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6 Places Within 250 Kms From Mussoorie That All Travel Junkies MUST Check Out!

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Editors 2 May 2018

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Travelling is not a hobby, it’s a way of life! And if you too, like us, are constantly bitten by the travel bug then check out these 6 awesome places that are within a 250 km radius of Mussoorie and absolutely gorgeous! 

1. Lansdowne

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Lansdowne is a beautiful hill station that was founded as a military garrison under the British Raj. There are tons of things to do here like take on a picnic along the beautiful Bhulla Lake, where you can also indulge in some boating or engage in an adventurous trek to the Snow View Point or take on a Jungle Safari! P.S. - Don’t forget to visit Tip N Top to get a picturesque view of the skyline and the lofty peaks of Himalaya.

Distance From Mussoorie | 196 Kms 

2. Chopta

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Chopta is a perfect blend of adventure with devotion! Trek all the way through Sari Village to reach the Deori Taal and take our word here people - the journey is sooo much better than the destination itself! You can also try out the Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek, they are pretty amazing too. Make sure that you don’t miss out on Kachula Kora Musk Deer Sanctuary - it’s beautiful!

Distance From Mussoorie | 236 Kms

3. Nahan

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This one is just a 123 kms drive away from Mussoorie and is pretty much untouched! The most recommended place here has to be Dhaula Kuan which is simply gorgeus! You can get the most picturesque views of Renuka Lake from the Jammu Peak and the Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary is one place you cannot miss out on! Do check out the famous Jagannath Temple too!  

Distance From Mussoorie | 123 Kms

4. Devprayag

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About 147 kms from Mussoorie, Devprayag is where Alaknanda meets Bhagirathi and this phenomenon is said to be the most sacred confluence and is definitely something you HAVE to witness for yourselves! You can cross the rivers and manage to get a spectacular sight of the confluence from the suspension bridges that sway over it. You can also visit the 10,000 years old Ram temple - Raghunathji Temple *WOAH*! 

Distance From Mussoorie | 147 Kms

5. Tehri Garhwal

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If you’re truly a travel junkie then Tehri Garhwal should defo. be on you list! This place is renowned for the grandeur of Tehri Dam - one of the largest hydroelectricity projects in India! This massive dam is surrounded by high mountains from all sides and is a true beauty! You can also try out river rafting here. This place is also a paradise for all the handicrafts hoarders and junk jewellery lovers as the street markets here are just fab.  

Distance From Mussoorie | 119 Kms

6.  Uttarkashi

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This place will kick in some major adrenaline in your system and get your heart throbbing as this place has really amazing treks - the Dodital Dayara Pass trek, the Dayara Bugyal Trek and then some more! The crystal clear water at Dodital Lake is just breathtaking. Go check it out.

Distance From Mussoorie | 114 kms 

So all you travel junkies pack your bags ‘cause these place are perfect for those who feel that wanderlust itch all too often! 

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