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Kempty Falls

Mussoorie City Guide

Kempty Falls in Mussoorie are the most beautiful waterfalls in Uttaranchal. The falls lie near Mussoorie, on the hilly path. Visit Kempty falls to enjoy the splendid natural beauty.

Location : Kempty fall is located 20 Km from Dehradun and 15 km from Mussoorie, Uttaranchal
Best Time to Visit : Kempty fall is located 20 Km from Dehradun and 15 km from Mussoorie, Uttaranchal
About the Falls
The Kempty Falls are a major attractions of Dehradun and Mussoorie. The falls are situated mid way between the Dehradun-Mussoorie path. Set on the hilly terrains, the Kempty falls are stunningly beautiful. The water cascading down from an altitude of 4,500 feet and splitting further into five cascades, the water falls from a height of 40 feet giving the appearance of water jumping and playing on the rocks before falling down. This place was developed as a tourist destination by John Mekinan, after 1835. The name Kempty is derived from 'Camp-tea', as the Britishers would organise their tea parties here.Past Kempty Fall, 12-km downhill, on crossing the Aglar River, one reaches the legendary Yamuna River. Trout are in abundance here, and fishing permits can be obtained form the Divisional Forest Officer, Mussoorie.
Reaching There
Kempty Falls can be reached by hiring taxi or bus, from Dehradun or Mussoorie. It is 15 Km from Mussoorie and 20 Km from Dehradun. Dehradun is the nearest rail head as well as airport.

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