Mussoorie Tourism

Mussoorie Tourism

About Mussoorie

Mussoorie is also known as the Queen among hill stations in India. With its green hills and varied flora and fauna, it is a fascinating hill town giving you view of snow clad Himalayan range towards the north, and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Shivalik ranges in the south.

Being easily accessible by road Mussoorie has become the top destination for tourists coming from the Delhi/NCR region apart from others

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Places To Visit in Mussoorie

Listed below are some of the best tourist attractions of Mussoorie Town.

Mall Road Mussoorie

The mall road is the main road of mussoorie and is dotted with numerous hotels, restaurants and shops. It is a delight to walk on the mall road and pick up some nice stuff as a remembrance. During snow fall you will surely like to be walking on this road playing in snow with your accompany.

Camel Back road

Camel back road as the name suggests is a rocky outcrop in the shape of a camels hump giving a resemblance to sitting camel. It starts from Kulri Bazar near Rink Hall and ends at Library Bazar covering a total distance of about 3 kms. The main charm of this road is horse riding and walking. Sunset view of the Himalayas is superb from here.

Gun Hill

You can enjoy a Ropeway ride to the second highest peak of Mussoorie called Gun Hill. It starts from Mall Road near Kutchery and to reach here it takes about twenty minutes walk. The Ropeway distance is only 400 mtrs. And the sheer thrill of this ride is memorable. Gun Hill offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and Gangotri group.A birds eye view of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley can be obtained from here. During pre-independence days a gun mounted on this top used to be fired heralding mid-day to enable people to adjust their watches and hence it got this name.

Kempty Fall

Kempty fall is one of the favorite destination of tourists coming to Mussoorie. Kempty fall is located 15km from Mussoorie on the chakrata road. It has the distinction of being the biggest and prettiest waterfall located in a beautiful valley and is surrounded by high mountain falling from a height of 40 ft. A nice picnic spot. Taking a bath at the foot of the fall is refreshing and is enjoyed by all

Other Places of interest

Once you in mussoorie and done with the local site seeing  then there are plenty of options of excursion around mussoorie.

Lake Mist :- Its about 5 km before Kempty falls on the Mussoorie-Kempty road  and is a good picnic spot with accommodation and restaurant facilities, boating is also available.

Mussoorie Lake :- It is a  newly developed picnic spot situated on Mussoorie-Dehradun road having a facility of pedaled boats.
Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary :- 11 Kms to the south of Library Point lies an old sanctuary established in 1993 and covering an area of 339 hactares.

Dhanaulti  :- Dhanaulti is 24 Kms from Mussoorie and in itself a romantic getaway. Situated among the deodar/pine forest it offers a relaxing environment with cool breeze, lovely weather and fabulous view of of snow covered mountains making it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday.

Nagtibba :- 34 kms from Mussoorie one reaches is an ideal spot for trekking.

Surkanda Devi :- Situated at an elevation of 3030 mts above sea level near village Kaddukhal the temple of Surkanda Devi is 33 kms from Kaddukhal and one has to trek about 2 kms. The temple of Surkanda Devi is situated on the top of the mountain and is of great religious significance. A fair is held every year on “Ganga Dussehra” during May-June in which thousands of people participate.

Municipal Garden :- A perfect picnic spot the garden with its artificially created lake with paddled boating facility. It is located at a distance of 4 km by rickshaw cycles, pony or by a car and 2 km on foot. 

Yamuna Bridge :- About 27 kms from Mussoorie on Chakrata-Barkot road, is an ideal spot for fishing.

Bhatta Fall :- About 7 kms from Mussoorie on Mussoorie-Dehradun road. Access by car or bus upto Balta village from where the fall is 3kms by car or foot. An ideal spot for bathing and picnics. 

Jharipani Fall :- About 8.5 kms from Mussoorie on Mussoorie- Jharipani Road. Visitors can go by bus or by car upto 7 kms to Jharipani from where the fall is 1.5 kms, on foot.

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Mussoorie Tour Packages

Listed below are Mussoorie holiday packages. You can view details of the packages and send us enquiry to make them customised as per your requirement. 

Mussoorie Tourism

Mussoorie Information

Mussoorie is a perfect place for tourists coming here with any taste like family holiday, honeymoon, adventure, trekking or nature lovers. Mussoorie is also call the queen of hill stations. 

How to reach Mussoorie

By Road – Mussoorie is very well connected to rest of India through network of Roads. From Delhi you can reach Mussoorie Via Dehradun. State transport buses are also available directly from places like Delhi , Dehradun to Mussoorie apart from private taxies.

By Train – The nearest railway station is Dehradun and many trains connect to dehradun from various cities of India.

By Air – The nearest airport for Mussoorie is Dehradun Airport and you get daily flights for the same from Delhi.

Best time to visit Mussoorie

Although Mussoorie can be visited at anytime of the year but the peak tourist season for Mussoorie is during summer months from March till June. During this time there is always heavy rush of tourists in Mussoorie. If you would like to avoid unnecessary crowd then you can visit Mussoorie during other time of year also and the best time then will be Oct-Nov.