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Dehradun to Mussoorie
Mussoorie is 35 km away from Dehradun and 290 km.from Delhi, a captivating hill station imposing a wonderful view of the extensive Himalayan range to the north-east and Doon Valley to the south. Mussoorie is known as the "Queen Of Hills", is one of the most popular summer destinations of the northern hills.
Mussoorie was discovered by Captain Young, an adventurous military officer in 1827. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 24 km from Dehradun city. From Mussoorie Nearest railway station is at Dehradun, at the distance of 34 km. Taxis and buses are available outside the railway station for journey to Mussoorie, there is a Musoorie bus stand near the station.There are regular flights from Delhi to Doon Valley (Jolly Grant). From the Jolly Grant airport, taxis and buses ply to Dehradun, from where they go up to Mussoorie (60 km). Mussoorie is connected to other parts of India with long road and rail and buses route.
Mussoorie is situated at an altitude of 2000 mts in the Garhwal hills. above sea-level. Mussoorie is one the beautiful hill stations in India and the most frequently visited. It provides excellent respite to people who want relief from the hot sultry conditions of the plains, especially since it is close enough to the capital to make just weekend trip. Also, major Hindu pilgrimage sites like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh are not far from this place.
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 is 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 - November is spring time here. During this season Himalayas are clearly visible. It is better to avoid monsoons as the roads to Mussoorie are in bad shape. Same thing applies for the winter when roads are blocked due to snowfall.

Places to visit in Dehradun as well as Mussoorie:-

Malsi Deer Park
Tepkeshwar Temple
Kalanga Monument
Laxaman Siddh
Sai Darbar
Santaula Devi Temple
Camel's Back Road
Gun Hill
Mussoorie Lake
Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary
Kempty Fall
Bhadraj Temple
Surkanda Devi

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