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Mussoorie

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(290 km/ 7 hours drive from Delhi)

Also known as the Queen of Hills, this admirable hill station is located in the Garhwal hills, 34 km from Dehradun at an elevation of 2005 mt above sea level. Captivating view of wood covered hill slopes and snow blanketed mountains leave an unerasable effect on one's mind. Fascinating eye shot of grand Himalayan snow peeks, impressive sights of the Doon Valley and Haridwar, huge waterfalls, the woods in the neighborhood and grassy slopes all add up to the flora and fauna of Mussoorie and make it a must visit Hill Station in India. Blessed with such fascinating visual aspect, it is one of the prime contributors to the travel and tourism industry of the state.
Kempty Falls, Mussoorie

Tourist Attractions In Mussoorie
Gun Hill
The second highest point in Mussoorie, Gun hill gets its unusual name from the pre-independence days when a gun affixed on top to this point fired to announce mid-day, hence enabling people to adjust their watches. Once reachable by a sheepish, strait route, for now one can make it to Gun Hill in just about 4 minutes by a cable tramway established in 1970. This 400 mt rope way connects the Mall to Gun hill, making one's trip full of excitement and thrill.

Kempty Falls
Located 15 km from Mussoorie, Kempty Falls is regarded as a dwelling of tranquility. The name Kempty is likely to be traced from camp-tea, as the Britishers used to hold their tea parties here. One can witness the water falling from a height of 40 ft giving the water a visual aspect of bubbling and playing on the rocks before falling down. Buses and taxis are easily available from Mussoorie to take you to the spot, more over one can also find huts providing accommodation facility to visitors.

Municipal Gardens
These gardens are a visitor's retreat as they entertain most of tourists visiting Mussoorie by giving an impression of old colonial gardens with wide green carpet of neat and clean lawns, a lake, a recently created waterfall, and a nursery housing pretty plants and a fountain in the center. Initially known as Company Bagh, it belongs to the Happy Valley area and as per its location it do entertain people.

Cloud End
This aesthetic spot is popular among tourists and particularly among honeymooners. This place is engulfed by thick deodar forest offering exceedingly tranquil and peaceful ambiance which assure a wondrous energizing walk, with the vast dispersed flora and fauna all around. An absolute amazing place to visit.

Lal Tibba
The highest point and the most beautiful place around Mussoorie. Perhaps this is where you get to feel the British connection to the place. Reaching this point, one can view the various peaks in the Himalayan range such as Badrinath, Kedarnath, and Banderpunch through the Japanese telescope installed here in 1967.

Camel's Back Road
It evolves its name from a rock formation that resembles the back of a camel when seen from a particular point near the gate of Mussoorie Public School on the road. This 3 km stretch between Kulri Bazaar near rink Hall and Library Bazaar is very popular among the visitors.

Popular Excursions From Mussoorie
Nag Tibba ( 55km )
55 km away from the Mussoorie, Nag Tibba is a perfect region for trekking, it is the highest place around Mussoorie. Enclosed by clogged woods and hills, the actual trekking for Nag Tibba starts some 21 km away from the actual place which has its own appeal and merriment.

Rishikesh ( 120 km )
The Garhwal region of north India is popular for some of the beatified Hindu sacred places, Rishikesh is one such prime holy site huddled with long matted hair “sadhus” and pilgrims from all over the world. Regarded as the birthplace of yoga, Rishikesh is very known for providing meditation courses, thereby, attracting thousands of tourists who come to seek mental peace every year.

Dhanaulti (25 km )
Located at 25 km from Mussoorie, Dhanaulti lies on a ridge at an elevation of 2286 m. Nesting in the middle of thick woods of conifer, deodar, rhododendron and oak trees it is different world overall. Stroking by a fresh mountain gentle breeze, this is just an ideal place for long walks up shadowed slopes and in sedgy grass fields.

Haridwar ( 89 km )
Lying in the foothills of the Shivaliks representing the point where the River Ganga reaches the plains, Haridwar have always been famous as an eternal sacred destination. Once known as Gangadwara, it represents the gateway to several Himalayan pilgrimage shrines depicting a rich ancient spiritual and ethnic heritage.

Surkhanda Devi Temple ( 35 km )
Located at 10,000 ft above sea level, this sacred temple is seated on a peak demanding a strong 2 km trek form followers. Famous for its historical importance this temple attracts loads of visitors from all over the globe. Generally the gentry which comes in visiting Mussoorie, gets diverted to visit this marvel. Moreover every year during the months of May-June it organizes a annual fair that prove to be one of the prime attraction of the site.

Mussoorie Travel Information
Nearest Airport : Jollygrant airport, 60 km from Mussoorie.

Nearest Railway Station : Dehradun, 29 km from Mussoorie.

Reaching By Road : Mussoorie is well connected with major cities of the country, and almost every prime city offers bus transportation facility to Mussoorie. One can either hire a bus or a taxi from Dehradun (29 km). Nation's capital Delhi (290 km) also provide luxury bus travel service directly to Mussoorie.

Important Facts About Mussoorie
Location Area – 65 sq. km
Altitude – 2005 mt above sea level
Attractions Waterfalls, Gardens, Temples & Calm and Placid Environment.
Ideal For Trekking, Honeymoon and Friends and Family Picnicking
STD Code 0135
Best Time To Visit April To November