The “Queen of the Hills” is the name given to beautiful city known as Mussoorie which is situated at a height of 6600 feet and a distance of 34 km from Dehradun. Mussoorie is fascinating with large numbers of flora and fauna covered with Doon valley and Shiwalik ranges in the south. The highest point is Lal Tibba with a height of over 7000 feet from you can get the full view of Himalayan ranges and one of the tourist spot of Mussoorie.
A large number of Hotels and Tourist lodges in Mussorrie have developed here in small span of time, Mussorrie get a maximum numbers of tourist in summer and winter season. Places of Interest in Mussorrie you can find while tour to Mussoorrie includes Camel's Back Road - This road takes its name from mountain outcrop in the shape of a camel's hump. The oldest Christian church in the Himalayas, St Mary's, is situated above Mall Road, and is currently undergoing restoration. Kempty falls is a nice picnic spot. Company Garden is popular tourist destination including cottages in Mussoorie.
Main places to visit in Mussoorie are: -
Places of Interest in Mussoorie: -
Lake Mist, Municipal Garden, Mussoorie Lake, Childer's Lodge, Bhatta Falls, Jharipani Fall, Mossy Fall, Sir George Everest's House, Cloud End, Himalayan Weavers.
Temples: - Nag Devta Temple, Jwalaji Temple (Benog Hill)
The Jollygrant Airport is about 60 km from Mussoorie from where one can book a bus or taxi to Mussoorie. Mussoorie is conveniently connected by road to Delhi and major cities and approx. 300 km north from the national capital of New Delhi. The closest rail station is Dehradun. Taxis are easily available for Mussorie as are buses at regular intervals. The best time to visit is from mid-March to mid-November though the downpours could be an inhibiting factor in the monsoon months of July to September.