Kempty Falls, Mussoorie
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Kempty Falls

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About Kempty Falls

Kempty Falls, situated at an altitude of 4,500 ft, is one of the popular tourist places of Mussoorie. It is a beautiful waterfall, which falls from a height of about 40 ft from a mountain. This fall is located on way between Dehradun-Mussoorie path.

John Mekinan, in 1835, had developed this place as a tourist destination due to its panoramic surroundings and views. The name of the place is derived from Camp-tea, the place where Britishers organised tea parties during their ruling period.

The falls is one of the largest among five down rushing falls, which flows down through various rocks and finally enters into the plains. While going 12 km downhill and after crossing the Aglar River, tourists can also reach the Yamuna River. Further, the site is also popular for swimming and fishing activities.

The place is visited for taking bath under the falls and for enjoying the beautiful views of surroundings. Tourists can also reach a beautiful pond while climbing a few steps in the flow of the stream. Located at the footsteps of the falls, the pond is a huge enclosure formed naturally by the stream.

Tourists can easily reach the destination by hiring taxis or buses, which regularly operate from Mussoorie as well as Dehradun.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
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5 Video Reviews for Kempty Falls

Jagjit Thakur

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  • Jagjit Thakur
  • Lives in Ghaziabad
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  22 readers
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Overall Rating
6/7
  • 622

Imadimmu

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  • Imadimmu
  • Lives in Kannur
  • 20 photos
  • 13 Reviews
  •  16 helpful votes
  •  3454 readers
  • Posted Jan 24, 2017
Overall Rating
6/7
  • 1.1K


  • Tourist
  • 37 photos
  •  24 helpful votes
  • Posted Dec 5, 2016
Overall Rating
7/7
  • 620

Imadimmu

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  • Imadimmu
  • Lives in Kannur
  • 20 photos
  • 13 Reviews
  •  16 helpful votes
  •  3454 readers
  • Posted Jan 24, 2017
Overall Rating
5/7
  • 357

1tiwari arpit

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  •  1 helpful vote
  • Posted 2 months ago
Overall Rating
5/7
  • 343

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Prachi Shukla

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  • Lives in Delhi
  • 17 Reviews
  •  135 helpful votes
  •  63395 readers

"Forget shower, kempty is amazing"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Its a perennial fall with lot of water even in summers. One has to climb stairs to reach the top layer, where actuall water fall is, but its worth climbing. Do carry your extra pair of clothes and towel as there are shops that provide clothes, however how clean it is I doubt
One must experience relaxing time under the waterfall or just sitting around watching the beauty of the nature.
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Surajit dey

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  • 5 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  989 readers

"Awesome"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Mar 5, 2017
I visit this in the morning. It is good to go there in morning to avoid crowd. Location was good. You can enjoy the waterfall by taking Bath under it. You can take clothes on rent there also. 50 rupees they will charge of gents underwear. Overall it's a must visit place. You can hire cab from library chowk or you can take bus from there also. Bus will take rupees 250/per head to visit 3 places.
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Parth Sabharwal

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  • Parth Sabharwal
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 292 Reviews
  •  300 helpful votes
  •  116227 readers

"Water fall"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jan 16, 2017
Kempty fall is around 9 kilometres from Mussoorie, it is a natural fall of pure water from mountains, it is said that this place was used by britishers for tea, so they make kemps to enjoy tea, so later on it was called kempty fall.
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Deepika vinika

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  • Deepika vinika
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 3 photos
  • 50 Reviews
  •  18 helpful votes
  •  41783 readers

"Nature is peaceful!"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 6, 2017
Kempty falls is a natural waterfall in Mussoorie. It can be visited by government tourist buses which shows you main points in a day at a reasonable price. Foods like bhutta, tea, fruits, many more are available for purchase. Wearing jackets are must.
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Rohit gupta

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  • Rohit gupta
  • 2 Reviews
  •  644 readers

"Visit at kempty falls"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 27, 2016
Kempty falls is a excellent locality which shows just like haven. In this locatin travellers can injoy full of happy joy.
In this locaton we can fined the much more and good pics.
And there is always we good memorial moment after getting a memorial moments travellers can't for get it.
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Subhadip dutta

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  • 2 Reviews
  •  820 readers

"Kempty Falls and Mussourie visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Nov 20, 2016
Kempty Falls is about 50 kms from the city of Dehradun. The Mussuorie city which is situated on the hills is about 35 kms ahead of Dehradun. Uttarakhand State buses ply between Dehradun and Mussourie every day starting approx 6 AM in the morning.
It takes about 1. 5 hour to travel to Kempty Falls from Dehradun city.
For budget travel one can board a travel by boarding state bus. However one can hire a taxi (Transport cost Rs. 17/KM on plane roads and on hilly roads Rs. 18/KM). Approx. Cost Rs. 2500 for a whole day trip to Mussourie.
Places to cover in a whole day journey for Mussourie are
Kempty Falls
The Mall Road
Mussourie Lake
Prakaseshwar Shiva Temple (This is a private Trust they don't accept any kind of donation in cash or kind plus they offer free Prasad and Tea to all travellers who offer a visit on the way to Mussourie)
Malshi Deer Park
It can take around 7 hours to cover these points in a day trip. On the way to return you can also pay visit to the Sakya Buddha Temple, Sai Temple and Ramakrishna Temple on the Rajpur Road.
Happy Holidaying!
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S.sikdar

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  • S.sikdar
  • 12 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2912 readers

"Kempty Falls, Mussoorie"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Nov 7, 2016
Absolutely marvellous. One can take a ropeway down to reach it. Can hire swimming clothes and get into the pool of water in front of the falls. However, cleanliness is a matter of concern which needs attention. A must reach destination of Mussoorie.
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Sourabh Singh

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  • Sourabh Singh
  • Lives in Yamunanagar
  • 7 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  11643 readers

"Nice waterfall"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 2, 2016
The white water is very adventurous to everyone even whole the family can enjoy the Kempty Range trip. The fall is surrounded by the hill in winters there is ice all around the fall. You must carry all the summing clothes to make the fun The cheapest place to eat swim and fun go for it.
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C.s. manish Dasgupta

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  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 50 photos
  • 99 Reviews
  •  151 helpful votes
  •  76316 readers

"Kempty on Rainy Day"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Aug 1, 2016
The water-fall will be worth visiting during hot summers. As it was raining we didn't tried bathing in the man-made pool at the place. Every one was enjoying the water-fall. For ladies it is advisable to avoid the water-fall else bring good swim-wears which can cover you completely. Take some gift items from the shops besides the stairs. You can try boating but will not enjoy a lot as it is a small pond.
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Ak Gupta

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  • Lives in Noida
  • 3 photos
  • 31 Reviews
  •  87 helpful votes
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"Not so good"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Jul 16, 2016
It is surrounded by lot of buildings which destroys its beauty. In my opinion this can be avoided if you have seen other falls. We found far better falls at Yamunotri.
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