Area : 65 sq km
Language : Hindi, English & Garhwali
Best time to visit : April to June and September to October
Temperature : Theweather is cool and pleasant all through the year. In summer 31.2°C (max) and 7.2°C (min). In winter 7.2°C (max) and 1.1°C (min).
Popularly regarded as the “Queen of hill stations”, Mussoorie, at an altitude of 2000 mts, was discovered by the British after Captain Young of the English army built his house here. The place offers a stupendous view of the Himalayas to the north and the Shivaliks to the south, Mussoorie’s British origins can be seen in its quaint cottages, its beautiful churches with stained glass windows and its Victorian Bandstand.
How To Go Mussoorie:
Air: Nearest airport is Dehradun 35 km away.
Rail: Nearest railhead is Dehradun 35 .km away.
Tourist Attraction Of Mussoorie:
Benog Hill: The 7,000 feet high peak is about seven kilometers from Library Bazaar. It boasted once of an observatory.
Camel’s Back Road: Rivals the Mall in popularity. About three kilometers long, Camel’s Back Road was so christened, it is said, because of a rock that resembles the back of a camel. Municipal Garden: Also known as its old colonial name, ‘Company Bagh’, the place is about 2 km walk from Library Chowk.
Childer’s Lodge: Here a powerful ‘coin-operated’ binocular is available for surveying the mountains around. In the distance can be seen peak after peak of snow-capped mountains.
Lal Tibba: The highest peak (8,000 feet) at Mussoorie. About four kilometers from Picture Palace, Lal Tibba is an ideal location for a picnic.
Map Of Mussoorie, Uttarakhand :