PLACES TO SEE AT MUSSOORIE
Nestled in a picturesque backdrop of snow-capped Himalayas and dotted with a magical and musical charm, Mussoorie is home to a wide array of wonderful attractions and sightseeing places that make it a paradise for holiday makers. Some of the popular places of interest in Mussoorie are-
it is the latest addition in Mussoorie’s attractions. It is a lovely picnic spot set in a panoramic backdrop and also offers heart-throbbing views of Doon Valley and nearby places. You can also enjoy pedal boating at the lake.
It is the most famous attraction of Mussoorie which is located 15 km from the main city. This fall lies amidst a cluster of hills where the water gushes from the height of 4500 feet and further splits into five different streams presenting an overwhelming sight to be witnessed at Mussoorie. The Kempty Falls is a wonderful place to enjoy in splash of cold water during the summers.
Located at a distance of 7 km from Mussoorie, there is Bhatta Village. You can take a 3 km drive to reach Bhatta Falls which is an ideal place to enjoy bathing and picnicking.
Camel’s Back Point
This is a huge size rock that resembles a camel. This road begins from Library Point and leads to the Kurli Bazaar. You can enjoy a pony ride through this road and can also experience the romantic sunset views from the top of the camel back.
Perched at a height of 2122 m, Gun Hill is the second highest peak in Mussoorie. During the colonial period, a gun was placed which was fired every afternoon so that the people know the exact time. From here, you can also capture the breathtaking views of snow covered Himalayas and other hill ranges through a thrilling rope way ride.
it is the highest peak of Mussoorie form where you can see the stunning views of panoramic landscapes and mystical hills. It is situated at Landour and is the oldest inhabited region of the city.
This beautiful garden is set amidst bamboo and deodar trees and is easily accessible. It also houses an artificial lake where you can enjoy boating. An immense variety of exotic flowers will offer a refreshing respite to you from the hustles of the metro life.
It is a famous temple at a distance of 9 km from Mussoorie. Located at the hill top of Benog hill, the temple is dedicated to goddess Durga. Surrounded with thick forests and towering peaks, climbing to the temple is a wonderful and exciting experience for the travelers.
Located in the heart of the city, it is the major shopping destination in Mussoorie. There are several shops and stalls where you can buy a variety of antiques and other local items for your dear ones.
Benog Mountain Quail Sanctuary
It was established in 1993 and is an amazing place for nature lovers and bird watchers as well. Nestled amidst picturesque surroundings, the sanctuary is a home to various exotic species of birds including Mountain Quail.