George Everest peak is one of the major attraction of Mussoorie hill station situated about 6 km from Gandhi Chowk (Library Bazaar) at the west end of the Mussoorie Mall Road.
The place is named after Sir George Everest who was British Surveyor General of India from 1830 – 43 and spent much of his time in here, in a house which he also uses as his laboratory. The house is situated in a place from where one can have the panoramic view of Doon Valley and the Aglar River valley on the other side and the snowbound Himalayan ranges on the other. This house is being maintained by the government of Uttarakhand and is open to the tourists all the year round so that the visitors can get a shivering and an enchanting feel of the past.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
April to June or Aug to Oct are the best time to visit but one can visit this beautiful place throughout the year.
Sir George Everest’s House is located 6 km away from the main market Mussoorie. This place can be reached easily by hiring taxis. Adventure lover can also trek to reach their
One can reach Mussoorie by following ways-
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.