heat of the plains. Mussoorie is spread out over 16 km.
along a horseshoe shaped ridge. The hill station of
Mussoorie is located near Delhi and Dehradun and a
popular tourist destination among the Indian tourists
round the year. During summers, the temperature ranges
from 20 to 32 degree Cesius and in winters, it ranges
from 1 to 7 degree Celsius. There are winter showers and
snowfall during December and January. During the monsoon
and winter months it is visited by people in search of
some peace and quiet.
History of Mussoorie
Mussoorie was established by a Captain Young who built
the first British building in 1829. Mall, club, Anglican
Church, library and some houses were also built by the
British. The early visitors came by road to Raipur,
about 10 km east of Dehradun, and were then carried up
Tourist Attractions in
Mussoorie is also best for walks like other hill
stations. The main tourist attraction in Mussoorie are
the Mall, Landaur, Mussoorie Lake, Gun Hill, Jwalaji
Temple, Camel's Back Road, George Everest House and Lal
Tibba. The Mussoorie Lake is situated about 6 kms. short
of Mussoorie on the way from Dehradun. The Mussoorie
Lake is a delightful spot where paddle boats are
available. Gun Hill is the second highest peak of
Mussoorie. The Mall is the starting point for the cable
car towards the summit of Gun Hill. The Mall is the main
shopping area in Mussoorie. The Mall road connects the
two bazaars, Kulri and Library. It is the heart of the
How to reach Mussoorie
The nearest airport is located in Jolly Grant in
Dehradun, about 60 kms. from Mussoorie.
Dehradun, situated about 35 km from Mussoorie is the
nearest railway station which is connected to all major
cities in India.
Mussoorie is connected by road with Agra, Delhi,
Haridwar, Rishikesh, Shimla and Yamnotri.