Mussoorie : Queen of the Hill Stations
The beauty of Mussoorie rivals that of Nainital. This spectacular hill station offers some of the most romantic sights you can lay your eyes on.In cold mornings, a light mist hangs over Mussoorie creating an enigmatic atmosphere. As the mist is removed like the veil of a shy bride, Mother Nature is there to surprise you. The magnificently verdant Doon valley stretches to the snowy peaks of the Himalayan Mountains.
Established in the colonial era by the British, Mussoorie quickly rose through the ranks to become a premier destination for tourists. As you take a walk through its lovely streets, you will understand why. The old world charm of the city merges perfectly with the natural splendor of the area.
How to Get There
The nearest Airport to Mussoorie is 60 km away from the place, so tourists can get to Mussoorie with no worry and with the service of Dehradun airport.
The nearest railhead is Dehradun which is 34 Km. from Mussoorie. It is the Northern Railway terminus connected to all major cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow,
Varanasi, Amritsar, Haridwar.
Mussoorie is well connected with roads with other major cities. There are regular bus services from various metros and other tourist destinations in Uttarakhand as well as from outside
Distance from other places; Delhi: 285 km, Haridwar: 85 km, Dehradun: 30 km, Rishikesh: 76 km, Chandigarh: 206 km, Shimla: 286 km, Nainital: 310 km
The strange name of the Kempty Falls is going make your jaw drop. It will be the sight of the milky white waters gushing forth and falling into the pool below which will cause such a reaction. You can just wait and while the time away watching the waters fall down. Another option would be to jump into the pool for an enjoyable bath
The beautiful Mussoorie Lake stretches across your eyes like a marvelous blue sheet of glass reflecting the glory of the mountains that hold it in their arms. Take a boat ride here to experience this beauty in the solitude in the center of the lake.
On the top of the benog Hill, lies the quaint Jwalaji Temple. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga, whose idol is enshrined inside. From the temple you can get a stunning view of the Aglar River Valley.
At Jharipani, you will be wondering which artist painted the indescribably beautiful picture that is present before you. The enchanting waterfall glitters while the forested hills of the Shiwalik range look on with pride. The entire place is an orchestra of wild flowers, bright green shrubs and dark mountain rocks creating a fiesta for your eyes.
Sir George Everest’s House
Sir George Everest, the great man who gave his name to the tallest peak in the world, used to live here when he was the Surveyor-General of India. The historic building now lies in ruins, but the beauty of the surrounding area has not been lost to time. From here you get a fantastic panorama of the Doon valley and the Aglar River valley, each located opposite to each other.
The Bhatta Falls are a collection of quaint yet pretty waterfalls. You can enjoy a refreshing hike around the region to immerse yourself in the serenity of nature. There are several ponds nearby where you can enjoy a relaxing bath.
Mussoorie Adventure Park
This adventure park offers a variety of activities if you want have an exciting time while surrounded by the incredible beauty of nature. The feeling of adrenaline rushing through your veins while Mother Nature displays her fineries is incomparable. You can enjoy zip lining, sky lining and rock climbing amongst other exciting activities.