Kempty Waterfall

1.5-2 hours

The Kempty falls are surrounded by high mountain ranges and are situated at an altitude of approximately 1,364 meters above sea level, thus giving it a wonderful surrounding to just sit and listen to the sound of the water which falls on the rocky bed of the water below among the lush green vicinity.

Things to Do at Kempty Falls:

  • Picnic
  • Visit the water park.

Visitors Information:

  • Famous for: Waterfalls, Nature, Photography.
  • Tickets: No entry fee. Extra charges for water related activity.
  • Opening Timings: Open all days from sunrise to sunset.

Lal Tibba Peak

30 mins

The highest peak in Mussoorie, with an altitude of over 2,290 meters above sea level and provides some amazing and never seen before views of the mountains that house the holy shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath. To give its visitors a clearer view of the picturesque surroundings a Japanese telescope has been installed at the edge of the cliff also the place is highly preserved from most commercial activities.

  • Things to Do near Tibba Peak:
  • Trekking.
  • Sunset & sunrise views.
  • View the nearby peaks.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Nature, Peaks, Photography.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open every day from 8 am to 7 pm.

Happy Valley Tibetan settlement

2-3 hours

The center of the Tibetan settlement in Mussoorie, Happy valley is situated at a short distance from the mall road. This is the place where Tibetans first arrived in India when they fled from Lhasa in 1959, led by their spiritual leader Dalai lama before he moved to Dharamsala. The place is lined with oaks and deodars and has several small hotels and cafeterias and as you walk further into the town, you will get to experience calm like no other.

Things to Do at Happy Valley:

  • Eat Tibetan cuisines.
  • Shop for souvenirs.
  • Visit Buddhist monastery.
  • Volunteer at the schools here

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Tibetan culture, Buddhism, Viewpoints.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open every day in daytime.

Camel’s Back Road Nature

1 hour

The road takes its name from the rock which is shaped like a camel’s hump on its back and stretches around a distance of about 3-4 kilometres from Kulri bazaar to the Library Chowk in Mussoorie. The road is ideal for a walk as one can get amazing views of the valley and the mountains from here. The place is great for the photographers who are looking for great shots to capture of the valley and the mountains that surround Mussoorie.

Things to Do at Camel’s Back Road:

  • Trekking.
  • Pony rides.
  • Shop for souvenirs.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Nature, Adventure, Photography.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open all days at daytime.

Gun Hill Hill

1 hour

The second highest point in Mussoorie, the place’s name is derived from the event of firing cannon from this place to tell what time is it to the people during the British colonization hence giving it the name ‘Gun Hill’. The place lies at an altitude of 2,024 meters above sea level and offers some majestic views of the surroundings.

Things to Do at Gun Hill:

  • Ropeway.
  • Trekking.
  • Sunset and sunrise views.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Nature, Adventure, Photography.
  • Tickets: No entry fee. Ropeway ride is chargeable at 75 INR per person.
  • Opening Timings: Open every day from 10 am to 6 pm.

Mussoorie Lake

2 hours

Located at 6 kilometers on the Mussoorie-Dehradun road, the lake was recently developed as a picnic spot by the city board and the Mussoorie Dehradun Development authority. A nice small lake, which is created by a natural waterfall, while going down from the road to the lake in the way very good small waterfall is there, you can see duck swimming in the lake, you can ride a paddle boat here as well and enjoy the amazing surroundings.

Things to Do at Mussoorie Lake:

  • Picnic Spot.
  • Boat Riding.
  • Shop for souvenirs.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Lakes, Nature, Serenity.
  • Tickets: 15 INR entry fee with an extra charge for boat rides.
  • Opening Timings: Open every day from 8 am to 7 pm.

Christ Church

1 hour

Christ church was built in 1836 and is considered to be the oldest church in the Himalayan ranges by the British during the British colonization in India. Possessing Gothic design and architectural styles, the stained glass windows in the Church represent the events in the life of Jesus Christ. Apart from this, the high altar in the Church presents the sufferings of Jesus Christ. The walls and interiors of the church are beautifully decorated to grab the attention of visitors.

Things to Do near Christ Church:

  • View the Doon Valley.
  • Visit the Kempty falls.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Architecture, History.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Monday to Saturday (7 am to 6:30 pm) & Sunday (8 am to 6:30 pm).

Sir George Everest’s House Historical landmark

2 hours

Built-in the year 1832, the house belonged to the famous surveyor and geographer, Sir George Everest, after whom the world’s highest peak is named. He stayed in Mussoorie for around a good 30 years and the house showcases some interesting facts about the famous personality. It is 6 km from Gandhi Chowk / Library Bazaar and is accessible by vehicle, although the road is very rough beyond Haathi Paon (elephant’s foot).

Things to Do near Sir George Everest’s House:

  • Picnic spot.
  • Eat at the eateries around.
  • Visit the Mall Road.
  • See the Doon Valley and Himalayas.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: History, Nature, Trekking.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open every day.

 

Jwalaji Temple

1-2 hours.

The temple is located at a distance of around 9 kilometers west from Mussoorie atop Benog hill at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level. The place enshrines a centuries-old idol of the Hindu deity Goddess Durga, the manifestation of supreme beauty and deadly power in the Hindu mythology.

Things to Do near Jwalaji Temple:

  • Take a trip to Mussoorie Lake.
  • Pay a visit to Christ Church.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Pilgrimage.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open every day from 7 am to 6 pm.

The Mall Shopping

30 mins to 1 hour

Also famously known as the Mall road, it is a total shopper’s delight with everything in the same location. The Mall is like the lifeline of Mussoorie with almost everything located on this very stretch. Be it attractions, hotels, restaurants, shops – The Mall houses them all.

Things to Do at Mall Road:

  •  Shopping.
  •  Try out the local delicacies.
  •  Stroll and enjoy the views.
  •  Visit the Company Bagh.

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: Shopping, Tourist attractions.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open all days at all times.

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Nearby Attractions

Place Category Distance from hotel Driving Time
Bhatta Falls Waterfall 12 km 15 min
Mussoorie Lake Recreation 7.8km 22 min
Benog Wildlife Sanctuary Recreation 7 km 23 min
Tibetan Buddhist Temple Religious 4.2 km 18 min
Camel’s Back Road Recreation 3 km 10 min
Van Chetna Kendra Recreation 74.2 km 2 h 44 min
Dhanaulti Destinations 61 km 2 h 30 min
Surkanda Devi Temple Religious 40.1 km 1 h 31 min
Chamba Destinations 578 km 13 h 5 min
Dehradun Destinations 34.7 km 1 h 25 min