Mussoorie Uttarakhand Travel Guide and Places to Visit

Mussoorie – The Queen of Hills

Mussoorie, Dehradun near hill station is located at a distance of 35 Km from Dehradun. Mussoorie is a beautiful and peaceful hill station of Uttarakhand which is located at a height of 2005 Meters above sea level. Mussoorie is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and is also known as the Queen of Hills. Mussoorie is one of the top hill stations of India which is famous as a Honeymoon destination, Mall Road, International schools, Himalayan Views, and Weekend trip destination.

History of Mussoorie

Mussoorie the name of the place was named after the famous plant of Mussoorie “Shrub Mansoor”. These plants are found in large quantities in the Mussoorie region. The history of Mussoorie starts from the year 1825 when a shooting lodge was constructed by the British military officer captain Young and Mr Shore who were the Superintendent of Revenues at Dehradun.

Why Visit Mussoorie?

For seeing the beautiful green hills and majestic view of the Shivalik Himalayan Ranges and Doon valley. Mussoorie attracts thousands of tourists per day, both domestic and international tourists. Mussoorie is not only famous for its scenic beauty, it is also an important centre of business & education. As you know, some highly reputed International Schools are in Mussoorie.

The best time to visit Mussoorie is in winter to see the real beauty of nature, clouds and snow here.

For what Mussoorie is famous for?

Mussoorie is basically famous for Hill station, Mall road, Shopping, Restaurants and High reputed luxury farmhouses, properties, ancient kothis, places and Expensive International Schools.

Mussoorie is preferred as a destination for friend groups, kids, families, Foreigners, Corporates and for Couples to enjoy their Honeymoon.

Mussoorie is famous for the following activities: New year & Christmas, Hill Station, Honeymoon Location, Leisure, Ropeways, Shopping, Weekly trips, Historical.

Note: It is recommended to visit in winter to enjoy the snow-covered Mussoorie.

Places to visit in Mussoorie

  • Kempty Falls
  • Sir George Everest House
  • Mussoorie Lake
  • Jharipaani Falls
  • Lal Tibba
  • Bhatta Falls
  • Cloud’s End
  • Gun Hills
  • Sohan Art and Heritage Site
  • Jwala Devi Temple

Overview Mussoorie

  • Temperature: 26 (Max) and 7 (Min) in March
  • Location: Dehradun, Garhwal
  • Stay (Recommended): 2 days
  • Nearest Railway Station: Dehradun (36 Km)
  • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (60 Km)
  • Famous for: Hill Station, Mall Road, Shopping, International Schools, Kempty Falls
  • Best time to visit: January to December (All the months of the year) but a recommended destination in winters to enjoy the snow.

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