Mussoorie popularly known as The Queen of the Hills is picturesque town located in Dehradun district at about 2000 m above the sea level. This hill station is in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range with its green hills and varied flora and fauna, is a fascinating hill. Commanding snow ranges to the northeast and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges in the south, the town was once said to present a 'fairyland' atmosphere to tourists.
Amongst the top places to visit in the Mussoorie are Kempty falls, Company Garden, Cloud End, Gun Hill, Mall road, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley etc
HOW TO REACH
By Road- Mussoorie is well connected with big cities by road. one can reach Dehradun through big cities after that transports are easily available for 35 km distanced Mussoorie.
By Air- The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 54 km from Mussoorie. Indian Airlines and private carriers offer five flights per week from Delhi to Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport.
By Train- Dehradun Railway station is Nearest Railway Station at a distance of 34 km.
1. Kempty Falls
The Kempty Falls is one of the most popular tourist spot 15 km (9.3 mi) from Mussoorie. The waterfalls at a height of over 40 ft from the midst of rock and is a scenic sight even from a distance.
2. Company Garden
Company Garden is also known as "Municipal Garden" or "Company Bagh is a colourful garden located at 3 km from Mall road. There is also an artificial lake with a small artificial waterfall.
3. Happy Valley
Happy Valley has a small Tibetan temple a couple kilometres from the Library end of the Mall. This was the first Tibetan temple built in India by the Tibetan refugees at 1960.
4. Lal Tibba
Lal Tibba is a scenic 5 km uphill walk from Picture Palace to the highest point in Mussoorie. Passes through Landour Bazaar. The old lighthouse is the nice thing to see there.
5. Gun Hil
Gun Hill is a hilltop located at 6800 feet above sea level and 400 feet above the Mall road of Mussoorie in the distance of 1.7 km from Mall road. It is the second highest point of Mussoorie after Lal Tibba. Gun Hill is a popular tourist destination undoubtedly offers a 360-degree picturesque view of Doon valley, Mussoorie two and Garhwal Himalaya Range.
6. Mussoorie Lake is a newly developed picnic spot 6 km (3.5 mi) on Mussoorie-Dehradun road having a facility of pedal boats. It offers a view of Doon Valley and nearby villages.