About Mussoorie Holidays - Mussoorie, also known as the queen of hills, is one of the most popular and beautiful hill stations in India. Located in the district of Dehradun, Mussoorie was developed as a summer retreat for the British folks, and later on, it gained popularity as a famous family-friendly hill station. Atlas Travel is all about offering memorable times and with our Mussoorie tour package you will be able to explore Mussoorie in luxury and comfort.
Situated on an average altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level, it is an ideal destination for people on their honeymoon, family looking to beat the heat, and groups of friends. The hill station graces the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas and when combined with a visit to their adjoining military cantonment of Landour it creates the perfect Mussoorie package.
Popular Mussoorie Tour Packages
Mussoorie Holiday Packages
No. of Days
Mussoorie Sightseeing Tour Package
Mussoorie Dehradun Tour Package
3 Nights / 4 Days
Mussoorie Honeymoon Tour Package
5 Nights / 6 Days
Mussoorie with Auli Tour Package
7 Nights / 8 Days
The name Mussoorie is very old and this name was given by the locals since plenty of Mansoor shrubs used to grow here. The locals would bring their herds of cattle to graze on these fields. It was in 1825 that Mussoorie was established as a resort by a British officer named Lt. Frederick Young. He went on to become the magistrate of Doon and even helped raise the very first Gurkha regiment in the region.
Over time, Mussoorie attracted many royals, high-end politicians, and executive officers of the British Empire. Going for a holiday in Mussoorie to beat the scorching heat of the plains became routine. Presently Mussoorie tourism is at an all-time high and still ranks as one of the top hill stations of India. There are plenty of activities, things to do, and places to see here for tourists that will guarantee an experience of a lifetime.
Best Time to Visit Mussoorie
The best time to visit Mussoorie is during the summer months of March to June. The temperature remains ideal for sightseeing and going exploring. It is also the peak tourism season for Mussoorie and Dehradun.
During the best time, the temperature remains between 16 to 28 Degrees Celsius. This is also the time when one can witness the Himalayan range properly due to the open, cloudless, blue sky.
Mussoorie during monsoon should be avoided at all times since the entire region remains prone to unexpected landslides and floods that cause damage to life and property.
How to Reach Mussoorie from Delhi
Mussoorie is a top holiday destination, especially for people going on extended weekends from the nearby towns of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, and UP, etc. Here is how to reach Mussoorie from Delhi:
By Road: Delhi is 282 kms away from Mussoorie. There are numerous networks of roads connecting Mussoorie to other nearby places like Delhi NCR etc. Delhi to Mussoorie by road in your private car would take not more than 4 to 5 hours.
There are several private and government buses connecting the two towns at budget ticket prices. Your entire Mussoorie trip cost will be slashed down to reasonable rates if you choose to travel by a Volvo.
Taxis and cab services are easily available and can be booked from one of the many travel websites or travel companies there.
By Train: Dehradun railway station is the nearest station in Mussoorie and is 36 kms away from the main city. Dehradun receives trains from a number of different big and small cities.
It would be good for you to check with us or call us if you are thinking of booking a Mussoorie tour package from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bangalore.
The two major trains for Mussoorie are Mussoorie Express and Shatabdi Express. From Dehradun station, there are many taxis, cabs, and buses connecting Dehradun to Mussoorie.
By Flight: If you are looking for the fastest way of getting to Mussoorie from Delhi, then the flight is the best option.
Jolly grant airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Mussoorie and there are regular flights connecting Delhi to Dehradun. Taxis are available easily for Mussoorie that can be booked at the Dehradun airport.
Places to Visit in Mussoorie
Being a fantastic hill station with a lot of options available to keep every tourist interested and engaged for a long time. Here are some of the must visit places in Mussoorie:
Lal Tibba - Perched on the depot hill in Landour, Lal Tibba is one of the highest points in Mussoorie. It is just 6 kms from the city center, it is a great place to go for sunset or sunrise viewing.
Gun Hill Point - It is the 2nd highest peak in Mussoorie and gun hill point is one of the most popular viewpoints in this area. Located 1.7 kms away from the mall road, it takes a 20-minute uphill trek to reach the point and is absolutely worth it.
Company Garden - Located 3 kms away from the Mall road of Mussoorie, the company garden is the perfect place to go and spend some quality time with your family and loved ones.
Mussoorie Lake - If you are looking for a place to go and have fun with your family among nature, then Mussoorie Lake is a must-visit. You can indulge in activities like zip-lining, water zorbing, and paddle boarding.
George Everest House - Located 6 kms away from Gandhi Chowk in Mussoorie, sir George Everest's house goes back to 1832. It is home to the British surveyor after whose honor Mount Everest is named.
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Adventure Activities in Mussoorie
Trekking - There are many trekking spots in Mussoorie for an adventure lover. Some popular trekking destinations like Har Ki Dun Trek, Nag Tibba Summit, and Bhadraj Temple Trek.
Hiking - If trekking is a bit of difficult activity, then hiking is the perfect option for you. Some famous hiking trails are valley view to cloud’s end, library head to happy valley and Jabarkhet nature reserve hike.
Adventure Sports - Open for the public, for the first time in the world, in Mussoorie, the skywalk is an adrenaline-pumping activity. Other than that Zip Line, Zip Swings, Paragliding, and others are very famous in Mussoorie for adventure seekers.
Rock Climbing - Looking to scale up? Rock climbing is a fun activity to do on the hills. Along with rock climbing, ATV biking, caving, and mountain biking are other sports gaining popularity in the hill town.
A. No matter what time of the year you are traveling to Mussoorie, be sure to pack some woollens. Try to layer your clothes to keep yourself comfortable. In winter, thermal inners and jackets are a must.
Q.How Many Days Are Enough To Visit Mussoorie?
A. A minimum of 2 days is enough to visit some of the most famous tourist places in Mussoorie. People living in Delhi and Chandigarh visit Mussoorie on an extended weekend mostly.
Q.What Is An Average Mussoorie Trip Budget?
A. For 2 nights an average Mussoorie trip budget package can cost from 5K to 10 K.
Q.How Can I Spend 2 Days In Mussoorie?
A. In 2 days you can check out places like camel’s back road, Kempty Falls, mall road for shopping, happy valley, and Lal Tibba.
Q.Paragliding In Mussoorie?
A. Yes. There are adventure companies offering paragliding services in Mussoorie.