Is Among The Most Popular Hill Stations of India
Mussoorie is Called The Queen Among The Hill Stations
Mussoorie, located some 250 miles north of Delhi, capital of India, is among the most popular hill stations of India, and is called the Queen among the hill stations. It overlooks the sprawling Doon valley and the city of Dehradun, the gateway to Mussoorie and infact to the entire Garhwal.Mussoorie, a hill resort at a height of around 7000 ft above the sea level, straddles a ridge in the Garhwal Himalayas – a region which is developing into a major tourism destination. The holy and mighty river Ganga is visible from one end of the ridge and another famous river Jamuna from the other, a stretch of around twelve miles in all,
Best Season Time to Visit
The town is accessible all year round. For those who wish to avoid the cold, the best season is between April and June and again between September and November. Summer months will require light woollen clothing and winter- heavy woollen. Accommodation: Govt. Rest Houses and Hotels are Available.
Location :30 Km from Dehradun, Garhwal Himalayas, State of Uttararanchal, India Area : 64 – 24 Sq. Km. Altitude : 2005.5 mts. Best Season : Round the Year
Mussoorie Mall Road
The Mall Road Mussoorie - Popular Shopping Place in Mussoorie .The Mall is major attraction in Mussoorie. The Mall offers beautiful view of Doon valley and a best shopping place for visitors
Camel’s Back Road
The lovely promenade starts from Kulri Bazar near Rink Hall and ends at Library Bazaar making for a total distance of 3 kms. It is a popular road for walking or riding and is a grand spot from which to view the sunset. When viewed from near the Mussoorie Public School the spot resembles a camel’s back.
Buse or taxis can be taken to the waterfall, 15 km from Mussoorie on the Yamnotri Road at an altitude of 4500 feet. It has the distinction of being the largest and prettiest waterfall in the valley and is surrounded by high mountains. The stream flowing through a valley falls over a precipice and achieves its full intensity during the monsoons.
This is a pleasant 20-minute walk by a bridle path that forks of from Mall Road near Kutchery. A ropeway ride is also available to this second highest peak of Mussoorie. There distancepunch, Shrikanta, Pithwara and Gangotri group and a bird’s eye view of Mussoorie town and the Doon valley. Prior to Indi by ropeway is only 400 meters. Gun hill offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges namely Bundan independence (1947),
Mussoorie Park , This picnic spot has a beautiful garden and an artificial mini lake with boating facilities. It is located at a distance of 4 km if you take the main road and is only 2 km on foot via the Convent road.