Mussoorie is considered the queen among all hill stations. It is one of the most popular hill stations in India. It is located two hundred and fifty miles away from Delhi. It overlooks the town of Dehradun. The town of Mussoorie is located two thousand feet above sea level. Mussoorie is known for its beautiful landscapes. The lush greenery and snow covered mountains. Mussoorie is conveniently connected by road to Delhi and many other major cities and towns. It is considered the gateway to the gangotri and yamunotri shrines in India. Mussoorie enjoys cold winters and pleasant summers. It is an ideal getaway during the summer months.
Trekking is a popular activity in Mussoorie. There are many trails in Mussoorie that are ideal for nature walks. There are three famous waterfalls in Mussoorie, they are known as Kempty falls, Jharipani falls and the Bhatta falls. Gun Hills is the highest point in Mussoorie and you can go there by a ropeway bridge. This place provides a beautiful view of the Himalayas and the Doon valley.
Mussoorie has many boarding schools from British times; some of the most famous and best boarding schools in India are located here.
Mussoorie’s weather is its chief attraction as it remains pleasant even in hot summers. The lush greenery and the varied flora and fauna are attractions that make the tourists flock to Mussoorie. Mussoorie has many places worth visiting like the Mall, which adds an air of old world charm to the town. Cloud’s end is an ideal resort built by during times which provides a scenic view of the Himalayas. The nearest railway station to Mussoorie is the Dehradun railway station and the nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun. You can visit Mussoorie throughout the year but the best time is from March to June and September and October.