Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Kempty Falls

Developed by John Mekinan, Kempty Falls is merely 15 km from Mussoorie and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in this beautiful hill-station as it offers a wonderful view of water cascading down from an altitude of 4500 Ft and splitting further into 5 cascades. Lot many children as well as adults can be seen bathing and rejoicing at the foot of the falls.

An hour-long drive on Mussoorie-Yamunotri route, Kempty Falls, pulls hordes of tourists as a result of which traffic snarls, enroute this beautiful but now littered tourist destination, are quite common spoiling all the fun!

Lake Mist

5 km short of Kempty Falls, is this newly developed picnic spot with accommodation, restaurant and boating facilities.

Camel’s back Road

Camel's back road is a 3 Km long stretch, from the Library to the Kulri bazaar. Though ideal for long walks, one can also take a horse ride or a rickshaw to access this famous road.

Camel's back road derives its name from a rock formation and bends of the road that resemble the back of a camel when seen from a point on the road near the gate of Mussoorie Public School.

Camel's back road is one of the popular tourist places in Mussoorie and is visited by scores of visitors.

You can stay on to witness a spectacular sunset view and watch distant tiny lights in Mussoorie. There are a no. of restaurants here and the most popular is the Revolving restaurant that offers an array of delicious multi-cuisine dishes while giving you a slow 360˚ view of the mountains.


Lal Tibba

Highest point in Mussoorie, towering above Landour, Lal Tibba offers wonderful views of sunrise and sunset. An old Japanese telescope placed in a tower on the hill lets you take a close look at the tempting Himalayan range.

Gun Hill

Gun Hill is the second highest peak in Mussoorie and offers panoramic views. It also has a few eateries, stalls and souvenir shops. You can either take a 20-min stroll down a bridle path from Kutchehri on the Mall or you can take the ropeway to get here.


Nag Devta Temple

Nag Devta Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Nag Devta Temple is frequented by devotees as well as tourists thirsty for scenic views.

Mostly a quiet and scenic place, Nag Devta Temple is thronged by devotees during the Navratris or festivals like Nag Panchmi when special pujas are conducted and Cobras are bathed in milk and fed which is a sight to behold for a tourist!


  Nag Devta Temple is located at a distance of about 6 Km from Mussoorie on Dehradun Road. Reaching the temple involves taking a diversion of about a kilometer from the main road, that is incorporating roughly about an extra half-an-hour into your driving time.


Mussoorie Lake

Mussoorie Lake is a recently developed picnic spot on Mussoorie-Dehradun road. A man-made lake located strategically, Mussoorie Lake offers magnificent views of Doon valley and nearby villages.


Municipal Gardens

Conceived by the famous geologist, Dr H. Fackner, Municipal Gardens are simply beautiful gardens located around a small artificial lake. The lake offers boating facilities and the garden serves as a wonderful picnic spot.


Happy Valley

Central Tibetan Administration of the 14th Dalai Lama was at first established in Mussoorie, before it was moved to its present location in Dharamshala, and left behind a strong community of Tibetans who settled in happy valley and became an integral part of the life and culture of Mussoorie.

The first Tibetan Temple built in India by Tibetan refugees is located here in Happy Valley. Here you can get a glimpse of Tibetan culture and can also buy authentic Tibetan artifacts & woolens and savour traditional Tibetan food served by myriad eateries.

Happy Valley is one of the famous tourist places in Mussoorie.



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