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Dehradun , Uttarakhand

Mussoorie is known as the Queen of the Hills because of all the right reasons. Located at the very foothills of the Himalayas this is one absolutely gorgeous hill stations which restores your faith in the Beauty of the mountains. This is another one of the places that was discovered and then developed by the British who loved hill stations ever so much. Mussoorie is a place that we should be thankful to them for. One of the wonderful places to visit here is the Mall. It heightens the old world charm that is a very integral part of Musoorie. This is a hill station that will definitely transport you to the colonial times. With the view of the entire Doon valley at your feet, this is one of the most incredible hill stations that you will come across. You can take time to enjoy the ropeway on the second highest peak of Mussoorie, the Gun Hill which gives panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges. The Came’s Back rock and the Jharipani falls are the two other places that you should definitely visit. For all the adventure lovers, this is an ideal place. It offers so much of nature that all the activities are perfectly supported by its surroundings. A wide range of escapades is in offer in this hill station. With enormous places for paragliding, skiing, angling and river rafting, Mussoorie fascinates the adventure buffs. The other thing established here is the boarding school from the British era which till date is one of the most prestigious educational institutions. With trendy hotels and nature at its best Mussoorie is a must visit.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 20.0°C /68.0°F 164 mm 5835feet 26069.0 /km2 Mar-Jun,Sep-Nov Coming Soon


Places of Interest

  • Gun Hill

    "Gun Hill Road is a major thoroughfare in the New York City borough of the Bronx. The road stretches for 3.5 miles (5.63 kilometres) in Woodlawn and Morris Park. Gun Hill Road begins at Stillwell Avenue in Morris Park near the Hutchinson River Parkway exit and comes to an end at the Mosholu Parkway in Woodlawn. Van Cortlandt Park and the Mosholu Golf Course are both located at the western terminus of Gun Hill Road."

    Gun Hill

  • Camels Back Road

    "True to its name, this road is a stretch of 4 km and is a natural layout of rocks shaped like the camel's hump back. The Camel's Back road originates from Library point and leads straight to the Kulri Bazaar, and is visible from the Mussoorie Public School. \nA perfect spot for morning and evening walks, this patch promises an enriching experience for those who witness the magic of sun rays on the snow capped mountains. Ideal for a good exercise, this stretch also enables a refreshing walk. For those already tired after long walks and treks, auto rickshaws and horseback rides are available easily."

    Camels Back Road

  • Municipal Garden

    "The municipal garden, initially known as Company Bagh, belongs to the Happy Valley area. The gardens are a family retreat and entertain lots of families and tourists all round. An impression of old colonial gardens, the Company Bagh has a wide green carpet of neat and clean lawns and a fountain in the center. \nA lake, a recently created waterfall, and a nursery housing pretty plants are other attractions of this garden. In addition to an entry fee of Rs 5, boating on the lake is charged at Rs 20 per head or Rs 40 per boat for a span of 15 minutes."

    Municipal Garden

  • Nag Devta Temple

    "Placed at a distance of about 6 km from the city, this ancient temple is thronged by many devotees and tourists. The temple is dedicated to God of Snakes. A large number of devotees come to offer their prayers to the Lord of Snakes, especially on the occasion of Nag Panchmi, a major Hindu festival. Decorated with flowers, the temple looks beautiful during this festival. From the temple, one can also get an enchanting view of Doon Valley and Mussoorie city."

    Nag Devta Temple

  • George Everests House

    "Colonel Sir George Everest (/?i?vr?st/; July 4, 1790 -- December 1, 1866) was a Welsh surveyor and geographer, and the Surveyor General of India from 1830 through 1843.\nEverest was largely responsible for completing the section of the Great Trigonometric Survey of India along the meridian arc from southern India extending north to Nepal, a distance of about 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi). This survey was started by William Lambton in 1806 and it lasted for several decades.\nIn 1865, Mount Everest was named in his honour despite his objections[1] by the Royal Geographical Society. This enormous peak was surveyed by Everest's successor, Andrew Scott Waugh, in his role as the Surveyor-General of India."

    George Everests House

  • Mussoorie Lake

    "Mussoorie (Garhwali/Hindi: ?????, Mas?r?) is a hill station and a municipal board in the Dehradun District of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located about 35 km from the state capital of Dehradun and 290 km north from the national capital of New Delhi. This hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills. The adjoining town of Landour, which includes a military cantonment, is considered part of 'greater Mussoorie', as are the townships of Barlowganj and Jharipani."

    Mussoorie Lake

  • Jharipani Falls

    "A 6 km trek downhill from Mussoorie leads you to the amazing Jharipani Falls. Alternately, you can take the route to the Jharipani Main Market via St George's boarding school. A refreshing thirty-minute walk from the market takes you to the falls and promises to leave you spellbound! \nMussoorie's famous boarding schools, namely, St George's, Wynberg Allen, and Oakgrove are well packed within the estates of Jharipani. Who would want to leave the scenic surroundings of the school and get back to the city for their education? Your life gets a breather in the pure and unpolluted environment of Mussoorie."

    Jharipani Falls

  • Surkanda Devi Temple

    "Surkanda Devi is a Hindu temple situated close to the small resort hamlet of Dhanaulti in Tehri District. It is at an altitude of about 2,757 metres, or 9976 ft; lies close to nearby hill stations of Dhanaulti (8 km) and Chamba (22 km)& walking distance of approx 3km from Kaddukhal, the place where vehicles are parked.\nIt is surrounded by dense forests and affords a scenic view of the surrounding region including the Himalayas to the north, and certain cities to the south (e.g., Dehradun, Rishikesh) The Ganga Dussera festival is celebrated every year between May and June and attracts a lot of people."

    Surkanda Devi Temple


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