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Company Garden

Company Garden or the Company Bagh is a municipal garden maintained by the Garden Welfare Association and is basically a picnic spot housed amidst bamboo and deodar trees. Company garden, as the name explains about itself, is a garden of English age. It was laid by Dr. H. Fackner.

It is a nicely maintained garden which provides you few good photogenic opportunities, especially in front of the water fall and flowering bushes. The Garden offers stupendous views of the city hills.  A few little waterfalls add to the touch and some strolling space. The lush green gardens built in colonial style refresh the mind.

For kids, there is a small amusement park with some rides and swings with very reasonable charges. Don’t forget to ride the Columbus. Overall a nice place for a family with kids to spend some leisure time. If you go on a weekday, there are fewer crowds. The garden is the home of a large number of birds, and is a favorite of the nature lovers.

There is a large variety of flora also. There is a nursery in the garden which has more than 800 species of flowers including Dahlias, Pansy, Begonia, etc. The flower show at the Company Garden is really enchanting and is a must see for all who visit Mussoorie. There is also a greenhouse here. A wide range of small plants is available for sale also.

There is a huge China tree in the garden, which is another attraction. Visitors enjoy sitting under this huge tree. There is a fountain at the centre of the park. You can also enjoy walking outside the garden on the track road.

There is an artificial lake in the garden which has boating facilities. Rs. 75/- per head is charged for a 15 minutes boating.

The bull ride is an adventurous activity in the Company Garden. It is a must try if you have never had it before and watched it only on TV. There are other games too. You can also do some air riffle shooting here. 

There is a good restaurant inside the garden to enjoy good hygienic food. The restaurant is decorated with beautiful flower pots and offers a large variety of food and snacks. There are 10 to 12 shops in the garden where you can buy some memorable items.

A telescope is also placed in the garden. You can have a close view of the Himalayan mountain ranges at a charge of Rs. 10 only.

Then, there is a dress shop where you get local costumes for photo-ops. You can have your photograph clicked in front of the waterfall in Himachali dress.

Must visit if you are travelling with kids, they will enjoy every moment of it.


The Company Garden is located on the Kempty Fall road in Happy Valley, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal. The Garden lies close to Lal Bahadur Shastri National Administration Academy and is just 3 kms from the Library end.

Entry Fee

An entry fee of Rs. 20 is charged except from very small kids. The entry ticket cost is revised from time to time.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit is in the summer season which is from April to June. Winters are extremely cold and temperature dips to freezing point.  September and October are also favorable times.


The park is open to the visitors from 9 am to 7:30 pm.

Nearby Places to Visit

Jwalaji Temple, Gun Hill, The Mall, Library Bazaar, Classic Emporium, Landour Bazaar, Camel’s Back Road, Cloud’s End, Lal Tibba, Tibetan Temple.


There are cheap, luxury and budget hotels around the Company Garden.

How to Reach

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Mussoorie at a distance of 58 km. Taxis are available here and it takes only one and a half hour to reach Mussoorie from here. There are a good number of buses and local transportation system to reach the major sites in Mussoorie from the airport.

By Rail

Mussoorie does not have a railway station of its own, and the nearest railway station is Dehradun, at a distance of 34 kms from Mussoorie and it takes not more than one hour to reach Mussoorie from the station.

Shatabdi Express runs daily between Dehradun and Delhi, and takes merely 6 hours. Dehradun is connected by trains to major cities like Chandigarh, Mumbai, Saharanpur, Haridwar, etc.

Other small stations are Raiwala Station at a distance of around 50 kms and Harrawala Station at 23 kms from Mussoorie.

By Road

There is a good network of roads between Delhi and Mussoorie. Mussoorie is 269 kms from Delhi and there are daily buses running between the two places. It is also well connected by roads to Shimla, Hardwar, Chamba, etc. Mussoorie is well connected by govt. buses as well as private buses.

Once in Mussoorie, the Company Garden is 4 km by main road by car, pedal rickshaws or by pony. You can take rickshaw from the Mall road to reach here. It is just a 2 km walk via Waverly Convent School road.

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