9 best Places To Visit In Mussorie

9 Best Places To Visit In Mussoorie

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9 best Places To Visit In Mussoorie

Mussoorie is one of the simplest places to go to in Uttarakhand. It is a hill station within the Dehradun District, Uttarakhand. It’s also referred to as the “The Queen of the Hills” located within the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range. Mussoorie is situated at an altitude of 2005 meters. Lal Tibba is the highest point in Mussoorie at a height of 2275 meters. Mussoorie is 35 kilometers far away from Dehradun city of Uttarakhand and is well connected with all means of Transport. Mussoorie is nearly the primary choice of Honeymoon couples in India. There are many beautiful places to visit in Mussoorie. Below we also write the best time and best places to visit in  Mussoorie.


Best Time To Visit Mussoorie

Tourists visit Mussoorie throughout the year but according to us the best time to visit Mussoorie is from April to June. Because in Summer i.e. from April to June the weather of Mussoorie is very pleasant. In these months, tourists can enjoy the pleasant weather of Mussoorie and can beat the heat of other North Indian cities. We strictly recommend you to not to visit Mussoorie in monsoon i.e. in the months of July and August. In Monsoon, there is heavy rainfall and due to this, the danger of landslides is very increased. You can also visit Mussoorie in the months of December and January if you enjoy the winters and snowfall. So the ideal time to visit Mussoorie is throughout the year except for July and August.

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Places To Visit In Mussoorie

1. Lal Tibba

Lal tibba, 9 Places To Visit In Mussoorie

Lal Tibba is the highest point in Mussoorie located at an altitude of 2275 meters. It is located on top of the hill so from here tourists can enjoy the aerial view of the city and hill. This place is an ideal place for all nature and photography lovers. The government installed the Japanese telescope at the edge of the cliff for the tourists to watch the view of the city surroundings like Kedarnath and Badrinath views. You can also enjoy the sunrise and sunset view from here.

Tickets Fee: No Charges

Opening Timings: Every day from 8 am to 7 pm


2. Kempty Falls

Kempty falls 9 best Places To Visit In Mussoorie

Kempty Falls is one of the best places to visit in Mussoorie. Here tourists enjoy the beautiful view of the waterfall and the pleasant weather of Mussoorie. This place is an ideal place for all picnic lovers. Water comes from a height of 40 ft. give an alluring view of the Waterfall. British officers enjoy the tea parties here. So this place is famous since early times.

Tickets Fee: No entry charges but other water activities is chargeable.

Opening timings: From Sunrise to Sunset (Nearly 6 am to 6 pm)


3. Happy Valley

Happy valley mussoorie

Happy Valley is situated at the end of Cloud end road and is very close to Mall road. Tibetans firstly arrived here when they fled from Lhasa in 1959 which is led by their spiritual leader Dalai Lama before they moved to Dharamshala. Here you can enjoy the dazzling beauty of nature. Some other famous places like IAS Academy and Tibetan temple are also there to see.

Tickets Fee: No entry charges

Opening timings: Every day from morning to evening.


4. Gun Hill

Gun hill, Mussoorie

Gun Hill is the most famous place in Mussoorie located 2024 meters above sea level. It is the second-highest spot after Lal Tibba. Here, Britishers did the reckless firing during their time. So this place is known as Gun Hill. One mall is also present here which is very famous. Tourists can also visit this mall for fun and shopping. Here you can enjoy the ropeway ride and the beautiful view of sunrise and sunset.

Tickets Fee: No entry fee. Ropeway ride is chargeable at 75 INR per person.

Opening timings: Every day from 10 am to 6 pm.


5. Camels Back Road

Camels back road Mussoorie

This road is made on the rock which is shaped like the Camel’s hump on its back. It is spread from Kulri Bazaar to Library Chowk around 3-4 kilometers. Tourists can enjoy the enchanting views of nature and can enjoy photography. So this place is an ideal place for all nature and photography lovers.

Tickets Fee: No entry charges

Opening Timings: Every day at day time.


6. Jwala Devi Temple

Jwala devi temple mussoorie

It is located at a distance of 9 kilometers from Mussoorie. This place is very famous among pilgrimages and a religious center of Mussoorie. This temple is dedicated to Mata Durga. Here people worship the idol of Mata Durga which is made by the stone. Here people not only enjoy the worshipping but can also enjoy the beautiful view of Yamuna Ghati and Shivalik ranges. This place is an ideal place for all nature and photography lovers.

Tickets Fee: No Charges

Opening Timings: Every day from 7 am to 6 pm

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7. Mussoorie Lake

Mussoorie lake

Mussoorie Lake is famous among all picnic and nature lovers. It is a famous picnic spot. People here can enjoy boating and the wonderful views of mountains and doon valley. Mussoorie Lake has situated at Mussoorie – Dehradun road. Recently it has been developed as the picnic spot by the city government.

Tickets Fee: 15 INR for entry only, boat charges are extra.

Opening Timings: Every day from 8 am to 7 pm.


8. Cloud’s End

9 best Places To Visit In Mussoorie

Cloud’s End is the geographical end of the Mussoorie and is 6 kilometers west of the library. This place offers breathtaking views of the Aglar River Valley. Surrounded by the thick oak and deodar forests, Cloud End gives us dazzling views of nature’s beauty. You can also visit the heritage building which was made by the Britishers in 1838 and is one of the oldest buildings in Mussoorie. It is now converted into a heritage hotel and is known as Clouds End Forest Resort.

Tickets Fee: No Charges

Opening Timings: Every day at all times.


9. Christ Church

Christ Church is made by Britishers in 1836 and is the oldest in Himalayan Ranges. Here you can see the deodar tree which is very famous. The Gothic design, architectural style and the stained glass windows in the church represent the life events of Jesus Christ. From here you can see the beautiful view of the doon valley.

Opening Timings: Monday to Sunday from 7 am to 6:30 pm.

Tickets Fee: No Charges.


For Shopping

Mall Road is a special attraction point in Mussoorie. It is known as the shopping street of Mussoorie. Various hotels, shops, and markets are also situated at mall road, Mussoorie. This place is a delight for all shopping lovers. Here you can enjoy the local dishes of Uttarakhand. You can go to the Company Bagh also. Here you can enjoy the beauty of nature and can sit for a while to relax your mind and body.

Tickets Fee: No Charges

Opening Timings: All days at all times.


For Food

For food, you can go to Kalsang Friends Corner. Here you can try Chinese food which we think is best in Mussoorie. You can also go to Cafe by the Way and Chic Chocolate in mall road. Tibetan food is the most eaten food here. In Tibetan food, you can try Rice bowl here. Also try Chinese food here like Noodles, Momos, Chicken Fried Rice, chilly Potato, Spring Roll, etc.


How to Reach Mussoorie

By Air

Tourists who prefer to go to Mussoorie by air can reserve their tickets up to Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun, which is 58 kilometers away from Mussoorie. After reaching the airport, travelers can hire a taxi to reach Mussoorie which will take about 2 hours.

By Road

Mussoorie is very well connected with state and private buses to its neighboring cities. Buses are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in Delhi. If you hire a taxi or drive in your own car then it will take 8 to 9 hours approximately from Delhi to Mussoorie.

By Rail

Dehradun Railway Station is the nearest train station from the beautiful hill station Mussoorie. Dehradun Railway Station is well connected with all modern railway stations. This railway station is nearly 28 kilometers far from Mussoorie. From Railway station you can take a taxi to go to Mussoorie which is easily available.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Which is the best time to visit Mussoorie?

A: The best time to visit Mussoorie is during Summers i.e. April to June. In summers Mussoorie offers an excellent respite from the scorching summer heat. If you want to see snowfall then you can visit Mussoorie in winter also.

Q: How many days are enough for Mussoorie?

A: 2 days are enough for Mussore but if you have more days then you can also visit the places nearby Mussoorie.

Q: What is the famous food of Mussoorie?

A: Tibetan dishes are famous here and one of the best dishes to try here is Rice Bowl. You can try some Chinese food there also like Momos, Noodles, Fried Rice, Chilly Potatoes and Manchurian, etc.

Q: How many days are enough to visit Mussoorie?

A: 2 days are enough to visit Mussoorie.

The measure of the beauty of Mussoorie cannot be expressed in words truly. The best experience can only felt by visiting it. But we tried a lot to give you ideas about those serene places and must-visit places in Mussoorie. So guys do comment and share to support us. We promise to provide this type of information in the future.

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