Places to visit in Mussoorie | Tourist places in Mussoorie
Mussoorie is a tourist place in Uttarakhand, India. The distance of Mussoorie from Delhi is around 290 Km and 35 Km from capital Dehradun. Among all other hill station, Mussoorie is one of the closest hill station from Delhi and a very popular also among all others. Mussoorie is also known as Queen of Hills from Decades because of its beautiful nature and scenery of mountains with a beautiful environment.
This hill station is the starting of the Garhwal Himalayan range and nearest Hill Station from Delhi. Mussoorie is popular for many years by the tourist and travelers, as millions of visitor visit this beautiful hill station every year and the number is increasing. The beautiful hill station is situated about 1880 m from ground level.
How to Reach – There are many ways to reach Mussoorie, by rail, air, and road. You can prefer any of this depend upon the budget. The nearest railway station is the Dehradun railway station from which you can take the Government bus or private taxi. Nearest Airport is Jolly grant airport Dehradun which is 52 Km from Mussoorie. If you are traveling from Delhi then direct bus service is available from Kashmere Gate bus terminal to Mussoorie. You can also travel to Dehradun from any other state then take the bus from there.
In Dehradun, the buses for Mussoorie are available from a different bus depot name as Mussoorie bus depot opposite to Dehradun railway station. From there you can start your beautiful journey.
Best Season and Ideal Days to Spend – Mussoorie is a place to explore in any season or month. You can explore in summer for some cool vibes and if you are also a snow lover then you should try in January and February. The ideal time to explore is 3 days.
Here is the list of some popular places to visit in Mussoorie.
1. The Mall Road
As you enter Mussoorie near Library Chowk the first place is The Mall Road which is the famous place in Mussoorie to explore. Mall Road is famous for shopping purpose and many hotels are situated here. You can explore the place at any time but prefer to explore at night because the view at night is at the peak, all tourists explore at night and have much crowed at night. You can also find hotels at The Mall Road at the best prices and also recommend to stay near Mall Road. If you are shopping freak then you will enjoy the place more.
Bikes rental is also available in Mall Road you can bargain for the best rate and to explore other places of Mussoorie. If you are traveling from your own vehicle then you have to charge for entering Mall Road according to your vehicle.
2. Kempty Falls
Kempty Falls is a waterfall that is also another attractive place to visit in Mussoorie. It is 13 Km from Mussoorie’s main town, a beautiful waterfall that attracts thousands of visitors every year. You can reach here by your own vehicle and also by taxi service. A regular bus also departs from Mussoorie timely. The entry ticket price using ropeway is Rs120 – Rs150 depending on season per person. Other charges are also like costumes, lockers, and parking. You can enjoy in Kempty fall from 10 am to 6 pm every day. You should avoid it on winters as the temperature is very low at winters.
3. Company Garden/Bagh
The company garden is a beautiful garden around 3 km from the main mall road or library chowk. It is also the picnic spot in Mussoorie, a beautiful garden with flowers and lots of activities to do with kids and family. The entry ticket is around 20 Rs, you can reach here by local rickshaw available at Mall road. You have to book the rickshaw on both sides. Inside the garden, there are activities for kids and a boat ride is also available. A beautiful fountain is also near which you can click beautiful pictures.
4. Mussoorie Lake
Mussoorie Lake is another source of attraction which is built by a city board to attract the tourist and to give the view of the doon valley. It is an artificial lake and give a good and beautiful view to the visitors. Boating is also available here, you can give time to explore and enjoy with family and friends.
5. Bhatta Falls
Bhatta falls is situated on the route between Mussoorie and Dehradun. A road from a village passes through a trek and goes to 3 km to a waterfall. A beautiful fall which is not so known by the traveler and very fewer visitors known about this place.
6. Gun hill
Gun hill point view is the second highest point of view in Mussoorie. It gives a fantastic and valuable view of Mussoorie and the valley. You don’t have to miss this place and also explore the beauty of the Mussoorie from here.
7. Cloud Ends
Cloud end is the geographical end of Mussoorie where you can see the clouds very closely. Located 7 km from Mussoorie City, this beautiful place has an endless view and a beautiful pleasant view.
8. Camel’s Back Road
Camel’s Back Road is a memorable road as at the end of the road there is a view made by rocks that look like the back of Camel.
9. Lal Tibba
Lal Tibba is a beautiful mountain view that is at the peak of Mussoorie from where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and a view that always will memorable for a long time.
Dhanaulti, another beautiful place to be explored by the traveler. Dhanaulti has situated around 32 Km from Mussoorie, a beautiful place where you can enjoy with your family and friends with lots of activities and explore the place with fun. The temperature of Dhanaulti in winter is very low and deals with snowfall. One of the best places to explore near Dhanaulti.
You can explore Eco Park, trekking, camping and also the fast-food of Dhanaulti. Need 1 day to explore Dhanaulti.