Mussoorie Journals

Dhananjay K. Parkhe

An April 2000 trip to Mussoorie by dhanpark

Quote: Mussorie is a hill station in the Garhwal hills of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is approachable by Train and Bus from New Delhi. The nearest Airport is Palam- New Delhi. There is excellent train service to this hillstation from New Delhi railway station called "Shatabdi" express.

Dhananjay K. Parkhe


There are budget hotels and 5-star hotels in Dehradoon as well as Mussorie. It takes about 6 hours by train which takes you to Dehradoon. From Dehradoon the bus journey into the hill station takes about 1.5 hours thru winding roads. We stayed in the Jaypee Manor. The stay was very pleasant. It is situated on a hilltop and has an excellent view of the valley.Quick Tips: The hotel bus drops us at the bus stand. Booking a taxi for the day is cheaper. There are other hill stations at distances of 40-50 km. around Mussorie.Best Way To Get Around: The best way is to go walking to nearby "points" or the important places. Taxis are good when with children and for fa...Read More