|| Uttaranchal Holiday Ideas
District : Dehradun District
Location : 34 kms from Dehradun
Altitude : 6,578 ft Above Sea Level
Most Famous Attraction : Kempty Falls, Mall
Panoramic View of Mussoorie
|Discovered By :||Captain Young in 1827.|
|Best Time to Visit :||March and June and October to December.|
|Famous Temple :||Jwalaji temple and Nag Devta Temple.|
|Colonial Structures :||Sir George Everest House and Children's Lodge.|
|Must Visit :||Children's Home and Enjoy the Splendid View of the Snow Peaks from the Very Strong telescope.|
|Walking Routes :||Camel Back Road From the Library to
the Kulri Bazaar (3 kms).
Bridle Path to Gun Hill (20 minutes).
Northern Slopes of Mussoorie to the Algar River.
|Other Attractions :||Lal Tibba Important Peak, Gun Hill For Early Morning Views, Bandar Pooch Masif, Hathipaon Famous Points, Excursion to Dhanaulti (24 kms).|
|Must Enjoy :||Rope way Ride to Gun Hill The Second Highest Peak in Mussoorie.|
|Eating Options :||Four Season for Indian and Chinese Cuisine, Padminin Niwas Hotel for Gujarati Meals, Green for Vegetarians.|
|Staying Options :||Claridges Nabha, Savoy Hotel, Cloud's End Forest Resort, Jaypee Residency Manor, Hotel Garhwal Terrace.|
|Getting Around :||Dhanaulti 24 kms, Dehradun 334 kms, Kempty Fall 15 kms.|
|Important Distances :||Chamba 67 kms, Rishikesh 126 kms, Haridwar 151 kms. Delhi 269 kms.|
|Getting There :||Air Nearest
Airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun (34 kms). Regular Flights Ply Between
Delhi and Dehradun. From Here Hire a Taxi or Bus to Reach Mussoorie.
Rail Dehradun is Also the Nearest Railway Station for Mussoorie. Overnight Mussoorie Express Links Delhi to Dehradun. The Tourists Nedd to Book a Taxi or Get on a Bus to Reach Mussoorie from Dehradun.
Road NH 58 to Roorkee via Meerut and Muzaffarnagar, NH 72 A to Dehradun via Chhutmalpur and Mohand, State Highway to Mussoorie.
If Uttaranchal is considered to be a queen, then
Mussoorie is definitely the crown. Though this famous hill stations has
lost some of its charm and this crown seems to have become a little dented
but she is still worth visiting. Known as the queen of hills the
invigorating pure air, majestic mountains and greens and verdant jaded
plains, are some of the nature's blessings on Mussoorie. This is a
fascinating hill resort that has a popular waterfall, shopping hubs and a
variety of excursions for the tourists to keep engrossed.
So fasten your seat belts and get ready and enjoy the 34 kms long drive up the steep, winding road, with its innumerable hairpin bends, from Dehradun.
The promenade of Mussoorie is the famous Mall that straddles a ridge extending from Cloud's Ends in the west to rock to Rockville (haunted house) in the east. Walk further to enter the cantonment area which is has an ambiance of its own old world. Here you should see the Happy Valley, known for its various municipal gardens and Tibetan School and Home. Though tourists can explore these places on a drive but the best way to enjoy a good walk around and discover the delights. There is also a 400 mts rope way to the popular point of Gun hill.
Landmark of Mussoorie - Kempty Falls
One of the most unique attraction in Uttaranchal are the famous Kempty falls at a distance of 18 kms from Mussoorie on the Yamunotri Road. It has the distinction of being the biggest and prettiest waterfall located in a beautiful valley and is surrounded by high mountains. Other waterfalls in close proximity are Jharipani falls (8.5 kms) and Bhatta falls (7 kms). Just 6 kms from Mussoorie is a recently developed picnic spot, where tourists can indulge in pedal boating. It commands an enchanting view of Doon Valley and nearby villages.
Lengthen your holiday in Mussoorie and climb the steep
road to Lal Tibba and from here enjoy the great views of Bandar Poonch
Massif and Gangotri range. Visit the famous Tibetan Buddhist temple and
and then move towards the municipal garden to Hathipon. Do not miss
enjoying a walk on the Camel's Back Road, a 3 km long stretch from the
library to the Kulri Bazaar. Other route best enjoyed while walking are
from the northern slopes of Mussoorie to the Algar river. 20 minutes
stroll down a bridle path to Gun Hill.
Among the temple attractions in Mussoorie there are Jwalaji temple and Nag Devta temple. There are also presence of colonial structures like Sir George Everest House and Children's Lodge.
Cable Car Ride in Mussoorie
Reaching this most important hill resort in Uttaranchal
is not a difficult task. The nearest airport is at Jolly Grant in Dehradun
(34 kms) away. From the Jolly Grant airport, taxis and buses ply to
Dehradun, from where they go up to Mussoorie. As far as railways is
concerned overnight Mussoorie Express links Delhi to Dehradun, the nearest
railhead for Mussoorie.
To come to Mussoorie via roads one can begin from Delhi which is at a distance of 325 kms. There are direct buses from Delhi to Mussoorie, along with private taxis. Buses ply every half hour from Dehradun to Mussoorie. Private taxis and shared taxis are favored by a majority of visitors. NH 58 and NH 72A are the national highways that link Mussoorie to rest of the country.
Top 5 Reasons To Visit Mussoorie
The Queen of All Hills Mussooie
Enjoy the Happy Valley Attractions
Fall in Love with Kempty Falls
A View of the Snow from Children's Lodge
Walk the Walks in Mussoorie
Valley of Flowers
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