Mussoorie also known as the queen of the hills is a famous hill station in Dehradun District of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.It is about 35 kilometres from Dehradun and 290 km from New Delhi.Mussoorie is at an average altitude of 1,880 metres (6,170 ft). To the northeast are the Himalayan snow ranges, and to the south, the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges.
Mussoorie has lots of places to visit like kempty falls, Gun Hill, Mall Road, Mussoorie Lake, Company Garden, Sir George Everest House etc. This is the best place for family picnic, weekend gateway and best for honeymoon destination as well.There are several places described here one must go.
Places to visit in Mussoorie
The Mall Road
Mall road is a famous place in mussoorie known for its series of shops from where visitors can buy various memorable things. One can capture the best photos of doon valley and mall road from here. If you are foodie then it is best for you as there are several restaurents which provides delicious foods.
Gun Hill is the second highest point at mussoorie. This is most populer place at mussoorie from where one can view the Himalayan range coverd with snow.It gives the panormic view of Himalayan range.
You can reach there by foot (around 400 mtrs from mall road) or by ropeway.
This is the most populer place near mussoorie, people visit there specially in summers.This is around 15 kms far from mussoorie . This is the best place for your family picnic just dabble in the water , have some snacks/food and enjoy your great day.
Sir George Everest's House
Again a famous peak point of mussoorie best for picturesque views. it provides the best view of the Doon valley and the peak of Himalayan range. It is 6 km from Gandhi Chowk and a scenic walk from Library Bazaar. It is also known as the Park Estate which was built in 1832. This was the home and laboratory of sir George Everest.
Clouds End has the mesmerizing view of hills covered with oak and thick deodar forest.It is known for its ultimate weather and peace. It is around 6-7 kms far from mussoorie. The bungalow, built in 1838 by Major Swetenham a british officer is now converted into heritage hotel (Clouds End Hotel).The Bungalow still retains the original architecture and antiquities. One can take participate in various activities like small nature trekking , hill climbing.
Visitors can reach Clouds End by car or by trekking along the Hathipaon Road from the popular Happy Valley.There are some other beautiful palace like Tibbi Point, known for sunset and sunrise views , Benog Wildlife Sanctuary and Jwala Devi Temple are other attractions around Clouds End.
Municipal Garden or Company Garder is one of the most visited place in Mussoorie. The colourful flowers and artificial mini-lake with paddle boats attracts lots of visitors. This garden has variety of flowers , amusement park for kids. This is one of the best place for family picnic. This is 3 Kms from Mussoorie city at kempty falls road.
Nag Devta Temple
The ancient Nag Devta Temple is dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva, It is on Cart Mackenzie Road about 6 km from Mussoorie on the road to Dehradun. There is vehicular access to the temple, which provides a view of Mussoorie and the Doon Valley.
This is the newly developed lake by the city board famous for family picnic and couples. It is about 6 kms from Mussoorie towards Dehradun- Mussoorie road. One can enjoy the paddle boating while beholding the scenic views of the Doon Valley.
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Nearest Railway Station
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