If you are really keen on going out for the weekend but have not planned anything in advance, the best would be to head for Mussoorie. The hill station is perfect for a short summer break and is just a few hours journey from New Delhi.
One can take a train to Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. There is frequent bus service from Dehradun to Mussoorie which is only 34 kmts away. Alternatively, one can also hire a taxi. Direct buses are also available from Delhi to Mussoorie. Or you can also book a holiday package. For those who have more time in hand, Mussoorie Haridwar Tour Package is an excellent option. Many tours and travels operators like Southern Travels offer excellent packages to the place.
The moment you reach the hill station, the cool fresh breeze here will hit your face and you’ll feel instantly refreshed! You might need light woolens in the month of June too! Some of the most popular tourist places here are Camel’s Back, Kempty Falls, Bhatta Falls, Jharipani Falls, Lake Mist, Childer’s Lodge, Jwalaji Temple and Mussoorie Lake. One can also enjoy a cable car ride up to the Gun Hill, the second highest peak of this beautiful hill station and enjoy shopping in the local market.
Those who wish to spend a peaceful holiday simply relaxing amidst nature, can stay in one of the hotels in Dhanaulti which is 24 kmts away. This is a lazy place with lots of natural beauty – lush green hill slopes, snow clad mountains, gentle cool breeze and very warm and welcoming people.
Southern Travels have a Mussoorie Haridwar Tour Package that covers Haridwar and Rishikesh also. Book one with them or simply pack your bags and head towards the Queen of all hill stations for a short break!