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Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Explore the best places to visit in Mussoorie on your next holiday to the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. From picture-perfect landscapes to lush green surroundings, alluring waterfalls to majestic mountains, all the tourist places in Mussoorie are immensely beautiful and deserve a visit from all the travelers. They invite various kinds of travelers, be it nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, photographers, or wanderers, there is something for everybody at the Mussoorie famous tourist places.

Set in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range, the weather in Mussoorie remains cool and pleasant, making it comfortable for you to explore the best places to visit in Mussoorie. So, plan a fun getaway to Mussoorie and get a chance to visit the Mussoorie tourist places like Gun Hill, Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, and more.

Take a look at the Mussoorie tourist places that are worth visiting.

1. Kempty Falls

Your trip cannot be complete without a visit to this stunning waterfall in Mussoorie. It was used for hosting tea parting in the 1830s by a British Officer, and since then, Kempty Falls has been one of the best places to visit in Mussoorie. It pours from an approx. height of 1,364 meters and offers spectacular views of the valley around it. You can bathe in the cool waters of the fall and click pictures for memories. Hot Maggi and chai are the highlights of Kempty Falls.

  • Timings: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 14 km (approx.)

2. Lal Tibba


Lal Tibba is among the famous Mussoorie tourist places. Located at a heightof 2,275 meters, it is one of the highest viewpoints in Mussoorie and offers breathtaking views of the valleys. On a clear day, you can see peaks like Bandarpunch, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Also, telescopes are installed at Lal Tibba, which lets you see the spectacular scenery up close. The name Lala Tibba meaning Red Hill refers to the mesmerizing color of the sky that can be seen during sunrise and sunset.

  • Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: INR 50
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 7 km (approx.)

3. Gun Hill Point

Offering 360-degree views of the Doon Valley, Gun Hill Point is the second highest peak in Mussoorie. A 20-minute uphill trek takes you to this tourist attraction and lets you witness the lofty Bandarpunch, Srikantha, Gangotri, and Pithwara Himalayan ranges. If you are on a trip to Mussoorie, do not forget to visit Gun Hill Point for the best views.

  • Timings: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 1 km (approx.)

4. Company Garden

One of the best places to visit in Mussoorie with kids, Company garden is located just 3 km away from Mall Road.You can take a walk around the garden and witness lush greenery, colorful birds, and different flower species. Snow lovers can visit Company Garden in the winter season to enjoy the cold weather and snow blanketed garden, which is a beautiful sight to behold. 

  • Timings: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Entry fee: INR 25
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 3 km (approx.)

5. Jharipani Falls

Tucked away in the quaint Jharipani, this is one the best Mussoorie tourist places for couples looking to spend time in nature and peace. From photography to witnessing blooming flowers to simply soaking in the natural beauty, Jharipani Falls will provide you the best time. You can drive to this fall but then you have to take a 1.5 km trek to reach the falls.

  • Timings: Open all-day
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 5 km (approx.)

6. Mussoorie Lake

Aman-made lake, Mussoorie Lake is one of the most gorgeous tourist places in Mussoorie. It is popular among travelers as it offers various exciting activities like boating, zorbing, and zip-lining. Paragliding is another activity that can be enjoyed in Mussoorie and isavailable at a short distance from the lake. Souvenir shops, restaurants, and a horror house surround Mussoorie Lake where you can have fun with family or friends.

  • Timings: 8 AM - 7 PM
  • Entry fee: INR 15, activities have an additional cost.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 15 km (approx.)

7. Sir George Everest’s House

Often called the Park Estate, this attraction in Mussoorie dates back to 1832. It served as a home, a lab, and an observatory of Sir George Everest. If history interests you, visit Sir George Everest’s House to get insight into his life and work. The views from the summit atop are breathtaking.

  • Timings: 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 5 km (approx.)

8. Cloud’s End

Cloud’s End is one of the top Mussoorie tourist places if you are looking to spend time in solitude. On your next Mussoorie trip, head to Cloud’s End and behold the mesmerizing views of the sunset and sunrise. Moreover, Cloud’s End in Mussoorie is ideal for avid photographers who want to amp up their Instagram feed. To reach here, you need to trek along Hathipaon Road from the Happy Valley area.

  • Timings: NA
  • Entry fee: INR 50
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 6 km (approx.)

9. Mall Road

The heart of Mussoorie, Mall Road is where you will find most travelers roaming around. You will find benches and lampposts depicting the colonial remains of this hill town. There are several shops, video game parlors, and skating rinks here for travelers to have a great time. Many photographers are present here that can click a couple, a family, or a solo photograph for you in traditional costumes.

  • Timings: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.

10 . Camel’s Back Road

Shaped like a camel’s back, this is one of the most popular places to visit in Mussoorie. The calm and composed environment of this road takes you straight into the lap of nature and treats your lungs with pure air and lets you enjoy the coolbreeze. Located in the heart of Mussoorie, Camel’s Back Road is one of the major attractions in Mussoorie you cannot miss.

  • Timings: All-day
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 2 km (approx.)

11. Shedup Choepelling Temple

Also known as Tibetan Buddhist Temple, you can see a huge idol of Buddha placed here that enhances the charm of this tiny temple. Located on the Happy Valley road near the IAS Academy, you can spend time here to find inner peace and learn about the temple's history. Truly, it is one of the best religious spots in Mussoorie. There are many books on Tibetan literature here and if you like books, give it a read. 

  • Timings: 7 AM - 5 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 3 km (approx.)

12. Bhatta Falls

One of the best waterfalls in Mussoorie, Bhatta Falls is a famous picnic spot where you can visit with your family or beloved. You have to hike 500 m to reach the falls, which is totally worth it. Adventure lovers visit this place in Mussoorie a lot to enjoy the natural waterfall that cascades from an altitude of 30 feet into a circular pool. Unlike Kempty Falls, Bhatta Falls is not that commercialized, which makes it perfect for peace lovers. 

  • Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 14 km (approx.)

13. Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

If you are a wildlife or adventure lover, visit Benog Wildlife Sanctuary in Mussoorie. Known for its red-billed blue magpie, deer, leopards, and many mountain quails who are on the verge of extinction, this wildlife sanctuary is a must-visit place in Mussoorie. Rare species of birds can also be seen here. For the best experience, you can take a walk around the sanctuary and enjoy bird watching and beautiful views of Chaukhamba and bandarpunch Peaks. 

  • Timings: 7 AM - 5 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 6 km (approx.)

14. Jwala Devi Temple

Also known as Jwala Ji Temple, it is dedicated to Goddess Durga and attracts many religious tourists. It is one of the best Mussoorie tourist places to visit on your trip to take blessings from the Devi. The temple houses an old stone idol of Goddess Durga. It is believed that if you visit this temple, you will be resurrected from all the sufferings of life and will be bestowed with sacredness. 

  • Timings: 5 AM - 12 PM, 4 PM - 8 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.
  • Distance from Mussoorie Mall Road: 7 km (approx.)