Mussoorie

Mussoorie is one of the destinations in the Uttaranchal state that present the fascinating beauty of natural greenery. The town is just 250 miles away from the capital city of India, Delhi. The city also acquires a great significance as a popular hill station. It is also titled by the name of "queen of hills" for the scenic beauty all around. The sight seeing quality that gives the sense pleasure attracts the tourists across the country. The town is perched at an elevation of 7000 feet high above the sea level. The existence is determined by an army officer named, Young in the century of 1827.

Mussoorie also gives us the pleasure to view the snowy peaks of the mighty Himalayas. The married couples also move to Mussoorie for honeymoon. There are two most known temples Gangotri and Yamunotri where pilgrims, tourists and the locals as well visit to offer pray. Where the holy river Ganges flows touching the sites. The atmosphere remains pleasant throughout the year. September to November is the best time to move on to Mussoorie. Winters keeps cool and summers remain pleasant.

How to Reach Mussoorie
There are three modes of transportations to reach Mussoorie. By air, railway and by road.
By Road: Mussoorie is well connected The town also well connected with the roads. It is well touched with Delhi by roads and the major cities in India. There is Uttarakhand State Transport Corporation which services to the people connecting it with several cities in India. There is local transport also available from the nearby cities like the holy city Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun etc.

By Railway: Railways also a convenient way to reach Mussoorie. Dehradun is the main and major railway station just 34 kilo meter away from Mussoorie. And from station private buses and taxies are access to Mussoorie. The Dehradun railways also well connected with the major towns in India.

By Air: Mussoorie is conveniently approachable by air and linked with the main airways all over India. Jolly Grant airport is the nearest to the beautiful hilly town which is just 60 kilo meter from Mussoorie. Jolly Grant airport is well connects the city with Delhi.

Prime Attractions in Mussoorie
Kempty Fall
A major tourist attraction in Mussoorie, it lies at a distance of 15 km from the hill town. The waterfall is not only visited by those who come to Mussoorie but also by those who come to Dehradun. Here, travellers can enjoy feasting their eyes on waterfalls cascading from an altitude of 4,500 ft. The Kempty Falls in Mussoorie was developed John Mekinan around 1835. Visitors can soak up the scenery at the waterfall only between the months of March and July. The Kempty Falls remain closed during monsoon and winter months.

Gun Hill
Gun Hill is the second highest peak in Mussoorie. There are two ways to their, you can go on foot covering a distance of 30 minutes or you can go by rope way. From this point you can view the broadly the snow covered Himalaya, Pithwara and Srikantha. The place offers you a calm atmosphere.

Lal Tibba
Lal Tibba is the highest point of Mussoorie. It is the place which provides the visitors splendid sight of the landscape. This old site situated in Landour. Landour is the most former populated place of Lal Tibba. People enjoy a lot while riding on a horse to the peak. The place also makes you to feel the British ascent. There is very popular Japanese Telescope which was settled by the Municipality to give a comprehensive view of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Banderpunch and Himalaya ranges too.

Mussoorie Lake
The Mussoorie Lake is come into existence as a new picnic place for visitors. This new Lake is made by the Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority on Dehradun Mussoorie road. This newly picnic spot is jus 6 kilo meter from Mussoorie. The place has less amount of people, calm and clean surroundings. There are very few shops to eat. There are water boats available to enjoy the moment.

Camel's Back Point
The area is called as Camel's Back Point; the reason is that there is rock which is just appears like a camel. The Mussoorie public school makes you able to see this point clearly. Tourist can experience a pony ride that is truly unforgettable here.

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