The tree-covered hills and valleys of Dehradun and Mussoorie have attracted families and couples since the 1800s. Offering stunning views of Dehradun on one side and snow-capped Himalayan peaks on the other, the British rightly called Mussoorie, The Queen of Hill Stations. Located merely 33 km apart, these hills are also popular with trekkers. In addition to their natural beauty, Dehradun and Mussoorie boast of a number of institutions, churches, and summer palaces from the British-raj era.
Best Time to Visit: March to June. December to February is ideal to experience snow. Key Attractions in Mussoorie: Lake Mist, Camel’s Back Road, Cloud’s End, Mussoorie Lake, Gunhill Road, Mall Road, Lal Tibba Scenic Point, Bhatta Falls, Company Garden, Soham Heritage & Art Center, Mossy Falls, Bhadraj Temple, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, Jwala Devi Temple, Happy Valley, and Kempty Falls. Learn more about things to do in Mussoorie.
Key Attractions in Dehradun: Robber’s Cave, Doon Valley, Har Ki Dun, Malsi Deer Park, Tapkeshwar Temple, Rajaji National Park, Buddha Temple, Sahastradhara Road, Dehradun Zoo, Mindrolling Monastery, Lacchiwalla, Zonal Museum, Paltan Bazar, and Shikhar Fall. Learn more about the best places to visit in Dehradun.
Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Nearest Railway Station: Dehradun