Brief about the Destination: Dehradun  is the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand in the northern part of India. Mussoorie, another beautiful hill station   is a Municipal Board  in the Dehradun District of the state of Uttarakhand.   Dehradun  and Mussoorie are  renowned for  their  tourist attractions.  The tourist attractions  can be divided into four parts: Water bodies,  natural scenic sports, wild life sanctuaries and  museums  etc. In fact there is much more  to see and experience at  Dehradun-Mussoorie and around.

Places to Visit: DEHRADUN: Forest Research Institute Museum, Sahastradhara, Tapkeshwar Temple, Mindrolling  Monastary, Robber’s Cave etc.

MUSSOORIE: Camel Back Road, Lal Tibba, Company Garden, Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Jwalaji Temple, Mussoorie Lake etc.

Location:  Dehradun is the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand in the norther part of India. Located  in the Garhwal region, it is 240 K.Ms north of India’s capital of India New Delhi.

Route 1: Chandigarh- Naraingarh-Kala Amb-Nahan-Paonta Sahib-Dehradun-Mussoorie.

Route 2: Chandigarh-Ambala Cantt.-Jagadhari-Saharanpur-Dehradun-Mussoorie.

Distance from Chandigarh: . Dehradun  is about 180 K.Ms from Chandigarh via  Naraingarh-Poanta Sahib and  about 210 K.Ms via  Jagadhari -Saharanpur. Mussoorie is just around 35 K.Ms from Dehradun.

Accommodation: Sufficient accommodation in Govt and private sector is available at Dehradun and Mussoorie. However, it is better to book the accommodation in advance during tourists season.

General Information:

  • Altitude above sea level:

   Dehradun:             435  Mtrs

   Mussoorie:             2006 Mtrs

  • Temperature-(Approx in Degree Celcius)
Season Dehradun

Maximum    Minimum


Maximum      Minimum

Summer 36            17 30              10
Winter  23           03 10              01


  • Best season to visit: Though Dehradun-Mussoorie can be visited throughout the year but the best time is from  March  to June and September to November.
  • Clothing: Light woolen in summer  and heavy woolens in Winter.
  • Language: Garhwali , Hindi and English.
  • Items to carry: Required  medicines , Sport Shoes and change over clothes for enjoying water falls.
  • Any other information: Tourists should be mentally and physically ready for trekking and walking.