Location : In the state ofUttaranchal, about 280 km from Delhi, 34 km from Dehradun, 85 km fromRishikesh.
Tourist Attractions : BhadrajTemple, Camel's Back Road, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake, Kempty Falls, SurkhandaDevi, Dhanolti, Nag Devta Temple, Van Chetna Kendra, Jwalaji Temple.
Best Hangouts : Mussoorie Lake,Kempty Falls.
Best Activities : Trekking,nature walk.
Nearby Tourist Destinations : Delhi,Meerut, Khatauli, Muzzafarnagar, Roorkee, Dehradun.
When to Visit : Any time of theyear.
Risingover the Doon valley in the state of Uttaranchal is the Queen of Hill Stations,Mussoorie. The misty mountains, old fashioned architecture, the profusion offlowers and streams in Mussoories makes it an ideal place for romantic people.Commanding an enchanting view of lofty Himalayan snow ranges to the north-east,and stunning views of the Doon Valley and Haridwar to the south, Mussoorieexudes a fairyland atmosphere. Mussoories is renown for its scenic beauty andsalubrious atmosphere. The amazing view of pine dominated hill slopes and snowclad mountains leave an enduring impression on every visitors's mind.
Major Tourist Attractionsin Mussoorie
Ropeway ride to Gun Hill, the second highest peak of Mussoorie is anenthralling experience in Mussoorie. It can also be negotiated by bridle pathwhich forks off the Mall road near Kutchey and takes about 20 minutes to reach.The Ropeway distance is only 400 metres and the sheer thrill of the ride ismemorable.
About 15 kms from Mussoorie on the Yamuna off road having an altitude of 4500feet, it has the distinction of being the biggest and the most magnificientwaterfall located in a beautiful valley surrounded by high mountains. Bath atthe foot of the falls is refreshing and enjoyable for children and adultsalike.
Camel's Back Road :
It starts from Kulri Bazar near Rink hall and ends at Library Bazar covering atotal distance of about 3 kms. The main charm of this road is horse riding andwalking. Camel's rock with a life like resemblance can be seen from the spotnear Mussoorie School.
NagDevta Temple :
An ancient temple situated on Cart Mackenjie Road and is about 6 kms fromMussoorie. Vehicles can go right upto the spot. It provides a charming view ofthe Doon Valley as well as Mussoorie.
A newly developed picnic spot situated on Mussoorie - Dehradun road, about 6kms from Mussoorie. It is a delightful spot. Pedal boats are available. Itcommands an alluring view of the Doon Valley and nearby villages.
VanChetna Kendra :
At a distance of about 3 kms on Tehri by pass road this place is developed as apicnic spot. The park is surrounded by pine forests and flowering shrubs and isapproachable by foot or car. The main attraction is the wildlife of the parklike Ghurar, Kankar, Himalayan Peacock etc.
JwalajiTemple : (Benog Hill)
9 kms to the west of Mussoorie and at an altitude of 2104 meters, is theJwalaji Temple. It is situated on the top of Benog hill and has an idol ofDurga Mata in it. The temple is surrounded by thick forests and offers apanoramic view of the Himalayas, Doon Valley and Yamuna Valley.
Air : JollyGrant, Dehradun (24 km) is the nearest airport from here.
Rail : Dehradun (35 km) is theclosest railhead.
Road : Well connected to allthe major cities of India by road. Taxis & Luxury Buses are available fromDelhi, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Hardwar.
Mussoorieoffers a good line of luxury and budget hotels. The accommodation offered by usincludes world class facilities and services. The accommodation are ideallydesigned to make your stay more convenient and comfortable. Pick any of theaccommodations which best fits into your pocket.