Best Time and Season to Visit Mussoorie in 2020
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COVID-19 : MUSSOORIE is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 22 Sep 2020
Latest Information on Travelling to MUSSOORIE?

Entry is open from all domestic states.

  • It is mandatory to wear masks when you are in a public place.
  • It is necessary to register on the official website when entering Mussoorie from another state.
  • Travellers entering from other states need to register on the Smart City web portal and upload the required document online.
  • A minimum of 7 days of stay must be booked in hotels, homestays and resorts.
  • All tourist must get themselves tested, not more than 72 hours prior to travelling.
  • Travellers will be screened at the entry points in the state.
  • All social distance norms to be followed when out in public
  • All markets, malls, parks, places of worship, except those in containment zones, are open.
  • It is advised to carry own sleeping bag, cutlery and water bottles if travellers are planning a trek.
  • Mandatory installation of Arogya Setu app on the phone before travel.
  • Thermal screening to be conducted for all passengers alighting at the nearest airports and railway stations.
  • It is mandatory for travellers from high-load COVID-19 infected cities to follow 7 days of institutional and 7 days of home quarantine. The list of high-load infected cities can be found on the state government website.
  • Senior citizens (Age>65 years), pregnant ladies, seriously ill passengers and people accompanied by children below 10 years of age are exempted from institutional quarantine but must follow home quarantine for the given time period.
  • Travellers from non-high load Covid-19 infected cities must follow home quarantine for 14 days.
  • All travellers with negative RT-PCR report from ICMR authorized lab, done not more than 72 hours prior to travel, shall be exempted from quarantine. They must upload the report on state website
Flights

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Mussoorie. Flights are functional to this airport from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and 5+ other destinations.

Trains

Special trains are running to Dehradun Railway Station from Kathgodam and New Delhi.

Local Transport

Local modes of transport like buses, taxis and autorickshaws are allowed to function with proper steps of sanitization.

Although the government of Uttarakhand has followed all the steps of sanitizations to ensure the safety of travellers to Mussoorie, Thrillophilia recommends additional precautions such as social distancing, wearing a mask and washing your hand regularly for your safety.It is advised to carry a negative RT-PCR report from ICMR authorized lab, done 72 hours prior, to avoid institutional quarantine.

Mandatory Screening Of All Travellers On Entry in Mussoorie Updated: 22 Sep 2020

Entry to Mussoorie now requires a mandatory screening process to be done at the borders- be it by air, railways or road.

Registration on Smart City Web Portal Mandatory for Entry Updated: 22 Sep 2020

Registration on the smart city web portal is mandatory to be able to enter the state along with uploading of the required documents.

Mussoorie allows unrestricted inter-district and intra-district travel Updated: 05 Sep 2020

People travelling to Mussoorie can now enter the state without an e-pass. However, registration on the official Uttarakhand website is mandatory. Tourists must also show proof of hotel and tour bookings in advance.Read more.

Place of worship in Mussoorie now Accessible to Devotees Updated: 05 Sep 2020

All religious places and place of worship in Mussoorie have been allowed to re-open, keeping the points of social distancing and reduced capacity in mind.

JW Marriott, Other Luxury Hotels Open for Booking Updated: 05 Sep 2020

Most luxury hotels and resorts, except the ones under containment zones, have now been re-opened for tourists with all the precautionary measures. Travellers must book 7 days of stay in advance to enter the state.

Wondering about the best time to visit Mussoorie? Well, it is indeed anytime. The charm of the “Queen of hills” is forever spellbinding making it a frequented destination all through the year. Be it the misty-monsoons or the striking-summers all you need is your bunch of people to savor the bounties of this place.With appealing places like the Lake Mist, Tibetian Buddhist temple, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, Kempty falls, Bhatta falls, Mussoorie Lake and various other places, here you can find every little thing.

As the monsoon sets the realm of the destination hikes up making the environs lush green with contrasting floral blooms. Apart from these, if you are a snow lover then you can visit the spot in peak winters and witness the snow-covered uplands blended amazing snow falls. This place is truly a paradise on earth with a plethora of panoramic landscapes and eye-opening beauties of nature’s wonders.

Here are the best Seasons to Mussoorie:

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Mussoorie in Summer

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Mussoorie in Summer

The allure of this splendid hill station is indeed magnetizing even when the sun is emitting the stinging heat. Holding a sub-tropical climate “The Queen of Hills” is traversed by the revelers all through the summers. From the months of March to June this destination stays a little warmer in the days but the nights are indeed cooler, making it just perfect weather for vacationers. While you witness the upland in these months you can soak in the exquisite features of the spot with your friends and family. The realm of the resorts and hotels hikes up in these months and the best part is you can embrace the scenic splendors from your window panes while you sit back and relax. So, stop looking for destinations and make an escape to Mussoorie with your loved ones as a holiday at this place will never leave in you with any regrets.

Months:

The months from March to June you can witness the summer season in Mussorie.

Why you should visit at this time:

Indeed the best time to visit Mussoorie is in summers, as at this time you can not only embrace the spectacular vistas but can also enjoy them to the fullest. Missing out on the adventures is just out of question, here you can experience an umpteen number of enthralling adventures in the laps of nature like the trekking trails, zip lining, and several others.

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As the sun starts radiating its glares, the packed ice starts descending which in turn multiplies the charm of the hill station. In these months the temperatures might rise to a maximum of 30 degrees but at nights it drops down to 15 degrees. When the ice starts melting the destination becomes even more apt for marking the footprints at its bewildering trekking trails. Also, this is the best time to visit Mussoorie if you love hiking up the mountains.

What can be better than hitting out to Nag Tibba trek with your folks and creating everlasting memories. With an abundance of places, where you can visit Lal Tibba, Lake Mist, Mall road, and several other spots which are worth-touring in the months from March to June it is a true paradise.

Is serenity your poison? Then you are in the right place as this place is always brimming with it. Escape to the surreal waterfalls Mussorie has to offer. Be it the fresh cold water of the Kempty falls or the crystal clear water of Jharipani, both of them will definitely put you under a spell with its beauty. Apart from this, the Mossy falls in its vicinity also comes in full force with striking summers.

With the onset of summers the environs start getting green, water starts melting and the beautiful wildlife revies. You can witness the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary which holds an exclusive array of flora and fauna. Here you can spot bear, leopards, Himalayan goat and various other distinct species roaming around. Also, this place is a haven for the bird watchers as here you can see several unique birds which are the migrants like the red-billed blue magpie, mountain quails, and countless others

Average Temperature:

Day: 30 degrees Celsius

Night: 15 degrees Celsius

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Mussoorie in Monsoon

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Mussoorie in Monsoon

With the onset of monsoons, the beauty of Mussoorie surpasses one’s imagination. Marking the months from July to September the region gets misty and the dews extend a specular display with a literal appearance like that of heaven.

If you wish to embark a trip in the Himalayan region then what can be better than the peak season, though the realm is awe-inspiring all through the year, still why not embrace it in at the best time. The weather gets amazing in the monsoons with a minimum of 10 degrees to a maximum of 27 degrees in the days.

Months:

The months from July to September you can witness the monsoon season in Mussorie.

Why you should visit at this time:

If you are a photographer, then elope to this place with your partner as this place will not disappoint you and has an abundance of picture-perfect spots. Ever witnessed a man-made lake? No right! Make a visit to the Mussoorie lake where you can enjoy boating, and various adventures right next to it.

From here you can gaze at the setting sun display its crimson hues blended with the clear azure. This beauty is indeed the one to which you can surrender yourself as it is just exceptional.

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This place is well-suited for the rainy season as it encircles multitudes of waterfalls which are just perfect to witness in this kind of weather. With Kempty falls, Jharipani, Mossy falls, and several others it is worth-visiting with your bunch of people. Apart from these, the Bhatta falls is another natural marvel which lies right on the way leading to the Queen of hills. These places extend spectacular backdrops with lush green environs and breathtaking hillocks.

Heard about the perennial beauty of Mussoorie, don’t you dare miss out on this place as it is of utmost importance and showcases the gushing waters accompanied by misty aura. Here you can enjoy boating and various other activities which are undoubtedly a plus for your memorable trip.

Who doesn't love to take a glimpse of the natures wonders from atop? Here you can enjoy this while you ride the cable car to the Gunhill point, being the highest and most prominent spot of Mussoorie its charm increases with the onset of monsoon. Be it the mind-blowing greenery or the scintillating lakes here you can find all of it in monsoons. Something which you can find just in monsoon is the mauvish influence on the sky and the breathtaking view of clouds kissing the peaks of hills.

Though, if you start looking for adventures it can get a little difficult as most of the operators shut down in the monsoons as it gets almost impossible to experience them, but if you are lucky enough then you can find some of them near the Mussoorie lake. In addition to the soothing cool temperatures, you can enjoy boating, horse riding, and various other activities at this place. If you are a shopaholic then you can wander in the streets of mall road and take back home unique souvenirs of the amazing vacation and cherish them for the rest of your life.

Average Temperature:

Day: 10 degrees Celsius

Night: 27 degrees Celsius

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Mussoorie in Winter

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Mussoorie in Winter

Winters at Mussoorie is a treat to the eyes and weather is a Total Bliss! Covered with meadows and scenic uplands it is a must-visit destination. Regularly toured by the honeymooners this place has gained popularity since the colonial period. The winters are pretty cooler and the mercury even reaches the freezing point. Increasing the beauty to two-folds the splendor of this Himalayan element is just one-of-its-kind.

Are you more like a person who likes just relaxing back at comfortable stays? Then you will be in awe with the place as it just fits in your requirements well. You can take a look at the shimmering icy mountains from your hotel windows which extend picturesque vistas of nature. Here you will always fall short of time and not of places as it holds a wide array of exciting yet impressive places. You can always feel close to the natural bounties as this place is packed with them all over.

Months:

The months from November to February you can witness the winter season in Mussorie.

Why you should visit at this time:

Undeniably the best time to visit Mussoorie is winters if snow attracts you. Else you may tour the destination anytime as the splendors never decease. Stop thinking and quickly make a plan to the wonderous hillock and admire the awe-inspiring pictures of nature away from the hustle of the cities.

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Wherever you turn your eyeballs all you can see is sparkling white snow, covering the marvels of the hillock. Here the temperatures can get spine-chilling and stoops down to sub-zero levels at the nights but at the day time the sun comes in action and raises the bar to 13 degrees. Sometimes the travelers face inconvenience due to the blocked roads but with the placidity of the region, the tourism keeps of going.

Are you a solace seeker? Then this is your place to be and you will fall in love with the place, with shiny snow sprawling all over and slight fog, the views are just perfect for relaxing. If you wish to cuddle your book or you wish to pump up your adrenaline rush then you can delve in the enthralling adventures. With places like Lal Tibba, Lake Mist and various other natural and man-made marvels of Mussoorie tops the destination wishlist of many travelers.

Looking for trying something offbeat in here? How about flying in the sky and glancing at the scenic wonders from high above the sky! Here you enjoy Parasailing right in the heart of the hilltop with the adventure operators. Apart from this, here you can also mark your impressions at the trekking trails in its vicinity.

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Day:
  13 degrees Celsius

Night: 1 degree Celsius

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20 May 2016
Rukhmani Adiga Nagtibba Trek
Excellent
Best suitable for beginners, but care is required while trekking. We had taken all safety measures before the trip and no doubt we had awesome experience.
10 May 2016
Archan Nambeesan Nagtibba Trek
Excellent
What an experience it was. we came across a lot of greenery items in between that was looking cool but were poisonous. The trail was marked and guide was with us so the whole experience was like exploring any known world. Snaps we took at the peak was great, behind us was a cloudy view, making the photographs awesome.
03 December 2015
Excellent
·Offering exciting adventure sports, Snow Adventure Zone, Mussoorie promises to offer an enthralling experience to those who are young at heart and adventuresome. Loved to be there with my friends.
Highly recommended! Visited here with my family. Amatra Dunsvirk Court is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. The staff were very helpful. The spa facility was outstanding. The food was delicious. Looking forward to visiting again!
17 November 2019
Excellent
Visited first time with friends at this resort Seclude, Mussoorie. The accommodations that provided were very comfortable, everything went perfectly well. Staff was helpful, service was also very good.
18 January 2020
Excellent
The location and view from the rooms are amazing. Wonderful service and very friendly staff. The hotel is spacious. The rooms are beautiful. Well designed rooms so that you get natural light in the room. Would recommend this place to people planning to have a nice, quiet and peaceful vacation. Thanks, Thrillophilia for such a nice package at such pocket friendly prices.
18 December 2019
Excellent
We went to Mussoorie and it was an awesome trip, we booked this stay from Thrillophilia and it was a good experience. The location of the hotel was perfect amidst nature. The ambiance of the hotel is nice. Me and my partner loved our accommodation. The staff has also arranged a small cake on special demand for us to celebrate our holidays. Also had a romantic candle light dinner and loved the bonfire after it. Must visit for couples!
13 February 2020
Excellent
I have booked this resort for my honeymoon. We have booked the suite that was luxurious with all the modern amenities, and clean and well decorated. The staff here was very cooperative and have made special arrangements of small candle light dinner on our special request. I must say Mussoorie is a heaven on Earth one must visit this place.
19 December 2019
Excellent
One of the best stays!! We loved the hotel, the location was easy to find and very beautiful also. The food there was delicious and served on-time. The service was good and the staffs were friendly. We enjoyed our nature walk with our guide. He was cooperative and helped us in exploring the city. He has also suggested us some of the famous attractions to must visit in Mussoorie which we enjoyed later on this trip. Thank you Thrillophilia for providing us the best deals.
17 February 2020
Excellent
The rooms are airy, spacious and spacious with beautiful interior. we enjoyed the stay. Loved It!! The package was available at the best price, was very satisfied with the deal. The view from our room was very beautiful, had a good time with my partner. All I want is to thank Thrillophilia for their pocket-friendly package. We are looking forward to book with them again!

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People Also Ask About Mussoorie

  1. What is the best time to visit Mussoorie for honeymoon?

    The best time to visit Mussoorie for honeymoon is during the winter months between December to February. During this time, the entire hill station remains covered in a thick blanket of snow, offering a stunning sight. A number of winter sports can also be enjoyed during the winter months, such as skiing and sledding.
  2. What is the best time to visit Mussoorie with family?

    The best time to visit Mussoorie with family is during the months of spring and early summer, between March to June. Cool and pleasant weather during these months offer fantastic sightseeing opportunities.
  3. What is the best time to visit Mussoorie to witness snowfall?

    The best time to visit Mussoorie in order to witness snowfall is during the peak winter season between December and February. Sub-zero temperatures in winters lead to frequent snow showers during this time.

  4. Which month is best to visit Mussoorie?

    The best month to visit Mussoorie is June, during the peak summer season. The summer weather in Mussoorie, being extremely pleasant, is ideally suited for sightseeing activities. Melted ice caps during the summer also provide water to several waterfalls in Mussoorie, which remain dry through the rest of the year.

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