Mussoorie, with its green hills and varied flora & fauna, is a fascinating hill resort. Commanding snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley & Shiwalik ranges in the south, the town presents a fairyland atmosphere to the tourists.

Its history dates back to 1827 when Captain Young, an adventurous military officer, explored the present site and laid the foundation of this holiday resort which now has few rivals.  Mussoorie is famous for its scenic beauty and hectic social life. It provides all kinds of amusement and every facility for domestic and foreign tourists.

Mussoorie is conveniently connected to road by Delhi and major cities and is the 'Gateway' to Yamunotri and Gangotri Shrines of Northern India.

Places of Interest in Mussoorie :

  • Lal Tibba View Point (Mussoorie)

  • Gun Hill Rope Way (Mussoorie)

  • Tibetan Refugee Centre (Mussoorie)

  • Kempty Falls (Mussoorie)

  • Camel's Back Road for pony ride (Mussoorie)

Special Attraction of Mussoorie :

Gun Hill- The second highest point in Mussoorie, Gun Hill offers mesmerizing views of Himalayan ranges.

Excursions :

  • Dhanaulti Meadows & Pine forest

  • Sarkunda Devi Temples

  • Golf Course at Dehradun

  • River Rafting at Rishikesh

How to Reach Mussoorie :

The Nearest railhead of Dehradun is 30 k.m. away & connected to all metro towns. The Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun is serviced by limited small aircraft from Delhi.

Best time to Visit Mussoorie :

The enchanting natural beauty of Mussoorie is best enjoyed during the summers - March to June and Autumn months of October and November.

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