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Mussoorie - The Honeymoon Capital of India - Uttarakhand

Known as the 'Queen of the Hills', the beautiful hill resort of Mussoorie is just a perfect place to come for a memorable holiday with your family and friends. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Mussoorie hill station has been the summer refugee year after year. The hill station of Mussoorie came into notice when the families of British colonials began making for the hills in order to escape the scorching heat of the plains. Mussoorie hill station overlooks the sprawling Doon valley and the city of Dehradun. The view of Dehradun at night from Mussoorie is a pleasant and unforgettable experience. During spring, the town looks beautiful with blossoming flowers all around and the trees looking lush and green. Due to its air of informality, a tradition of romance and a pleasant weather year around, Mussoorie tourism is also famous as the Honeymoon capital of India.
Surrounded by forests and step farming fields, Mussoorie hill station is home to many interesting places to explore including temples, waterfalls, gardens, peaks and historic buildings. However, the main attraction of Mussoorie tourism is definitely the Mall. This is the place where a number of shops are located and also from here tourists can enjoy the picturesque view of the surrounding hills and the Doon Valley below. Tourists also come here to enjoy the spectacular sunset. From the shops located at the Mall, tourists can purchase imported goods and Tibetan metal ware, books, antiques, hand-carved walking sticks, cane baskets, embroidered wall hangings, dry pinecones, hill jewelry, garments and so on.

A ropeway ride to the top of Gun Hills which is the highest peak of Mussoorie is one of the main attractions of the town. This 400 meter ride offers a view of the Himalayan ranges including Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and Gangotri group and provides views of Mussoorie town and Doon Valley. Kempty Falls is also one of the most popular Mussoorie sightseeing places. Situated at an altitude of 4,500 feet, the beautiful waterfall falls from about 40 feet. Jharipani Falls is another prominent waterfall of Mussoorie tourism. For those who want to visit the religious sites of Mussoorie tourism must include Nag Devta Temple, Shedup Choepelling Temple, Christ Church, Surkanda Devi shrine, Tapovan and Jwala Devi Temple in their itinerary. Popular peaks such as Cloud's End, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley and Munsiyari offer beautiful views of the valley. For those who want to see the flora and fauna of the hill station must visit Tiger View Jungle Camp and Benog Wildlife Sanctuary.

Along with nature lovers, adventure seekers can also enjoy a memorable holiday in Mussoorie hill station. Tourists can enjoy skating, long walks, trekking, trout fishing, boating, and mountaineering and so on. Possessing architectural styles of the colonial period, there are many beautiful Mussoorie Resorts that are worth witnessing. The whole hill station is dotted with numerous cottages, lamp houses and beautiful Mussoorie resorts.

The best time to visit Mussoorie hill station is between the months of April to June and again during the months of September to November. Winter too has its own charm and a holiday during this time will be experience in itself. About Mussoorie, there is also one good point. You can reach Mussoorie hill station by rail, road or air. Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport which is just 45 kilometers from Mussoorie. The nearest railway station is Dehradun which is just 35 kilometers from Mussoorie. Both from the airport and railway station, you can take a taxi or bus to reach the hill station and enjoy the best of Mussoorie sightseeing options.
There are ample accommodation options in Mussoorie hill station. Right from luxury hotels to budget hotels, Mussoorie tourism offers the best services to all its tourists. There are many Mussoorie resorts and cottages that make excellent accommodation options in Mussoorie.

The beautiful lakes, waterfalls and hills define the Mussoorie tourism and Mussoorie sightseeing as best. This hill station has always been everybody's favorite who plans for a getaway from the blazing heat of the plains.

So, when are you coming for a holiday in Mussoorie hill station to enjoy the best Mussoorie sightseeing places?

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