The road journey from Dehradun to Mussoorie is approximately 35 kilometers and takes about 1-2 hours depending on traffic, tourist season and road conditions. The route is well-connected by a good network of roads, and the journey is scenic, passing through beautiful mountains, valleys and forests. The most common route to take is via NH734 and the winding road, with a number of hairpin bends and steep inclines, offers picturesque views of the Doon valley and the surrounding hills.
There are several modes of transportation available to make the journey, including:
- Bus: There are frequent bus services that run between Dehradun and Mussoorie, operated by the state-run Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC). Anyone can get bus from Mussoorie Bus Stand near Dehradun Railway station.
- Taxi: You can also hire a taxi or a cab to take you from Dehradun to Mussoorie.
- Private car or two wheeler: You can also drive your own car, but be prepared for winding roads and steep inclines.
It is recommended to check the road condition in advance as the route is prone to landslides during monsoon season, and it’s better to plan your journey accordingly.
Parking in Mussoorie
Mussoorie has several parking options available, including on-street parking, municipal parking lots, and private parking lots. Some popular parking locations in Mussoorie include the Gandhi Chowk parking area, the Library Chowk parking area, and the Municipal Garden parking area. It’s also possible to find parking on the side streets near popular tourist attractions. It’s important to be aware of any parking restrictions or fees that may apply in certain areas. It is advised to check for parking information with local authorities before embarking on the trip.
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