Mussorie also Known as "The Queen Of Hills" is athe prime attractions for visitors who want to explore the beauty of Hill Stations in India.It derives its name from the common Mansur shrub found in this hill station.
HOW TO REACH THERE
Air : The nearest Airport to Mussoorie is 60-kms away from the place. The airport is called Jollygrant Airport but there are no regular flights to this place.
Rail: Mussoorie does not have a direct rail link. Dehradun Railway station serves for Mussoorie too. This station is linked which Superfast trains to other major cities in country.
Road: From Dehradun one can hire a taxi or take a bus to Mussoorie. The queen of hill stations is well connected with roads with other major cities. There are regular bus services from various metros and other tourist destinations in Uttaranchal as well as from out side the state. Bus services are provided by State transports. There are conducted tours to Mussoorie too.
DISTANCES FROM MAJOR CITIES
» Dehradun - 34 kms
» Haridwar - 90 kms
» Dhanaulti - 26 kms
» Chakrata - 26 kms
» Gangotri - 250 kms
» Rishikesh - 77 kms
» Shimla - 276 kms
» Delhi - 278 kms
PLACES OF INTEREST IN MUSSORRIE
Lal Tibba : This place is highest point in Musoorie. Lal Tibba is located in Landour area which is the oldest inhabited place in Mussorie.
Gun Hill : Gunhill is second highest point in Mussoorie. From Gunhill Mussoorie appears to be changing colours every other minute. Each moment a different scene appears before your eyes. There are many shops on the hill top so one can have a small little picnic here.
Municipal Gardens : The municipal or the Company gardens was previously (before independence) was also known as Botanical gardens of Mussoorie. These gardens were laid by famous geologist Dr. H. Fackner in the last century.
Kempty Falls : Kempty Falls are located 13 kms from Mussoorie. This place was developed as a tourist destination by John Mekinan after 1835.
EXCURSIONS FROM MUSSORRIE
Dehradun : Located 29 Kms. from Mussoorie, Dehradun is a must visit place.
Rishikesh : Rishikesh is known as the Tapo Bhumi or the place for meditation of the Gods. Rishikesh is one of the popular pilgrimage for the Hindus. At this place the Ganges leaves the mountains and prepares herself to begin a long journey through the plains.
Haridwar : Gateway to the four pilgrimages in the Uttrakhand region, is located on the foot hills of Shivaliks.
Nag Tibba : 55 kms from Mussoorie is very good place for trekking. Nag Tibba, as it is called, is the highest place around Mussoorie. It is surrounded by thick dense forests. The actual trekking for Nag Tibba starts some 21 kms away from the place. The 34 kms journey from Mussoorie is done on Taxi or Bus and the rest is covered on foot. This trek has its own charm and fun. The trek starts at Thathyud. 7 kms from here there is the forest departments rest house. To stay in the rest house reservations have to be done with Divisional Forest officer, Mussoorie.
Sahastra Dhara: Located 14 km from Dehradun is the famous picnic spot called as the Sahastra Dhara. Noted for their astounding beauty the medicinal sulphur waterfalls are a great attraction