If you are a traveller you must have heard of the saying “holidays are planned but solo trips or getaways are always unplanned”. It is very true. If you sit down and plan out your trip down to every detail, then as the travel date closes in you tend to double check your plan and ultimately shelf it citing a reason just to sooth yourself. So, this time do not just plan, instead pack your bags and leave for the solo trip that you were always intending to take. No need to go far, dive into the beauty of the ‘Queen of Hills’, Mussoorie.
Here is a list of the best places to visit in mussoorie
Don’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 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.
Another 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 Road
Surrounded 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 Sanctuary
If 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.
So, if you are a nature lover and a travel enthusiast and wantto spend some time admiring the beauty of mountains and escape from the busy city life, then Mussoorie is a perfect place for you.