Mussoorie Tour to seize the Sights

by Richa 

(from: Apr 17, 2012 to: Apr 17, 2012)

The most reverberating place in the whole Uttaranchal state is the wonderful place called Mussoorie. Mussoorie which is a famous hill station is known for its splendid natural valleys and the most soothing climate typically made for the tourists to spend wonderful days.

Hill stations have always been an attraction point for most of the visitors and Mussoorie is among one of the prime hill stations in India with its outstanding panoramic views and snow clad Himalayan peaks. At an average altitude of 1,880 meters, Mussoorie Hill Station is standing among the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges and that is why it is proudly being called as “Queen of the Hills”.

In the year 1820, this place was being discovered by Captain Young and then the popularity grew among the British officials when they used to spend some leisure moments at this beautiful valley. By the mid- 19th century, Mussoorie became a flourishing resort with its famous mall, a long promenade that was the focal point of the town's activity.

Mussoorie is the only point of rejuvenation of your mind and soul since this place is free from the hectic of urban life and of course the crude form of nature can be found very easily here. This place which is pollution-free is so pure that your heart will experience the joy of tranquility and pacification. There could be many more reasons for the visitors to make their outstanding trip to this aloof and peaceful hill station. Here are some of the most attractive visiting places that add more glitters to the beauty of Mussoorie Hill Station:

Mussoorie Lake

It is a newly developed picnic spot built by the City Board & Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority and is situated at 6 km on Mussoorie-Dehradun road. It is bestowed with enchanting view of Doon Valley and nearby villages.

Lake Mist

It is also one of the magnificent picnic spot which is 5 km away from Kempty falls on the Mussoorie-Kempty road. This place illuminates nature in a very exquisite manner. Lake Mist has many beautiful waterfalls made by the Kempty River and thus becomes the gem of the “Queen of the Hills”.

Ivy Bank Guest House- Landour Cantt.

A little guest house with white window panes and comforts available at mind-blowing rates, the Ivy Bank Guest House. This splendid guest house offers panoramic views of the beautiful valleys.

Childer’s Lodge

This lodge is also known as “Nahata Estate which is a huge property of more than 300 acres. The Childer’s lodge is the highest paek of Mussorie near Lal Tibba, situated at 5 km from the Tourist Office. It is one of the famous hill resorts in Mussoorie and a horse ride is the best mode to reach there.

Mussoorie is the famous gateway to Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham towards Chardham Yatra and the place is conveniently connected by road from Delhi and other major cities. Make your trip to Mussoorie Hill Station for the most memorable experiences.

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