Hills of Mussoorie

Mussoorie Tours and Travels

About Mussoorie

Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, this charming hill station, a tranquil respite from the hot cities. Also, major Hindu pilgrimage sites like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh are not far from here.

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In 1820, Captain Young of the British army was influenced by the beauty of this place and made it his residence. The name, Mussoorie is derived from plants of 'Mussoorie' which were found in abundance here.

Enjoy a Ropeway ride to Gun Hill, the second highest peak of Mussoorie. The sheer thrill of the ride is memorable, as are the panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. During pre-independence days a gun mounted on this top used to be fired heralding mid-day to enable people to adjust their watches and hence this name.

Kempty Falls is the biggest and prettiest waterfall, located in a beautiful valley and is surrounded by high mountains. Bath at the foot of the falls is refresshing and enjoyabled for children and adults alike.

Mussoorie Hotels

If you are planning a Mussoorie holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Kasmanda Palace Mussoorie

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Heritage

Kasmanda Palace is one of the oldest buildings in Mussorie, and elegant hotel set in terraced gardens.

Park Plaza Sylverton Mussoorie

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The hotel is conveniently located at Picture Palace and within the close proximity of the famous Mall and Kulri Market. The hotel is just 60 minutes drive from the Dehradun railway station and about 90 minutes away from the Jolly Grant Airport by taxi.

Mussoorie Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Mussoorie.

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