Places to visit in Mussoorie : Mussoorie is a very famous hill station; it is 30 km from Dehradun. It was discovered by Captain Young, he was a military officer. Mussoorie is also known as queen of hills. It is one of the most famous hill stations because of its natural beauty. This is a very good place for tourism, it has a very good climate throughout the year which makes it more attractive. There are many other places which must be visited like Gun hill, Kempty falls, Municipal garden, jharipani falls, Sir George Everest House etc. We can see panoramic view of the Himalayas from Gun hill. Now we are describing the list of places in Mussoorie which should be seen by every tourist.
This is the second highest peak of Mussoorie, its height is 2122 meters and from here you can feel the beauty of Mussoorie as well as panoramic view of Himalayas. It is also famous for its ropeway ride which 400 meters long and makes this trip very memorable for everyone.
Sir George Everest house
It was the laboratory of first surveyor general of India; his name was Sir George Everest. It is also known as the Park Estate. The highest peak of this world, Mount Everest, is also named after him. It gives very charm views; everyone will be amused after this visiting.
Kempty fall is the biggest waterfall which is 15 km from Mussoorie on the Yamunotri road. This is surrounded by mountains and located in a very beautiful valley of Mussoorie. It has an altitude of 1370 meters.
It is also one of the main and beautiful waterfalls in Mussoorie. It is situated 8 km away from the main town.
This is a temple which is situated on the top of the mountain. It is considered a great religious significance of the Goddess. It has an elevation of 3030 meters above sea level and it is 33 km away from village Kaddukhal. Every year a fair is organized here on Ganga Dussehra in which thousands of people participate, this is treated as a very big festival and it is worth watching for everyone.
It is famous for its artificially created lake which is very attractive and it is considered a very beautiful picnic spot not only for the tourists but also for the natives.
Camel’s Back Road
This name is given to this place because of its life like resemblance because here you can go for long distance on sitting a camel. Apart from this you it is very good for an evening walk and horse riding.
It is 24 km from Mussoorie, here you will find long wooded slopes, cool caressing breeze, lazy outings, beautiful view of snow covered mountains. It gives the perfect view of the valleys and the Himalayan peaks. This is the best place for spending your holidays.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Bal Bhadra, who is the brother of Lord Krishna. It is 15 km from Mussoorie and it is the perfect spot for trekking via Park Toll Clods and Dudhi. Here you can enjoy the Chakrata ranges and Jaunsar Bawar areas. It is situated in the western region of Mussoorie town.
This is a bungalow which is the oldest building in Mussoorie. This building was converted into a hotel in 1838. It is surrounded by a thick deodar forest which gives it a very charming view.
It is also a very old temple of Goddess Durga, it is situated at an altitude of 2014 meter on the Benong temple. This temple will give you a panoramic view of the Yamuna valley.