"A Place For Adventure"
Mussoorie is known as the “QUEEN OF HILLS”. It is one of the most visited hill stations of Uttarakhand and almost 35 km far away from Dehradun. It is about 2005 meters above sea level. A great variety of flora and fauna can be found here. The Name of Mussoorie is originated from the plant called “Mansoor” that grow in this specific area. The green lush hills and the majestic view of Shivalik ranges and Doon valley attract so many domestic and international tourists here. The Kempty falls, Lal Tibba, the Jawahar Aquarium, the Bhatta falls are the most popular among tourists. Jharipani Falls is also another attraction of Mussoorie. Childer’s lodge is the highest peak and Lal Tibba is the highest point in Mussoorie. You can enjoy ropeway to the second highest point, The Gun Hill from where you can have bird’s eye view of the town. Also, you can have the exhilarating view of Himalayan ranges from Gun Hill. Jwalaji Temple and Nag Devta Temple of Mussoorie are also famous for their respective sacred Gods. From Lal Tibba, you can have a panoramic view of snow- clad Himalayas. The sky is always covered from Deodar trees. Biryani of Basmati rice is the favorite dish at all. There is one sanctuary also called Benog Sanctuary. Old-cedar trees and some medicinal plants are grown there. Plus you can spot a panther, leopard, deer, bear, Himalayan goats, The white-capped Redstart and Red Billed Blue Magpie if you are lucky.
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Mussoorie is not only famous for its beauty itself but also for education. Here is the Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration where officers are trained for the Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service. Mussoorie has many European schools, which started during the colonial period. Some of the oldest and best boarding schools of the country are here. Mussoorie is also famous for its adventurous activities like trekking, paragliding, sky riding, and ropeway to Gun Hill. Mussoorie is one of the top hill stations in India, famous for a weekend gateway, honeymoon destinations, Himalayan views, and Mall Road. So, Plan your trip to Mussoorie with family, friends or with your partner and have a wonderful experience.