Mussoorie is an enchanting hill station situated ideally on the foothills of the lofty Himalayas. Located at an elevation of 2,000 m, Mussoorie is blessed with romantic aura. The hill station is truly a honeymooner's paradise. Tourists from far and wide flock to the hill station to enjoy its mountain beauty, rich flora and fauna, mesmerizing valleys and much more. Discovered in the year 1827 by Captain Young, Mussoorie is visited by a large number of newly-wed couples. There are various attractions in Mussoorie, which make the trips of the tourists memorable and pleasurable.
Attractions of Mussoorie
Gun Hill, the second highest peak in Mussoorie is a wonderful destination, which is preferred by many a honeymooner. The adventurous way to access the Hill is through a rope way (cable car). Gun Hill is the place where once cannons were kept for the defense of Mussoorie. The Hill offers panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayas.
Camel's Back Road
It is a mesmerizing road surrounded by lush green vegetation. It is the best place for nature walks.
St. Mary's Church
It is the oldest Church in the Himalayas.
Kempty Falls is a famous tourist attraction located only 15 km from Mussoorie. Surrounded by hills, the Falls offer amazing views. The waters cascades down from an altitude of 4,500 feet. The Falls is open to visitors from March to July. The environment here is very romantic.
Lake Mist is a popular picnic spot located at a distance of 5 km from the Kempty Falls. The site also offers many accommodation options and restaurants.
It is also a picnic spot housing a beautiful garden and an artificial lake where visitors can also enjoy a boat ride.
The beauty of this picnic spot attracts visitors in great numbers. It is located on the Mussoorie-Dehradun road. Apart from enjoying nature you can enjoy boating here.
It is the highest peak of Mussoorie, located near Lal Tibba. This place can be reached either on foot or on horseback. Children Lodge is worth a visit as it offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains.
Mosey Falls is a wonderful destination fringed by dense forests. It is located at a distance of 7 km from Mussoorie.
Sir George Everest Home
It is a place of great historic importance. It houses the building and laboratory of Sir George Everest, after whom world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named. From here one can enjoy overwhelming views of the snow-capped Himalayas. It also pleases its visitors by providing great views of Doon valley and Yamuna valley. It is also a great place for trekking.