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Planning a trip to Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India

2nd May to 8th May, 2024Moderate Budget Train
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Estimated Budget
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INR 55,000 - 97,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Mussoorie in May

Day 1 - Thursday 2nd, May
Afternoon -

Arrive in Mussoorie by train and check into the hotel. Rest and freshen up before heading out for a leisurely walk on Mall Road.

Evening -

Visit Kempty Falls and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Have dinner at the nearby Kempty Falls Restaurant.

Day 2 - Friday 3rd, May
Morning -

Visit the beautiful Gun Hill and enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayas. Have breakfast at Chic Chocolate, a popular cafe near Gun Hill.

Afternoon -

Explore the Himalayan Adventure Institute for some family-friendly outdoor activities like zip-lining and rope courses. Enjoy lunch at Café De Tavern, known for its delicious comfort food.

Evening -

Take a leisurely stroll in Company Garden and enjoy the colorful flowers and serene environment. Have dinner at JW Cafe for a variety of flavorful dishes.

Day 3 - Saturday 4th, May
Morning -

Take a short hike to Lal Tibba, the highest point in Mussoorie, for breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Enjoy breakfast at Char Dukan, a famous spot for its scrumptious pancakes and waffles.

Afternoon -

Visit Landour Bakehouse for a delightful lunch comprising freshly baked goods and comforting meals.

Evening -

Explore Sister’s Bazaar for some local shopping and handicrafts. Indulge in a delicious dinner at the stylish Ivy Restaurant.

Day 4 - Sunday 5th, May
Morning -

Enjoy a peaceful morning at your hotel or take a nature walk in the nearby areas and relish a hearty breakfast at a local cafe.

Afternoon -

Take a scenic cable car ride to reach the Gun Hill Rock, another great viewpoint in Mussoorie. Have lunch at the nearby Char Dukan for some delectable snacks and meals.

Evening -

Relax at the hotel or take a leisurely stroll in the Camel's Back Road. Enjoy dinner at the scenic Hill View Restaurant, offering a serene ambiance and delicious food.

Day 5 - Monday 6th, May
Morning -

Visit the Mussoorie Heritage Centre to explore the rich history and culture of the region. Enjoy breakfast at Café By The Way, known for its cozy ambiance and delicious coffee.

Afternoon -

Explore the Sir George Everest's House and learn about its historical significance. Have lunch at the charming Rokeby Manor, offering a blend of historical beauty and culinary delights.

Evening -

Spend the evening at the Tibetan Buddhist Temple, also known as Shedup Choepelling Temple, to experience serenity and tranquility. Have dinner at the scenic Landour Café, offering a variety of delectable dishes.

Day 6 - Tuesday 7th, May
Morning -

Embark on a trek to the beautiful Mossy Falls and appreciate the stunning natural beauty. Enjoy a packed breakfast during the trek.

Afternoon -

Take a thrilling adventure with a Quad Biking experience at Snow Adventure Zone. Savor a scrumptious lunch at the Wisteria Deck, offering a relaxing dining atmosphere.

Evening -

Relax and unwind at your hotel. Have dinner at the scenic JW Cafe, known for its variety of flavorful dishes.

Day 7 - Wednesday 8th, May
Morning -

Explore the local market at Landour Bazaar for some unique shopping and souvenirs. Enjoy breakfast at Little Llama Cafe, known for its cozy ambiance and delicious food.

Afternoon -

Indulge in a pottery session at the Himalayan Ochre Pottery Studio and create your own unique souvenirs. Have lunch at Urban Turban, offering a blend of Indian and international cuisines.

Evening -

Experience a fun-filled magic show at Classic Magic & Illusions and enjoy an engaging dinner at Café Ivy, offering a pleasant ambiance and delicious food.

Weather in Mussoorie in Invalid date
Avg Temp15°C to 25°C
Chance of Rain40%

May in Mussoorie is generally pleasant with warm days and cool nights. Expect mostly sunny days with occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Mussoorie

Clothing & Apparel

Light cotton t-shirts -

Comfortable and breathable for warm weather.

Comfortable jeans or trousers -

Suitable for exploring and light hiking.

Light sweater or jacket -

For cooler evenings or unexpected rain.

Comfortable hiking shoes -

For exploring trails and hills.

Swimsuit (optional) -

If you plan on visiting local waterfalls or pools.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Sun hat -

To provide shade and protect from sunburn.

Small backpack -

For carrying essentials while exploring.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated and reduce waste.

First aid kit -

For minor emergencies.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

For identification and entry purposes.

Travel insurance -

For peace of mind in case of unexpected events.

Cash and credit/debit cards -

For purchases and expenses.

Important documents and medications -

Keep them organized and accessible.

Insect repellent -

To ward off mosquitoes and other insects.

Good to Have

Trekking poles -

For added stability on trails.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Guidebook or map -

For navigation and information about the area.

Snacks and energy bars -

For sustenance during hikes or activities.

Entertainment (books, games, etc.) -

For relaxation and downtime.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and photos.

Power bank -

To keep devices charged.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Travel adapter -

If necessary, for charging devices.

Camera (optional) -

For capturing special moments.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit/debit cards are commonly accepted.

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Budget for Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR55,000 - 97,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight expense
INR 5,000- 10,000
INR 2,000- 3,000
INR 30,000- 60,000
local travelling
INR 9,000- 12,000
INR 6,000- 8,000
INR 3,000- 4,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
  • Try to book train tickets in advance for cost savings.
  • Carry sufficient cash as some places may have limited card payment facilities.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.