Places to Visit in Mussoorie
Mussoorie is a hill station and a municipal board in the Dehradun district of the North-Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located about 35 km from the state capital of Dehradun and 290 km north from the National Capital of New Delhi. This hill station, situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, is also known as the Queen of the Hills. The adjoining town of Landour, which includes a military cantonment is considered part of 'greater Mussoorie', as is the township of Barlowganj and Jharipani. Things to do in Mussoorie Cable car to Gun Hill Take a cable car from Mussoorie town to Gun Hill where you can spend the evening playing carnival games, eating street food and taking a breathtaking view of the Himalayan mountain ranges nearby. Happy Valley This large Tibetan settlement in Mussoorie has a school, temples, homes and a few eateries. If you’re looking for a complete peace, you might just want to head to Happy Valley when you’re visiting Mussoorie. Go swimming in Kempty Falls Kempty Falls is about 15 km from Mussoorie town and is a great place if you’re looking to sit by the mouth of a waterfall or a refreshing swim. Coffee at Lal Tibba We recommend Lal Tibba not only because it has a spectacular view of the mountains surrounding Mussoorie, but also because it serves snacks and coffee. So, if you’re looking for a spectacular view while sipping a cuppa, make sure you head to Lal Tibba. Walk down Camel’s Back Road Camel’s Back Road in Mussoorie is a lovely path to walk down on a winter morning. The road has a great view of the valleys and mountains surrounding Mussoorie. If walking is not your thing, you can also hire a hand-pulled rickshaw. Where to eat in Mussoorie Little Llama Cafe A quaint little fast food joint that serves pizzas, burgers, falafels and a whole range of beverages. They have non-vegetarian and vegetarian options. Cafe Ivy Cafe Ivy over in Landour serves a variety of Indian and Italian food. Cafe by the Way The cafe serves simple fast food. Their home-made biscotti and oreo shakes are worth dying die for. Urban Turban Urban Turban is a great place for North Indian, Indo-Chinese and also makes tandoori momos if you’re looking for something different to eat. JW Cafe The cafe serves Indian and Continental food and has non-vegetarian and vegetarian options.