The Best Things To Do in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a wonderful hill station in Uttarakhand situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and is often referred to as the ‘Queen of The Hills’. The history of the city dates back to 1825 when a shooting lodge was constructed here by the British. Today the town boasts lush green hills, a wide variety of flora and fauna and majestic views of the Shivalik Ranges and the Doon Valley, that attract thousands of international and domestic tourists into the town.

The best way to experience this picturesque hill station is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Mussoorie which include taking a tour of the Mall Road with cafes, restaurants, video game parlours and souvenir vendors. There are multiple natural attractions that provide a panoramic view of the Himalayas like the Lal Tibba, which is the highest point in Mussoorie, Happy Vally, Landour, Gun Hill, Lake Mist, Municipal Gardens, Cloud’s end, Company Garden, Camel's Back Road and Dhanaulti. One of the major attractions in the town include the numerous waterfalls in the surrounding areas including the Kempty Falls, Jharipani Falls and Bhatta Falls. Other top things to do in Mussoorie include tours to the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, Sir George Everest House, Devalsari and the Jwala Devi Temple. Mussoorie is a perfect little getaway amidst the Himalayas that acts as an escape from the summer heat and the monotony of the city life and provides you with a tranquil and rejuvenating vacation.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Mussoorie, India

Must see places in Mussoorie ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Mussoorie and point of interests to visit.

  1. Kempty Falls

    #1 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Kempty Falls

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Mussoorie-Yamanotri road, Mussoorie

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Kempty Falls, Mussoorie are one of the most beautiful water falls in not only Uttarakhand, rather the whole of India. Enveloped by high mountain cliffs and situated at an altitude of about 4500 feet a...Read more

  2. Gun Hill

    #2 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Gun Hill

    Tags: View Point, Peak, Hill, Cable Car

    Address: Gun hill, Mussoorie

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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. ...Read more

  3. Company Garden

    #3 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Company Garden

    Tags: Garden, Park, Fountain, Nature

    Address: company garden, Mussoorie

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Municipal Garden, also known as Company Bagh, is situated in the Happy Valley area of this beautiful town. Often known as Botanical Gardens, the park is maintained by the Garden Welfare Association of...Read more

  4. Camel's Back Road

    #4 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Camel's Back Road

    Tags: Trail, View Point, Nature

    Address: Mall road, Mussoorie

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Camel Back Road in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand state of India, is a 3 km long road from Kulri Bazaar to Library point where you can enjoy the beautiful view of a mountain. The main charm of this road i...Read more

  5. Lal Tibba

    #5 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Lal Tibba

    Tags: View Point, Hill, Nature

    Address: Lal Tibba hill, Mussoorie

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Situated in the Landour area at an altitude of 8000 metre above the sea level, Lal Tibba is the highest point in Mussoorie. Lal Tibba is the oldest populated place in Mussoorie and boasts of scenic vi...Read more

  6. Jhari Pani Falls

    #6 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Jhari Pani Falls

    Tags: Water Body, View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Jharipani village, Mussoorie

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Jharipani Falls is situated near the village of Jharipani, which is at a distance of around 7 km from the town of Mussoorie. This fall is one of the beautiful places, ideal for picnic, nature lovers a...Read more

  7. Mussoorie Lake

    #7 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Mussoorie Lake

    Tags: View Point, Lake, Valley, Picnic Spot

    Address: Mussoorie-Dehradun road, Mussorie

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This scenic and attractive lake in the queen of hills stations is one of the most beautiful places to see in Mussoorie. It is a newly developed picnic spot build by City Board & Mussoorie Dehradun...Read more

  8. Lake Mist

    #8 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Lake Mist

    Tags: Trail, Water Body, Walking Area, Lake

    Address: Lake Mist, Mussoorie

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    A trip to Mussoorie is never completed until Lake mist is visited. Rightly touted as one of the prime attractions of Mussoorie, this picturesque lake is a favourite picnic spot among the locals as wel...Read more

  9. Bhatta Falls

    #9 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Bhatta Falls

    Tags: Water Body, View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Bhatta village, Mussoorie

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is an ideal place for a picnic and the Bhatta falls will startle you with its charm. The main stream water is filled with algae but the natural pond nearby is ideal for a quick swim. Located near...Read more

  10. Happy Valley

    #10 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Happy Valley

    Tags: Temple, Garden, Valley

    Address: Near Kala School | Near Hathipaon Park Estate, Mussoorie, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Happy Valley is famous for housing IAS Academy, Tibetan temples and the Municipal Garden. The area of the valley lies on the western side of Library Point and leads to the Cloud’s End, a place w...Read more

  11. Naga Devata Temple

    #11 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Naga Devata Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point

    Address: Cart Mackenzie road, Mussoorie

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    When you plan on the list of things to do in Mussoorie, the Naga devata teple cannot be missed. This is an ancient temple dedicated to the lord of snakes. Hindu devotees’ line up for visiting th...Read more

  12. Sir George Everest House

    #12 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Sir George Everest House

    Tags: Museum, Estate, View Point, Educational Site

    Address: West mall road, Mussoorie

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built way back in the year 1832, this house showcases some interesting facts about the life of this famous personality Sir George Everest, the Surveyor-General of India from 1830 to 1843. Park Estate ...Read more

  13. Soham Heritage And Art Center

    #13 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Soham Heritage And Art Center

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: Chamunda Peeth Temple Road, Big Bend Bala Hisar, The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248179

    Timings: 09:00 am - 01:00 pm Details

    Soak yourself in the rich art and culture of Uttarakhand by visiting Soham Heritage & Art Center. This is a museum which has a good collection showcasing the life in the Himalayas. The exhibits in...Read more

  14. Hakman's Grand Hotel

    #14 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Hakman's Grand Hotel

    Address: The Mall Mussoorie, Dehradun Dist., Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This heritage hotel was built in the 20th century and remains one of the best places to stay when you are in Mussoorie. The hotel offers all modern amenities you can think of and they have a ball room...Read more

  15. Hotel Vishnu Palace

    #15 of 41 Things To Do in Mussoorie
    Hotel Vishnu Palace

    Address: Library, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, 248179, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This hotel has got what every traveler looks for in a hotel; excellent room service, efficient staff and warm and comfortable bedrooms. The rooms are large with comfortable sofas and TV screens. The l...Read more

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