15 Best Places to Visit Near Mussoorie - 2022 (Updated)
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Rishikesh, Nag Tibba, Dehradun, Dhanaulti, Kanatal, Bhatta Falls, New Tehri, Haridwar, Rajaji National Park, Chamba and many more.

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.

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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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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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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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Auli

Auli is a hill station located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state in India. It has rightly derived its name Auli - meaning meadows, from the characteristics of its topography. The hill station is located on slopes and has far stretching meadows that look stunning to the eyes. Auli is fondly referred to as a place where nature comes alive in all its glory and splendour. It is rich in natural resources and offers a stunning landscape of the surrounding hills.

The hill station has a plethora of wildflowers and trees like deodars, oaks, coniferous and pine forests. The slopes here that are as high as 9000 feet above sea level offer stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks; like that of Nanda Devi, Kamet, Dunagiri and Mana Parvat. 
There are a number of attractions here at the hill station. The most famous one amongst tourists is the ropeway.

It is the highest and the longest one not just in India but the whole of Asia and it offers magnificent views of the Himalayan peaks. Auli’s artificial lake is another attraction which is one of the world’s highest man-made lakes. Similarly, Chattrakund and Chenab lake are also two other lakes worth visiting in Auli. 
Auli is also known as the skiing capital of India which explains how well the activity can truly be enjoyed here.

The winter months offer this thrilling experience and invite enthusiasts from across the globe. Other activities in Auli include trekking to nearby hills like Guarso and Kwani Bugyal. There is also a great scope for camping in and around Auli.  
The cherry on top is the weather in Auli. The hill station being located on a slope is high in altitude but is also surrounded by dense vegetation of deodars and oaks. This controls the pace of the wind blowing here and thus, giving Auli a pleasant environment.

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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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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.

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07

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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08

Bhatta Falls

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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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09

New Tehri

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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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10

Rajaji National Park

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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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11

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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Chakrata

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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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Kalesar National Park, Haryana

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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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Uttarkashi

The quaint town of Uttarkashi is situated in Uttarakhand, and it is considered to be one of the holiest cities in Hindu mythology. The entire town is full of divine heritage, breathtaking natural beauty, and a soothing atmosphere. It is also called as DevBhumi, and it is considered to be the gateway to Yamunotri and Gangotri pilgrimage.

It has some of the most breathtaking vistas of nature as well as challenging trekking routes that makes it the favourite destination of the hardcore trekkers as well as nature enthusiasts. The snow-laden hills, scenic valleys, and verdant alpine woods make it seem like a heaven on Earth.

The best places to visit in Uttarkashi are Kashi Vishwanath Temple that is considered to be an essential divine abode over here. It also houses the Gangotri Temple, where you can find a shiva lingam submerged in water. Nachiketa Tal, Gaumukh Glacier, and Dayara Bugyal are other scenic destinations over here that are an absolute treat to your eyes and soul.

Uttarkashi is an absolute haven for the trekking enthusiasts as it is interspersed with some of the best hilly terrains and scenic routes. You can also try mountain biking and mountaineering over here for an adrenaline-pumping experience.

Uttarkashi experiences four distinct seasons-winter, summer, autumn, and monsoon. Summer(March-June) is the best time to visit this destination as the temperature rises to around 30 degrees Celsius maximum. During the rainy season, many festivals are celebrated here, making it an ideal time to visit Uttarkashi. Winters are quite harsh over here, and the temperature even falls to the sub-zero level.

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Around 74km from Rishikesh, Devprayag is yet another gorgeous places to visit near the city! A quaint and beautiful town in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, it is the place where the gurgling Alaknanda River meets the Bhagirathi River and becomes the holy Ganges! Located at an elevation of 830m, the prismatic beauty of the town and its religious significance owes to its growing tourism.

According to the locals, Devprayag us holier than Haridwar and has several holy spots that can purify one's mind and soul! A natural water spring called Baitalshila within the town is known to have high medicinal properties and is believed to cure leprosy.
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People Also Ask About Mussoorie

  1. Which are the places to visit near Mussoorie within 100 km?

    1. Kempty Falls: A gigantic fall with an exemplary view of nature, the Kempty Falls looks like an eye-catcher in the season of summer! It is also located only around 14.5km from the city center, which, in turn, makes it one of the best places to visit near Mussoorie.

    2. Nag Tibba: Situated around 65km from Mussoorie, the Nag Tibba Peak is particularly famous among people due to its elusive beauty and natural magnificence! However, if you want to make things a little bit exciting, then you can also go on a trekking trip here!

    3. Kanatal: A small suburban town in the city of Mussoorie, Kanatal is all about eye-pleasing beauty and having an excellent shopping experience. There are some amazing picnic spots available here as well, where you and your friends can have some fun together.

    4. Tehri Lake: The Tehri Lake, in essence, is an artificial lake, which is considered to be a famous boating destination in Mussoorie for both couples and friends. Aside from this, you can also go for kayaking, rafting, parasailing, and many more here! 
  2. Which are the places near Dehradun and Mussoorie?

    1. Surkanda Devi Temple: Located almost in the middle of Mussoorie and Dehradun, the beautiful Surkanda Devi Temple is particularly famous for both its location and structure. It does not have any entry fee and will require you only around an hour to explore the place properly.

    2. Dhanaulti: Whether it is about some of the amazing attractions or a serene vibe, the hill town of Dhanaulti has everything to make your weekend much more amazing!

    3. Chamba: The small village of Chamba is filled with some amazing places, which, as a true backpacker, you simply cannot ignore. Some of them are – Bageshwar Mahadev Temple, Gabbar Singh Memorial, Surkanda Devi Temple, Tehri Lake, etc.

    4. Uttarkashi: The holy town of Uttarkashi is another of the best places to visit near Mussoorie, especially due to its rich cultural heritage. It is also surrounded by a wide array of mountains, which, in turn, makes it even more special and beautiful! 
  3. Which are the places near Mussoorie for snowfall?

    1. Auli: Located quite near the city of Mussoorie, the town of Auli is a world-known ski destination for couples. Due to the snowfall, the surrounding beauty of the location becomes even more famous among nature aficionados.

    2. Munsiyari: If you are a person who likes to explore and survive the unknown, then Munsiyari should be the place for you. During the snowfall, the city becomes even more secretive, which, in turn, makes everything even more adventurous and exciting.

    3. Dhanaulti: As a popular hill station in Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, too, experiences mild to moderate snowfall during winter. Thus, in this period, you can see the dense forests of oak, deodar, and pine getting covered by a thick snowy blanket.

    4. Mukteshwar: Situated a little bit further than Mussoorie (in the Nainital District), Mukhteshwar offers an enthralling smoky view of the mountains during the season of winter! 
  4. Which is better: Nainital or Mussoorie?

    It is, in essence, almost impossible for anyone to choose between Mussoorie and Nainital, as each of them is quite different from the other. For example, if you do not have much time in your hands, then you can go to Mussoorie. Moreover, here, the overall atmosphere and weather would be much better than Nainital. But, the latter feels much more aesthetic and appealing, especially due to the excessiveness of sightseeing places.
  5. How many days are enough for Mussoorie?

    You will need at least four to five days to visit all the special attractions of Mussoorie and savor them properly. During this period, you can visit the Kempty Fall, Gun Hill, Lake Mist, lal Tibba, Landour, Jharipani Falls, and many other aesthetic locations!
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