Quick Review

Travel Information

By Air

There are regular flights from Delhi to Doon Valley (Jolly Grant). From the Jolly Grant airport Taxis and buses ply to Dehradun up to Mussoorie (2¼ hours, 60 km).

By Train

The overnight Mussoorie Express links Delhi to Dehradun, the railhead for Mussoorie.

By Road

Delhi to Mussoorie is 290 km by road.
Dehradun to Mussoorie is 35 km.

Direct buses are available from Delhi to Mussoorie, along with private taxis. Buses ply every half hour from Dehradun to Mussoorie. Private taxis and shared taxis are favored by a majority of visitors.

By Local Transport

Hand pulled rickshaws, taxis and cars are not allowed on the Mall, but can move in other motorable parts of Mussoorie. 

When to visit

Mussoorie is a hill station which has pleasant climate around the year. It is a very cool place with greenery at its full bloom during September to November. The best seasons to visit Mussoorie are between April to June and again during September to November. When the plains of North India experience heat waves, Mussoorie provides a welcome break. September to November is spring time here. During this season Himalayas are clearly visible.

What to wear

In summer, light woolens are advisable while heavy woolens are a necessity during winter. The summer season extends from April to June. The winter season is from September to December.