Location of Mussoorie :-
Located At 30.45 Degree North 78.08 Degree East.
Mussoorie, The Proverbial Queen Of Hill Stations, As Professed By The British Gentry Who Evaded Hot, Desultory Summers Of Delhi And Kolkata By Spending Time Here.Being At An Average Altitude Of 2,000 Metres (6,600 Ft), Mussoorie, With Its Green Hills And Varied Flora And Fauna, Is A Fascinating Hill Resort.
Commanding Snow Ranges To The North-east, 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. The Highest Point Is Lal Tibba With A Height Of Over 2,290 Metres (7,500 Ft).
Mussoorie, 300 kilometers North Of Delhi The Capital Of India, Is Among The More Popular Hill Stations Of India, And Is Called The Queen Among The Hill Stations. It Overlooks The Sprawling Doon Valley And The City Of Dehradun, The Gateway To Mussoorie And Infact To The Entire Garhwal Region Of The Himalayas.
Spread Over A Ridge, 2000 Meters Above Sea Level, Mussoorie Offers Distant Views Of The Holy And Mighty River Ganga From One End Of The Ridge, And Of The Famous River Jamuna From The Other; A Stretch Of Around 19 Kilometers All.
Mussoorie Also Has The Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy Of Administration, The Premier Training Institute For Officers Of The Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S) And Other Civil Services. This Unique Institute Is Located About 2 Km From Gandhi Chowk.
Visiting Places In Mussoorie
Places To Visit In Mussoorie :- The Queen Of Hills Stations
Camel’s Back Road :- The Place Offers A Picturesque View Of The Sunset And A Life Like Resemblance Of A Sitting Camel. One Can Also Enjoy Long Walks And Horse Riding Here.
Lake Mist :- About 5 Km Before Kempty Falls On The Mussoorie-Kempty Road Is A Developed Good Picnic Spot With Accommodation And Restaurant Facilities, Boating Is Also Available. The Place Showcases Nature In An Exquisite Manner. With The Kempty River Flowing Through It, Lake Mist Has Many Small But Beautiful Waterfalls Made By The River. Thus, This Is A Gem In The Queen Of Hills.
Gun Hill :- One Can Enjoy A Thrilling Ropeway Ride To Gun Hill, The Second Highest Peak Of Mussoorie(2122 Mts). The Peak Offers A Panoramic View Of The Himalayan Ranges.
Cable Ride :- Enjoy A Ropeway Ride To The Second Highest Peak Of Mussoorie. It Can Also Be Negotiated By Bridles Path Which Forks-off From Mall Road Near Kutchery And To Reach Takes About Twenty Minutes. The Ropeway Distance Is Only 400 Mtrs. And The Sheer Thrill Of The Ride Is Memorable.
Mussoorie Lake :- A Newly Developed Picnic Spot Situated On Mussoorie-Dehradun Road. The Lake Is Situated At 6 Km On Mussoorie-Dehradun Road Having A Facility Of Pedaled Boats. It Offers An Enchanting View Of Doon Valley And Nearby Villages. View During Night Is Marvelous.
Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary :- 11 Kms To The South Of Library Point Lies An Old Sanctuary Established In 1993 And Covering An Area Of 339 Hactares. It Is Famous For The Extinct Bird Species, Mountain Quail(Pahari Bater), Which Was Last Spotted In 1876.
Kempty Fall :- 15 Kms From Mussoorie On The Yamunotri Road Is The Most Fascinating And The Biggest Water Fall, Kempty Located In A Beautiful Valley Of Mussoorie.
Dhanolti :- 24 Kms From Mussoorie. Dhanolti Provides A Breath-taking View Of The Valleys And The Himalayan Peaks. The Long Wooded Slopes, Lazy Outings, Cool Caressing Breeze, Warm And Hospitable Inhabitants, Lovely Weather And Fabulous View Of Of Snow Covered Mountains Makes It An Ideal Retreat For A Relaxed Holiday.
Nagtibba :- 34 Kms From Mussoorie One Reaches Thatyur. 7 Kms Further Is Devalsari And A 14 Kms Further Trek To Nagtibba Is An Ideal Spot For Trekking.
Surkanda Devi :- Situated At An Elevation Of 3030 Mts Above Sea Level Near Village Kaddukhal The Temple Of Surkanda Devi Is 33 Kms From Kaddukhal And One Has To Trek About 2 Kms. The Temple Of Surkanda Devi Is Situated On The Top Of The Mountain And Is Of Great Religious Significance. A Fair Is Held Every Year On “Ganga Dussehra” During May-June In Which Thousands Of People Participate.
Lakha Mandal :- Lakha Mandal Is Situated On The Yamunotri Road, Past Kempty Falls. There Are Hundred Of Idols Of Archaeological Importance Which Have Been Preserved By The Archaeological Survey Of India. According To The Legend, The Kaurvas Made A Shellac House And Conspired To Burn The Pandavas Alive Here.
Bhadraj Temple :- About 15 Kms From Mussoorie, It Is An Ideal Spot For Trekking Via Park Toll-Clods End, Dudhi. Situated On The Extreme Western Region Of Mussoorie Town, Bhadraj Offers A Commanding View Of The Doon Valley. Chakrata Ranges And Jaunsar Bawar Areas Can Be Viewed From Here. Bhadraj Temple Is Dedicated To Lord Bal Bhadra, Brother Of Lord Krishna.
Municipal Garden :- A Perfect Picnic Spot The Garden With Its Artificially Created Lake With Paddled Boating Facility. It Is Located At A Distance Of 4 Km By Rickshaw Cycles, Pony Or By A Car And 2 Km Via Waverly Convent School Road On Foot.
Yamuna Bridge :- About 27 Kms From Mussoorie On Chakrata-Barkot Road, Is An Ideal Spot For Fishing.
Childer's Lodge :- is The Highest Peak Of Mussoorie Near Lal Tibba, It Is Situated At 5 Km From The Tourist Office And One Can Go On Horse Back Or On Foot. The View Of Snow-clad Mountains Is Exhilarating.
George Everest House :- The George Everest House Is The Peak Estate Of Sir George, The Surveyor General Of India. Sir George Had His Office And Residence Here. The Mount Everest, The Highest Peak Of The Himalayas Was Named After Sir George .
Jwalaji Temple :- The Jwalaji Temple Is Situated On The Top Of The Benog Hill And Has An Idol Of Mata Durga. The Temple Is Surrounded By The Thick Forests And Offers A Panoramic View Of The Himalayan Peaks, Doon Valley And Yamuna Valley
Bhatta Fall :- About 7 Kms From Mussoorie On Mussoorie-Dehradun Road. Access By Car Or Bus Upto Balta Village From Where The Fall Is 3kms By Car Or Foot. An Ideal Spot For Bathing Anf Picnics.
Jharipani Fall :- About 8.5 Kms From Mussoorie On Mussoorie- Jharipani Road. Visitors Can Go By Bus Or By Car Upto 7 Kms To Jharipani From Where The Fall Is 1.5 Kms, On Foot.
Van Chetna Kendra :- At A Distance Of About 2 Kms On Tehri Bye Pass Road, This Place Is Developed As A Picnic Spot And Has A Park Surrounded With Pine Forest And Flowering Shrubs, And Is Approachable By Foot Or Taxi/car. The Main Attraction Is The Wildilife Of The Park Like Ghurar, Kanankar, Himalayan Peacock, Monal Etc.
Best Time To Visit Mussoorie :- The Queen Of Hills
The Weather Is Generally Bright And Clear - Except During The Two Months ( 15th July To 15th Sept) Of Monsoons.
Then Mists Envelope The Mountain Slopes And Paints The Sky A Faint Mauve. The Woods Around - Of Pine, Cedar, Birch, Oak, Rhododendron And Deodar - Glow Green. There Usually Is A Bright Christmas And The Breathtaking View Of The Snowclad Mussoorie Gives It The Name - The Queen Among Hill Stations.
In Mussoorie The Season Is Normally Round The Year.
Best Season To Visit Mussoorie :-
Middle Of April To Middle Of July
September To Mid November (with Greenery At Its Full Bloom During September To November) September - November Is Spring Time Here. During This Season Himalayas Are Clearly Visible.
Snowfall In Mussoorie :- - End Of December To Mid February.
Mussoorie Corbett Nainital Is An Old-timer Favourite Summer Itinerary Visiting Hill Stations Of Mussoorie And Nainital Alongwith Corbett Widlife Sanctuary
Mussoorie To Nainital - Nainital To Mussoorie
The Distance Between Mussoorie, Uttarakhand And Nainital, Uttarakhand Is Approx 306.4 Km and The Time Taken Is 4 Hours 45 Mins Through National Highway NH 74
Distance Between Nainital And Mussoorie Is 306 Km.
Kindly Note :- Though Time Varies To Reach Nainital - Musssorie As It Depends On The Traffic, Time Of The Journey (morning Daytime Or Evening) And The Mode Of Transportation. .
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