Saturday, March 7, 2020

Places to visit in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a popular getaway destination visited by nature lovers, travelers and honeymooners. It is situated in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. On reaching Mussoorie travelers can explore various tourist attractions.

(For tour and travel information please visit Uttarakhand Tourism)

Kempty Falls (5 km from the city center) 

Kempty Falls
A beautiful fall falling from a height of 40 feet in Mussoorie hills where the water collects at the bottom to form a pond. It is a popular spot for picnic and swimming. There are many eateries available in the spot to take care of your appetite after a relaxing swim in the pond. Visitors can also take a rope-way ride to view the alluring scenery around the fall. The best time to visit the fall is during summers.

Mall Road (is at the city center)

Mall Road
Mussoorie has an attractive Mall Road with Picture Palace in one end and Library on the other end. Visitors can take a walking tour of the Mall Road where one can find restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, banks, shops (art craft, handicraft, hand loom and woolen, Tibetan market) and they also get to see a captivating view of Dehradun valley. Visitors can also take a rope-way to Gun Hill view point from the Mall Road. There is no parking aloud in Mall Road but parking spaces are available outside Mall Road.

Gun Hill (is at the city center)

Gun Hill
Gun Hill is situated 400 feet above the Mall Road and is a popular view point for nature lovers and photographers. From the view point you get a mesmerizing view of snow clad Himalayan mountains and Dehradun Valley. Visitors can either trek or take a rope-way ride to the hill.

Lal Tibba (2 km from the city center)

Lal Tibba
Lal Tibba is the highest point of Mussoorie from where visitors can get an enchanting view of Neelkanth Peak in Badrinath, Kedarnath Peak and Banderpoonch ranges. Visitors can also take a hike to Pepperpot Mountain and Deo Tibba. There are many eateries and shops available in Lal Tibba.

Cloud’s End (6 km from the city center)

Cloud's End
Cloud’s End is 6 km away from library and is the end point of Mussoorie hills. Visitors get an alluring view of the Aglar River Valley. Visitors walk pass through the Benog wildlife sanctuary admiring the nature till the end point. There is a heritage hotel (Clouds End Forest Resort) where one can stay for a peaceful time in the nature away from the chaos of are our modern life. Visitors can also visit Jwala Devi Temple which is nearby from the point.

Company Garden (2 km from the city center)

Company Garden
Company Garden is at a distance of around 3 km from the Mall Road. The Garden has 800 types of flowering plants, beautiful lush green lawns, man made lake and falls. Visitors can spend a good time having picnic, boat riding, enjoying the fun rides in the amusement park, eating, shopping and also visit K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum.

Shedup Choepelling Temple (3 km from the city center)

Shedup Choepelling Temple
The temple is situated in Happy Valley. It is the first Tibetan shrine of Lord Buddha built in India and was consecrated by His Holiness Dalai Lama. The temple has a beautiful architecture and statues of Lord Buddha and His Holiness Dalai Lama. The temple also has rich collection of books on Buddhism and Tibetan literature. Visitors also get to view beautiful snow clad mountains and valleys from Happy Valley.