Mussoorie the queen of hills.

Gateway of Mussoorie

Have you ever stuck to be a place where it seems that this is what I want…
This is the place where I am going to love, simply amazing clueless, without a thought just mesmerising to the eyes…
A beauty which is not definable in words..
Mussorie is such a place which is beautiful and surrounded by amazing views. That’s why is it called the Queen of Hill’s. Located at a height of 6560 ft from sea level.

It is just 35 km from dehradun city and you can easily find many taxi service’s, roadways bus and other automobiles to reach here. Mussoorie is always an attraction for a chunk of tourists.

Kempty fall

No trip to Mussoorie is complete without visiting the much-famed Kempty Falls. The site was developed by a British officer in the 1830s for hosting tea parties and ever since, it has become a popular attraction in Mussoorie, especially for picnics.

Viewing the nature beauty—maddy rawat

Going by your own transport gives you lots of freedom to stop at any point and observe the beauty of nature.

Kothal gate shiv mandir

During the visit to Mussoorie you can also visit to shiv mandir. This temple is also famous for no donation policy. Observing donation to the idol’s is strictly prohibited.

Mussoorie view from maggie point
Way to kempty fall

Mostly Mussoorie observe a lot of tourists during snowfall between november to february….
There are many hotels to stay… From costing too much to an average fare of a night.

Lal tibba

Perched on the Depot Hill in Landour, Lal Tibba is one of the highest viewpoints in Mussoorie. Just 6 km from the city centre, this vantage point rests at an altitude of 2,275 metres so you can only imagine the views from up here. The name of the viewpoint literally translates to Red Hill, which is a direct reference to the colour of the sky visible from here during the sunrise and sunset.

On a cloudless day, you will be able to view peaks like Bandarpunch, Kedarnath and Badrinath from this viewpoint. The telescopes installed at Lal Tibba let you soak in the beauty of it all from up close

Evening view of Mussoorie

At evening Mussoorie looks amazing. You can take lot’s of snap to add to your memory’s list.

Gun hill point

The second highest peak in Mussoorie, Gun Hill Point is one of the most popular viewpoints in the area. Located at a distance of 1.7 km from the Mall Road, this viewpoint can be reached by a 20-minute uphill trek. Apart from a 360-degree view of the town and other parts of the Doon Valley, you will also be able to take in the views of Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Gangotri and Pithwara Himalayan ranges from here

Company garden

The entire plan of this garden was laid down by Dr. H Fackner and it is maintained by the Garden Welfare Association of Mussoorie.

You will find beautiful fountains, lush greenery, colourful birds, and different varieties of flowers while taking a walk around the garden. If you are up for it, go for boating on Artificial Lake

Cloud’s end

If solitude is what you are looking for on your next trip to Mussoorie, Cloud’s End is where you should be at. A scenic stretch of lush deodar and oak forests, this place is located 6 km from the Library Road and marks the geographical end of the hill town. You can reach Cloud’s End by trekking along the Hathipaon Road from the Happy Valley area.

Jharipani fall

Situated in the quaint village of Jharipani, about 7 km from the city centre of Mussoorie, is the stunning Jharipani Falls. Its charm lies in its secluded location that is not marred by touristy crowds yet. You can spend hours soaking in the beauty of the falls, clicking good pictures or simply appreciating the views of the scenery around the waterfall including those of the Shivalik range.

You will also find rare varieties of flowers in bloom at the site. The route to the falls is simple and can be easily covered via a car. However, after a certain point, you will have to trek for around 1.5 km to reach the falls.

Sir George Everest house

Located 6 km from Gandhi Chowk in Mussoorie, Sir George Everest’s House dates back to the year 1832. Better known as The Park Estate, this place once served as the home, laboratory and observatory of Sir George Everest. From measuring the highest mountains to scaling the distances between the mountains of the North, Sir Everest has done it all from this place.

Do visit the observatory to find some insightful information about his life and work. The views from the summit atop which the heritage building sits are strikingly beautiful especially when they are covered in mist. So, even if the history doesn’t interest you, the vistas definitely would.

Mussoorie lake

A man-made lake yet one of the most beautiful sites in the city, Mussoorie Lake has become a popular tourist attraction recently. Apart from boating on the lake, you can try water zorbing and zip lining here. Oh, and now you can also do paragliding just a short distance away from the lake.

Christ Church

Located in the centre of the city, this serene religious place is considered one of the first churches built in the Himalayan Ranges. Built in Gothic architectural style, the church is crowded during the weekends.

The Mall road

The Mall Road is ‘the happening place’ in the hill station. This centre point is filled with shops, eateries, cafes, and tourist spots. An unmissable tourist place in Mussoorie, the Mall Road is the best place to take a stroll or sit and relax in any of the famous bakeries or cafes. 

The nearest airport from Mussoorie is jolly grant located at a distance of 59 km. From here you can easily find a taxi. The nearest railway station from Mussoorie is at prince chowk located at around 36 km of distance.

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8 replies

  1. Like the way you describe it.
    Keep it up the good work

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  2. Wow…would luv to follow your mentioned places in my next visit…its wonderful. And wonderful is your description…

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  3. Nice description dear
    Hope to get more from you

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  4. Wow too good dear… Mussoorie is everybody favorite but don’t know where to visit and which is best. Good explanation. Keep it up

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