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Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour - Package Overview

Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour

Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour: Overview

In this 06 Nights / 07 Days fascinating holiday tour you will get to visit the most beautiful destinations of Himalaya that are Mussoorie , Pauri and Lansdowne. This trip will start from Delhi where you can find peaceful and natural stunning views in this journey. Mussoorie, Pauri and Lansdowne are those places where the tourist from all over the world comes to enjoy their summer holidays in this cold region. These are also very famous for snowfall (Dec-January) and for their scenic view of Gangotri -Yamunotri Glaciers. So take pleasure of your trip in Himachal Pradesh with spending your precious holidays in breathtaking surroundings in Best of Garhwal with finest accommodation and comfortable services.

What is unique in “Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour”?

Mussoorie, Pauri and Lansdowne are listed in very iconic hill station with their wonderful sightseeing like kempty fall and Mussoorie Lake, Nag Devta Temple in Pauri, Lansdowne Lake and Bhulla Tal on the other hand in this three Best of Garhwal destinations where you can have lots of fun with adventures activities. Hope this remarkable trip will make you realize that unique tour Package designed by Holiday travel India has more to offer where you will be enjoyed your precious tour.

Package Highlights

  • Famous local sightseeing of Mussoorie, Pauri and Lansdowne

  • Visit Camel’s Back Road, Kempty Falls and Gun Hill

  • Christ Church, Laltibba, Mussoorie Lake

  • Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Kandolia Devta Temple and Nag Devta Temple

  •  Laxmi Narayan Temple, Khirsu & Pauri City Excursion

  • Explore Tip-In-Top, St. John’s Church, St. Mary’s

  • Visit Lansdowne Lake, Bhulla Tal and Tarkeshwar Mahadev etc

  • Get enjoy taking photography of surrounding beauty of Garhwal

  • Street shopping at local markets like Mall road & Tibetan market

  • Delicious local cuisines of Garhwal hot Tikki Chaat, Arsa, Singodi

Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour - Package Inclusion

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Package Inclusion

  • Pick & Drop from Delhi Airport/Railway Station

  • Daily breakfast + Dinner

  • 2 nights stay at Mussoorie Hotel with site seeing

  • 2 nights stay at Pauri hotel with site seeing

  • 2 nights stay at Lansdowne hotel with site seeing

  • A/C vehicle for 7 days Transportation

  • Driver allowance and all type of taxes

Package Exclusion

  • GST Taxes

  • Activity Charges at hill stations

  • Shopping, All personal expenses

  • Extra and personal meals/Beverages

  • Airfare/Train fare to Delhi (will be arranged on request)

  • Entry fee for sightseeing

Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour - Package Itinerary

Upon arrival you will be picking up from Delhi and proceed toward Mussoorie which is the gem of hills in India. On arrival in Mussoorie check into hotel & relax. Evening free for leisure and individual activities or one can stroll for nearby surrounding beauty.

Overnight stay with Dinner at Mussoorie hotel 

Today after breakfast start the day by visiting famous Sightseeing of Mussoorie that are Camel back road and Kempty Fall, after enjoying the water fall of Kempty may have lunch at nearby good restaurant then comes back to Mussoorie. Evening explores enchanting Gun Hill, Lal tibba, and boating in Mussoorie Lake.

Have Dinner & overnight at Mussoorie hotel.

Lunch: May have lunch at JW Cafe (TA rating 5.0/5) which serves cuisines American, Indian, Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.

After Breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Pauri which is a very beautiful small town of Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. On arrival check into hotel and be relaxed. You’re Rest of the day free for your leisure and independent activities where you can go for local market, shopping malls, enjoy eating out and take pleasure of photography.

Overnight stay with dinner at Pauri hotel


Today after breakfast go for sightseeing tour which includes famous temples visits of Pauri such as Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Kandolia Devta Temple and Nag Devta Temple. After lunch at good restaurant in Pauri we continue to Laxmi Narayan Temple then Khirsu & Pauri City. In evening back to your hotel.

 Have dinner and Overnight stay at Pauri Hotel.

 Lunch: May have lunch at Midway Resort (TA rating 4.5/5) which serves cuisines Indian, Chinese, Bar, Asian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly

On this day after breakfast check out the hotel and proceed to Lansdowne, this is an Iconic and quietest destination surrounded with thick oak and blue pine forests in Himalaya. On arrival check into hotel & relax. Evening enjoy the local Market of Lansdowne and free for individual activities.

 Overnight stay with dinner at Lansdowne hotel

Today after breakfast we visit local sightseeing of Lansdowne like Tip-In-Top, St. John’s Church, St. Mary’s Church. After lunch at nearby good restaurant of Lansdowne we visit Lansdowne Lake, Bhulla Tal and Tarkeshwar Mahadev etc. then evening back to your hotel.

Have dinner and Overnight stay at Lansdowne Hotel.

Lunch: May have lunch at Vernick Food & Drink (TA rating 4.5/5) which serves cuisines American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options 

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and we proceed for Delhi. Then you will be dropped to Delhi airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour end with lots of memories 

Best of Garhwal – A peaceful Adobe of Himalayan tour - Package Other Details

Lansdowne distance from Delhi

Lansdowne is a small town in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. It is approximately 280 km / 7 hours from Delhi.


Lansdowne temperature in June

Summer starts from March and lasts till June in Lansdowne. Temperature ranges from a maximum of 30 degree Celsius to a minimum 15 degree Celsius. Summers are hot and humid.


Throughout the month of June daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 34°C that's about 92°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 23°C, that's 73°F.

Relative Humidity

The average daily relative humidity for June is around 66%.

Lansdowne Uttarakhand places to visit

Jungle Safari

The thick forest surrounding the Lansdowne is an apt place for Jungle safari. The thick Oak trees and blue pine woods make the environment of the surrounding forest challenging for the adventurous tourist. The forests enclose many wild flora and fauna. The atmosphere is very cool all through the year and well planned Jungle safari or forest walk will give the enthusiasts travelers the much needed challenge, physical activities and dynamic benevolence. Many tour agents arrange the planned jungle safari with affordable rates in the forests surrounding the Lansdowne hill station.  

Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, located nearby Lansdowne and situates atop of a hill of height 2092 meters, is believed to be one of the ancient holy sites or SiddhaPitas. The main deity is Lord Shiva and many devotees visit this ancient temple to offer prayers and it is believed that the offerings here makes the wishes of the devotees be fulfilled. Mahashivarathri is celebrated annually with grandeur. The temple place is surrounded by thick blue pine forests, oak trees and dense Deodars. The spectacular feature of this place is that even at this high altitude, there are many water pools that flowing continuously.


Kanvashram, a sacred ashram located near Lansdowne hill station, is a gateway to Puri, the most sought temple town in India. This ashram is bordered by thick forests and hillocks, making it a beautiful place for feasting the eyes of tourists. A spectacular attraction nearby is the famous Malini River flowing near to this Ashram. This ashram bears mythological importance related to the Sage Kanvan. It is believed that ‘Shakuntala’, the step daughter of Sage Kanvan has given birth to her son “Bharath in this Ashram. Accommodation is available for those who want to spend holidays here. This is a right place to take meditation and mix up with the natural blessings of Earth.

Garhwali Mess

Garhwali Mess is one of the oldest buildings in the hill station, which was built by the British in January 1988. The mess reflects the rich heritage of the Army and also of the destination in general. It is one of the old and finely preserved heritage buildings of Lansdowne.

The mess is considered to be an important museum in Asia, comprising atypical compilation of skin of wild animals, furnishings and trophies. There is a dial consisting of arrow symbols that direct the route for Nandadevi, Chaukhamba, Kamet and other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan Range.


Hawaghar is a serene place in Lansdowne from where tourists can enjoy view of the snow-capped Himalayan Range. This place is also great for trekking, which leads to the Khyber Pass along the road to Jaiharikhal. Tourists, mostly nature lovers, visit the attraction to enjoy the beauty of the serene surrounding.

Bhim Pakora

Bhim Pakora is located in Dhura, about 2 km away from the Gandhi Chowk. It is believed that during the period of exile, the Pandavas stopped here and cooked food at this location. It is also believed that Bhim placed one rock on top of the other and is so well balanced that it never topples. This rock can be moved by tourists with just one finger, but it never falls down.

St. Mary’s Church

This church is located near the Tip-In-Top Point. In 1947, the church was not used any longer as it started to deteriorate. St. Mary’s Church was built by Col. A.H.B Hume of the Royal Engineers in the year 1895. The Garhwal Rifles Regimental Centre converted it into a small museum, housing interesting pictures of the pre-independence era. This museum also houses the audio visual displays of the history of the regiment.

The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial

The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial at Lansdowne was established on 11th November 1923. Lord Rawlinson of Trent, the then Commander in Chief of India, founded this museum. A major tourist attraction of the destination, this war memorial is located at the Parade Ground. It is one of the few tourist attractions that are visited by almost every traveler coming to Lansdowne. Tourists who are interested in knowing about the Indian army also throng this place.

Bhulla Tal

Bhulla Tal is an artificial lake dedicated to the young Garhwali youth of Garhwal Rifles, who rendered help for construction of this lake. This tourist attraction gets its name from the Garhwali word, Bhulla which means younger brother. Here the tourists can also enjoy boating and paddling. A children park, bamboo machan and fountains have been erected here for entertainment of tourists.


Tip-In-Top also known as Tiffin Top is situated in the ridge near St. Mary’s Church. This is a popular spot among tourists visiting Lansdowne. From this spot, tourists can get view of the beautiful snow covered Himalayas and some parts of Tibet. Tiffin top is also famously known as the “Dorothy's Seat” which is located at a height of around 2300 meters on the Ayarpatta hills. This place was built by the British Army officer Col J.P. Kellet. This is one of the most loved spots for tourists and a picnic spots.

Regimental Museum

This Museum is a motivational hall named after the famous Darban Singh Negi. This museum was inaugurated in the year 1983. The Regimental Museum houses numerous antique pieces, belonging to the Garhwal Rifles.

Lansdowne accommodation

Vanvasa Resort     (5* hotel)

TA rating - 4.5 - certified in excellence

Address: Lansdowne, Uttarakhand 246155

Facility: 20 Rooms-valley View/ Garden View, Yoga & Meditation, Night trek, Self Driven Safari , Camping on prior request, Swimming Pool, All Adventure activities on prior request, Pool Side Barbeque Dinners  / Parties on prior request.

Hotel Lans Castle    (3* Hotel)

TA rating - 4.5 - certified in excellence

Address: Dehriyakhal, Lansdowne, Uttarakhand 246155

Facility: Cable/Satellite on color 32 inches LCD TV, Coffee/Tea maker, Intercom, Daily housekeeping, 24 hours running hot & cold water, Power back-up, 24 hours CCTV Monitoring for security, Ample car parking space, A multi cuisine restaurant, Terrace garden sit out, Room Services, Conference room

Hotel Galaxy Lansdowne     (2* Hotel)

TA rank - 4.0 - Certificate of Excellence

Address: Gandhi Chowk, Near Post office, Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

 Facility: parking space, A multi cuisine restaurant, Terrace garden sit out, Room Services, Daily housekeeping, 24 hours running hot & cold water, Power back-up, 24 hours CCTV Monitoring for security.

Pauri garhwal places to visit


Khirsu is a sleepy and peaceful hill village with lots of greenery and orchards around. The place is off the popular tourist trails, yet to gather tourist rush to its refreshingly beautiful surroundings, ideal for a leisurely and relaxing holiday. Amidst wide spreads of beautiful deodar and oak trees, perched at an altitude of 1800 meters in Pauri Garhwal, this calm hill station is paradise for people looking to escape the hustle bustle of the popular tourist spots. Khirsu 's beauty is slowly being discovered with more and more tourists visiting the small town every year.

Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev

It is an ancient temple of 8th century whose presiding deity is Lord Shiva along with Goddess Parvati, Ganesha and Karthikeyan. Situated in the suburbs of the town, it is believed that the temple was established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya while on his visit. The temple apart from its religious importance also offers panoramic sight of snow capped peaks of Himalayas.

Tara Kund

Tara Kund is the highest tourist spot in Pauri and is situated at an elevation of around 2250 m above the sea level Located in the development region of Chariserh, Tara Kund is a perfect destination for both pilgrims and trek lovers. The amazing presence of an ancient temple and fresh water pool makes this place a perfect scenic spot for the tourists. The environment around Tara Kund clutches your mind and soul with its rare peaks and unbelievable treks.

The Chaukhamba Viewpoint

It is renowned for its landscapes and sceneries. It offers the sight of Himalayan peaks and the glacier, which is the source of water to the Ganga River. The place is covered with Oak trees and rhododendron in Dwarikhal. The place is located at a distance of 4 km from Pauri.

Adwani village

 village provide sites for picnics, which is located at a distance of 17 km from Pauri. The place is connected to the main town of Pauri with motorable road.

Best time to visit Mussoorie India

The best season to visit Mussoorie is summer season (March to June). In summer season they both hill stations are the perfect place to enjoying the vacation of the summer season. The Hills of Mussoorie make your vacation unforgettable. In summer season there is a very peaceful and pleasant weather.

Hotels Mussoorie India  

Hotel Abhinandan , Mussoorie: 2 Star

TA rank - 3.5 - Certificate of Excellence

Hotel Abhinandan is located  2 km long Mussoorie Mall Road (the main city) has two entry points, one at Library another at Picture Palace, each have bus/taxi stand.  The hotel decor has a character of its own and is spacious enough to accommodate large number of tourists. The property is destined and designed with a structure that the guests have no hassle of climbing up and down hill, the main entrance is nothing but exactly on the main Mall road, which is a boon for elderly guests.

The High Walls, Mussoorie: 3 Star

TA rank - 3.5- Certificate of Excellence

The High Walls, Mussoorie, is a right blend of peaceful relaxation and superb activities which make for a perfect stay that will be etched in your mind for a long time. This hotel greets the esteemed guests with heart-warming hospitality and ensures a hassle-free stay with modern facilities. Appetizing food and well-facilitated rooms with a stunning sight of the vistas are other plus points of this holiday home.

Fortune The Savoy, Mussoorie: 5 Star

TA rank - 4.0 - Certificate of Excellence

Fortune The Savoy offers awe-inspiring view of the hills and the snow clad Himalayan peaks along with an enchanting view of the Doon valley. Swirled in the mist of time, Fortune The Savoy is an elegant and historic hotel built in English Gothic architecture style. The hotel is replete with all modern facilities and amenities along with warm and personalized service. Get pampered with the spa/ steam/ sauna facilities and a well-equipped gymnasium at the Wellness Centre with various treatments. Hi-speed Wi-Fi internet connectivity in public areas is available

How to Reach Mussoorie

By Flight: In Mussoorie does not have any Airline facility, so can’t reach Mussoorie directly. The nearest airport from Mussoorie is Dehradun (Jolly Grant Airport), which is 32.7 km from Mussoorie, and 55.7 km from Dhanaulti.

By Bus: There is daily bus service available from Dehradun to Mussoorie. The nearest bus stand of Mussoorie is Picture palace Bus Stand. Some traveling operators also provide the facility of bus to reach the Mussoorie with including the option of chartered buses, sleeper’s buses, A.C. buses etc.

 By Train:  The nearest railway station in Mussoorie is Harraawala railway station, with very good connective facility from Dehradun and other sight places.

Things to do in Mussoorie

Hiking and Trekking:  Mussoorie is the Queen of the hills, so the hiking and trekking is the most loveable and enjoy full thing to do in the Mussorie and Dhanaulti. By the hiking and trekking we enjoy the scene of Mussoorie and the Dhanaulti from the very long height of hills.

Cable Ride:  Enjoy a Ropeway ride to the second highest peak of Mussoorie. It can also be negotiated by bridles path which forks-off from Mall Road near Kutchery and to reach takes about twenty minutes. The Ropeway distance is only 400 mtrs. And the sheer thrill of the ride is memorable.

Religious Thing: In the interest of religious there is the lots of religious palaces are located like Radha Krishna Temple, Jama Musjid, Christ Church, Jwalaji Temple, Union Church, Surkanda Devi Temple etc.

Photography: Mussoorie is located in the hills of Himalayas and cover with the lots of beauty with various flora fauna and snow hills. So, for the collection of nature’s photography Mussoorie is the best location with lots of enjoyable memories.

Festivals in Mussoorie

Summer Festival: This is the most popular festival of Mussorie organized by Nagar Palika Parishad. The main celebration of festival is done by lots of activities like Folk Dances, Cultural Parades, and Drawing Competitions etc.

Basant Panchami: This festival is commonly celebrates for the welcome of the summer and spring season and to say goodbye to the chilling winter season of Mussoorie. This festival is celebrates for the worshipping goddess Saraswati in a well and grand manner.

Shopping in Mussorie

The shopping area in the Mussoorie is the library bazaar, Kurli bazaar and Landour bazaar that sell curios antique jewellery as well as silver jewellery, books etc. you can buy handmade Shawls, stoles etc here.

Climate in Mussoorie

Winter (October to February): This season stays here from October to February with chilly weather conditions and snow. The temperature at night can reach down to subzero levels and roads usually get obstructed by snow from December till mid of February.

Summer (March to June): Season of summer in this region with a very pleasant duration and an average temperature around 37°C. For sightseeing and adventures it is the best season to visit Mussoorie.

Monsoon (July to mid-September): The monsoon season appears with moderate rainfall and can cause landslides, making it risky to travel.

Mussoorie and nearby places

Camel's Back Road

The name of this road is derived from its rocks placement and its shape like camel’s hump and is popular trekking spot also offering horse-rides. Camel's Back Road is a stretch of 3 km long natural display of rocks. Offering a beautiful view of sunset, sunrise and snow capped mountains, the road is ideally used by locals for carrying out morning and evening walks. Surrounded by mountains and lush green surroundings, the road is known for its natural beauty. Tourists can also visit this place by trekking through various mountain peaks.

Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba is the highest peak's topmost point and most famous place in Mussoorie. It is the highest point in Mussoorie is situated in Landour area, which is the oldest populated place in the destination. The site was also referred to as a Depot Hill, due to the presence of depot in the region. The beautiful views of sunrise and sunset from this vantage point can also be seen by travellers visiting Lal Tibba. Tourists can have beautiful views of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Banderpunch and other Himalyan ranges from this telescope.

Company Garden

Located at 3 km from The Mall, Company Garden is a well maintained picnic spot with a mini lake, a flower garden and an amusement park in it. Also known as Municipal Garden, it is one of the best spots for picnic.

Cloud's End

Cloud’s End is situated at a distance of around 6 km from the west of the Library marks the end of Mussoorie. It is covered by thick jungles and tracks 2 km up to the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary. It offers a lovely walking track. This place offers a great view of Aglar River Valley. Couples visiting this place can witness beautiful views and pleasant atmosphere and can witness variety of species of flora and fauna, while following the path to reach the attraction.

Kempty Falls

Kempty Falls is a beautiful location to take a dip in the water falling from an altitude of 40 feet located on the way between Dehradun-Mussoorie roads. It is a perfect place to take a short swim or fish. Kempty Falls, one of the most renowned waterfalls in Uttarakhand, offers a mesmerizing panoramic view as the water falls from a great height.

Gun Hill

A lovely and second highest peak of Mussoorie, Gun Hill is favorite place for viewing picturesque Himalayan range and Doon Valley. Gun Hill offers an enchanting view of some of the highest Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and the Gangotri group, along with a picturesque view of the Mussoorie town and the Doon Valley which makes perfect romantic place.

Municipal Garden

Municipal Garden, also known as Company Bagh which is situated in the Happy Valley area of this beautiful town and located at around 3.0 km from the Library point. Creating a replica of colonial gardens, the place has a lush green carpet of lawns and a fountain, which is located in its centre. Couples can enjoy boating in the artificial lake, recently constructed within the garden. The garden houses a large variety of flora and birds, making it popular among nature lovers.

Jharipani Falls

This romantic place is located 6.0 km downhill of Mussoorie Jharipani Falls is situated near the village of Jharipani, which is at a distance of around 7 km from the destination. This fall is one of the beautiful places, ideal for picnic, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. The site offers a beautiful view of Shivalik range from Jharipani village to the tourists. The surroundings of the falls are adorned with various species of wild flowers, creepers, shrubs and plants, which grow on the mountainous rocks on its sides.

The Mall

The Mall is most famous promenade in Queen of the Hills; Mussoorie situated at a height of above 2000 meters, The Mall is major attraction in Mussoorie for honeymooners and is one of the prominent shopping locations situated at the centre of the destination. Dotted with benches and lampposts lined up at the sides of roads, the Mall offers architectural styles of colonial period. Tibetans can also be seen in the market place, who sells woollens, fabric wall hangings, imported goods, Tibetan metal ware and a collection of wooden items. Apart from this, walking sticks, bowls, trays, cane baskets and jewellery are the other prominent articles available at the Mall

Bhatta Falls

This lovely place is a recently developed picnic spot near Mussoorie. Located at about 7 km from main Mussoorie city, Bhatta Falls is still untouched by co Located about 7 km from Mussoorie, Bhatta Falls has natural stream of water flowing down the hills. Bhatta Falls is a must visit place for nature lovers and honeymooners as you can capture nature at its best here. The place is also loved as a picnic spot by tourists


A small hamlet towards East of Landour, Dhanaulti houses the Sukhanda Devi shrine amidst the lushness of Himalayan greenery and attracts numerous pilgrims to its site. You must also visit the Eco Park on the way to Chamba.

Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

 Famous for its almost-extinct mountain quails, deer, leopards and red-billed blue magpie, the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is well known to house rare species of birds and offers an excellent trail of pine-clad slopes surrounded by Himalayan peaks for a refreshing walk.

Nag Tibba Trek

Nag Tibba is situated near Mussooriea which is relatively unknown and a very exhilarating trekking trail. Known as one of the best weekend treks, the place offers a climb of about 10,000 ft amid the snow clad mountains. This is the highest peak of the Nagtibba range with an altitude of 9915m and is said to serve as a home to Nag Devta. The trail of the expedition is also highly fascinating and spectacular, being adorned with rich variety of flora and fauna, a rustic Gharwali lifestyle and oak and deodar forest housing exotic birds and wildlife. The highlight of the trip is the stunning view of Bandarpoonch Peak, Kedarnath Peak, Gangotri Peak and Doon Valley from the Nag Tibba.

Things to do in Mussoorie

The place offers a climb of about 10,000 ft amid the snow clad mountains and the amazing surroundings in Mussoorie and other things to do like:

  • Paragliding and Trekking

  • Ride a paddle boat and Swimming in Mussoorie Lake

  • Stay in Resort near Kempty Falls

  • Camp and Trek to Dhanaulti

  • Camping at Kanatal in Mussorie

  • Rock climbing and rappelling in Mussoorie

  • Trek to Taptibba Peak at 10,000 Feet

  • Stay at Royal Orchid in Mussoorie

  • Rafting, Boating and Fishing – Playing with raging waters

  • Shopping – For no trip is complete without buying a bag full of souvenirs