Where to Visit in Mussoorie & When
Mussoorie in Summer: March to June
The summer season in Mussoorie opens arms to travelers from all over the world. March till June is the best time to visit Mussoorie for a number of reasons. The weather remains cool and pleasant during the day which is perfect for sightseeing of a number of places to visit in Mussoorie. The list includes Cloud’s End, Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Bhatta Falls and Gun Hill.
Why visit? Summer is regarded to be the peak season and provides a moderately cool temperature. The sight of full-flowing streams and waterfalls can be seen. Adventure sports and trekking are a favorite among tourists during this time.
The sun can be harsh during the day, so carry sunscreen and a sunhat.
The days are cold and the nights are cool, take a warm jacket with you.
Mussoorie in Monsoon: July to September
Monsoons in Mussoorie bring in a moderate amount of rainfall which can lead to landslides. Different people have different opinions about traveling to the place during this season. Some people don’t recommend July as the best month to visit Mussoorie because of the landslides that block the roads. However, other tourists have a different opinion. According to them, the place gets covered with mist and fog and greets with awe-inspiring views.
Why visit? Mussoorie turns serene and offers a hypnotic vibe during monsoons. The entire hill station is covered in mist and lush greenery and is the perfect time to spend time in solitude.
You will get great deals and discounts in hotels.
There are landslides, so travel carefully.
Mussoorie in Winter: October to February
Winters in Mussoorie abound with surprises. The weather remains chilly during this time. However, it is the best season to plan a trip. Snowfall in Mussoorie starts from mid-December and extends till February. Since a white thick sheet of snow transforms the place into a winter land,it is recommended that you carry woolen clothes. As the days are a little sunny, you can visit top tourist attractions such as Bhadraj Temple, Christ Church, Happy Valley and the Mall Road without any hassle.
Why visit? Mussorie experiences snowfall with sub-zero temperatures. Christmas is celebrated in December and the whole town is lit up beautifully with strings of lights and decorations. The scenic view of snow-covered Himalayan mountains is a sight to behold.
Heavy jackets and thermals are a must.
Carry gloves, a cap, warm socks, etc. to protect yourself from cold weather.