mussoorie excursions

Mussoorie is one of the most renowned hill station of India. The beauty of the mist at the Doon valley and zephyrs that provide much-needed respite from hot winds. Mussoorie have a lot of unusual places at a short distance. Mussoorie Excursions lies in the Dehradun- Mussoorie- Rishikesh – Haridwar Circuit. Small hill stations like Dhanaulti and Chakra provide much-needed respite from the hustle-bustle of Mussoorie. Rishikesh and Rajaji National Park are the way into the wild.

Mussoorie Excursions:

1. Dhanaulti:


Dhanaulti is located at the east of Landour on Tehri road. The small hamlet is a pilgrim among the local for the location of Surkhanda Devi Shrine. The sleepy place is an upcoming tourist attraction. A place that gives preference to nature over man. One can enjoy walking in deodar where the network signals are weak, but the connection is high.

2. Kempty Falls:

kempty falls mussoorie

Kempty Falls located approximately 15 km from Mussoorie-Chakarta road, you cannot go to Mussoorie and not visit the Kempty Falls. Yes, it is that important. One of the highlights of Mussoorie. A beautiful waterfall divides into five distinct falls gushing over boulders and rock faces. It is an excellent place to take a refreshing bath.

3. Bhadraj Temple:

Bhadraj Temple (2110 m), 12 km away from the west ridge. It offers a commanding view of the Doon valley. Bhadraj Temple is dedicated to Lord Balbhadra, brother of Shri Krishna. The idols inside are int It also attracts Pilgrims on ‘Ganga Dusshara Festival, Which is very rich in cultural resources and ethnic lifestyle, and folk, traditions. The hills of Bhadraj Temple peaks in a rounded classy summit which falls away steeply.

4. Dehradun:


Dehradun, the state capital of Uttarakhand, is situated at an altitude of 670 m, at the centre of about 125 km long Doon valley. It is a beautifully developed tourist spot. Dehradun-Rishikesh-Haridwar Circuit is very popular. Mostly located in the plains, Haridwar and Rishikesh are the religious cum natural places while Dehradun is the natural tourist area. Today Dehradun is a mega- cosmopolitan center and is inhabited by people from each walks of life and each nook and corner of India Union.

5. Haridwar –


An eternal city on the banks of river Ganges. Sung in folklore and revered all over India. Haridwar is the city of temples. Thousands of pilgrims around the world come here every day seeking Nirvana.  This unprecedented influx of visitors from thousands of years have a profound impact on the ethos of the city.

6. The Rajaji National Park –

rajaji national park

Rajaji National Park is distinct for its pristine beauty and rich biodiversity. It is a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. The wildlife of the park has elephants, tigers, leopards, deer and Ghoral as its the best-known life form. It is spread over an area of 820.42 sq km Rajaji is great ecosystem nestled in the Shivalik ranges and the beginning of vast Indo-Gangetic plains. Visitors may have an adventure of a lifetime vacationing in the Rajaji Park.

7. Rishikesh


The Yoga capital of the world. Rishikesh got famous during the Hippie Movement. Many celebrities including the world famous Band Beatles came here only to rediscover themselves. It is not an uncommon sight to see people from around the world walking barefooted and practicing yoga in public spaces. Rishikesh has over time emerged as a favorite adventure place. Camping, Rafting, Bunjy Jumping being the popular activities.

8. Chakarta :


Chakarta is a place blessed with Natural beauty with a virgin forest of conifer, rhododendron, and oak, ideal for long walk and relaxation. The forest here are full of birdlife; many treks abound the area. The Bimu fair at the Jhanda ground in Chakarta to mark the harvesting season in the area is very popular with the locals. The place is a buzzing camping spot in the area.



CommentLuv badge