Mussoorie is a hill station known for its fairyland atmosphere. The snow-covered Himalayan peaks, the Doon Valley, waterfalls, and the mountain climate of Mussoorie attract many especially in the summer.
The ‘Queen of the Hills’ Mussoorie is where you can see the beaten track. Here the nature’s prowess blends with eventful history, cultural treasures, and well-preserved heritage. Here you can find probably the oldest Christian church in the Himalayas. The first Tibetan temple built in India can be found here.
Here we are the eight reasons to visit Mussoorie to escape the biting heat this summer:
1.Take A Bath in the Waterfalls:
Waterfalls in Mussoorie are most famous for their natural beauty. Hear the music of the sound of crystal clear water plashing into rocks. The sight of cascade is also very amazing. Kempty Falls in Dhanaulti is a big attraction In Jharipani Falls; you can get an expansive view of the Shivalik range.
2 .Adventure: Go climbing & Hiking
You can choose to take a ride on the cable cars and see the greenery of Himalayas. The Gun Hill, situated 122-m above the Mall offers some of the most amazing ropeway ride to the Gun Hill. For hikers Mussoorie has some best tracks e.g. Pari Tibba, the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, and Bhadraj Forest etc.
3. Leisurely Walks: Take a peaceful walk through the greeneries:
You can enjoy a leisurely walk while breathing the fresh mountain air. Mussoorie is a walker’s paradise. All the travelers can take a short walk from Cloud’s End and take them to 19th-century Everest House.
Christ Church which is built in 1836 is one of the historic attractions. Its architecture represents the life of Jesus Christ fascinating to the hilt.
4. Shopping: Shop around Famous Places of Mussoorie
Mussoorie has a lot to offer to shopping enthusiasts. From brass statues to oak-wood items and from antiques to exquisitely designed ceramic items, variety and exclusivity mark your shopping experience whether you are at the Mall Road, Tibetan Market or Landour Market.
5. Dining and Wining: A place for connoisseurs
You can explore, eat, drink, and be merry. You can have Banana Nutrella pancakes and cinnamon waffles. Tavern and Nostradamus Writers Bar are some of the reputed English pubs. Just go ahead explore, eat, drink, and be merry in Mussoorie!
Some specific places to visit are:
6.A day trip to Dhanaulti and Kempty Falls:
Plan a day trip to Dhanaulti and Kempty Falls, two of the most famous places to visit around Mussoorie. Dhanaulti is an excellent place to spend a day wandering amidst the deodars and Kempty Falls, though a bit crowded now, is still a beautiful spot in the area.
7. View from Dhanault: Get a glimpse of this marvelous city from a height & feel the adrenalin rushing.
8. Char Dukan:
A lovely steep walk or drive up from the bazaar brings you to Landour’s Char Dukaan. Here you can feast on Paranthas, Masala Maggi and pancakes with maple syrup.
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