to Visit in Mussoorie :- The Queen Of Hills Stations
Back Road :-
The place offers a picturesque
view of the sunset and a life like resemblance of a
sitting camel. One can also enjoy long walks and horse
About 5 km before Kempty falls
on the Mussoorie-Kempty road is a developed good picnic
spot with accommodation and restaurant facilities, boating
is also available. The place showcases nature in an
exquisite manner. With the Kempty river flowing through
it, Lake Mist has many small but beautiful waterfalls
made by the river. Thus, this is a gem in the queen
One can enjoy a thrilling
ropeway ride to Gun Hill, the second highest peak of
Mussoorie(2122 mts). The peak offers a panoramic view
of the Himalayan ranges.
Enjoy a Ropeway ride to the
second highest peak of Mussoorie. It can also be negotiated
by bridles path which forks-off from Mall Road near
Kutchery and to reach takes about twenty minutes. The
Ropeway distance is only 400 mtrs. And the sheer thrill
of the ride is memorable.
A newly developed picnic spot
situated on Mussoorie-Dehradun road. The lake is situated
at 6 km on Mussoorie-Dehradun road having a facility
of pedaled boats. It offers an enchanting view of Doon
Valley and nearby villages. View during Night is marvelous.
Mountain Quail Sanctuary :-
to the south of Library Point lies an old sanctuary
established in 1993 and covering an area of 339 hactares.
It is famous for the extinct bird species, Mountain
Quail(Pahari Bater), which was last spotted in 1876.
15 kms from Mussoorie on the
Yamunotri Road is the most fascinating and the biggest
water fall, Kempty located in a beautiful valley of
24 Kms from Mussoorie. Dhanolti
provides a breath-taking view of the valleys and the
Himalayan peaks. The long wooded slopes, lazy outings,
cool caressing breeze, warm and hospitable inhabitants,
lovely weather and fabulous view of of snow covered
mountains makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday.
34 kms from Mussoorie one reaches
Thatyur. 7 Kms further is devalsari and a 14 kms further
trek to Nagtibba is an ideal spot for trekking.
Situated at an elevation of
3030 mts above sea level near village Kaddukhal the
temple of Surkanda Devi is 33 kms from Kaddukhal and
one has to trek about 2 kms. The temple of Surkanda
Devi is situated on the top of the mountain and is of
great religious significance. A fair is held every year
on “Ganga Dussehra” during May-June in which thousands
of people participate.
Lakha Mandal is situated
on the Yamunotri road, past Kempty Falls. There are
hundred of idols of archaeological importance which
have been preserved by the Archaeological Survey of
India. According to the legend, the Kaurvas made a shellac
house and conspired to burn the Pandavas alive here.
About 15 kms from Mussoorie,
it is an ideal spot for trekking via Park Toll-Clods
end, Dudhi. Situated on the extreme western region of
Mussoorie town, Bhadraj offers a commanding view of
the Doon Valley. Chakrata ranges and Jaunsar Bawar areas
can be viewed from here. Bhadraj Temple is dedicated
to Lord Bal Bhadra, brother of Lord Krishna.
A perfect picnic spot the
garden with its artificially created lake with paddled
boating facility. It is located at a distance of 4 km
by rickshaw cycles, pony or by a car and 2 km via Waverly
Convent School road on foot.
About 27 kms from Mussoorie
on Chakrata-Barkot road, is an ideal spot for fishing.
is the highest peak of Mussoorie
near Lal Tibba, it is situated at 5 km from the Tourist
Office and one can go on horse back or on foot. The
view of snow-clad mountains is exhilarating.
Everest House :-
The George Everest
House is the peak estate of Sir George, the surveyor
General of India. Sir George had his office and residence
here. The Mount Everest, the highest peak of the Himalayas
was named after Sir George .
The Jwalaji Temple is situated
on the top of the Benog Hill and has an idol of Mata
Durga. The temple is surrounded by the thick forests
and offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks,
Doon valley and Yamuna valley
About 7 kms from Mussoorie
on Mussoorie-Dehradun road. Access by car or bus upto
Balta village from where the fall is 3kms by car or
foot. An ideal spot for bathing anf picnics.
About 8.5 kms from Mussoorie
on Mussoorie- Jharipani Road. Visitors can go by bus
or by car upto 7 kms to Jharipani from where the fall
is 1.5 kms, on foot.
Chetna Kendra :-
At a distance of
about 2 kms on Tehri bye pass road, this place is developed
as a picnic spot and has a park surrounded with pine
forest and flowering shrubs, and is approachable by
foot or taxi/car. The main attraction is the wildilife
of the park like Ghurar, Kanankar, Himalayan Peacock,