When it comes to hills and best places to experience them, Mussoorie is one name which comes instantly in our minds. It is a beautiful place near Dehradun which attracts maximum population of North India when they want a summer break with their families and friends.
Mussoorie in the Dehradun district of the state of Uttarakhand is a popular hill station and is probably known to all the Indians whether they are of North region or any other part of the country. The hill station is just at the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan range and is surrounded by Doon valley and Shivalik ranges from northeast and south respectively.
For better understanding, Mussoorie is known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’ because of its beautiful valleys, exotic natural waterfalls hidden all across the city and also the rich culture spread on the streets of the city. The city definitely has oodles of things to offer to its tourists, from a variety of tourist locations to best food and accommodation, it is a perfect getaway for summer vacation.
The Mall Road: It is one of the biggest highlights of this place. People can roam around, do shopping and eat various delicacies enjoying the gorgeous views from the edges.
Kempty Falls: It is a very popular waterfall in Mussoorie which is visited by a large population every summer.
George Everest House: An exotic hill point which is named after George Everest who lived here for 11 years for observation.
Bhatta Falls: Another very secluded and less known waterfalls is the Bhatta Falls which seems beautiful and throws clean water from a height.
Go at the top of Gun Hill from cable cars and enjoy the natural views and fun sports.
Go trekking and camping at Nag Tibba Summit.
Paragliding, River Rafting etc.
Eat tasty delicacies of Uttarakhand culture.
Nanda Devi Fair: Nanda Devi Fair is mainly celebrated by the people who religiously have faith in the Goddesses Nanda and Sunanda but again being present during the time of celebration is a worthy experience which will educate a person about the rituals and culture of Uttarakhand. Read more...
Ramman: A religious festival which take place in the Garhwal region which is a beautiful hilly area in Uttarakhand. Read more...
Uttarayani Fair: The Uttarayani fair is a delight to the eyes of the tourists as they will find the amalgamation of culture and fun nicely blended together to entertain the audience of the fair. Read more...
Mussoorie is all year round beautiful to explore and experience the best of it. It can be enjoyed both in summers and winters to have different experiences from same place. It is recommended to avoid monsoons as it can be difficult for people to wander around. September-June is the best time to visit Mussoorie.
It is very easy and accessible to reach the hill station. It is connected by roads from Delhi and other cities as well. It is just 35 kms away from the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand, Dehradun. The nearest railway station and airport is in Dehradun itself. People can easily get taxis and buses frequently going to and fro to Mussoorie.
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