Come and enjoy you holiday vacation in Mussoorie by visiting various tourist attractions of Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. There are some tourist attraction spots in Mussoorie that attracts tourist from all over the globe. Here we describes some of the tourist visiting places of Mussoorie city given below:
Visit to Gun Hill Mussoorie: It is the second highest hill point in Mussoorie situated at the altitude of 2024m which provide an opportunity to see a panoramic view of the Himalayas ranges. You can see the glimpse of many peaks of the Himalayas including, Badrinath, Gangotri, Srikantha and other from here in the light of the setting sun. It has been said that during British rule, they used to announce time in the afternoon by firing a cannon at the top of the hill which later known as Gun point of Mussoorie.
Due to its high altitude in Mussoorie, visitors can get see the beauty of the city and also the wonderful view of the market situated in the surrounding. However visitors can reach to the uphill by walk however there is an exciting trolley ride facility(ropeway system) is also available which provide you an adventures journey for some minutes.
Must to visit Kempty Falls of Mussoorie: The main tourism attraction of Mussoorie, which is situated from 15 km from Mussoorie. It passes from the cluster of high mountains ranges and with beautiful greenery view. However there is not any evident exactly about the naming of the Falls as Kempty, yet it has been believed that it got its name from the 'Camp-tea' which was organize by British officials at evening in the area. It is understood that the 'Camp tea' was later known as Kempty and now Kempty Falls.
Situated at the altitude of about 4500 feet above the sea level, Kempty Falls are surrounded by high mountains cliffs with the greenery of the natural beauty. Due to its altitude and most striking force nature, Kempty Falls attracts maximum number of tourist from all part of the country.
The main significant features about the Kempty Falls are that it has a string of water running throughout the year in every season. However it make more dangerous in rainy season, which occupy in the month of July and August.
Camel's Back Road in Mussoorie: As it appears by its name, it is a collection of small mountain ranges, which goes like the hump of camel along the road. The road, which is situated in about 3 km, stretches from the Rink in Kurli Bazaar and upto Library Bazaar. It is and exciting ride from the road as it provides an opportunity for photography to the glorious glimpse of the city with beautiful scenery.
Tour to Mussoorie Lake: Another magnificent site situated at 6 km on Mussoorie-Dehradun road, with an exciting water lake with natural beauty. The newly developed Lake has built by the City Board and Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority. The artificial Lake provides a opportunity to enjoy boating here. Tourist can enjoy also here the food and snakes and overall it has become a glorious picnic spot in Massoorie.
The another attractions for the Lake is that visitors can get a spectacular view of Doon Valley and the greenery of the lower villages and sites. The view at night looks more beautiful from the site of Mussoorie Lake.
In fact the lake, which has been developed artificially, provides many modern and latest way for enjoyment in the natural heritage of Mussoorie.
Lal Tibba of Mussoorie: It is the highest Hills in Mussoorie, which provides an opportunity to see the natural beauty of Mussoorie and nearest Himalyan ranges peaks situated surrounding the area.
It is assumed that it has got its name Lal Tibba by its Red seeing Hill, which was named locally, and now it has attained its certified name. Maximum peaks of the Himalaya can be seen from Lal Tibba as it provides a panoramic view of the mountain ranges. The peaks of Himalayas like Bandarpunchh which has a height of 6316 m can be seen through the west side of Lal Tibba. In the east of Lal tibba, one can see the Swargarohini and Gangotri group of mountain ranges.
The Indian Military services are stationed at Lal Tibba which make able it to access to the hill restricted. Due to its highest altitude in the area, the Broadcasting stations and also towers are situated here of All India Radio and Doordarshan on the top of Lal Tibba.
Tour to Nag Devta Temple Mussoorie: It is one of the ancient temples situated in Masoorries, which is dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva. From 6 km from Musoorie, the temple is situated on the Cart Mackenjee roadway to Dehradun. Apart from its religious importance, the place also provides an attractive view of Mussoorie and Doon Valley. he temple is ancient in its origin and visitors visit here for its significance both religious as well as a tourist palace.
Jwalaji Temple Tour of Mussoorie: Another ancient temples in the Mussoorie, which has its both significance in terms of religious and tourist, spot for the visitors. It is situated at an altitude of 2240 m on the top of Benog Tibba and contains a idol of Goddess Durga. The famous Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is situated closer to the temple. Visit for Jwalaji temple can be beneficial for not only in getting the blessings of Goddess Durga, but it also provides you to capture the breathtaking view of Mussoorie from the temple. The glimpse of Doon Valley and Yamuna River can also be seen from the place, which flows in North.
There are thick forests in its surroundings of Jwalaji temple and it also provides a marvelous view of Aglar River valley. It will be beneficial for you to equipped with binocular to see the natural beauty of the mountain ranges from the place.
Dhanaulti Tour of Mussoorie: Surrounded by the Pines and Deodars, it is another major and unique attraction from Mussoorie, which adds the beauty of the hill station. It is a beautiful spot, which provides an opportunity to get a glimpse of the Himalayas especially at sun set. In fact during the sunset, the slope of mountain creates enthralling in the visitors. If you want to take a look of the Garhwal Himalaya then Dhanaulti would be your top destination where you can enjoy the same with taking a horse ride.
In fact Dhanaulti, which is situated along the Tehri road is small hamlet and it is the destination for the spiritually inclined souls where Surkhanda Devi shrine is situated. It is quiet place, which provides you a natural beauty of hill stations with the sense of spirituality with the chirping and twittering of birds and the beauty of the lonely forest.
Childer's Lodge: It is also the highest peak of Mussoorie near Lal Tibba. It is also known as the "Nahata Estate" a huge property and it belongs to Harakh Chand Nahata Family. It is just 5 km away from the Tourist Office and to visit here one can go through foot or horse is also available here. Rickshaw, taxi and other means of transportation are also available here.
Due to its altitude and nearness to the Lal Tibba, the highest hill in Mussoorie, it also provides to see a panoramic view of the Himalayas. The magnificent view of the Himalayas with its snow clad can be observed through a binoculars or telescope.
Municipal Garden: It is also another picnic spot, which has a complete family retreat and entertainment facilities for the family members. Formerly it was known as the Botanical Garden now it has been developed as a picnic spot. It consists of a garden and also an artificial mini lake with boating facility. It has a green carpet with neat and clean lawns with a fountain in the center, which provides a golden look to the picnic spot. Waterfalls, nursery with pretty plants are the other attraction of the garden, which enchants visitors for their retreat and entertainment.
Situated at 4 km along Waverley Convent Road and only 2 km by foot or by horseback.
Visit to Jharipani Fall of Mussoorie: Situated from the 8.5 km from Mussoorie-Jharipani road, it is a beautiful picnic spot and place with full of amusement. Jharinpani is the village where the Waterfall is located and it is not too far from Mussoorie.
Beautiful shrubs, wild flowers and plants surround the place and the greenery of the place is worth seeing. The glorious mountains ranges and dark mountains rocks also increases its beauty. It is a place of peace and amusement where visitors can enjoy with immense pleasure.
Its distance from Mussoorie is not so far and one can go by local bus or other means of transportation. From Jharinpani, the Water Falls is just 1.5 km on foot.