3-Day Mussoorie Itinerary

Day 1:

Mode of Transport: Taxis and cabs are available in abundance. Booking a taxi will not be a problem. Today’s itinerary takes you to couple of off-beat places, hence hire a cab for a day tour.

Leisure Activities

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Kick off your Mussoorie trip at Company Garden

It takes only 10 min to drive down to the Garden. The garden has all the amenities to engage tourists of all walks of life. Waterfalls, vibrant blossoms, a mini lake, boat rides, food court and some joyful rides for the juniors, the garden is a must visit place for families.

You can enjoy your brunch in the food court here.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Off-beat Places

01:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Next, you head towards a historical landmark, George Everest House.

George Everest House was the residence of Sir George Everest, a British surveyor known for having the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest, named in his honour. The views of the Doon Valley from the location will take your breath away. This a hidden gem and is gradually getting popular.

In news: Times of India

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

The last spot for the day is Cloud’s End.

This is the farthest point in Mussoorie is Cloud’s end. As the name suggests, this location is known for captivating views of the valley and if luck is on your side, enjoy the cool and soothing clouds will make for a surreal experience.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Later in the day, you head back to the commercial hub and take a stroll along the Mall Road.

Explore the area on foot and indulge yourself in street food and shopping.

Also read: Best area to book your hotel in Mussoorie

Day 2:

Heart of the Town

09:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Today’s first attraction is the iconic Library Building.

The library has been in existence since the colonial period. Although it is not open to tourists, the building itself is a delightful sight. The viewpoint adjacent to the Library building is a popular site for photography and it gets crowded as the day progresses.

In the news: India Times

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Mode of Transport: Public transport

After this point, you head towards the ropeway station to Gun Hill Point

Gun Hill Point is another tourist attraction in Mussoorie. The cable car is what people enjoy the most. However, if you are fond of walking, you can take the road that leads the viewpoint.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Mode of Transport: Public transport

After exploring the Gun Hill, Camel’s Back Road is the place to go.

The road is 3 km in length and is perfect for long walks. There is one viewpoint that falls midway. The view from this location is different from the others. You get to see the mountains and not the valley.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Mode of Transport: Public transport

Once you return to the Mall Road it will be lunch time by then and we recommend Kalsang

They have some exquisite Chinese and Thai cuisines at a price range of Rs 800 – 1000 for two.

Landour Excursion

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM

After quenching your hunger, your next destination will be Lal Tibba.

Lal Tibba is the most famous viewpoint in Mussoorie and its closer to Landour. Its 4 km from Kalsang restaurant and 8 km away from Library Chowk. This is considered to be the highest point in Mussoorie and famous peaks of the Himalayas – Badrinath, Kedarnath can be viewed through the telescope.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

Mode of Transport: Hire a Taxi for a round trip.

Ruskin Bond, a well-known Indian writer, lives in Landour. If you are a fan of his you can ask the localities for his address.

After completing the sightseeing, just wander through the Library Chowk and Mall Road.

Also read: Mussoorie Off-beat Itinerary

Day 3:

Mode of Transport: To cover today’s attractions, it is best to reserve a taxi on the previous day.

Historical Sightseeing

10:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Kempty Falls is 15 km from Library Chowk.

Kempty Falls is probably the oldest site in Mussoorie. It was discovered much before the Library building was constructed. This is not an ordinary waterfalls. The area has been developed into a thriving marketplace.

To reach the exact spot, we can take the stairways or the ropeway.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hours

There are plenty of road side dhabas. Stop by at any one of them if feeling hungry.

The last place to explore is the Happy Valley.

Happy Valley belongs to the Tibetan community of Mussoorie. Dalai Lama stayed in this particular place for 1 year before he left for Dharamshala. The ambiance is in complete contrast to that of the other tourist spots. Spiritual experience is what one looks for and eventually finds happiness.

Time duration: 2 – 3 hours.

That will be it in Mussoorie!

Information for Trekkers: Adventure lovers will be keen to go on Nag Tibba Trek. The base camp for Nag Tibba Trek is at Pantwari village which is 40 km uphill from Kempty Falls.

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