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Mussoorie, a picturesque hill station in the Northern part of India, was discovered in the 18th century by Captain Young. The British officials added to the popularity of this hill station, as they mostly visited it as a getaway from the heat during summer.

Mussoorie is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, on a horseshoe shaped ridge. This altitude gives the destination cool and pleasant climate conditions.

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Places to visit in Mussoorie city

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Holiday Package for 	Trekking, Adventure at Mussoorie.

Trekking

Mussoorie is the ideal place for adventure lovers and trekkers. Being surrounded by hills, there is a lot of scope for trekking in Mussoorie. You can comb the hills out through adventurous treks to various spots like Aglar river which is a trek from Lal Tibba, Park Estate, Bhadraj forest, Nag Tibba, to name a few.

Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

Amidst the beauty of nature and the pine-clad hill slopes surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, situated amidst thick jungles, is a boon for the adventure enthusiasts.

Camel's Back Road

Camel's Back Road

True to its name, this road is a stretch of 4 km and is a natural layout of rocks shaped like the camel’s hump back. The Camel’s Back road originates from Library point and leads straight to the Kulri Bazaar, and is visible from the Mussoorie Public School.

Christ Church

Christ Church

The Christ Church was built in 1836 as per the Gothic design and is believed to be the most ancient church in the Himalayas. The events in the life of Jesus Christ are depicted in the pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows in the Church.

Especially mentionable is the high altar in the Church that depicts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The interiors of the Church are impressive, with the walls adorned with contributions from various other people.

Cloud's End

Cloud's End

As the name suggests, the Cloud’s end is the end of Mussoorie. Located at a distance of about 6 km west of the Library, the Cloud’s end can be reached through the Hathipaon road from Happy Valley. Continue staying on your right till the road reaches a fork. Thick jungles cover the entire area, and a 2 km walk further up takes you to the Benog Wildlife sanctuary.

This stretch promises a wonderful refreshing walk, with the vast spread of flora and fauna all around. You can even drive your car if you do not wish to travel on foot.

Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti, a small hamlet, lies along the Tehri road, towards the east of Landour. To add to the beauty of Mussoorie and make your trip worthwhile, Dhanaulti is the destination for the spiritually inclined souls. This is where the Surkhanda Devi shrine is located.

Gun Hill

Gun Hill

The history of Gun Hill dates back to the pre-independence period. It is said that a canon was fired from the Gun Hill every afternoon to help people know the time and adjust their watches. At a height of about 400 ft above the Mall, the Gun Hill now accommodates the water reservoir of Mussoorie.

A ropeway ride can take you to the Gun Hill or you can take a bridle path that deviates from the Mall. You can capture a truly photogenic view from this spot, with the Mall and the snow capped peaks of Himalayas on either side of the hill respectively.

Happy Valley

Happy Valley

The vast stretch of Happy Valley road houses the IAS Academy, Tibetan temples and the Municipal Gardens. The Happy Valley area lies on the western side of Library Point and leads to the far end of Mussoorie, that is, the Cloud’s End.

The Happy Valley area indeed promises a happy feeling with so many places of interest to explore, be it estates, gardens or temples. Almost every tourist spot in Mussoorie passes through the Happy Valley area. A walk past the Kala School from Happy Valley, which forks past the police station, can take you to the Hathipaon Park Estate.

Hathipaon and Park Estate, Mussoorie, Historical Places

Hathipaon and Park Estate

One can approach Hathipaon by a lovely refreshing walk through the woods amidst silence. The Park Estate at Hathipaon used to be the one-time residence and observatory of Sir George Everest. The colonial bungalow is a must see with the fireplaces and the wooden beams still intact after these many years. Placed between the Himalayas and the Doon valley, the Park Estate promises breathtaking scenery from the top.

Jharipani Falls

Jharipani Falls

A 6 km trek downhill from Mussoorie leads you to the amazing Jharipani Falls. Alternately, you can take the route to the Jharipani Main Market via St George’s boarding school. A refreshing thirty-minute walk from the market takes you to the falls and promises to leave you spellbound!

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Mussoorie, a picturesque hill station in the Northern part of India, was discovered in the 18th century by Captain Young. The British officials added to the popularity of this hill station, as they mostly visited it as a getaway from the heat during summer.

Mussoorie is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, on a horseshoe shaped ridge. This altitude gives the destination cool and pleasant climate conditions.

Mussoorie is a lovely hill resort in the state of Uttaranchal. It is like a picture right out of your dreams! A paradise spread over a vast carpet of greenery coupled with a rich variety of flora and fauna, breathtaking views of the snow capped mountains and a town buzzing with activity marks a perfect destination for a memorable holiday. The rays of the sun reflecting on the snowcapped peaks, the valleys adorned with colorful flowers, and the gushing streams are a treat to sore eyes. No prizes for guessing that this hill station is known as the Queen of Hill Stations!

Mussoorie opens the path to Gangotri and Yamunotri, two sacred destinations known to be the origin of rivers Ganga and Yamuna respectively, flowing through the mountains into the plains.

A one-stop destination for the old and the young alike, Mussoorie unfolds a variety of activities for all tourists, be it trekking, mountain climbing, long walks down the nature’s path, exploring glimpses of British occupancy in the town, or shopping to your heart’s content. Definitely, Mussoorie is the best place to relax and rejuvenate in the lap of nature.

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