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.
- Altitude above sea level:
Dehradun: 435 Mtrs
Mussoorie: 2006 Mtrs
- Temperature-(Approx in Degree Celcius)
|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.