Nag Tibba trek is one of the most sought for treks in the region. It takes 85 KM or approximately 4 hours from Dehradun railway station to Panthwari village via Mussoorie, Kempty falls, going over Yamuna Bridge and up to Nainbagh on Parola road. You are advised to take right from the Nainbagh main market which is also known as Nag Tibba road. Driving for 12 KM, you reach the in famous Panthwari village,from where exactly the Nag Tibba trek starts. From here, it takesabout 5-6 hours to reach Panthwari; 5-6 hours trek from Panthwari to the first halt base. Panthwari is at 4,642 ft while this halt place is 7,627 feet. Talking about the later and the more amazing part of the trek from the halt place to Nag Tibba, the climbed altitude is a daunting 1000 ft. from there. This can take upto 2 hours or 2 KM while you head up and 3 KM when you roll down.
Har Ki Dun
This is a week long trek that is mythological designated of as a staircase to god (swargrohini). For this trek you will have to take a 10 hour journey to Sankri from Dehradun. From Sankari you have to head for Puani Garaat via Taluka, reaching to 8280 ft. from 6397 ft. via 8694 ft. From puanigaraat to Kalkatiyadhar scaling to 8956 ft. And finally, from there awaits for you a 5 hour trek that takes you to Har Ki Dun at a magical altitude of 11,768.
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.