Mussoorie is a potential place for the trekkers and adventurous expedition enthusiasts. FYI, Lal Tibba is the highest point in mussoorie up to where you can scale the heights enjoying thrilling views of the underlying valleys. As a local traveller exploring Mussoorie you must realise that the place is like a base camp for some of the most famous treks in Uttarakhand including the likes of Valley of Flowers and Nag Tibba. So once you are done with your travel up till Mussoorie, the local jeeps are very frequent between the lesser known villages that are the base camps for your chosen treks. If you wish to reach up the place directly from the railway station or the bus stand, you can book an auto-rickshaws or a private taxi. Don’t be afraid of the exact locations while negotiating with the locals. The drivers and guides are well versed with the location and whereabouts of even the least explored trek you may choose.
The great saying goes like “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. When you are trying to reach your base which is a village in the remote area, there might be a chance that the motored conveyance isn’t able to take you to the destination. Don’t worry, you can start walking to the place as you are very likely to find mules (khachhars) grazing grasses around with their masters, request them to drop you to the place seating over the backs of the khachhars.
Here is a piece of the vital information on the trains that connect up till here. Shatabdi Express runs daily between Dehradun and Delhi, dropping you down well within6 hours. Dehradun is connected by trains to major cities like Chandigarh, Mumbai, Saharanpur, Haridwar, etc. In case your stay is nearer to the smaller stations which are generally unknown to tourists, there is Raiwala station at a distance of about 50 Km. And the other petite station be Harrawala, distant by Mussoorie at 23 Km.
So this how much and the way you have to travel to get carve a corner right in the lap of the treks near Mussoorie. And we hope, we have underlined enough reasons to shut this device and start packing.