Mussoorie fondly known as 'The Queen of hills' remains in the hiding of mist and clouds throughout the year and shows clearly enamored when summer sears plains. It is during this time that Mussoorie shows a captivating charisma which is clearly visible from the Doon Valley from where the snow clad peaks and deep greenery become observable. Discovered by British Military Officer 'Captain Young' Mussoorie is located about 34 kms from Dehradun, capital of Uttrakhand.
Mussoorie was a favorite summer sojourn for the British. Even today the British charm is still visible in the many churches, libraries, hotels and summer palaces that look stunning. It is still following the same path as tourists flock to this queen of hills when the sun blazes on plains and one needs a cooler gateway.
The best way to explore this place known for its green hills and flora fauna is to walk on foot. The Camel Back Road is a nice trail stretching some three miles gives a great view of famous peaks like Sri Kantha, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Bandar-poonch, and Nanda Devi, on a clear sky day. It is accessible via an electric trolley. On route you can also see the 'Gun Hill' which is famous as a cannon being fired at midday. Shopaholics can enjoy themselves in Landour and char Dukkan area. The Mall in Mussoorie is the lifeline of the town. Most of the shops and coffee houses in Mussoorie are located here.
Other Well-known places worth visiting while on a holiday here are Lake Mist, Municipal Garden, Mussoorie Lake, Children lodge, Bhatta Falls, Jharipani Fall, Mosey fall, Sir George Everest House, Nag Devta Temple, Jwalaji Temple, Cloud's End, Van chetna Kendra, Benog Mountain Quail Sanctuary, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley, Kempty fall, Bhadraj Temple, Dhanaulti, Nag Tibba, Surkanda Devi and Dehradun.
Mussoorie trip is one of the famous trips of India located in the district of Dehradun of Uttarakhand state that fascinates the minds of the tourists with its glittering views of hill resorts, Doon Valley, Shiwalik ranges. The Mussoorie trip is also famous for the pilgrimage trip as Mussoorie is the gateway to Yemunotri trip, Gangotri trip, Kedarnath trip, Badrinath trip, Haridwar trip, Rishikesh trip etc. Mussoorie trip is regarded as the Queen of Hills with varied flora and fauna provide all kinds of luxury and amusement to the domestic and foreign tourists. The famous places of Mussoorie trip are Gun Hill, Municipal Garden, Childer's Lodge, Camel's Back Road, Mussoorie trip to Jharipani Fall, Bhatta Fall, Kempty Fall, Mussoorie trip to Nag Devta Temple, Mussoorie Lake, Van Chetna Kendra, Sir George Everest House and Clous End. Some other excursions of Mussoorie trip are Naga Tibba, Dhanolti, Surkhanda Devi, Lakha Mandal, Mukteshwar, Ramgarh, Bhowali and Ghorakhal.