Mussoorie Tourism

If we talk about the hill stations in India then Mussoorie tourism is the top most visited tourist attraction among all other hill stations. Basically this hill station is located in Uttarakhand, India. Mussoorie is around 35 km from Dehradun and 290 km from the capital city Delhi. Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie (Garhwali/Hindi: Masūrī) is to be found in the Foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges. It is also known as the Queens of Hills. It is an amazing view of this place from Dehradun and you can see the lights of the Mussoorie tourism in the night from Dehradun.

It is situated on an average altitude of 1,880 metres. There are lots of best rated hotels, tourist destinations, pilgrimage spots, shopping points and many more things for the tourists. The Lal Tibba is the highest point of Mussoorie with a height of 3,000 metres and GunHill is the second highest point it is having an altitude of 2024m (located at 30.4953°N 78.0745°E). Mussoorie tourism is very famous in India.

The name of this place comes from a shrub called as ‘mansoor’ which is usually found in this area. During the time of time British Indians were not allowed to enter this place. The Britishers used to say that “Dogs and Indians are not allowed” but the Motilal Nehru (Father of Jawaharlal Nehru) used to visit this places. Alternatively he paid fine for this but used to go this place. Mussoorie is always famous for this scenic beauty, natural vegetation, adventurous spots and shopping points. Tourism is the main source of income for the people of Mussoorie. Mussoorie tourism provides livelihood to so many family. Mussoorie tourism is having more than tweenty thousand visitors every month.

There are different gardens in the city like Company Garden and Municipal Garden where you can see various types of flowers. Basically these are the picnic spots. Families, college students and school kids used to come their for picnic. You can do boating also in the Company Garden, there are some rides also available so if you go there you will really enjoy these places.  Mussoorie is also very popular destination for HoneyMoon couples. You can see newly married couples there because it is an amazing weather there. Most of the celebrities used to visit Mussoorie in their vacations. The famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar used to visit there every year with his family. Also every year thousands of movies shotted there. Mussoorie tourism is also very famous for bollywood industry.

In the month of winter you can see the snowfall there. People from different cities and countries used to came to this place to enjoy the snowfall. Really it is an amazing weather there, once you visit this place and you will never forget this hill station. Mussoorie tourism provides different types of tourist destinations.

Top 10 tourist destinations of Mussoorie tourism

  1. Kempty Falls
  2. Mossy Fall
  3. Mussoorie Christ Church
  4. Bhatta Falls Dehradun
  5. Lake Mist
  6. Gun Hill
  7. Jharipani Fall
  8. Mussoorie Lake
  9. Childer’s Lodge
  10. Camel’s Back Road

Pilgrimage Spots in Mussoorie

Temples in Mussoorie

  • Arya Samaj Mandir, Landour Bazar
  • Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Library Bazar
  • Radha Krishna Mandir, Picture Palace
  • Sanatan Dharam Mandir, Landour Bazar
  • Shri Digambar Jain Mandir, Landour Bazar
  • Sai Baba Mandir, Kulri Bazar

Mosques in Mussoorie

  • Jama Masjid, Kulri Bazar
  • Jama Masjid, Landour Bazar
  • Masjid Bucharkhana, Landour
  • Masjid Amania, Library Bazar
  • Masjid Nalapani, Dhobighat

 Gurudwaras in Mussoorie

  • Gurudwara Sahib Trust, Library Bazar

Mussoorie Gurudwara Sahib Trust,
Mall Rd, Library, Mussoorie,
Uttarakhand 248079,

  • Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sahib, Landour Bazar

Landour, Mussorie, Uttrakhand, India

Churches in Mussoorie

  • Church of England, Landour
  • Central Methodist Church, Kulri
  • Resurrection Church, Barlowgunj
  • Clare’s Catholic Church, Near Clock Tower
  • Paul Church, Landour Cantt.
  • Union Church, Kulri Bazar
  • Union Francis Monastry, Barlowganj

Buddha Temple in Mussoorie

  • Buddha Temple, Happy Valley

Makbara / Mazar in Mussoorie

  • Baba Bulley Shah Mazar (Near Allen School)

Shopping Center in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is now having a very good shopping facility you can find there Tibetan stuffs, artificial jewelry items, wooden items for decoration and clothes. The shopping centers like The Mall, Kulri are the famous shopping centers in there. Now there are so many mall also to attract visitors. Mussoorie tourism is one of the best visited tourist destinations in India.

Top 10 Hotels in Mussoorie

  1. JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
  2. Jaypee Residency Manor
  3. Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
  4. Royal Orchid Fort Resort
  5. Fortune The Savoy
  6. The Golden Palms Hotel & Spa, Sylverton
  7. Honeymoon Inn
  8. Mussoorie Gateway
  9. Fortune Resort Grace
  10. Sun N Snow Mussoorie

Top 10 Restaurants in Mussoorie

  1. Little Llama Cafe
  2. Cafe By The Way
  3. Emily’s
  4. Kalsang
  5. Lovely Omelette Centre
  6. Chic Chocolate
  7. The Tavern
  8. Tip Top Tea Shop, Char Dukan, Mussoorie
  9. Momos Tibetan Restaurant
  10. Chhaya Cafe

Geographical Statistics

  1. Name: Mussoorie
  2. Country: India
  3. Area: approximately 65 sq km
  4. Altitude: 2005.5 m
  5. Temperature in Summer: 31.2°C(max) and 7.2°C(min)
  6. Temperature in Winter: 7.2°C(max) and 1.1°C(min)
  7. Languages: Hindi, English
  8. Best Time to Visit: April-June and September-October