Mussoorie Uttarakhand | Best Places to see nearby

Overview Mussoorie Uttarakhand

Picturesque mountains in the backdrop, twinkling cityscape during night and a waterfall perfect to fend off your summer blues welcome you to the beautiful land of Mussoorie. This quaint little hill station is a perfect getaway for not only the harried traveller but also those looking to escape the blistering heat.

Whether it is boating on Mussoorie Lake or trekking to Gun Hill Point, this hilly retreat offers something for everyone. Even if you have visited the place already, there’s a chance you will find a new scenic trail or a secluded viewpoint on your next trip. So why not holiday in the ‘Queen of the Hills’ once again?

Looking for a guide to chalk out your itinerary? Take cues from this blog on places to visit in Mussoorie:

Places To Visit In Mussoorie

1.Kempty Falls, Mussoorie

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No trip to Mussoorie is complete without visiting the much-famed Kempty Falls. The site was developed by a British officer in the 1830s for hosting tea parties and ever since, it has become a popular attraction in Mussoorie, especially for picnics.

Plunging from a height of almost 1,364 metres, these falls offer spectacular views of the valley around it. Bathe in the waters of the pool formed at the bottom of the fall, click some pictures, or sit by the side of the cascading fall and enjoy garma-garam Maggi with kadak chai.

  • Location: Ram Gaon, Tehri Garhwal District
  • Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free (Extra charges for using the ropeway, starting at INR 120)
  • 2.Lal Tibba, Mussoorie

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    Perched on the Depot Hill in Landour, Lal Tibba is one of the highest viewpoints in Mussoorie. Just 6 km from the city centre, this vantage point rests at an altitude of 2,275 metres so you can only imagine the views from up here. The name of the viewpoint literally translates to Red Hill, which is a direct reference to the colour of the sky visible from here during the sunrise and sunset.

  • Location: Bazar Road, Landour, Mussoorie
  • Timings: 6 AM – 6 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 50
  • 3.Gun Hill Point, Mussoorie

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    The second highest peak in Mussoorie, Gun Hill Point is one of the most popular viewpoints in the area. Located at a distance of 1.7 km from the Mall Road, this viewpoint can be reached by a 20-minute uphill trek. Apart from a 360-degree view of the town and other parts of the Doon Valley, you will also be able to take in the views of Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Gangotri and Pithwara Himalayan ranges from here.

    Location: Mall Road, Landour, Mussoorie Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Free
  • 4.Company Garden, Mussoorie

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    At a distance of around 3 km from the Mall Road, the Company Garden in Mussoorie makes for a perfect spot to spend quality time with your family and friends. The entire plan of this garden was laid down by Dr. H Fackner and it is maintained by the Garden Welfare Association of Mussoorie.

    You will find beautiful fountains, lush greenery, colourful birds, and different varieties of flowers while taking a walk around the garden. If you are up for it, go for boating on Artificial Lake.

    Location: Bazar Road, Landour, Mussoorie

    Timing: 9 AM – 8 PM


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