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Dalai Hills, Photo: Aryan Negi

Dalai Hills

About Dalai Hills

The Dalai Hills in Mussoorie is about a 400 meter walk from the Tibetan temple, Shedup Choephelling Temple in the Happy Valley, Mussoorie. Dalai Hills is one amongst the very magnificent and extremely beautiful places located in Mussoorie. It is decorated with the Buddhist Prayer Flags all over and has a statue of Lord Buddha constructed by 20th regional Tibetan youth Congress, Mussoorie to prevent disease, war, conflict and natural disaster that occurred on 13 June 2014. 

In MussoorieAbout 3.3 km from Library Chowk of Mussoorie
Free Entry
2 hr

Dalai Hills in Mussoorie

The Dalai Hills gives you a bird’s eye view of the gigantic Garhwal Himalayan Range of Uttarakhand. The Dalai Hills is a very serene and tranquil place for all those who seek to experience the handsomeness and pleasantness of the hill station of Mussoorie.

Dalai Hills lies just above the Lal Bahadur Shashtri Academy. On a clear day you can gaze at some really captivating view of the greater Himalayas from here. Dalai Hills is also a treat to trekking buffs. There are a number of treks that go from the Dalai Hills, passing by thick forests rich in flora and fauna. When heading off to Dalai Hills and plan to go for a trek do take some snacks along with you as you may be weary after a bit of a steep walk. But do not pollute the place and carry your waste back with you, do not mess the place, do not exploit the area. 

The treks from Dalai Hills are a journey round the year. Some of the most trekked places from Dalai Hills are given below.

  • Dalai Hill to Dhobighat- 1.5km
  • Dalai Hill to Benog Hill- 8 km
  • Dalai Hill to Clouds End- 6.5 km
  • Dalai Hill to George Everest- 11 km
  • Dalai Hill to Wishing Well- 9 km

Location of Dalai Hills

Dalai Hills is located in In Mussoorie ( About 3.3 km from Library Chowk of Mussoorie).

Location & How to Reach Dalai Hills

By Air: The nearest air connectivity is the Jolly Grant Airport which is located at a distance of 62 km from Dalai Hills. You can book a cab or taxi from Jolly Grant Airport to Mussoorie, or travel by bus. Then further from Mussoorie travel till the Happy Valley which is at a distance of 3 km from the Library Bus Stand at Mussoorie. The Dalai Hills is a mere 400 meter walk from the Tibetan Temple in the Happy Valley.

By Rail: The nearest rail connectivity is the Dehradun Railway Station located at a distance of 37 km from Dalai Hills. There are a number trains from cities like New Delhi, Lucknow, Chandigarh etc that come to Dehradun. You can further travel till Mussoorie from the Dehradun Railway Station by taxi or bus. Reach at the Library Bus Stand in Mussoorie and further travel till the Happy Valley which is located at a distance of 3 km. The Dalai Hills is a mere 400 meter walk from the Tibetan Temple in the Happy Valley.

By Road: There are a number of buses available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate Bust Stand New Delhi till Dehradun and Mussoorie. Reach till Mussoorie via taxi, bus or a cab. Reach at the Library Bus Stand

Read How to Reach guide for Mussoorie.

What is Dalai Hills famous for?

Dalai Hills is popular place for following activities/ interests - Buddha Temples and Monasteries, Kids & family spots , Picnic Spots.

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