Day Trips Near Mussoorie 2018
We organize some amazing day trips, nature walks, treks & hikes in Dehradun-Mussoorie region. The scenic location of Dehradun Valley & the hill station of Mussoorie are perfect for short day trips / hikes or nature walks in the lush green mountains away from the city life. Day trips & short hikes are the best ways to explore the mountains around Mussoorie for people of all age groups & fitness level. We offer a wide range of day trips from Mussoorie starting from short nature walks (2-3km) to full day hikes / treks (15-20km) from easy to moderate gradient depending on the fitness level, age group & adventure requirement of the tourists. Our exploration team is constantly looking for new Nature / Scenic destinations near Dehradun & Mussoorie, so we keep on adding new day trip itineraries on our website !
Adventurous Day Treks
Scenic & adventurous day treks & nature walks near Mussoorie and Dehradun
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The hike to Pari Tibba or the “Hill of the Fairies” is a beautiful ridge walk that starts near the famous Woodstock School in Mussoorie. Walking this ridge in every season offers something unique to the nature lovers. In April, rhododendrons are in full bloom & the oak in purple new leaf and from October onwards, one gets a front seat view of the spectacular Mussoorie winter line. The hill of Pari Tibba has a thick blanket of oak & deodar forest And this area also has around 120 fabulous species of ferns. The summit of Pari Tibba gives magnificent views of Doon Valley in the south & higher Himalayan mountains in the North !
Benog Hill or Benog Tibba is a perfect nature trail for adventure seekers & nature lovers who are trying to get into the wild in a very short span of time. The trek to Benog Hill starts from Clouds End, which is about 7 km from Library Chowk, Mussoorie. One can also start this trek from Library itself or take a cab to Hathipaon or Clouds End and start from there. The eastern side of the Benog Hill was declared Mountain Quail Sanctuary by the Forest Deptt. The Benog Hill gives great views of the snow peaks and the River Yamuna. A temple dedicated to Goddess Jwala Devi is situated on the mountain top.
An adventurous, enjoyable, challenging hike, the trek to the Bhadraj Hill is the best day trek / hike in Mussoorie region. One can start this day trek from Hathipaon or Clouds End to reach a scenic village Dudhli from where the final ascend to Bhadraj Hill starts. This trail provides a stark contrast of bald grassy slopes on the south & thickly forested mountains on the north. The best part of this hike is an almost flat forest walk for about 700m before reaching the Bhadraj mountain. There are also some gujjar huts & small flat grassy patches on the way where one can take rest. There is a Bhadraj Temple on the mountain top.
Chhaskhet Nature Walk is a short hike that starts from the Clouds End and takes you to a small scenic village Chhaskhet which is situated at an altitude of 1,780m. This village has a picturesque tree line of oak, deodar & pine which adds a picture perfect quality to your trip pics. It is a perfect walk for small children, beginners, elders & people who are looking for just a short nature walk as an extension to their holiday in Mussoorie. Day trip to Chhaskhet offers some amazing views of Doon valley, surrounding forests & insights into village lifestyle. One can extend this walk by taking a forest route to Dudhli village on return & then to Clouds End.
The Day Trek to Nunes-Bakarna-Chhaskhet starts from a small village Jhariwala (near Santala Devi Temple) on the outskirts of Dehradun. The adventurous trail starts alongside river Nun which has a heavy & rapid flow during rainy season. This day hike is a must do for people looking for an ultimate adventure within a day as it takes you from an altitude of 700m (at Jhariwala) to about 1,800m (at village Chhaskhet) within a span of 4-5 hrs. The trail is a challenging mix of steep, zigzag & flat gradient passing through the scenic villages Nunes, Bakarna to finally reach the picturesque Chhaskhet village.
Pattharkhol Snow Trek is an adventurous short trek near Mussoorie in the Himalayas which is a perfect day hike as well as nature walk for adventurers, nature lovers, photographers who want to experience a scenic & pristine Himalayan trail. Patthatkhol hill top (7,956 ft) provides eyecatching panoramic Himalayan view & adventurous snow experience in winter months. The best thing about Pattharkhol trek is that it can be completed within a day if you are coming from Mussoorie or Dehradun. Pattharkhol is an easy approachable snow trek near Delhi NCR region.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can do these day walks & hikes ?
Day Hikes near Mussoorie are ideal walks for beginners who are looking for a trail on an easy to moderate gradient. Any physically active & healthy person can do these walks.
How to physically prepare for these walks ?
Day treks involve hiking almost 5-10 km daily, so its better if you include jogging or walking in your daily routine.
Are these walks suitable for kids ?
Day treks near Mussoorie are recommended for kids aged 7+ years. The hikes involve at least 5-10 km of day walking which can be done by any physically active kid above 7 years.
What is the best season to do this trek ?
Day hikes around Mussoorie can be done all year round. They have a different charm in every season. Snow trails in winter, pleasant weather in summer, lush green scenery in monsoon & autumn season.
What is the ideal duration for this trek ?
Duration for these walks range from 2 to 5 hours depending upon the chosen walk, weather and fitness level of the hikers.
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