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Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Well-known as the Queen of Hill Stations, Mussoorie is set at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. This beautiful hill station is popular for its picture perfect landscape, alluring waterfalls, majestic mountains, lush green surroundings and spectacular tourist attractions. Mussoorie is perfect for any type of traveler as it offers a wide variety of tourist attractions. Be it a nature lover, adventure enthusiast, photographer or wanderer, every traveler will love to explore what Mussoorie has to offer. Because of its cool and pleasant weather.

Mussoorie is the perfect getaway from the heat and hustle and bustle of city life. Some popular tourist attractions of Mussoorie include Gun Hill, Cloud’s End, Lal Tibba, Tibetan Temple, Kempty Falls, Camel’s Back Road, Bhatta Falls, Dhanaulti, Jawahar Aquarium and Surkhunda Devi Temple. All the attractions of the hill station are immensely beautiful and deserve a must visit from all the travelers. 

Here is a list of the 10 most amazing places to visit in Mussoorie that should not be missed.

Kempty Falls

Your trip cannot be complete without a visit to this stunning waterfall. Kempty Falls was developed in the 1830s by a British officer for hosting tea parties. Since then, it has been a famous attraction in Mussoorie. It pours from an approx. height of 1,364 meters and offers spectacular views of the valley around it.

  • Timings: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.


Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba is one of the highest viewpoints in Mussoorie and is located atop Depot Hill in Landour. It is at a height of 2,275 meters and offers breathtaking views of the valleys. ‘Lal’ means red, which can be justified by hues during sunset and sunrise. On a clear day, you can see peaks like Bandarpunch, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.

  • Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: INR 50


Gun Hill Point

Located at a distance of 1.7 km from Mall Road, Gun Hill Point is the second highest peak in Mussoorie. It takes 20 minutes to trek up the hill but is worth its 360-degree view of the Doon valley. Witness the sight of Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Gangotri, and Pithwara Himalayan ranges from here.

  • Timings: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.


Company Garden

A perfect spot to spend time with loved ones, Company Garden in Mussoorie is located 3 km away from the Mall road. The garden has greenery all around, colorful birds, and different flower species. In winters, the company garden is covered in snow and is a beautiful sight to see.

  • Timings: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Entry fee: INR 25


Jharipani Falls

Located 7 km from the city center, Jharipani falls is an isolated location in Mussoorie. You can visit and spend time in peace. The falls offer a beautiful view and scenery around. If you love photography, click pictures too. You can see rare flowers that bloom here.

  • Timings: Open all-day
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.


Mussoorie Lake

This lake is man-made but is one of the most gorgeous places to visit in Mussoorie. It is a popular place that offers you activities like boating, zorbing, and zip-lining. Also, paragliding is another activity available at a short distance from the lake. Souvenir shops, restaurants, and a horror house surround the lake where you can have fun with family or friends.

  • Timings: 8 AM - 7 PM
  • Entry fee: INR 15, activities have an additional cost.


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.


Cloud’s End

Cloud’s End is a stretch of lush deodar and oak forests and is located 6 km from the Library road. You have to trek along the Hathipaon Road from Happy Valley. Along with amazing views, the sunset and sunrise are the most surreal. It is a great place to visit in Mussoorie for photographers to amp up their Instagram game.

  • Timings: NA
  • Entry fee: INR 50


Mall Road

Mall road is located in the heart of Mussoorie. Benches and lampposts depict the colonial remains here. There are several shops, video game parlors, and skating rinks here to enjoy. There are a lot of photographers who can click photographs for you. Put on a traditional costume for photographs.

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


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 takes you into the lap of nature and provides pure air and a cool breeze. Located in the heart of Mussoorie, Camel’s Back Road is something you cannot miss on a Mussoorie trip.

  • Timings: All-day
  • Entry fee: No entry fee is required.