Mussoorie, Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, this charming
hill station, 34 kms from Dehradun is situated at an altitude
of 2003 mts in the Garhwal hills. above sea-level. Mussoorie
is one the beautiful hill stations in India and the most frequently
visited. It provides excellent respite to people who want
relief from the hot sultry conditions of the plains, especially
since it is close enough to the capital to make just weekend
trip. Also, major Hindu pilgrimage sites like Kedarnath, Badrinath,
Gangotri, Yamunotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh are not far from
this place. In 1820, Captain Young of the British army was
influenced by the beauty of this place and made it his residence.
The name, Mussoorie is derived
from plants of 'Mussoorie' which were found in abundance here.
After its discovery, this hill station gradually developed
as a centre of education, business, tourism and beauty.
Places of Interest:
There are numerous places of tourist attractions in and around
Mussoorie Hill Station, India. Gun hill the second highest
peak of Mussoorie offers a panorama of scenic beauty of the
Himalayan ranges. 15 kms away form the city is the Mussoorie
are the Kempty falls at an altitude of 1370 meters. It is
regarded as one of the most beautiful waterfall in picturesque
valley. Other attractions include the Lake mist, the Municipal
garden, The Mussoorie Lake, the Camels back road and the bhatta
Mussoorie Hill Station, India is located in the midst of the
Himalayas central Himalayas in the Northern India. The Shivalik
mountain range is towering over throughout the place. It overlooks
the sprawling Doon valley and the city of Dehradun. Mussoorie
acts as the gateway to the entire Garhwal region in the Himalayas.
The average altitude of the place is 7000 feets above the
mean sea level. The Mussoorie straddles a ridge in between
the Garhwal Himalayas. The river Ganga is clearly visible
from one end of the ridge of Mussoorie and Yamuna from the
other end in the eastern side.
Best Time to Visit :
In Summer - April to June
In Winter - September to October
How to reach : Mussoorie can be easily accessed
through air, train or road.
By Air : There are regular flights that link
Mussoorie with Delhi. Further from Jolly grant you may reach
Mussoorie through taxis and buses.
By Rail : The railhead at Mussoorie caters
to the rail transport to the hill resort. The Mussoorie Express
links Delhi to Mussoorie. Mussoorie also boasts of excellent
By Road : There are direct buses from Delhi
to Mussoorie, along with private taxis. Regular buses ply
between Dehradun and Mussoorie. Private taxis and shared taxis
are also available for transportation. For transportation
in and around Mussoorie you have hand pulled rickshaws, taxis
and cars available.
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