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COVID-19 : MUSSOORIE is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 22 Sep 2020
Latest Information on Travelling to MUSSOORIE?

Entry is open from all domestic states.

  • It is mandatory to wear masks when you are in a public place.
  • It is necessary to register on the official website when entering Mussoorie from another state.
  • Travellers entering from other states need to register on the Smart City web portal and upload the required document online.
  • A minimum of 7 days of stay must be booked in hotels, homestays and resorts.
  • All tourist must get themselves tested, not more than 72 hours prior to travelling.
  • Travellers will be screened at the entry points in the state.
  • All social distance norms to be followed when out in public
  • All markets, malls, parks, places of worship, except those in containment zones, are open.
  • It is advised to carry own sleeping bag, cutlery and water bottles if travellers are planning a trek.
  • Mandatory installation of Arogya Setu app on the phone before travel.
  • Thermal screening to be conducted for all passengers alighting at the nearest airports and railway stations.
  • It is mandatory for travellers from high-load COVID-19 infected cities to follow 7 days of institutional and 7 days of home quarantine. The list of high-load infected cities can be found on the state government website.
  • Senior citizens (Age>65 years), pregnant ladies, seriously ill passengers and people accompanied by children below 10 years of age are exempted from institutional quarantine but must follow home quarantine for the given time period.
  • Travellers from non-high load Covid-19 infected cities must follow home quarantine for 14 days.
  • All travellers with negative RT-PCR report from ICMR authorized lab, done not more than 72 hours prior to travel, shall be exempted from quarantine. They must upload the report on state website
Flights

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Mussoorie. Flights are functional to this airport from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and 5+ other destinations.

Trains

Special trains are running to Dehradun Railway Station from Kathgodam and New Delhi.

Local Transport

Local modes of transport like buses, taxis and autorickshaws are allowed to function with proper steps of sanitization.

Although the government of Uttarakhand has followed all the steps of sanitizations to ensure the safety of travellers to Mussoorie, Thrillophilia recommends additional precautions such as social distancing, wearing a mask and washing your hand regularly for your safety.It is advised to carry a negative RT-PCR report from ICMR authorized lab, done 72 hours prior, to avoid institutional quarantine.

Mandatory Screening Of All Travellers On Entry in Mussoorie Updated: 22 Sep 2020

Entry to Mussoorie now requires a mandatory screening process to be done at the borders- be it by air, railways or road.

Registration on Smart City Web Portal Mandatory for Entry Updated: 22 Sep 2020

Registration on the smart city web portal is mandatory to be able to enter the state along with uploading of the required documents.

Mussoorie allows unrestricted inter-district and intra-district travel Updated: 05 Sep 2020

People travelling to Mussoorie can now enter the state without an e-pass. However, registration on the official Uttarakhand website is mandatory. Tourists must also show proof of hotel and tour bookings in advance.Read more.

Place of worship in Mussoorie now Accessible to Devotees Updated: 05 Sep 2020

All religious places and place of worship in Mussoorie have been allowed to re-open, keeping the points of social distancing and reduced capacity in mind.

JW Marriott, Other Luxury Hotels Open for Booking Updated: 05 Sep 2020

Most luxury hotels and resorts, except the ones under containment zones, have now been re-opened for tourists with all the precautionary measures. Travellers must book 7 days of stay in advance to enter the state.

If you are a wanderlust soul who is in a dire need of change from your routine, the places to visit near Mussoorie are perfect for an enchanting getaway experience in the foothills of the Himalayas. Mussoorie, being a part of northern hill state of Uttarakhand, is filled with breathtaking landscape beauty and the popular tourist places near Mussoorie include the likes of Haridwar and Rishikesh, will fill the air with spirituality and offer you the best adventure, you will ever experience in India.

Discover and revive yourself by visiting the most enticing tourist places near Mussoorie.
 Whether you are a photography lover or an adventure junkie, Uttarakhand will offer you a serene experience experience in the form of untouched Dhanaulti, or simply visit the mighty Chamba ranges if mountains is where your heart belongs. With a picturesque backdrop of snow-clad mountains, you can indulge in adventurous activities like camping and trekking besides photographing the spellbinding scenery. Pack your bags and embark on the journey of a lifetime as we help you plan your itinerary.

Here are some of the best places around Mussoorie:

01

Rishikesh

Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a land where spirituality meets divinity. The place is also known as the yoga capital of the world, which makes it one of the best places to visit near Mussoorie, especially for peace seekers.

Rishikesh has always been a centre of attraction for the people living in abroad as well as in India. Being situated at the foothills of the Himalayas it has a perfect backdrop for nature lovers. It takes approximately 1hr 54min to reach Rishikesh from Mussoorie via road.

Things to do –
River Rafting, Trekking, Camping, Yoga.

Places to see
– Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, The Triveni Ghat, The Beatles Ashram.

Best time to visit
– Mid September to Early March.

How to reach
– The easiest and the fastest way to reach Rishikesh from Mussoorie is to hire a taxi

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02

Nag Tibba

Nag Tibba
Nag Tibba popularly known as serpent’s peak is itself a next northly of the five folds of the Himalayas. This place is a delight for the trekkers and adventure loving people. If one wishes to trek over there obtaining a permission is must.

This place faces a scarcity of water and hence is advisable for the trekkers to carry water. It takes 2 hrs 40m from Mussoorie to reach Nag Tibba.

Things to do - 
Camping, trekking and adventure activities

Places to visit -  
Bandarpoonch Peak, Kedarnath Peak, Gangotri Peak and Doon Valley

Best time to visit - 
October to April

How to reach -
 You can hire a cab as it takes 2 hrs 37 m from Mussoorie to reach Nag Tibba.
03

Dehradun

Dehradun

For tourists and travellers, Dehradun is a gateway to the hill station Mussoorie. Surrounded by the spectacular idyllic views and a pleasant climate .

Dehradun surely is a place to spend some quality time if you want to explore places near Mussoorie. Ride from Mussoorie to Dehradun is round about 1hr 3min through the roadways.

Things to do –
Picnic, Paragliding, Shopping at the Tibetan market, Trekking.

Places to see –
Tibetan Buddhist temple, Robber’s Cave, Clock tower, Tiger Falls.

Best time to visit –
March to June.

How to reach –
The fastest and the cheapest way to reach Dehradun is to hire a taxi

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04

Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti

Being a hill station, Dhanaulti is situated at the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan range. Over the years, it is gaining its grip over tourism by attracting tourists from time to time. It is one of the best places to visit near Mussoorie for the people who are in search of peaceful relaxation.

Due to its lush green meadows and alpine forests, Dhanaulti is an ideal location to spend some days to replenish yourself. If you are planning to visit it during winters then you’ll be delighted to submerge yourself in the beauty of snow-capped mountains. To reach Dhanaulti from Mussoorie you would require 2hr 25min by road.

Things to do –
Trekking, Snow adventure, Camping.

Places to see –
Surkanda Devi Temple, Dashavatar Temple, Deogarh Fort, Eco Parks.

Best time to visit –
September to June.

How to reach –
One can reach there by hiring or booking a taxi

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05

Kanatal

Kanatal

Before being a tourist place, Kanatal was deserted for many years. However, with the growth of tourism, it gained momentum, and it now continues to impress visitors and leave them spellbound. Kanatal is filled with mesmerizing scenic beauty and is blessed with different kinds of wild flowers that adorn it beautifully.

One must carry thermal supplies with them as winters there can be extremely cold and bitter. Apart from its scenic beauty, it is also one of the ideal places near Mussoorie for the people who love camping. The time taken to reach Kanatal is about 1hr 40m via Chamba-Mussoorie road.

Things to do –
Camping, Bonfire, Trekking, Rock Climbing, Adventure sports.

Places to see –
Kaudia Forest, Tehri Lake, Tehri Dam.

Best time to visit –
April to June

How to reach –
The best way to reach Kanatal is to either by railway or by taxi.

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06

Bhatta Falls

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Bhatta Falls

Bhatt Falls in situated in a small town of Bhatta located near Mussoorie. Primarily this Fall is standout among all the tourist spots located nearby, making it a definite on your list of places to visit near Mussoorie.

The white frothy water falling from the mountains makes it an enjoyable place for the tourists visiting it quite often. As a surprise you can also discover an abandoned old hydro electric power plant.

Things to do -
Trekking, camping, bird watching and photography

Places to see -
Shri Parkasheshwar Mahadev Mandir, Landour Bazaar, Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Van Chetna Kendra

Best time to visit -
November to April

How to reach - 
You can hire a taxi from Mussoorie to reach to the falls or even hike

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07

New Tehri

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New Tehri

Apart from being a political hub, New Tehri is also a growing tourist hub. New Tehri is a popular tourist spot as it only the planned city in Uttarakhand, which makes it one of the popular places to visit near Mussoorie. It has one of the world’s largest hydroelectricity projects.

Things to do -
Camping, trekking and adventure activities

Places to visit - 
Tehri Dam, Tehri Dam View Point,Chandrabadni Temple

Best time to visit -
October to April

How to reach -
You can hire a cab as it takes 2 hrs 26 m from Mussoorie to reach New Tehri.

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08

Haridwar

Haridwar

Haridwar is considered as the holiest city in Uttarakhand and is one of the most visited places near Mussoorie. Haridwar is also considered as a entry point to Dev Bhoomi and Char Dham.

It is also one of the four places where Kumbh Mela occurs after rotation of every twelve years and Ardh Kumbh after every six years. It takes 2 hrs 29 m from Mussoorie to reach Haridwar.

Things to do –
Visiting temples, ashrams, food tasting, Adventure tours.

Places to see –
Har ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple

Best time to visit –
February, March, August- October

How to reach –
The best way to reach Haridwar is by taxi.

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09

Rajaji National Park

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Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is an Indian National Park and tiger reserve near the foothills of Himalayas. This national park is known for its deciduous forests, vegetation, scrubland, grasslands and pine forests.

The environment of the national park forms a habitat for a number of animals. It takes 2 hrs 38 m from Mussoorie to reach Rajaji National Park.

Best time to visit -
October to April

Things to do -
 Camping, Yoga, Jeep safari

Places to see 
The Triveni Ghat, The Beatles Ashram

How to reach -
 You can hire a cab as it takes 2 hrs 43 m from Mussoorie to reach Rajaji National Park


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10

Chamba

Chamba

Chamba is the most beautiful place for nature lovers as it has scenic view to offer. Chamba’s heritage includes fine temple architecture, beautiful miniature paintings and exquisite embroidered Chamba Rumals.

Chamba’s hills, mountains, rivers, lakes, forests are tourist attractions. It takes 2 hrs 40 m from Mussoorie to reach Chamba.

Things to do –
Outdoor activities, Adventure sports.

Places to see –
Chamba Laxminarayan temple, Kalatop Wildlife sanctuary, Chamunda Devi Templ

Best time to visit –
March to June

How to reach –
The best way to reach Chamba by taxi.

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11

Chakrata

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Chakrata

Chakrata is a small town in Dehradun district on top of Yamuna Valley in Uttarakhand. The place was developed by the executives of the East India Company.

Chakrata is famous for its green forests, caves and ancient temples, making it an exciting package for people looking to explore places near Mussoorie. It takes 2 hrs 48 m from Mussoorie to reach Chakrata

Things to do –
Camping, River rafting.

Places to see –
Tiger falls, Budher Caves, Kimona Falls

Best time to visit –
March to June

How to reach –
The best way to reach Chakrata is by taxi.

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12

Kalesar National Park, Haryana

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Kalesar National Park, Haryana

Kalesar National Park is located at the foothills of Shiwalik ranges of Himalayas. This national park is named after the Kalesar (shiva) temple. This national park has got a lot of significance in terms of biodiversity having dense forests and grasslands. The park plays an important role in conserving endangered animals like tiger and elephant. It takes 2 hrs 32 m from Mussoorie to reach Kalesar National Park.

Best time to visit - 
October to April

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20 May 2016
Rukhmani Adiga Nagtibba Trek
Excellent
Best suitable for beginners, but care is required while trekking. We had taken all safety measures before the trip and no doubt we had awesome experience.
10 May 2016
Archan Nambeesan Nagtibba Trek
Excellent
What an experience it was. we came across a lot of greenery items in between that was looking cool but were poisonous. The trail was marked and guide was with us so the whole experience was like exploring any known world. Snaps we took at the peak was great, behind us was a cloudy view, making the photographs awesome.
03 December 2015
Excellent
·Offering exciting adventure sports, Snow Adventure Zone, Mussoorie promises to offer an enthralling experience to those who are young at heart and adventuresome. Loved to be there with my friends.
Highly recommended! Visited here with my family. Amatra Dunsvirk Court is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. The staff were very helpful. The spa facility was outstanding. The food was delicious. Looking forward to visiting again!
17 November 2019
Excellent
Visited first time with friends at this resort Seclude, Mussoorie. The accommodations that provided were very comfortable, everything went perfectly well. Staff was helpful, service was also very good.
18 January 2020
Excellent
The location and view from the rooms are amazing. Wonderful service and very friendly staff. The hotel is spacious. The rooms are beautiful. Well designed rooms so that you get natural light in the room. Would recommend this place to people planning to have a nice, quiet and peaceful vacation. Thanks, Thrillophilia for such a nice package at such pocket friendly prices.
18 December 2019
Excellent
We went to Mussoorie and it was an awesome trip, we booked this stay from Thrillophilia and it was a good experience. The location of the hotel was perfect amidst nature. The ambiance of the hotel is nice. Me and my partner loved our accommodation. The staff has also arranged a small cake on special demand for us to celebrate our holidays. Also had a romantic candle light dinner and loved the bonfire after it. Must visit for couples!
13 February 2020
Excellent
I have booked this resort for my honeymoon. We have booked the suite that was luxurious with all the modern amenities, and clean and well decorated. The staff here was very cooperative and have made special arrangements of small candle light dinner on our special request. I must say Mussoorie is a heaven on Earth one must visit this place.
19 December 2019
Excellent
One of the best stays!! We loved the hotel, the location was easy to find and very beautiful also. The food there was delicious and served on-time. The service was good and the staffs were friendly. We enjoyed our nature walk with our guide. He was cooperative and helped us in exploring the city. He has also suggested us some of the famous attractions to must visit in Mussoorie which we enjoyed later on this trip. Thank you Thrillophilia for providing us the best deals.
17 February 2020
Excellent
The rooms are airy, spacious and spacious with beautiful interior. we enjoyed the stay. Loved It!! The package was available at the best price, was very satisfied with the deal. The view from our room was very beautiful, had a good time with my partner. All I want is to thank Thrillophilia for their pocket-friendly package. We are looking forward to book with them again!

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