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Mussoorie Tourism

Mussoorie is one place that has helped the government make big bucks from tourism. A lot of people choose Mussoorie as a preferred place for holiday owing to its natural beauty in abundance. The renowned hill station has had an enthralling charm over the colonial masters of India. It was a preferred place of recreation for them in the hot summers of India. Thus, much of the development in the region started during the British Rule and even today Mussoorie has a gripping charm over the tourists.

Facts about Mussoorie

Time Zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Population 26,069
Area 2385 sq. ft.
Main Languages Hindi, Garhwali ,Kumauni, Punjabi, Gorkhali, English
Telephone Code 013563
Elevation 1876 meters

Best Time to Visit Mussoorie

The weather of Mussoorie serves as one of the driving factors for the tourist. It remains pleasant throughout the year. The temperature hardly crosses 30 degrees in summers while the winter temperature can fall down to as low as -1 degrees. The city receives pleasant rainfall in the rainy season.

However, the best time to visit Mussoorie are the months of October and November when the weather is absolutely perfect.

Travel trips to Mussoorie

Always book hotels in advance if you are scheduling your trip in the holiday season as all the good hotels in the city are usually booked at this time. Driving in the city is not very easy if you are not familiar with the roads. Always travel with a driver who is well acquainted with the roads in the city. The place remains cool for most part of the year. It is advisable to carry light woolens on your trip to Mussoorie.

Emergency Contact Numbers


Emergency Service Number: 108
Police Station: 91-135-2716238, 2616227

Fire Station

Telephone no: +91-135-2632100, 2630101
Hospitals in Mussorie

Civil Hospital
Landour, Mussoorie
Telephone: 2632891

St. Mary's Hospital

Kulri, Mussoorie
Telephone: 2632144,2632869

Community Hospital

Landour , Mussoorie
Telephone: 2631188,2632053, 2632541

Eye Hospital

Library, Mussoorie
Telephone: 2632049

How to Reach Mussoorie

Mussoorie is one destination that is on the wish list of every traveler. Though, the city does not have an airport or a railway station, it is not very difficult to reach the place.

Following guidelines can prove helpful in answering your question of 'How to Reach Mussoorie', if you are planning a visit to this popular hill station in India:

By Air

Mussoorie does not have an airport. The nearest airport to the city is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun. From Dehradun one can take a taxi to reach picturesque Mussoorie. The distance between two cities is 60 km.

Following are some of the flights to Dehradun from the major Indian cities.

From New Delhi
  • Kingfisher Red
  • Air India
  • Jet Lite

From Mumbai
  • Kingfisher
  • Jet Lite
  • Jet Airways Konnect

From Kolkata
  • Kingfisher Red
  • Jet Airways Konnect
  • Air India

By Rail

The city does not have a railway station. The nearest railhead is at Dehradun, 34 km from the city. Trains from all the major Indian cities are available to Dehradun.

Following are some of the trains that you can take to Dehradun from the major Indian cities.

elhi, Mussoorie is just 290 km by road, whereas from Dehradun it is only 35 km. There are direct buses to Dehradun from Delhi and the neighbouring cities, one can also avail private taxis to reach thes city. Every half an hour, buses ply from Dehradun.

Places to Visit in Mussoorie

  • Gun Hill
  • The Christ Church
  • Camel's Back Road
  • Lal Tibba
  • The Mall
  • Happy Valley
  • Landour Bazaar
  • Sisters Bazaar
  • Kempty Falls
  • Bhatta falls
  • Jharipani falls
  • Mussoorie Lake
  • Jwalaji Temple

Last Updated on : 19/08/2013