Here are the top 30 tourist attractions to see in Mussoorie:

1. Lal Tibba

4.2 /5 View 7+ photos

2 kms
from city center
1 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Untouched by commercialisation, Lal Tibba is located on the top of Depot Hill in Landour, approximately 6 kilometres from Mussoorie. Being the highest point in the area, Lal Tibba is one of the most stunning viewpoints in the region. The name literally translates to 'red hill'. Rising to a height of 2,275 meters (7,164 feet), Lal Tibba is the picture-perfect place to fulfil your sightseeing desires. The telescopes installed here are priceless, and aid in cherishing the beautiful unfettering panoramas of the Nilkantha peak (6,596 meters) in Badrinath, Kedarnath peak (6,940 meters), Banderpoonch range of three peaks with the highest rising to 6,316 meters can all be viewed on a cloudless day. 

2. Lake Mist

4.2 /5

4 kms
from city center
2 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

The pristine Lake Mist is among the most beautiful destinations in the Queen of Hills i.e. 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.

3. Kempty Falls

4.3 /5

5 kms
from city center
3 out of 30
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.

4. Cloud's End

3.5 /5

6 kms
from city center
4 out of 30
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.

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5. Gun Hill

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0 kms
from city center
5 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie and one of the most famous destinations of the hill station. Gun Hill 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. One of the most exciting features of this place is a 400 m thrilling Ropeway ride to land from this exceptionally beautiful, misty peak.

6. Mussoorie Mall Road

3.6 /5

0 kms
from city center
6 out of 30
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.

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7. Paragliding and Trekking

3.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
7 out of 30
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.

8. Nag Tibba Trek

3.5 /5

16 kms
from city center
8 out of 30
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.

9. Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

3.2 /5

6 kms
from city center
9 out of 30
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.

10. Dhanaulti

3.2 /5

16 kms
from city center
10 out of 30
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.

11. Company Garden

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
11 out of 30
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. Jwala Devi Temple Mussoorie

3.2 /5

6 kms
from city center
12 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located at an divine altitude atop Benog Hills, the Jwala Devi Temple offers lovely view of the Doon Valley and the milky white Yamuna.

13. Camel's Back Road

3.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
13 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Shaped like a camel's hump, the 4 km stretch is popular trekking spot also offering horse-rides.

14. Bhatta Falls

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2 kms
from city center
14 out of 30
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.

15. Jharipani Falls

3.2 /5

4 kms
from city center
15 out of 30
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.

16. George Everest's House

3.2 /5

5 kms
from city center
16 out of 30
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.

17. Soham Heritage & Art Centre

3.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
17 out of 30
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.

18. Happy Valley, Mussoorie

3.1 /5

5,592 kms
from city center
18 out of 30
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.

19. Mossy Falls

3.0 /5

3 kms
from city center
19 out of 30
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.

20. Jabarkhet Nature Reserve

3.1 /5

4 kms
from city center
20 out of 30
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.

21. Mussoorie Christ Church

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
21 out of 30
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.

22. Shedup Choepelling Temple

3.0 /5

3 kms
from city center
22 out of 30
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.

23. Library Bazaar

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
23 out of 30
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.

24. Mussoorie Lake

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
24 out of 30
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.

25. Mussoorie Heritage Centre

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
25 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Located at a distance of 3 kms from the Library Bus stand in the main market, Mussoorie Heritage Centre is a private enterprise established and owned by Mr Vinod Kumar and Ms Surbhi Agarwal. The father-daughter duo took the humongous initiative with the objective to preserve and showcase the rich cultural heritage of the tinsel town and the adjoining areas. Established in November 2013, the Mussoorie Heritage Centre basically displays the archives of the historical heritage of Mussoorie back from 1814 when the National Survey compiled the first map of the region; to 1959, when the 14th Dalai Lama took refuge here in Mussoorie.

26. Mussoorie Adventure Park

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
26 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Established in 2003, for the adventure enthusiasts and the young at heart; the Mussoorie Adventure Park is a treasure trove of fun adventure activities. Backed by highly trained and extremely experienced staff, the park offers a variety of activities including rock climbing, rappelling, trekking, parallel rope, zip line etc.

27. K Dev Bhoomi Wax Museum

3.0 /5

2 kms
from city center
27 out of 30
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.

28. White Water Rafting in Mussoorie

28 out of 30
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.

29. Rock Climbing and Rappelling in Mussoorie

29 out of 30
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.

30. Lambi Dehar Mines

3 kms
from city center
30 out of 30
places to visit in Mussoorie

Lambi Dehar Mines lies a couple of km ahead from the hill town of Mussoorie in Uttarakhand and is one of the most infamous yet popular tourist attractions in the state. 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. The mine was functional till the early 1990s, after which it was shut down due to the death of around 50000 people working here.

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