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Situated at a distance of 38 Kms from Dehradun  is Mussoorie with its green hills and varied flora and fauna, is a fascinating hill station. It offers a  wonderful view of the Himalayan snow ranges to the north-east and the Doon Valley, Roorkee, Saharanpur and Haridwar to the South, creating an almost serene atmosphere for the tourists. Mussoorie was discovered by Captain Young, an adventurous militaryMussourie officer in 1827. He was lured by the extraordinarily beautiful ridge and laid the foundation of it.

 Mussoorie, being also known as the queen of hill stations similar to Darjeeling, is famous for its  scenic beauty, vivid social life and entertainment. The excellent climate makes  it an attractive  holiday resort.  Thronged by holidayers, it vibrates  with  gaiety and  merry making during the summer season.  There are no steep  inclines  and the  more  adventurous can undertake enjoyable excursions  to  various  beauty spots  in  the  vicinity.   MussourieMussoorie offers glorious  views  of  the  mighty Himalayan peaks. Kempty falls which is about 11 kms. from the town attract hundreds of  people every  day.   The Bhatta falls is also famous for scenic beauty like Kempty.   Iit is also a popular picnic spot  near  to the  town.  Yet another  place  of interest in the town is Depot Hill, popularly known as 'Lal Tibba'.  It is the highest point in Mussoorie and beautiful Himalayan panorama is visible on  all clear  days  from  this spot.  The Badrinath,  Kedarnath, Bandar-poonch,  Sri Kantha  and Nanda Devi peaks can be seen from here.  Camel's back hill can  be reached  by electric trolly.  The top commands offers a very exotic view  both  of the  hills  as well as the valley.  On clear days, one can see even the  Ganges and  the  Yamuna from here. There are some good  hotels,  recreation clubs and restaurants to cater to the needs of the tourist.

How to reach - Mussoorie is well connected by roads  with  Dehra Dun,  Delhi, Roorkee and Saharanpur. Regular Bus and other vehicles are available from Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Delhi, Roorkee and Saharanpur
State - Uttaranchal
Altitude - ......... meter
Best Season - Throughout the year except Monsoon
Nearest Railway Station - Dehradun / Rishikesh / Haridwar
Local Watchables - Camel’s Back Road
The place offers a picturesque view of the sunset and a life like resemblance of a sitting camel. One can also enjoy long walks and horse riding here.
Gun Hill
One can enjoy a thrilling ropeway ride to Gun Hill, the second highest peak of Mussoorie(2122 mts). The peak offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges.
Mussoorie Lake
A newly developed picnic spot situated on Mussoorie-Dehradun road.
Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary
11 Kms to the south of Library Point lies an old sanctuary established in 1993 and covering an area of 339 hactares. It is famous for the extinct bird species, Mountain Quail(Pahari Bater), which was last spotted in 1876.
Kempty Fall
15 kms from Mussoorie on the Yamunotri Road is the most fascinating and the biggest water fall, Kempty  located in a beautiful valley of Mussoorie.
24 Kms from Mussoorie, Dhanolti provides a breath-taking view of the valleys and the Himalayan peaks. The long wooded slopes, lazy outings, cool caressing breeze, warm and hospitable inhabitants, lovely weather and fabulous view of of snow covered mountains makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday.
34 kms from Mussoorie one reaches Thatyur. 7 Kms further is devalsari and a  14 kms further trek to Nagtibba is an ideal spot for trekking.
Surkanda Devi
Situated at an elevation of 3030 mts above sea level near village Kaddukhal the temple of Surkanda Devi is 33 kms from Kaddukhal and one has to trek about 2 kms. The temple of Surkanda Devi is situated on the top of the mountain and is of great religious significance. A fair is held every year on “Ganga Dussehra” during May-June in which thousands of people participate.
Bhadraj Temple
About 15 kms from Mussoorie, it is an ideal spot for trekking via Park Toll-Clods end, Dudhi. Situated on the extreme western region of Mussoorie town, Bhadraj offers a commanding view of the Doon Valley. Chakrata ranges and Jaunsar Bawar areas can be viewed from here. Bhadraj Temple is dedicated to Lord Bal Bhadra, brother of Lord Krishna.
Municipal Garden
The garden with its artificially created lake is a perfect picnic spot.
Yamuna Bridge
About 27 kms from Mussoorie on Chakrata-Barkot road, is an ideal spot for fishing.
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