Places to Visit in Mussoorie
Here are beautiful Places to Visit in Mussoorie: Kempty Fall, Gun Hill, Camel’s Back Road, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, Mussoorie Lake, Jwalaji Temple, Sir George Everest’s House, Mount View Lake/ Lake Mist, The Mall Road, etc.
Mussoorie | Queen of Hills
Mussoorie, called as Queen of Hills is oldest and most popular hill station of India. Due to which its one of the most developed city in foothill of Himalayan mountain range. Mussoorie lies in Tehri district of Uttarakhand and attracts huge tourists throughout the year because of its natural beauty, Waterfalls, Lakes, rich flora and fona, adventure sports and many tourists attractions nearby and within city.
Places to Visit in Mussoorie
Kempty Fall is the major attraction for tourists visiting Mussoorie and picnic spot for locals. Waterfall with natural beauty and adventure sports for people of all age. Kempty Fall is just 15 Km ahead of Mussoorie on the road to Yamuna pull with amazing landscape on the way. Beautiful natural waterfall is located at an altitude of 1,364 m (4,475 ft) in Himalayan range of mountains in Uttarakhand.
Gun Hill is located at height of 2,024 m (6,640 ft) is the second height tourist spot of Mussoorie. Except trekking exciting Ropeway ride is only mode to reach the top of Gun Hill. Gun Hill, one beautiful places to visit in Mussoorie lots of amazing eating stalls and entertainment for children with beautiful sightseeing view that is open everyday from 10 am to 6 pm.
Camel's Back Road
Camel’s Back Road is a awesome hiking destination in mountains of Himalayas that got its name from rock which looks like camel’s hump. Camel’s Back Road is 4 Km long road between Kulri bazaar and Library Chowk of Mussoorie with many adventure sports like horse riding, hiking, shopping, etc with many amazing sightseeing for tourists. It is one of the best Places to Visit in Mussoorie.
Lal Tibba, the peak of Depot Hill is most highest point of Mussoorie located just 5 Km away from city at an altitude of 2,290 m (7,513 ft) above sea level. Lal Tibba is not commercially promoted with natural beauty secured which makes it most beautiful place to visit in Mussoorie, with original view of Himalayan mountain peaks. There is Japanese telescope is installed on edge of peak for amazing view of universal landscapes and known destination like Kedarnath and Gangotri glaciers.
Happy Valley is a very peaceful place with influence of Tibetan Dalai lama’s is situated just 3 Km from Mussoorie Mall Road. Happy Valley was established in 1959 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for Dalai Lamas came from Lhasa, later few of them with their spiritual leader went to Dharamshala, HP. Happy Valley with rich Buddhism traditional culture of Tibetans is surrounded by trees of Oak and Deodar.
Mussoorie Lake located in Dhobi Ghat, 6 Km from city have many adventure activities like pedal boating, Water Zorbing, Zipline, etc for people experience. Lake is surrounded by hiking trek, eating stalls, and natural beauty. To increase Places to Visit in Mussoorie, this is a artificial lake specially built by Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA) with Tourism department to boost experience of travelers.
Jwalaji Temple is located 9 Km away from Mussoorie on the peak of Benog Tibba Hill at an altitude of 2,240 m (7,350 ft). Jwalaji Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga of Hindus who gives her blessing to Mussoorie from here as believed by local people. Jwalaji Temple gives beautiful snow view of Himalayan mountains and Aglar River Valley.
Sir George Everest's House
Sir George Everest’s House is a historical heritage site built in 1832. Sir George Everest, was the Surveyor-General of India (1830-1843) and world’s highest peak Mt. Everest is also named after him in 1856. Sir George Everest’s House can be reached be either by 6 Km rough road drive via Haathi paon or 3-4 Km walking from Mussoorie Mall Road.
Mount View Lake or Lake Mist
Mount View Lake or known as Lake Mist is great picnic spot just 14 Km away from Mussoorie very near to famous Kempty Fall. Mount View Lake on the bank of Kempty River is located at an altitude of 1,359 m (4,458.6 ft) surrounded by high Himalayan mountains. The lake mist have many adventure sports and boating facilities that attracts tourists visiting Kempty Fall.
The Mall Road
The Mall Road in center of center of Mussoorie is major attraction of tourists with local shops, hotels, restaurants and cafes. The Mall Road of Mussoorie is well enjoyed by families and honeymoon couples. Items in shops reflects the local uttarakhandi culture and tradition which is taken by travelers as memories.