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Kempty Falls - Perfect Picnic Spot in Mussoorie

Kempty Fall is located on Dehradun Mussoorie Road in the area of Tehri Garhwal Kempty Fall is one of the most prominent tourist attractions and picnic spots of Mussoorie. This waterfall is located at an elevation of 4500 feet above sea level and is surrounded by mountain clips. There is a pound at the bottom of this swimming and having the bath in nature. The name Kempty Falls is derived from the term camp and tea as this place was where tea parties were organized in the evening hence the word Kempty was used for this location. This place has captivating surroundings and stunning beauty which was developed by John Makinen. Hair one can have an astonishing view of water falling from a great height and then dividing into two main Falls. This is one of the famous tourist attractions and a Picnic stop that remains crowded with tourists from all national and international countries.

Other Information About Kempty Falls

Location: Lakehead, Kempty, Uttarakhand

Timing: 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Time to explore: 2 to 3 hours

Entry Fee: Free

Parking Fee: INR 40

Locker Charges: INR 50

Activities at Kempty Falls


Tourists can enjoy swimming to have a relaxed and rejuvenated feeling. You can take a dip in the water or can enjoy swimming in the pool which is located at the bottom of the waterfall.


Boating is yet another that can be enjoyed at this waterfall where you can admire the beauty of nature while boating in the man-made pond.


One can enjoy the ropeway ride to get a birds-eye view of the surroundings. This ropeway is like a delight for a nature lover which provides a breathtaking view of Mussoorie with vibrant water bodies and green mountains.


Kempty Falls is a famous picnic spot near Mussoorie. At this place, one can enjoy with your family and friends and homemade food along with the splendid view. One can also buy edible items from nearby shops.


The top activity that can be done at this place is photography where a photographer can use their camera and capture some stunning view of this waterfall and keep it in their memories forever.

Nearby Attractions of Kempty Falls

George Everest’s House

It is located at a distance of 6 km from Gandhi Chowk in Mussoorie. It offers the best panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges and Doon Valley. This park property changed into built within the year 1832. that is one of the well-known spots for tenting, adventure, and picnics.

Gun Hill Point

Gun Hill is the second-highest peak in Mussoorie. The view of the Himalayan ranges and Doon Valley from Gun Hill is exceptional. Gun Hill is placed at an elevation of four hundred feet above the Mall. Gun Hill may be reachable through cable car also.

Lal Tibba Scenic Point

It is located at Depot Hill in Landour at a distance of 6 km from the main town. Lal Tibba is one of the highest peaks and the topmost point of Mussoorie town. This is a popular destination among tourists for viewing mountain peaks and also romantic sunsets.

Malsi Deer Park

Malsi Deer Park is located in the foothills of the Shivalik range. This park is home to two-horned deer, peacocks, tigers, Neelgai and many more. This park is rich in flora and fauna located away from the busy city life. This park has natural surroundings and a peaceful environment.

Robber’s Cave

It is a river cave that is located at about 8 km distance in the northeastern state of Uttarakhand. This cave is located near the Sahastradhara waterfall. To reach this place you need to do a trek of about 1 km through Anarwala village. It is also called Guchhu Pani by local people, it is also believed to be the home of Lord Shiva.

Tapkeshwar Temple Dehradun

This temple is located at a distance of 6.5 km from Dehradun city. This holy shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Shiva linga is installed in the main temple complex and it is believed that here all wishes of devotees get fulfilled.  This cave is also known as Drona Cave as it was once restricted by Guru Dronacharya.

Tips for visiting Kempty Falls

  • A Kempty Falls is a place where one can indulge in various activities or can also opt for just simply sitting and listening to the melodious sound of water falling from a height. Here are a few tips that will make your visit to Kempty Fall more memorable and fun.
  • The weather during the summer Seasons remains more pleasant at the Kempty Falls show if you are visiting this try to visit in from March till June.
  • During the summer months, one can enjoy more of the outdoor activities at Kempty Falls.
  • Do not visit this place during the monsoon months as during this period the waterfall experiences a heavy water flow.
  • Try to return before sunset as roads going towards this rainfall are very narrow and during the night time, it's very difficult to drive on such roads.
  • Try to take along an extra set of clothes as you might be enjoying the pond at the bottom of the waterfall.
  • If you want to spend some time with nature and away from the Hustle and Bustle of everyday life then Kempty Falls is the best place for you.

How to Reach Kempty Falls

By Air: The Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport to Mussoorie. The distance between the airport and Mussoorie is about 60 km, which is connected through a well-metalled road. From this Airport, you can get various local transport to reach Mussoorie.

By Road: Mussoorie has a well-connected road to the major cities of Uttarakhand.  You can get normal to luxury buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. It is connected to the major cities of Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Tehri, Haridwar, etc.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Mussoorie is the Dehradun railway station. Mussoorie is located at a distance of 36 km from Dehradun railway station. Shatabdi and Mussoorie Express are the two trains that run daily from Delhi to Dehradun. From there you can get many local means of transport to your destinations.

The best time to  visit Kempty Falls

The best time to explore Kempty Falls in Mussoorie is from March month till June months which is during the summer season. During the summer season weather remains pleasant for performing some of the outdoor activities. It is prohibited to visit this place during the monsoon month as the water level Rises on the floor becomes heavy due to the frequent rainfalls.

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