Mussoorie is the famous hill station of Uttaranchal. For it's immense beauty, it is called "Queen of Hill Stations". It is situated 2500 meters above from the sea level in Garhwal hills and just 34 Kms. from Dehradun. It is the major hill station of India where lots of tourist comes every year, not only from India but also all over the world. The Beautiful waterfalls, the woods in the neighborhood and grassy slopes, all added to the beauty of Mussoorie as a must visit Hill Station in India.
In 1827, Captain Young, who was the officer of British Army influenced by this place & makes his residence here. There are many places for visits like Gun Hill, Kempty Falls, Mussoorie Lake, and Mall Road.
Prime Attraction of Mussoorie
Gun Hill - The second highest peak of this hill station. Enjoy the ropeway ride from Mussoorie to Gun Hill; the distance is around 450 meters. The Gun Hill offers a beautiful view of Doon valley & Himalayan range from ropeway trolley.
Kempty Falls - It is around 15 Kms. away from Mussoorie on Yamunotri road. The height of waterfall is 4500 feet. Kempty Fall is the prime location of this hill station and increment the beauty of the Mussorie.
Mussoorie Lake - It is newly developed picnic spot on Dehradoon-Mussooire road, just 4-5 Kms. before from Mussorie. Here is a small lake where tourist can enjoy the boating; it's developing as a good picnic spot.
Mall Road - It is the major attraction of this hill station. It's has a large range of shops & hotels at the Mall Road. The customers enjoy the shopping throughout the year at this cheap shopping center.
By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehardun. It is 24 Kms. from the main city besides of Rishikesh-Dehradun highway.
By Train: The nearest railway station is also Dehradun, which is just 34 Kms. away from Mussoorie. Taxis are available from here for Mussorie.
By Road: It is well connect with the all parts of the country by road. The distance is around 280 Kms. from Delhi; direct buses are available from here.