At an elevation of 1481 meters above sea level, is where ‘The Queen of Hills’ majestically stands. Mussoorie is known to be on the wishlist of almost every travel enthusiast in the country. Based on the co ...
onial architecture, this city, just 40 kilometers from Dehradun, is rich in majestic views, good food, warm treks, waterfalls and a serene environment, Mussoorie is one of the finest destinations to visit in Uttarakhand.
What to do around Mussorie?
Morning treks and rides to George Everest - The peak from where George Everest mapped the height of Mount Everest and Dalai Hills. Visit Company Garden to enjoy the lush serene greens. Visit Kempty falls for a natural bath in the waterfall. Take a ride to Landour to visit Char Dukaan and enrich your taste buds with the best pancakes and waffles in the country. Adventure activities like sky walks, paragliding, hiking, rock climbing can be enjoyed in full. Bhatta falls nearby has a ropeway where you can take a ride to the hills on a cable car. Enjoy long walks on the mall road that turns into a fairy delight in the evenings. Visit monasteries, temples and take a journey of learning the ancient markets and establishments.
Fun Facts about Mussorie
Only of the two places in the world where the Winterline is visible in winters. One of the most expensive schools in the country - Woodstock is situated in mussoorie. Mussoorie also has Lambi Dehar mines - the most haunted place in the country just round the corner. Ruskin Bond has been a resident for ages and has talked about Mussoorie being an integral part of his life in most of his creations. The famous gun hill is known for soldiers fixing their time as per gunshots in the colonial era. Mussoorie had a railway station planned in the British era but that could never be a reality. It was also the first home to His Holiness Dalai Lama and he still visits.