10 Places to Visit In The Beautiful Mussoorie Hill Station

Mussoorie Hill Station
Mussoorie Hill Station

Mussoorie is known as the Queen of beautiful Hills. Located at the onset of the Garhwal district this is a famous hill station at Uttarakhand. The hill station is a mere 35 kilometers away from Dehradun. People. Who want to go for pilgrimage to “Yamunotri and Gangotri” need to go via Mussoorie?

If you are planning to book Mussoorie packages, then the best time to book is from middle of March to end of November.

Once In Mussoorie, Here Are The 10 Places To Visit:

1. Kempty Falls:

This is a natural waterfall that is known to enthrall the tourists. The Kempty falls is a great place to take pictures. It is surrounded by mountains all around it. Amidst the mountains, the water falls from a height of 1364 meters. It is a great picnic destination

2. Lal Tibba:

This place is also famous amongst photographers. After all, why not it is the highest peak in Mussoorie. It boasts of an altitude of 2290 meters above sea level and from such a level you can get glimpse of the mountain where Kedarnath is located. There is telescope kept there for tourists to catch a glimpse of the surrounding mountains.

3. Happy Valley:

This is the name of the place where the Tibetan people have settle in Mussoorie. This place is a mere 10 minutes from the mall road. The place is famous for oak and deodar trees. It also flaunts some quint cafe and hotels that serve awesome food and drinks. A amazing place to relax.

4. Camel Back Road:

This is many people’s favorite. It is a stretch of 3 to 4 kilometers that starts from the Kulri market and ends at the Library chowk. This is an ideal place to walk about and relax while looking at the scenic beauty of the hills. You can also go for a pony ride here at camelback road.

5. Gun Hill

The place gets its name from the fact that during the British era gun shots were fired from this place to tell the locals what time it is. Though the practice has stopped the name has stuck by. It is located at an altitude of 2024 meters making it the second highest point of Mussoorie.

6. Mussoorie Lake

This lake is located about 6 kilometers from the main hill station. However, since it is located on the Mussoorie- Dehradun road you will pass it when going to Mussoorie. It is a small lake with ducks floating. You can stop by at this place and enjoy some time boating if necessary.

7. Christ Church

This church was built way back in 1836 and is counted amongst one of the oldest churches built by British. The church is built with a gothic touch that makes it allure. The stained-glass windows have various pictures depicted Lord Jesus at various points of his life.

8. Sir George Everest’s House

Mussoorie is and has been house to many important and famous personalities. One such person is Sir George Everest. He is the surveyor after whom Mount Everest has been named. His house is just a mere 6 kilometers from the Gandhi Chowk.

9. The Mall Road

This is the famous tourist destination in Mussoorie. There are several eateries that you can try out. The must has at this mall is the yummy Maggi and Chinese cuisine. The mall overlooks the Dehradun to Mussoorie stretch

10. Landour:

If you are looking for a place that does not have the hustle bustle of Mussoorie then check out Landour. This place is serene and in walking distance from the main city. There are many hotels and homestays at landour that you can opt to stay at.

Resource:- www.parbhattravels.com