Mussoorie FAQs

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General

Are there any direct flights to Mussoorie?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Mussoorie. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport situated in Dehradun, 32 kms from Mussoorie. From there, one can opt for taxis which are easily available on personal and shared basis from Dehradun to Mussoorie.

When can one expect snowfall in Mussoorie?

Best time to visit Mussoorie is in the month of December and January. Snowfall can be expected in the late December or in the first week of January.

What is the best time to visit Mussoorie?

Except for the monsoon season, Mussoorie is a tourist destination that is flocked with tourists year-round. However, the best time to visit Mussoorie is from April to July. The greenery is at its full bloom during September to November and one can easily view the panoramic sight of the Himalayas in November.

How many days are sufficient to explore Mussoorie?

To explore Mussoorie and its nearby surroundings at a relaxed pace, one would need 2 days minimum as there are plenty of places in and around Mussoorie. Few of the must visit places are Lal Tibba, Company Garden, Kempty Falls, Clouds End etc. In addition to that, there are few revered temples as well like Jwala Devi Temple and Nag Devta temple. For detailed information on Mussoorie sightseeing just follow the link Places to see in Mussoorie.

Is there an ATM facility in Mussoorie?

Yes, there are number of ATM machines available in and around Mussoorie, many of which are located on the Mall road.

Are there any good restaurants or cafes in Mussoorie?

Of course, yes, Mussoorie attracts thousands of tourists every year from all over the globe. Being one of the popular hill stations Mussoorie offers some awesome mouth liking restaurants and cafes for tourists as per their cuisine choices. We listed some of the Top Restaurants and Cafes in Mussoorie that serves truly tasty food.

Are there bars and pubs in Mussoorie?

Yes, there are some bars and pubs located in the town as well as some selected hotels provide in-house bar facility. We categorized some renown bar and pubs of Mussoorie, just follow the links Bars in Mussoorie, select best of them as per your convenience.

What are the road conditions in Mussoorie?

Being one of the popular hill stations of India and very close to Dehradun city, roads are usually pleasant throughout the year for the Mussoorie. However, it is always a good practice to check road conditions in advance when you planning to travel to the hilly areas, especially in the monsoon season when the roads are prone to landslides due to heavy downpour. In addition, being part of well-maintained state highway, roads are pretty good and smooth for Mussoorie and well suited for your personal vehicle.

Travel (Trip Planning)

What are taxi rates from Dehradun to Mussoorie?

The taxi rates from Dehradun to Mussoorie vary depending upon the type of vehicle requested. The rates per kms are different for different vehicles. Please keep in mind that minimum charges are calculated on at least 250 kms per day.

Which is the nearest airport to Mussoorie?

The nearest airport to Mussoorie is Jolly Grant Airport situated in Dehradun which is at a distance of 60 kms from Mussoorie via National Highway 72.

Which is the nearest railhead to Mussoorie?

Mussoorie doesn’t have direct rail link due to is higher elevation. The nearest railway station to Mussoorie is Dehradun railway station, at a distance of 35 kms from Mussoorie.

How do I book a taxi for visiting local sightseeing in Mussoorie?

Taxis for visiting local sightseeing can be booked from various car rental companies in Mussoorie. In addition to that, many hotels also provide sightseeing options from on request. For detailed information on Mussoorie sightseeing just follow the link Places to see in Mussoorie.

Distance Chart of major destinations from Mussoorie?

Distance Chart of major destinations from Mussoorie:

DestinationDistance (In Km.)
Delhi232
Dehradun35
Haridwar85
Rishikesh77
Jolly Grant60
Roorkee105
Gangotri209
Yamunotri138
New Tehri69
Uttarkashi111
Dhanaulti27
Narendranagar88
Nainital325
Haldwani314

How to Reach

How to reach Mussoorie from Delhi?

Mussoorie is at a distance of 281 kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Mussoorie:

  • By Road:  There are various bus services available from Delhi to Mussoorie. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. In addition to that, state-run buses also run from Delhi to Mussoorie on daily basis from Anand Vihar ISBT as well as Kashmere Gate ISBT. If you don’t get direct bus for the Mussoorie, then first reach Dehradun that is 35 kms from Mussoorie then change another vehicle for your destination. Buses, taxis and shared vehicles are easily available for Mussoorie from Dehradun in regular intervals.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Dehradun railway station. There are numerous trains connecting New Delhi with Dehradun. The journey lasts approximately 5-7 hours, depending on the train and the schedule.
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which lies approximately 60 kilometres away, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

How far is Mussoorie from Dehradun?

Mussoorie is at a distance of 35 kms from Dehradun. As capital city and the biggest town of Uttarakhand state, tourist can easily found the convenience for the Mussoorie from the Dehradun city. One can opt from the state-run buses, private and shared taxis as per their ease. Buses are easily available in regular intervals for Mussoorie from the Mussoorie bus stand located outside the Dehradun railway station, Dehradun.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the accommodation facility in Mussoorie?

As one of the popular tourist destination, accommodation in Mussoorie is not an issue as there are numerous hotels and guesthouses that have mushroomed in Mussoorie. We also categorized the hotels in two further categories, which are Budget  Hotels in Mussoorie and Luxury Hotels in Mussoorie for the users; they can choose one best of them as per their convenience. It is advisable to pre-book your room during peak season.

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