Gun Hill2461 Votes Currently Open
- Address: The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248179, India
- Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-6399048307
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Peak, Hill, Cable Car, Nature
Falling in the top places to visit at Mussoorie in the row of every Mussoorie tourist guide is the Gun Hill. The most famous attraction in Mussoorie, Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie. Gun Hill offers an enchanting view of some of the highest Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and Gangotri group. The point also offers a picturesque view of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley.
A steep winding path or a cable car from the Mall will lead you to Mussoorie’s second highest peak at 2530m – Gun Hill. The hill derives its name from the fact that in the days of the Raj a cannon was fired here to announce mid-day. Said to be an extinct volcano, Gun Hill offers a panoramic view of several surrounding peaks including Banderpoonch and Nag Tibba which result in excellent photographs especially at sunset.
Gun Hill Travel Tips
- Ropeway ride is available.
- Cable car ride between Hall and Gun hill is also available.
- You can dress up in the local traditional costumes and click pictures for souvenirs.
- Lovely Omelet center
- Upahar restuarant
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94.15% of people who visit Mussoorie include Gun Hill in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
42.72% of people start their Gun Hill visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Gun Hill
90.79% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gun Hill