Dehradun and Mussoorie
Dehradun and Mussoorie are two important cities in the Garhwal region. Garhwal region is big in comparison to Kumaon region. There are many religious and beautiful places situated in this region.
Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, is in Garhwal region. This place is famous for it’s schools and Institutes. This city is the gateway to Mussoorie and Garhwal interior. Dehradun is also known as “Abode of Drona” and it has always been an important canter of Garhwal. The headquarter of many institutes like ONGC, Survey of India and I.I.P are located here. The places to visit in this capital city are Tapkeshwar Temple, Malsi Deer Park, Kalanga Monument, Sahastradhara, Tibetan Temple, Robber’s Cave, Tapovan, Lachhiwala, Sai Darbar, Chandrabadni, Indian Military Academy and Santuala Temple.
By Air/Railways: Jolly Grant airport (24 km away)/Dehradun railway station.
By Road: Dehradun is connected with all parts of the country and Buses, cabs and deluxe coaches are available from almost anywhere in north.
Mussoorie is a beautiful hilly place and fascinating hill resort. The tourists can enjoy the view of extensive Himalaya snow ranges to the northeast and the glittering view of Doon valley, Haridwar, Roorki and Saharanpur to south. Musoories is conveniently connected by road to all the major cities and it is also a gateway to Yamunotry and Gangotri shrines. You can visit various places in Mussoorie like Bhadraj Temple, MussoorieLake, Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary, Camel’s back road, Childer’s lodge, Gun Hill, Kempty Fall, Dhanolti, Surkanda Devi and Lakha Mandal.
By Air/Railways: Jolly Grant airport (24 km away)/Dehradun railway station (30 km).
By Road: Musoorie is well connected with Delhi and all major cities.