PLACES TO VISIT IN MUSSOORIE – Top 5 Tourists attractions in Mussoorie

Top 5 Tourists attractions in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is the Hill station and the municipal board near Dehradun in the Dehradun district of state of the Uttarakhand. It is popularly known as Queen of Hills.

The name Mussoorie is often attributed to the derivation of mansur a thicket which is native to the area. The town is referred as Mansuri by Indians. It is about 35 km from the  Dehradun and 290 km north of the national capital Delhi.  The hill station is at an average altitude of 2,005 m.

 

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Now we are going to discuss about 5 places that you should must visit in Mussoorie.

1- The Mall Road

2- Mussoorie Lake

3- Cloud’s End

4- Company garden

5- Lal Tibba

 

1- The Mall Road

It is located at mussoorie city. Mall is famous for attractive viewpoints providing amazing views of the Doon valley. Lampposts and benches are fixed at every viewpoint at the Mall. And colonial styles houses kept reminding of the British architecture.

 

mall road

 

Tourists likes to buy some memorable things at the series of shops at the both sides of the Mall road. There are wide range of old styled video game parlours and skating rings available for kids for a entertainment.

An aquarium and a church are also present on the Mall road. Cambridge book store and SBI building are the some landmarks on the mall. There are many small and big restaurant at the both sides of the mall road. Food stalls also provides delicious sweets and other dishes on the mall. For shopping purpose the mall has all items from wooden to woollens.

 

Timings to visit Mall road

The best timings to Mall Road is from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

 

Way to reach

The mall road of the Mussoorie is located at the centre of the city. One can reach mall road by bicycle rickshaw or even by the foot from the bus stand. And nearby airport is Jolly Grant Airport and railway station is Dehradun railway station.

 

2- Mussoorie Lake

Mussoorie lake is the man- made lake developed as the picnic spot by the Mussoorie-Dehradun developmental authority and city board. This small lake is created by the natural waterfall cascading nearby. It offers the perfect location and facilities for the couples and family picnic spots. People also like to enjoy boating with scenic views of the Doon valley. The lake is visited by large number of people every year. Food stalls and shops are also present alongside the lake. It opens all seven days in a weak and entry is paid. The entry fee is 15 INR and boating fee is 30 INR. For zorbing you have to pay 100 INR per person.

 

mussoorie lake

 

Timings to visit Mussoorie Lake

The best timings to visit 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

 

Way to Reach

The lake is located at the distance of 6 km before Mussoorie at dhobi ghat. One can reach Dhobi Ghat by hiring a auto or taxi or taking a bus from Mussoorie or Dehradun. From the dhobi ghat Mussoorie lake is just at the walking distance. Nearby airport is Jolly Grant Airport and Railway station is Dehradun railway station.

 

3- Cloud’s End

Surrounded by Oak and Deodar forest, Clouds end is the lankmark to the geogphical end of the Mussoorie. It is located around 7 km from main city of Mussoorie.

 

cloud's end

 

A heritage building build by the British in 1838 is also an attraction at the cloud end. Cloud end is the place where peace can be find easily. Visitors can enjoy tranquility and pleasant weather at the Cloud’s end. A heritage beautiful architecture bungalow can be seen at the Cloud’s end which was build by Swetenham a britisher in Mussoorie but now it is converted into a hotel.

Most of the wildlife travellers likes this place as it offers activities like nature walks in the nearby forest and hill climbing.

 

Timings to visit Cloud’s End

In the morning 10:00 is the best timings to visit Cloud’s end and other option is to reach by 4:00 pm and return by 5:00 pm as per the roads are very narrow and lighting is not enough.

 

Way to Reach

Cloud’s end of Mussoorie is located at about  6 km from the west of library in Mussoorie city. One can easily reach cloud’s end by hiring taxi and jeep. And nearby railway station is Dehradun railway station and airport is Jolly Grant airport.

 

4- Company Garden

A major picnic place in Mussoorie, Company garden is the colorful garden located at 3 km from the mall road. It is also known as ‘ Company Bagh’ or ‘ Muncipal Garden’. Large number of tourists visits here every year. Company garden has the variety of beautiful flowers and an amusement park also. The garden is the most attractive garden Mussoorie.

Inside the garden there is the small market opt visitors to buy some of the memorable things also. Gardens food courts provide variety of foods and snacks. The telescope makes visitors to feel close to Himalayas. It is the best place for small picnic for a day. The ticket costs Rs 18 per person to visit company garden and for boating it charge Rs 18 per person.

 

company garden

 

Timings to visit Company garden

 The best timings to visit company garden is 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.

 

Way to Reach

Company garden of Mussoorie is located at 3 km from the main city. One can reach company garden by hiring rickshaw or taxi. Nearby railway station is Dehradun Railway station and airport is Jolly Grant Airport.

 

5- Lal Tibba

Lal tibba is the highest peak’s point and most famous place in mussoorie. It is popular among tourists and travellers for viewing long trails as well as romantic sunsets and sunrise. Lal tibba provides a amazing views of Himalayan mountain peaks.

 

lal tibba

 

Timings to visit Lal Tibba

The best timings to visit Lal Tibba is 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

 

Way to Reach

Lal Tibba is located at 4.5 km from mussoorie city. One can reach there easily by hiring taxi or by foot. Nearby airport is Jolly Grant airport and railway station is Dehradun Railway station.

 

 

 

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