About Mussoorie


Mussoorie is situated at a distance of of about 250 miles from Delhi. This is a very well known hill station. It has been accorded the title of the 'queen of hills' for its stupendous beauty. The scenic beauty of the place drag tourists from different parts of India. Mussoorie is situated at an elevation of 7000 feet above the sea level. This hill station was discovered by an army officer in 1827 whose name was Young.

Mussoorie gives an astounding sight of the mighty snow covered Himalayas. The visit to Mussoorie will leave a cherished memory of the place in your mind even after years. This town gives a spectacular view of the Doon Valley. Another good thing about Mussoorie is its pleasant weather.

The best time to visit this place is either between mid April to mid May or September to November. The winters are spine chilling whereas the summers are warm with a pleasant climate. The Kempty Waterfall is very famous throughout India for being the largest waterfall. Trekking in India has attracted many who loves adventuring. Nag Tibba in Mussoorie is an ideal trekking spot.

Mussoorie has turned into a major tourist hub over the years. Many hotels and resorts have come up into Mussoorie. The local transport includes rickshaws and taxis.

Some of the most well known institutes of Mussoorie are the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Waverley Convent, Defense Institute of Work Studies and so on.

There is a mall in Mussoorie that is crowded with shops selling local hilly jeweleries, hand made crafts, cane made baskets, antique articles and many more beautiful items.

All the above things taken together makes Mussoorie a place that is worth visiting.

Last Updated on : 05 May 2011