Mussoorie is the ‘Queen of Hills’

Mussoorie a municipal board is about 34 km from Dehradun and in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This hill station situated in the foothills of the Himalaya ranges is also known as the Queen of the Hills and offers stimulating views of the valleys below and the snow-capped mountains. It emerged as a prominent tourist destination in the 1820s.

What Attracts Tourist?

Lal Tibba: Situated in the oldest colony of Mussoorie, Landhour area. Lal Tibba is the highest point in Mussoorie and it is a wonderful spot as it serves as the gateway to the Childer’s Lodge. You can have marvelous views of the whole valley from here.

Gun Hill:
Second highest peak of Mussoorie is the most popular. To enjoy the best activity here is the 400 metre long rope-way ride that offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges namely Shrikanta, Bunderpunch, Gangotri and Pithwara group.

Kempty Falls: Kempty Fall is located at an altitude of about 4500 feet and it is considered as the most beautiful one in the entire valley. It lies on the Yamunotri Road, 15 km from Mussoorie. Lush green mountains in the backdrop of the falls add to the beauty of the place.

Municipal Garden: The municipal garden is an ideal place for memorable evenings with family or friends, with an artificial mini lake and boating facilities.

Camel’s Back Road: Stretching from Kulri Bazar to Library Bazaar, this 3 km long road is a nice spot for long walks. People visit the place to view the beautiful sunset when crimson red colour dissolves in the sky. It is called Camel’s Back Road as it resembles a camel’s back on watching from Mussoorie Public School.

Shopping:
Hand-knit cardigans, Oakwood walking sticks, Tibetan Prayer wheels and vases are best items to buy from the Tibetan Street Market. Other local shops at the Mall Road are loaded with good quality brass statues, woodcarvings, ceramic vases and precious stones. Pure Ladakhi Shawls as well as antique Jamawar Shawls are some other best buys in Mussoorie.

So, when you are planning to go Mussoorie?


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