
 
How to Reach Mussoorie by Rail
 
Dehradun Railway Station, located around 36 km away serves as the nearest railway station to Mussoorie. Number of trains from far and near of cities including Delhi, Kolkata, Jammu and Amritsar serve Dehradun city. After reaching Dehradun by train, visitors can board local taxis or buses for Mussoorie. 

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Can anyone suggest me Dehradun railway station to Mussoorie taxi fare rate?
Dear Amit Ji, The cab fare from Dehradun Railway station to Mussoorie Taxi stand is around Rs. 1200/-
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I have to travel to mussoorie tomorrow night for two days . Is it safe to travel n hwz the weather ???
Dear Guest, Greetings from Hotel Mall Palace! It is safe to travel to and fro Mussoorie. The roads are all open and the weather is fine. You might witness a little fog in the transit from Dehradun to Mussoorie. The rains have receded. You might witness some light showers/drizzles. We hope we were of some help. Thank you Team - Guest Relations, Hotel Mall Palace, Mussoorie.
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Which hotel is better Earth Royale, hotel Midtown or the high walls?
Sir, Greetings from Hotel Hamers International Mussoorie Hotel Midtown is a better option. Have a nice stay and enjoy the hills
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We are coming to Mussoorie for 3 days, please  suggest me best places to visit.
Kempty Falls, Dalai Hills, George Everest, Company Garden, Hathi Paw, Lambi Dehar Mines, Cemals Back Road, Mall Road, Land our Market, Lal Tibba, Naag Tibba, Char Dukaan and many more.....enjoy
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We are 8 adults, including 1 senior citizen,  looking for 4 rooms within budget of Rs. 1000 to 1400. We are planning to come in last week of December. Please suggest a good hotel.
Dear Guest, Thank you for writing to us, our basic category of Room cost Rs.8000+Taxes.
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