14 Best Places to visit in Mussoorie

14 Best Places to visit in Mussoorie
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Places to visit in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India – Get list of 14 Best Mussoorie Tourist Places Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Kempty Fall, Lal Tibba, Gun hill, children’s lodge, Camel’s Back Road, Jharipani Falls, Nag devta temple, The Jheel, Municipal Gardens, Yamuna bridge, Nag tibba, Dhanolti, Sukhanda Devi, Chamba.

Located at a height of 2000 m ,this picturesque hill resort was set up during the days of the “Raj”.Its trek and walks down the famous Camel Back Road welcome visitors in the summer and in the winter. You can trek through the hills and jump over little hills, streams and flowers in the valley and proceed for rock climbing or mountaineering if you wish, For the angler, fishing is available for trout or Mahseer.

 

Tourist Places to Visit in Mussoorie : –

  1. Kempty Fall

 

Tourist places to visit in Mussoorie - Kempty Falls

Kempty Falls

15 km. This attractive waterfall has an altotude of 1379m. Many tourists enjoy a bath at the foot of the falls during summer. It is among top tourist places to visit in Mussoorie. The Kempty falls are surrounded by high mountain ranges and are situated at an altitude of approximately 1,364 meters above sea level, thus giving it a wonderful surrounding to just sit and listen to the sound of the water which falls on the rocky bed of the water below among the mple, lush green vicinity.

 

 

 

 

  1. Lal Tibba

Tourist places to visit in Mussoorie - Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba

The highest peak in Mussoorie, with an altitude of over 2,290 meters above sea level and provides some amazing and never seen before views of the mountains that house the holy shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath. To give its visitors a clearer view of the picturesque surroundings a Japanese telescope has been installed at the edge of the cliff also the place is highly preserved from most commercial activities. It is among top tourist places to visit in Mussoorie.

 

 

3. Gun Hill

Gets its quaint name from pre-independence days when a gun mounted on this second highest peak of Mussoorie was fired to herald mid-day,thus enabling people to adjust their watches. A 400 m ropeway connects the Mall to gun Hill and makes for a thrilling trip.

 

4. Municipal Garden

4 km. A scenic picnic spot amidst a beautiful garden, an artificial lake and boating facilities.

5. Children’s Lodge

This is Mussoorie’s highest peak. A telescope mounted at this point provides some breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges and Doon valley.

6. Camel’s Back Road

Named after Camel’s Rock is a charming pony trek or walk of about 3 km through quiet glades and mountain side. From Here a sunset view of the Himalayan ranges is recommended.

7. Jharipani Falls

8.5 km. An attractive picnic spot.

8. Nag Devta Temple

6 km. The ancient temple has many devout followers and is believed to grant the wishes of those who come to pray here.

9. The jheel

A picnic spot 6 km away, on the Dehradun-Mussoorie Road, with good view of the Doon valley, offers pedal boats.

 

Tourist Places Near Mussoorie

10. Yamuna Bridge

27 km. A scenic angling spot where hill Trout and Mahseer can be caught. Fishing permits must be obtained from the Divisional Forest Officer in Mussoorie.

11. Nag Tibba

35 km.A good trekking country through thick forested areas. Located at a height of 3048 m the nearest Rest House is at Devalsari 7 km away at Thatyur in turn is 34 km from Mussorrie and is connected by the bus service.

12. Dhanolti

28 km.A scenic excursion amidst rich pine and deodar forests.

13. Sukhanda Devi

35 km. Named after the temple of the same name. Located at 3,048 m the temple commands a majestic view.

14. Chamba

60 km. A small hill resort abundant in orchards of fruit and rich in wild flora and fauna.It is picturesque hamlet and offers an idyllic retreat.

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PARKS AND GARDENS

Municipal Gardens
Children’s park(jhulaghar)

PLACES OF WORSHIP

CHRISTIAN
Christ Vhurch Library Bazar
St Emillien Church,Landour Bazar;
Methodist Church,Kulri Bazar;

HINDU
Arya Samaj Mandir, Landour Bazar;
Laxmi Narain Mandir, Library Bazar;
Sanatan Dharam Mandir, Landour Bazar

MUSLIM
Mosque at Library Bazar,Kulri Bazar, Landour Bazar

SIKH
Gurudwara at Library Bazar and Landour Bazar

 

HOW TO REACH MUSSOORIE

Air
Nearest airport is Jolly grant 60 km.

Rail
Dehradun 35 km is nearest railhead.

Road
Mussoorie is connected to Dehradun, which is connected by road to several places.

Road Distance

Haridwar 101 km
Rishikesh 76 km
Yamunotri 139 km

TOURIST FACILITIES

TRANSPORT
Tourist taxis,cycle-rickshaw and buses services are also available.

CONDUCTED TOURS

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam organises weekly tours to gangotri and yamunotri.Conducted Tours to Kempty Falls and Dhanolti-Surkhanda Devi temple are also available through the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam.Reservation can be made at Tourist Bureau,Library Bazar Bus Stand and the Mall.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area                         64.25 sq. km.
Altitude                     2000 m
Temperature              Max          Min
Summer                    29.6C       7.2C
Winter                      7.2C         1.0C
Rainfall                     215 cm
Season                     April to July and September to November
Clothing
Summer                    Light Woolen
Winter                      Heavy Woolens
STD Code                   0135

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

UP Tourist Bureau
The Mall
Tel 632863
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam
Library Bus Stand

 

 

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