Though time may have changed the silhouettes of Mussoorie, certain things remain the same. Once the retreat or in an appropriate word an escape for the British from the sweltering summer in India, Mussoorie, till today remains an ideal getaway for all those seeking respite from the harsh weather conditions. Perched on a horse-shaped ridge at an altitude of about 2006 m, Mussoorie is dubbed as the ‘Queen of the Hill Stations’ in India.
Strategically positioned above the Doon Valley, this beautiful hill station of Mussoorie with a year-round salubrious weather offers a holiday in Uttarakhand unlike any other. The Gun Hill that makes the highest point of the town gives an opportunity to gaze at the distant yet mighty peaks of Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Dotted by small and big wonders of nature including the Shivaliks, Kempty waterfall, this hill town is a perfect destination for a relaxing holiday in India. The dreamy hill station also displays the great colonial wealth in the form of churches, libraries, hotels and summer palaces.
The fluttering Tibetan flags in the Happy Valley and the Tibetan Market below the Mall Road indicate quite a flavoursome blend of two distinguished cultures in this cordial town.
The hill station boasts of bustling markets that put on the display various handicrafts, handloom, souvenirs and other items that might intrigue the visitors. Mussoorie was once the best-kept secret of the state. However, even today it has the same charm that is beyond the human interpretation; but is capable of capturing the hearts of distinct people like Sir George Everest and Ruskin Bond who decided to make it their home.
Tour My India presents Mussoorie travel guide that can assist in planning an organized tour in the city. Complete information on places to visit, things to do and shop, places to eat and how to reach are articulately provided. Information on varied holiday packages in Mussoorie are also dissimilated so that one can pick out the best for themselves.
The main attractions in Mussoorie revolve around colonial period buildings and the beauty of nature. Mussoorie is adorned with a few waterfalls, artificial lakes, gardens and the green rolling hills. Savour in lip-smacking food and shop till you drop here in this best tourist destination in Uttarakhand.
The hill station welcomes its guest by offering a plethora of places where you can stay and relax after a tiring day taking a tour. Live it up the way you like as there are luxury and pocket-friendly hotels, that offer quite a comfortable stay with all the basic facilities intact.