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Known as the ‘Queen of the Hill Stations’, Mussoorie is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas and was discovered by Captain Young in the 18th century. It serves as a perfect getaway to escape from the heat of Delhi summers and is located at an altitude of 2000m above sea level. Mussoorie has its emerald hills enveloped in thick, rich greenery and attracts tourists from all over the country! You can explore the quaint marketplaces in Mussoorie and sightsee some of the popular landmarks in the area such as Landour Bazaar, Lal Tibba, Chaar Dukkan, Gun Hill, the Mussoorie Library and the Savoy Hotel.
Mussoorie is undoubtedly one of the best hill stations in the country. Home to some of the most stunning waterfalls in Uttarakhand, Mussoorie offers the most enchanting panoramic view of the Shivalik Ranges and the Doon Valley.
Distance from Delhi: 270km
Best time to visit: March to June and September to November
Attractions: Gun Hill, Waterfalls, Lakes, Benog Wildlife sanctuary, Tibetan Buddhist temple, Sir George Everest's House and Nag Devta Temple
Activities: Trekking, Nature Walks, Bird Watching, Boating, Ropeway Rides and Temple Visits
Housed inside the Benog Mountan
Quail Sanctuary in Mussoorie, the trek on Benog Hill is off the beaten track.
Ridden with steep slopes, the mountainous terrain is also dotted with camping
sites. So, if bonfire with friends is on your mind, the Benog Tibba trek will
leave you spellbound. The adventure trail also passes in the vicinity of Kempty
Falls, one of Mussoorie’s better-known waterfalls. The northern face of Benog
Tibba is home to ‘Ghoral’—a rare mountain goat on the verge of extinction. The
forest grows denser with ascent, and offers stunning panoramic vistas. The
trails running across pose sufficient challenges, with difficulty levels
ranging from easy to moderate. The months between October and April are
pleasant, with the snowfall over pines adding a mystical touch.
Distance from Delhi: 300 Kilometers
Nearest Railhead: Balawala Railway Station Junction
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What You Should Know More About Stays in Mussoorie
Special places precedes extraordinary hideouts and that's when the best resorts comes in the picture. They not only make your stay worthwhile but also leave with enthralled memories of a lifetime. For a hill-station like Mussoorie that offers panoramic vistas, and boasts of tranquil locales there are few best resorts to make your stay joyful, have a look;
This place has ample opportunities to offer that anyone can stay here forever. This queen of hills is the best destination for camping and adventure activities. On the riverfront or amidst the jungle you may take up tents to live in the natural settings. From budgeted to luxurious you may find many camp stays, so all the adrenalin junkies, get set and go:
When it is cheap travel or budgeted travel we always look for homestays and budget hotels. When in Mussoorie you are ought to stay for long as this town has a lot of captivating things to do. Have a look to some of the best homestays:
Honeymoons are always special and so, we try to make them memorable and cherishing. Start a new beginning of your life in the misty hills and soothing waterfalls. Stay in the best romantic resorts to rekindle love and the bond forever. Have a look to few:
Mussoorie has some of the best budget stays and hotels that offer cheap stay at a good service. These are more or less homey resorts that offer all the other facility and amenities like the luxurious ones but at a cheaper price. To name a few are:
Misty environs, a pristine view from your balcony, pane of a wood cabin, a hot coffee mug and the company - what all you need when you travel to a destination like Mussoorie. This hill station promises a dreamy vacation that fulfils all your checklist and things to do. In order to experience it live take a holiday cottage and witness the real beauty for this small town.
Being a hill station surrounded by misty mountains and streaming waterfalls, Mussoorie is a paradise for adventure lovers and adrenalin junkie. Thus, the adventure hotels in Mussoorie are here that offer you a great place to wind down and relax. Every penny spent is worth an experience. In these adventurous resorts and stays you can enjoy lavish amenities and stunning home décor tailored for your needs. It is actually - Relaxation personified!
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