Mussoorie is a fascinating hill station in Uttarakhand and also one of the popular tourist places in Uttarakhand.
With its beautiful, undulating, tree-covered hills, looking down on the Doon valley and with a fantastic view of the mighty Himalayas, it attracts thousands of both domestic and international tourists every year to India.
Kempty Falls, Camel’s Back Road, Lal Tibba, Cloud’s End and Company Bagh are the major and the top places to visit in Mussoorie.
Here are Some of the Most Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Mussoorie:
Lal Tibba is the highest point and one of the top places to visit in Mussoorie.
Also referred to as Depot Hill, a telescope is placed at the tower on a cliff by the municipality to offer mesmerizing views of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Banderpunch, and other Himalayan ranges.
The place has old British architectural style hill houses, a camp of the Indian Military Services, towers of Doordarshan and All India Radio.
Kempty Waterfall is a gigantic waterfall and one of the famous tourist places to visit in Mussoorie.
Developed by a British officer John Mekinan, the falls is known for its milky stream of water. Perched at a height of 4,500 feet, it offer a mesmerizing view as the water dropping from a height of about 50 feet flowing through five cascading falls in the downstream.
Company Bagh is one of the most popular beautiful places to visit in Mussoorie.
Also known as Municipal Garden, the garden has a lush green carpet of lawns and a fountain. Previously known as the Botanical Gardens of Mussoorie, the park is maintained by the Garden Welfare Association of Mussoorie.
An artificial lake and a small waterfall located inside the garden is another attraction.
Camel’s Back Road
Camel’s Back road is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Mussoorie. Built in 1845, it provides a walking track with a beautiful view of the Himalayas.
Shaped like a Camel’s hump, it is a 3 km long stretch with a natural display of rocks. Great place for sunset, one can also spot the peaks of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi and Trishul, which are visible from here.
Cloud’s End is the landmark that marks the end of Mussoorie.
Known for its spectacular views of hills, the place offers activities like hill climbing and nature walks in the nearby forest. One can reach Cloud’s End by trekking along the Hathipaon Road from the popular Happy Valley or by Car.