Here is a list of the best places to visit in mussoorie
Kempty FallsDon’t miss out on Kempty Falls when you travel to Mussoorie. It is a favourite hangout for the local residents as well as for the tourists.Located on the way between the Dehradun-Mussoorie road, Kempty Falls is a beautiful cascade of water that falls to the ground from an altitude of 40 feet.
Mall RoadMall Road is located at the heart of the city of Mussoorie, and is famous for picturesque viewpoints providing amazing views of the Doon Valley. It is also a prominent shopping location in Mussoorie. You can enjoy food and snacks at the various restaurants on both sides of the mall.
Lal TibbaAnother famous place is the LalTibba,Mussorrie’s highest peak which offers an amazing view of the snow-capped Himalayan range. The mountain range is also known to house famous pilgrimages such as Kedarnath and Badrinath.Untouched by commercialization, LalTibba is located on the highest hill of Mussoorie. It is famous for travellers who wish to encounter the large view of mountain trails.
Camel's Back RoadSurrounded by snow covered hills and beautiful valleys, Camel’s back road is a 3 km road that offers one of the most amazing views of the valley and attracts tourist from all over.The rock formation which is at the end of the road is in the shape of a camel’s hunched back and hence the name. The serenity and surrounded greenery makes this road ideal for refreshing morning walks.
Benog Wildlife SanctuaryIf you are a wildlife enthusiast, then The Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is definitely a must-visit tourist spot in Mussoorie for you. It is part of the popular Rajaji National Park that serves as a natural habitat for various rare species of birds as well as wildlife. One can enjoy a day-long trek to this sanctuary to experience a few thrills and chills. It is a perfect place for nature lovers and bird watchers.
Mussoorie has many reasons to attract thousands of people every year. The reasons being; its scenic beauty, serenity etc. Among these nature related reasons, adventure makes it one of reasons for the tourist attraction.
For an adventure enthusiast there are many places that would be exciting. Here we are a few:
Yamuna BridgeYamuna Bridge is known for its astounding beauty where river Yamuna flows across the mountains. Adventure enthusiasts would definitely love to indulge in fishing and rafting here. This place is situated about 25 Kilometres from Mussoorie.
Zip Line Sky TrekThis is the most loved adventure spot where you can travel across zip line at the speed of 80 Kmph. A special activity called ‘Sky Trek’ or ‘Manvs’. ‘Superman’ is arranged for the thrill lovers where they are suspended from a zip line of 600 ft and they have to walk on the wire which can also be called sky walking.
Himalayan Adventure InstituteIf you love adventurous activities like rock climbing, rappelling and river crossing, then this is the right place for you. Situated at Kempty Falls, with a lovely scenery, this place offers courses for activities like rock climbing, river crossing etc.
Cable Car RideTake a picturesque cable car ride from the Mall to Gun Hill. The pleasure of the thrilling ride is accentuated by the stunning scenery all around. On a clear day, you can get a good view of several peaks including the ‘Bandarpunch’ from Gun Hill.
Sky WalkSky Walk is an exciting adventurous activity where a 360 ft long wire is set at a height of 120 ft above the ground and a person has to walk across it. This gives the adventure lover an experience of a lifetime.
Tree Top AdventureTree Top Adventure was established in 2003 and it includes activities like Burma Bridge, Monkey Crossing and Parallel Ropes. There are instructors present, who train people interested in taking up such adventurous activity. The training may involve proper breathing exercises, so that the person would not have trouble breathing in higher altitude. If you are worried about the safety then here’s some news for you.
Tree Top Adventure activities are constructed and executed according to the guidelines laid by the Government of India. Not only that, but the activities are at par with the International standards where medical assistance is readily available in case of an emergency.