Mussoorie itinerary 3 nights
One of the well-known hill stations in India, Mussoorie is located in the state of Uttarakhand in the midst of the Garhwal Mountains. It is known for its scenic beauty and idyllic surroundings. Every year, thousands of tourists come to Mussoorie to spend some time in the midst of beautiful natural surroundings.
Mussoorie is popularly known as the Queen of the Hills and is based at an altitude of 2,000 meters. Tourists can enjoy spectacular views of the snow capped mountains of the Shivalik ranges in the South. The ideal time for traveling to the area is between the months of March and October when the weather is pleasant. Being a hill station, the town experiences mild climate all over the year. The summer months are pleasant and mild while the winter months are cold.
Day 1: Local Sightseeing
Arrive at Mussoorie and check into the hotel. Mussoorie is home to lots of hotels that offer pleasant accommodation with a blend of luxury. The hotels range from luxury to budget ones. Most of the hotels are close to the main town center.
After resting, make a trip to the tourist destinations in Mussoorie. There are lots of points of interests in and around Mussoorie that are known for their scenic beauty. You can embark on packaged sightseeing tours to these places. Some of the popular sightseeing attractions include:
- Gun Hill
- Childer’s Lodge
- Municipal Garden
- Camel’s Back Road
- Jharipani Fall
- Bhatta Fall
- Kempty Fall
- Nag Devta Temple
- Mussoorie Lake
- Jwalaji Temple (Benog Hill)
- Van Chetna Kendra
Day two: Excursions around Mussoorie
There are quite a few beautiful places located within easy distance from Mussoorie. You can do these trips within a day and come back to the town in the evening. There are lots of jeeps and cars that are available that you can rent for making the excursions. Some of the popular places where you can embark on excursion trips are:
- Nag Tibba
Day Three: Trip to Dehradun
Make a trip to Dehradun, another popular hill station. It is located just 33 kilometers away. Nestled in the midst of the Shivalik Hills in the lower Himalayas, Dehradun is a popular hill station and the capital of the state of Uttarakhand. Being a popular tourist destination, it experiences lot of travelers’ inflow.
Come back in the evening and spend time by visiting the local markets and shops. You can also try some local dishes.