Top 10 Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Best Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a pleasant hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, found 35 kilometers from Dehradun. The hill station is situated at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, and is also known as called “The Queen Of Hills”.It has been well known since colonial years of India, and is a standout amongst the most visited and respected hill stations in India.The best places to visit in Mussoorie includes religious attractions, tourist places and shopping centres.

Mussoorie is best visited in between mid-March to mid-November months. December to February should be avoided as the rains amid rainstorm and the cold amid the winters make it pretty inaccessible. The place is otherwise called the door to the Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines.
There are spots to relax and watch the sunset with your loved ones and adventure places to explore with family and friends. Here are the top 10 places to visit in Mussoorie that you should visit on your trip to Mussoorie .

1.  Kempty Falls

Places to visit in Mussoorie

The Kempty falls are encompassed by high mountain ranges and are arranged at an elevation of around 1,364 meters above sea level. In this manner giving it a brilliant surrounding to simply sit and listen to the sound of the water which falls on the rocky bed of the water below, among the lavish green region.

Things to do:  Have a picnic with your loved ones, splash in the cool and refreshing water.

Opening hours: 6 am to 6 pm

Entry fee: Free

2. Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba, Mussoorie’s highest peak, offers stunning perspectives of the snow-topped Himalayan range in all its transcendence. The Japanese telescope that has been introduced here enables the guests to appreciate the perfect excellence of the zone. This mountain range is likewise known to house popular journeys of Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Activities: Soak in the delight of enjoying the most of nature’s excellence at its best and trek along the mountains.

3.  Jharipani Falls

Jharipani Falls

If you are a nature lover, at that point you should visit the well known Jharipani Falls, found near Mussoorie which is one of the best places to visit in Mussoorie. Trekkers adore the region around the waterfalls as the landscape is stunning. Picnics with friends and family can be arranged while appreciating the peace and peacefulness of this place. The wonderful sights merit catching.

Activities: Trekking and appreciate a little excursion here

Opening hours: 6 am to 6 pm

Entry charge: Free

4.  Camel’s Back Road

Camel's Back Road

The street takes its name from the rock which is shpaedlike a camel’s humpon on its back and extends around a separation of around 3-4 kilometers from Kulri bazaar to the Library Chowk in Mussoorie. The street is perfect for a walk as one can get astounding perspectives of the valley and the mountains from here.

Activities: Enjoy Doon Valley’s perspectives, hot snacks at night chill, and horse riding

Opening hours: Always open

5.  Gun Hill

Gun Hill

The second most elevated point in Mussoorie, the place’s name is gotten from the event of firing gun from this place to advise what time is it to the general population amid the British colonization henceforth giving it the name ‘Gun Hill’. The place lies at an elevation of 2,024 meters above sea level and offers some lofty perspectives of the environment.

Activities: Enjoy sunset views, relish hot snacks and tea, and play a great deal of interesting games

Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm

Entry charge: INR 60

6. Mussoorie Lake

Mussoorie Lake

It is Situated at 6 kilometers on the Mussoorie-Dehradun street. The lake was recently developed as an excursion spot by the city board and the Mussoorie Dehradun Development specialist. A decent little lake, which is made by a characteristic waterfall is among the best places to visit in Mussoorie. While going down from street to lake in the way great little waterfall is there , you can see duck swimming in lake, you can ride a paddle boat here too and appreciate the stunning environment.

Activities: Go boating, appreciate picturesque perspectives, and click pictures

Opening hours: 8 am to 7 pm

Entry charge: INR 15

7.  Christ Church

Christ Church

Christ church was built in 1836 and is thought to be the most established places of worship in the Himalayan ranges by the British amid the British colonization in India. Having Gothic plan and design styles, the recolored glass windows in the Church represents the events in the life of Jesus Christ.

Opening Timings: Monday – Saturday (7 am – 6:30 pm) and  Sunday (8 am –  6:30 pm).

8. Sir George Everest’s House

 

Sir George Everest's House

Built in year 1832, the house belonged to the famous surveyor and geographer, Sir George Everest. After whom the world’s highest peak is named. He remained in Mussoorie for around a decent 30 years and the house features some fascinating facts about the renowned identity.

Things to do: Enjoy the view of snow-capped mountains

Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm

Entry fee: Free

9.  Jwalaji Temple

Jwalaji Temple

It is situated at a separation of around 9 km west from Mussoorie on Benog hill at an elevation of 2,240m. The place reveres a centuries old symbol of the Hindu divinity Goddess Durga.. The appearance of incomparable magnificence and destructive power in the Hindu mythology.

10.  The Mall

The Mall

Also famously known as the Mall road, it is an aggregate customer’s joy with everything in a similar area. The Mall resembles the life saver of Mussoorie with nearly everything situated on this extremely extend. Be it attractions, lodgings, eateries, shops – The Mall houses them all.

The list of top 10  places to visit in Mussoorie covered all the major sights of attractions that Mussoorie city has to offer.

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