Mussoorie is also a beautiful hill station of Dehradun District in Uttarakhand. It is placed on the foothill of the Himalayan range and 35 km far from the Dehradun city and 291 km from capital of India, Delhi. Mussoorie is also known as the Queen of the Hills and situated at the height of around 2000 mts above the sea level and altitude of 6,170ft.
Mussoorie was founded by Lt. Captain Frederick Young after looking the enamoured beauty of this place and he determined to make it a beautiful hills station. The name of Mussoorie obtains from flora of Mussoorie or shrub mansoor because the plants are existed in large amount in this area.
The mussoorie is known as gateway of Yamunotri and Gangotry holy place of India and easily connected by road all most all major cities of India. Nearby railway station is Dehradun and can get texi and buses from here easily. Best time to Visit is from March to December.
Main attraction point in Massoorie is Doon Valley that attracts million of visitors every year. The Lush Green hills and so attractive Shivalik ranges gives unforgettable moments. If you think that Mussoorie is famous only for its scenic beauty, then you are mistaken because it is famous for education center or business too.
Tourism is the main source of Mussoorie economy. It has a nature walk known as Camel’s Back Road. Gun Hill is also here where a tope was used to echo out noontime for many years. Kempty fall is especially famous for Picnic. Some another destination in Mussoorie where you can visit: Nahata Estate, Gun hill, Lake Mist, Municipal Lake, Mussoorie Lake, Bhatta Falls, Jharipani Fall, Mossy fall, Sir George Everest’s House, Nag Devta Temple, Jwalaji Temple (Benog Hill), Cloud End, Van Chetna Kendra etc.