Places To Visit In Mussoorie

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Here are the top 32 tourist attractions to see in Mussoorie:

1. Lal Tibba

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2 km
from city center
1 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Untouched by commercialisation, Lal Tibba is located on the top of Depot Hill in Landour. It is one of the most stunning viewpoints in the region. From the telescope installed here, one can have panoramic view of Nilkantha peak in Badrinath, Kedarnath peak, and Banderpoonch range of three peaks.

2. Gun Hill

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0 km
from city center
2 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie and one of the most famous destinations. It offers an enchanting view of some of the highest Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and the Gangotri group, along with a picturesque view of the Mussoorie town and the Doon Valley.

3. Lake Mist

4.2 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

The pristine Lake Mist is among the most beautiful destinations in Mussoorie. The emerald waters are covered by green forest terrains from sides giving the whole scenario a resplendent image making it an ideal for spending the moments of repose with your family and friends.

4. Kempty Falls

4.3 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located on the way between Dehradun-Mussoorie roads, Kempty Falls is a beautiful location to take a dip in water falling from an altitude of 40 feet. It is a perfect place to take a short swim or fish.

5. Cloud's End

3.5 /5

6 km
from city center
5 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

6 km west off the Library, the Cloud's end marks the end of Mussoorie. It is covered by thick jungles and tracks 2 km up to the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary. It offers a lovely walking track. This place offers a great view of Aglar River Valley.

6. Landour

3 km
from city center
6 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Nestled amidst a canopy of dense Deodar trees, Landour is a quaint town in Uttarakhand located along the lower western Himalayas. It is a small cantonment town that surprisingly derives its name from the Welsh village of Llanddowrer and is teeming with history that dates all the way back to the British-era. Landour’s cozy setting and pristine natural beauty gives off a soothingly positive vibe, ideal for one to rejuvenate their senses.

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7. Dhanaulti

3.2 /5

16 km
from city center
7 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

A small hamlet towards East of Landour, Dhanaulti houses the Sukhanda Devi shrine amidst the lushness of Himalayan greenery and attracts numerous pilgrims to its site. You must also visit the Eco Park on the way to Chamba.

8. Bhatta Falls

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2 km
from city center
8 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located about 7 km from Mussoorie, Bhatta Falls has natural stream of water flowing down the hills. Bhatta Falls is a must visit place for nature lovers as you can capture nature at its best here. The place is also loved as a picnic spot by tourists.

9. Nag Tibba Trek

3.5 /5

16 km
from city center
9 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Situated near Mussoorie, Nag Tibba is a relatively unknown and a very exhilarating trekking trail. Known as one of the best weekend treks, the place offers a climb of about 10,000 ft amid the snow clad mountains.

10. Paragliding and Trekking

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Mussoorie's is a good place for adventure Sports like paragliding as well. There are some trekking opportunities also available here.

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11. Company Garden

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
11 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located at 3 km from The Mall, Company Garden is a well maintained picnic spot with a mini lake, a flower garden and an amusement park in it. Also known as Municipal Garden, it is one of the best spots for picnic.

12. Mussoorie Mall Road

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0 km
from city center
12 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located in the heart of Mussoorie, the Mall is a colonial relic with benches and lampposts filled with modern shops, video game parlours and skating rinks.

13. Jwala Devi Temple Mussoorie

3.2 /5

6 km
from city center
13 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located at an divine altitude atop Benog Hills, Jwala Devi Temple, also popularly known as the Jwala Ji Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. One has to trek for about 2 kilometers uphill to reach the temple. The trek offers some panoramic views of the Shivalik ranges, Doon Valley as well as Yamuna River.

14. Camel's Back Road

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
14 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located in the heart of Mussoorie, the Camel’s Back Road is one of the most popular attractions of this spectacular hill station. Shaped like a camel's hump, the 4 km stretch is popular trekking spot also offering horse-rides. Tourists also flock here to get a panoramic and unobstructed view of the sunrise and sunset.

15. Jabarkhet Nature Reserve

3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
15 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve boasts of being the first privately owned and operated wildlife sanctuary in Uttarakhand, which is also the first of its kind in all of India. Located on the Mussoorie- Dhanaulti road, around 15 kms from the heart of the city, the nature park is spread over 100 acres of land.

16. Jharipani Falls

3.2 /5

4 km
from city center
16 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

6 km downhill of Mussoorie is the Jharipani Falls that you can reach within a 30 minute walk. Mussoorie's famous boarding schools, namely, St George's, Wynberg Allen, and Oakgrove are well packed within the estates of Jharipani.

17. Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

3.2 /5

6 km
from city center
17 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Famous for its almost-extinct mountain quails, deer, leopards and red-billed blue magpie, the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is well known to house rare species of birds and offers an excellent trail of pine-clad slopes surrounded by Himalayan peaks for a refreshing walk.

18. George Everest's House

3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
18 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Sir Everest owned this mountain house in Mussoorie, India and spent a grand total of 11 years living here and using it as his observatory and laboratory. Built in 1832, the house is located in Park Estate, 6 kms west of Gandhi Chawk in Mussoorie and is also popularly known as Park House.

19. Soham Heritage & Art Centre

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
19 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located on the Chamunda Peeth Temple Road, Soham Heritage Centre is a private enterprise based to preserve the rich Himalayan heritage by showcasing the cultural diversity of the Himalayas through paintings, murals, scrap art, frescoes and artefacts.

20. Happy Valley, Mussoorie

3.1 /5

5,592 km
from city center
20 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Popularly known as ‘mini Tibet’, Happy Valley lies on the western end of the Library Point and is famous for housing some magnificent Tibetan monasteries, the IAS academy, candidly beautiful Municipal garden, a splendid valley of flowers, lively eateries and an all-around jocund environment.

21. Mossy Falls

3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
21 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Cosily tucked amidst the tantalizing mountains and the exuberant woods, Mossy Falls is a well-kept secret of the hill town of Mussoorie. Located at a distance of 7 kms from the main city on the Bala Hisar Road, the mesmerising cascade Falls is named after the moss-laden rocks surrounding the gushing waterfalls.

22. Mussoorie Christ Church

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
22 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Situated on little hill-lock slightly above the Kasmanda Palace, Mussoorie Christ Church boasts of being the very first Catholic church in all of the Himalayan region. Built in 1836, the exquisite church is an exemplary example of Gothic architecture which evolved from Romanesque architecture.

23. Shedup Choepelling Temple

3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
23 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Nestled amidst the hustle bustle and cultural hub of Happy Valley is the Shedup Choepelling Temple. Located at a distance of around 2.5 kms from the Company Garden on the highest cliff of the valley, the temple is adorned with murals, prayer wheels and meditation chambers.

24. Library Bazaar

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
24 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Snuggled amidst the eventful Mall road, is the vibrant Library Bazaar, bustling with energy and vivacity. A stroll in the bazaar can take you back to the vintage times. Arranged along a small circular path, the market oozes with gusto and radiates a colonial feel.

25. Mussoorie Lake

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
25 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located at a distance of 6 kms on the Mussoorie- Dehradun highway, Mussoorie Lake is an artificial lake developed and maintained by the City Board and the Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority.

26. Mussoorie Heritage Centre

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
26 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located at a distance of 3 kms from the Library Bus stand in the main market, the Mussoorie Heritage Centre is a social enterprise showcasing the rich culture and heritage of the hilltown of Mussoorie. It displays the archives of the historical heritage of Mussoorie.

27. Mussoorie Adventure Park

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
27 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

The Mussoorie Adventure Park is a treasure trove of fun adventure activities including rock climbing, rappelling, trekking, parallel rope, zip line etc. Besides the activity thrills and adventure zone, this park offers cosy nooks and gorgeous grasslands to spend quality time amidst nature.

28. K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum

3.0 /5

2 km
from city center
28 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Another feather in the cap of Mussoorie is the newly inaugurated K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum, inspired by Madame Tussauds in London. Situated in the premises of Company Garden, just 3 kms ahead of The Mall, the museum boasts of lifelike wax statues of both domestic and international personalities.

29. White Water Rafting in Mussoorie

29 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

White Water Rafting is one of the most popular activities and things to do in Mussoorie. The clear waters and rapids of the hill town are perfect to enjoy rafting. The activity is performed under strict guidance of the professionals and is completely safety not to mention very enjoyable and memorable.

30. Rock Climbing and Rappelling in Mussoorie

30 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Rock Climbing and Rappelling are the prime activities and some of the best things to do in Mussoorie. You are harnessed to a rope or a cable for safety purposes before you can climb up the cliff or rappel down. Considered as two of the most adventurous activities of all times, you are sure to get an adrenaline rush.

31. Lambi Dehar Mines

3 km
from city center
31 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Lambi Dehar Mines lies a couple of km ahead from Mussoorie and is one of the most infamous yet popular tourist attractions. Also known as the “Mine of Death”, it is locally believed that the mines are haunted by a witch. The area in and around the mine is enveloped in lush greenery and surreal landscape but all with an eerie and spooky silence.

32. Char Dukan

2 km
from city center
32 out of 32
places to visit in Mussoorie

Set in the scenic hill-station of Mussoorie, concealed from the clamor of the mall road, Char Dukan is an iconic collection of four shops sitting side by side, which have served foodies since time immemorial. Every year, this row of quaint eateries is inundated with ravenous vacationers who, after a tedious walk through Mussoorie, are waiting to pounce on the likes of pancakes, Wai-Wai, Pakoras and shakes. Undoubtedly the coolest hangout spot in Mussoorie, any trip to the hill-station without a halt at Char Dukan is considered incomplete.

FAQs on Mussoorie

Can you suggest an itinerary for Mussoorie?

Day 1 - When you reach Mussoorie and check in to a hotel do not get cosy and sleep off. Get fresh and find your way to Lovely Omelet to get the taste of the amazing and famous cheese omelette. After that, you can spend the day exploring the various shops that follow your path and find many attractive things there to buy. From time to time, you will find small games like crossbow shooting and dart guns to burst balloons on your way. You can buy the variety of woollens the place has to offer. Day 2 - After a healthy breakfast go to the cable car to reach to the gun hill. After that, you can either take a rickshaw or walk your way to Company Garden. The place has a fantastic variety of flowers and plants. Also, it has a wax museum with statues of many celebrities and a small lake for your boating pleasure. You can even wear a traditional dress there and get amazing pictures clicked. There you can have lunch and then go to Kempty falls. This place is for those who love to play with water. After that return to your hotel for hot coffee and enjoy the beautiful view of Dehradun valley at night. From mall road, you can see the entire valley lit up.
Day 3 - You can go to the highest point in Mussoorie that is Lal Tibba. The place has a beautiful view and also is famous for Chaar Dukaan, a place specially meant for tourists to enjoy delicious cuisine. From there you can go to Mussoorie Lake for a picnic or adventure sports. You can also go to Sir George Everest's house to climb a small hill that gifts you an amazing view. Apart from these places, the restaurants in Mussoorie are also excellent. Kalsang is famous for Tibetan food, Chic Chocolate corner for the perfect café feeling and food and Little Lama Café for an amazing rooftop experience.

How can I commute within Mussoorie?

Rickshaws and taxis are the best ways to get around Mussorie. In fact, taxis offer much flexibility in travelling across the various destinations in Mussorie which are spread away. Buses are also available. Alternately, you can also walk around the place.
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How much does a package cost for Mussoorie?

The packages for Mussoorie start at INR 8499 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top restaurants in Mussoorie?

The best places to eat in Mussoorie are Neelam, The Tavern, Lovely Omelette Centre, Casa Mia Bakery, Emily's, Tip Top Tea Shop. You can see all the places to eat in Mussoorie here

What are the top sightseeing places in Mussoorie?

The top sightseeing places in Mussoorie are Lal Tibba, Lake Mist, Kempty Falls, Cloud's End, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Mall Road.

What are the top hotels in Mussoorie?

There are 238 Hotels in Mussoorie which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Mussoorie are Beechwood Holiday Apartments, Seegreen Lodges, The Dolina, Pinewood Cottage - Your Home Amidst Nature, Skyline 3BHK Homestay near Picture Palace Mussoorie, Rooms Near Mall road. You can see all the hotels in Mussoorie here
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