Mussoorie is indeed a paradise resting in the foothills of the perfectly structured Himalayas. Proudly wearing the crown of natural beauty, the “Queen of Hills” reflecting its enchanting charms to the beholders. Situated at a height of 2005 meters above sea level this glittering hill station is located at a distance of 35 km from Dehradun in Uttarakhand. The majestic Shivalik ranges buried under the pearly white snow, the lush green hills of Doon Valley covered with cottony soft clouds amidst the mists are a muse of every nature lover and wanderer. This place gives warm and pleasant vibes that seek every visitor’s attention. The old cosy cafes, taverns, churches, serene roads with epic views, busy bustling local markets, are other tempting tourist spots here.
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Here are the best of the places you must visit when you are in Mussoorie.
Best places to visit in Mussoorie
One cannot miss these fascinating places when they arrived in Mussoorie.
The highest place of the hill station, from where you can have the view of the whole of Mussoorie. It is situated at a height of 2275 meters above sea level on Depot Hill in Landour. The meaning of Lal Tibba is ‘red hill’, where one can witness magical sunrise and sunset.
Location: It is 6km from the city centre.
Entry : Free
You can spend your perfect weekend holiday with your friends, family, and loved ones in Mussoorie lake. This is a man-made lake developed under the City Board for tourists. You can experience pedal boating, fun activities like zorbing ball and zip liner, eateries, and romantic walks alongside the lake where you can watch the eye-pleasing views of Doon Valley. Location: 6km before reaching Mussoorie on the Dehradun to Mussoorie road.
Located at a walking distance from Dhobi Ghat
Timings: 8 am to 6 pm every day
Entry fees: Rs 15 per person
Boat ride charge: Rs 30
Zorbing Ball: Rs 100
Zip liner: Rs 350
Company garden: this place is also known as ‘Company Bagh’ is a colorful garden having colorful flowers of various species. It is a municipal garden maintained under the municipal board. It is a major picnic spot in Uttarakhand suitable for families and couples. It also has an amusement park for kids for having fun activities. It has a mini lake and a small artificial waterfall which enhances its beauty. Paddled boating is also available in the lake. One can see the Himalayas from a close angle through a telescope available in the garden.
Location: 3km from the city centre at Kempty road.
Entry fees: Rs 25 per person
Boating: Rs 75-150 per person
Timings: 9 am to 6 pm
It is one of the beautiful waterfalls of Uttarakhand. It is located about 15 km from Mussoorie. Once it was a prominent spot for British officials to spend their summers. Now it is a famous picnic spot to have fun with friends and families. The falls are down streamed through a very high cliff, the waterfall further divided into 5 different streams. Visitors can take bath in the blue stream.
Location: 20 km from Mall Road, Mussoorie
Entry – Rs 50-100 Timings: 9 am to 5 pm
Camel’s Back Road
It is a 3km long road, starts from Library Point to Kulri Bazar, got its name because of the natural layout of the rock present there in the shape of camel humps. It is the most attractive and visited spot where one can take soul-soothing walks with its serene vibes make a person calm and give them peace of mind.
Entry – Free
There are a plethora of things to do in your Mussoorie tour where you will fall in love with the city while roaming around the streets like a vagabond. Here is a list of things sorted out to experience in Mussoorie.
Things to do in Mussoorie
Camping in Mussoorie
The top camping sites are George Everest, Dhanaulti and Kanatal. Stargaze with your friends around a warm bonfire with some good meals. There are all modern facilities provided in the camping sites. Complete hygiene has been maintained.
Take long walks in the serene Camel’s Back Road to calm your mind and soul with the picturesque views.
Treasure souvenirs from the local market in Mall Road. Local products are being sold there. Himalayan weavers have some fine traditional products. You can shop brass antiques from there and many more.
Food and Dining
You can go for snacking in Mall Road. Some of the best cosy cafes are there in Mall Road. Very old taverns like Writer’s Bar, Emily’s are there which give the feels of English pubs. 5. Adventure activities: If you’re an adventure lover, Mussoorie will never disappoint you, one can enjoy trekking, Ropeway ride, paragliding, boating, ziplining and nature walks.
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How to Reach
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest domestic airport to Mussoorie. It is situated in Dehradun, 60 km away from Mussoorie. It is well connected to the major cities of India like Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai. From the airport, it is a two-hour journey to Mussoorie. Taxis are easily available from the airport.
Mussoorie is 36 km away from its nearest railway station, i.e; Dehradun Railway Station. Dehradun is well connected with all the major cities of India. Two trains run daily between Delhi and Dehradun. Taxis and buses are easily available from the railway station. One can also opt for sharing taxis.
Mussoorie is well connected with a network of state and private buses. Many luxury, deluxe, semi-deluxe, and normal buses are run frequently from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in Delhi. Buses from neighboring cities like Haridwar, Dehradun, and Rishikesh easily available to Mussoorie. Delhi to Mussoorie, generally it takes 8 to 9 hours to reach.
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