Derived from the name of Mansur Shrub, Mussoorie is a crowded hill station nested at the foothills of the Himalayas. Owing to the Himalayan resources here, Mussoorie located in the district of Dehradun is popularly known as the “Queen of Hills”. The tradition, climate, and exquisiteness of Mussoorie are completely diverse and exclusive from other hill stations. Pleasant nights, whispering pine, fresh air, excellent walks and respite from the scorching heat and dust of the plains, remind one of the irresistible Mussoorie. As the mercury rises and the educational institutions close, families and young folks set out for Ridge overlooking with Doon Valley, Mussoorie has thickly wooded Shivalik range on one side and snowcapped mountains of inner Himalayas on the other side. The main attraction here is Mall road which comes to life, especially after sundown. Souvenir shops, eateries, and traditional clothing pieces will surely attract your eyes. A walk down the mall will fill your heart with happiness as you will encounter the most scenic view of the twinkling lights in the valley. For a panoramic view of the snowy Himalayan peaks and a bird’s eye view of the hill station, head to Gun Hill. Situated in the mighty Himalayas, this hill station offers breathtaking views of the Doon Valley and prominent Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi, Bandar-Poonch, Badrinath and Kedarnath, among others.
Apart from admiring the beauty of this hill station, there are several other places that you can visit. The place offers a picturesque view of nature with lots of adventures activities. Visiting Gun Hill will be a good decision where you will get a chance to enjoy riding ropeway on the second highest peak of Mussoorie. Municipal Garden, a beautiful park, has an artificial lake and boating facilities as well. Also, Children’s Lodge, Camel’s Back Road, Jharipani Fall, Bhatta Fall, Kempty Fall, Nag Devta Temple, Gun Hill, Municipal Garden, Van Chetna Kendra, Jwalaji Temple, Lal Tibba, Mussoorie Lake and so on are some of the other famous tourist spots.