Mussoorie is a city and a municipal board, about 34 km from Dehradun and in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie, with its green hills and varied flora & fauna, is a fascinating hill resort. Commanding snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley & Shiwalik ranges in the south, the town presents a fairyland atmosphere to the tourists. Its history dates back to 1827 when Captain Young, an adventurous military officer, explored the present site and laid the foundation of this holiday resort.
||25 sq km
|| 1,826m above sea level
||Summer-Min.-12.0C,Max.-31.0 C Winter,Min.-1.0C,Max.-12.0C
||Garhwali, Hindi & English
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|Best Time to Visit
||April-June and September-October
Mussoorie MapOther cities map
How to get there
- Air :- Indian Airlines connects Jolly Grant Airport, 24 km from Dehradun, with Delhi.
- Rail:-The nearest railhead is Dehradun which is 34 Kms. from Mussoorie.
- Road:- Mussoorie is well connected to all major areas of the region.
Places to Visit
||Camel's Back Point
|Vinog Mountain Quail Sanctuary
||Sahastra Dhara Falls
Mussoorie is famous for wooden decorative and gift items. The Tibetan metal wares and Ladakhi shawls are also the specialities of the area.
||Hotel Green Castle
|Kasmanda Palace Hotel
||Hotel Ashoka Continental
|Hotel Country Inn