Mussoorie Hill Station

Mussoorie Hill Station Information

Location of Mussoorie in Uttarakhand and India
Mussoorie Hill Station Coordinates 30.45°N 78.08°E
Mussoorie Hill Station Country  India
Mussoorie Hill Station State Uttarakhand
Mussoorie Hill Station District(s) Dehradun
Mussoorie Hill Station Population 26069 (2001)
Mussoorie Hill Station Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Mussoorie Hill Station Area
• Elevation

• 1,826 m (5,991 ft)

Mussoorie Hill Station History

Mussoorie as a Queen of Hills is located at a height of 2003 meters in Garhwal hills.  It is one of the beautiful hill stations in India. It offers excellent break to people who want release from hot airless conditions of plains, particularly since it is close adequate to capital to make a weekend trip. Main Hindu pilgrimage places like Kedarnath, Gangotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Yamunotri, and Badrinath are not far-off from Mussorie.

Mussorie History

In the year of 1820, Captain Young of British army was affected through the splendor of this place then he made it his house. Mussorie name is issued from the plants of ‘Mussorie’ which were set up in profusion here. And after its detection, the hill station steadily developed as the centre of business, beauty, tourism and education.

Mussorie Attractions

Municipal Garden

Municipal Garden is a picnic spot which has an attractive garden and simulated mini lake with the boating facilities. And it is situated at a space of 4km through pony, cycle rickshaw, by car and mere 2 km on foot with Waverly Convent Road. 

Gun Hill:

Gun Hill provides a stunning panoramic view of Himalayan ranges namely Srikantha, Bunderpunch, Gangotri group and Pithwara etc. and bird's eye view of Doon Valley and Mussoorie town. Gun Hill is a second highest peak of Mussoorie.

Childer's Lodge

Childer’s Lodge is the highest peak of Mussorie which is situated 5 km away from Tourist office. Anyone can go on foot or on horse foot. Its snow view is exhilarating.

Camel's Back Road:

Camel's Back Road begins from the Kulri Bazaar close to Rink Hall and finishes at the Library Bazaar covering the full distance of concerning 3 kms. And the main attraction of this road is walking and horse riding.

Jharipani Fall

Jharipani Fall is 8.5 kms away from Mussoorie. Tourists can go via bus or via car up to 7 kms to Jharipani from where fall is 1.5 kms on foot.

Kempty Fall:

Kempty Fall is 15 kms away from Mussoorie on Yamunotri Road having a height of 4500 ft. It has difference of being the prettiest and biggest waterfall situated in beautiful valley and is within high mountains. Bath at the foot of falls is enjoyable and refreshing for kids and adults equally.

Mussoorie Lake

Recently developed picnic spot, located on Mussoorie- Dehradun road and is about 6 kms from Mussoorie. It is a pleasant spot. Pedal boats are accessible. It orders a captivating view of Doon Valley and close by villages.

Clous End

The lodge made in 1838 through a British Major was one of First Four buildings of Mussoorie. The lodge has been converted into a hotel named Clouds End, and it is located at intense west of Mussoorie Hill which is 8 kms away from Library. It is surrounded by deep forest, provides a wide selection of flora and fauna in addition a panoramic vision of snow clad Himalayas, and Yamuna River. The most preferably suited resort for foreigners and honeymoon couples.

Mussorie Places of Interest

  • Lake Mist
  • Municipal Garden
  • Mussoorie Lake
  • Childer's Lodge
  • Bhatta Falls
  • Jharipani Fall
  • Mossy Fall
  • Sir George Everest's House
  • Nag Devta Temple
  • Jwalaji Temple (Benog Hill)
  • Cloud End
  • Van chetna Kendra
  • Benog Mountain quail Sanctuary
  • Himalayan Weavers
  • Kempty Falls
  • Dehradun- Mussorie Trekking
  • Gun Hill Trekking
  • Hanol Mela
  • Kempty Trekking
  • Lal Tibba

General Information

Population About 34,000 People resides in this hill station.
Speciality Hill Station
Languages Garhwali, Hindi & English
Best Time April to June
Location Garhwal Hills
Altitude 2500 meters above sea level

Useful Information

Tourist Information Centres

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. - Kulri Bazaar, The Mall (Near Ropeway) Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh (India).

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. - 74 / 1, Rajpur Road, Dehradun-248001, Uttar Pradesh India .

Uttar Pradesh Tourism Office - Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd., Chandralok Building, 36, Janpath, New Delhi-110001. India

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. - 432 / 4, New Civil Lines, Old Hyderabad, Lucknow - 226001 India

Mussorie (when to visit)

Mussorie is a beautiful hill station which has pleasing climate all around the year. Mussorie is a very calm place with greenery at its full blossom throughout September to November. Best time to visit Mussorie is between September to November and April to June.

Travel Information

By Air: there are conventional flights from Delhi to Doon Valley.

By Rail: Mussoorie Express connects Delhi to Dehradun overnight, the railhead for Mussoorie. And Delhi to Mussoorie is 290 km away via road. And Dehradun to Mussoorie is 35 km.

By Bus: There are nonstop buses from Delhi to Mussoorie, with confidential taxis. Buses work each half hour from Dehradun to Mussoorie. Shared taxis and private taxis are favored through the majority of tourists.

Mussorie Local Transport

Cars, taxis and Hand pulled rickshaws are not permitted on Mall. But we can go in other motorable parts of Mussorie.

Mussorie What to Wear

In winter heavy woolen garments are advisable while light woolens are a necessity throughout summer. The winter period is from September to December. The summer period extends from April to June.
  • Area : 65 sq km
  • Elevation : 2005.5 m
  • Temperature in Summer : 31.2°C(max);7.2°C(min)
  • Temperature in Winter : 7.2°C(max);1.1°C(min)
  • Languages : Hindi and English
  • Best Time to Visit : April-June and September-October

Mussoorie Hill Station Resorts and Hotels

Hotel / Resort Name Address Rent
Jaypee Residency Manor ( 5 Star Deluxe Hotel ) Barlowganj, Dehradun , Mussoorie $150  -  $350  
(Rs. 7500  -  17500)
Shilton Hotel ( 4 Star Hotel ) Library Chowk, , Mussoorie $45  -  $112  
(Rs. 2250  -  5600)
Hotel Green Castle ( 3 Star Hotel ) The Mall, , Mussoorie $40  -  $70  
(Rs. 2000  -  3500)
Kasmanda Palace Hotel ( 3 Star Hotel ) The Mall Road, , Mussoorie $38  -  $55  
(Rs. 1900  -  2750)
Hotel Ashoka Continental ( 3 Star Hotel ) Library, The Mall, , Mussoorie $30  -  $75  
(Rs. 1500  -  3750)
The Claridges Nabha ( 3 Star Hotel ) Airfield, Barlowgunj Road, , Mussoorie $50  -  $100  
(Rs. 2500  -  5000)
Connaught Castle ( 3 Star Hotel ) Kulri, The Mall, , Mussoorie $40  -  $78  
(Rs. 2000  -  3900)
Hotel Solitaire Plaza ( 3 Star Hotel ) Kingeraig Road, Picture Palace, , Mussoorie $31  -  $50  
(Rs. 1550  -  2500)
Comfort Inn Fort Resorts ( 3 Star Hotel ) Picture Palace Road, , Mussoorie $30  -  $70  
(Rs. 1500  -  3500)
Ashiyana Continental Hotel ( 3 Star Hotel ) Library, The Mall, , Mussoorie $30  -  $50  
(Rs. 1500  -  2500)
Hotel Hard Rock ( 3 Star Hotel ) Picture Palace, , Mussoorie $35  -  $100  
(Rs. 1750  -  5000)
Best Western Oasis Resort ( 3 Star Hotel ) Convent Road, Library Chowk (crossing) , Mussoorie $35  -  $70  
(Rs. 1750  -  3500)
Country Inn Mussorie ( 3 Star Hotel ) Kincreig, Nalapani House, Hayacoolie Estates , Mussoorie $30  -  $50  
(Rs. 1500  -  2500)
Dunsvirk Court ( 3 Star Hotel ) Baroda Estate, Library, , Mussoorie $50  -  $90  
(Rs. 2500  -  4500)
The Pearl ( 3 Star Hotel ) Kalsia Estate, Kulri, , Mussoorie $35  -  $60  
(Rs. 1750  -  3000)
Avalon Resorts ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Gun hill, , Mussoorie $40  -  $110  
(Rs. 2000  -  5500)
Savoy Hotel ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) The Mall, , Mussoorie $32  -  $75  
(Rs. 1600  -  3750)
Hotel Great Value ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Kulri, The Mall, , Mussoorie $33  -  $55  
(Rs. 1650  -  2750)

List of Top Schools in Mussoorie

  • Wynberg Allen School
  • Woodstock School
  • Mussoorie International School (MIS)
  • Oak Grove School
  • St. George's College
School Address City State Affiliation Pupils
Central School For Tibetans Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Convent Of Jesus & Mary Hampton Court, Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Convent Of Jesus And Mary Waverley, Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Mussoorie Modern School Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Mussoorie Public School Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Pine Wood School Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Shishu Niketan Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh Mussoorie Uttar Pradesh - -
Woodstock School Landour, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal - 248 179 Phone 0135 2632610 / 2632421 Fax 0135 2632885 Mussoorie Uttaranchal K-12 (U.S.A), 10+2 Diploma Co-ed
Wynberg Allen School Mussoorie, Uttaranchal - 248 179 Phone 0135 2632526 Mussoorie Uttaranchal ICSE (X), ISC (XII) Co-ed
Mussoorie International School Sri Nagar Estate, Polo Ground, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal - 248 179 Mussoorie Uttaranchal CISCE (XII), IGCE (XII) Girls
Guru Nanak Fifth Cent. School Vincent Hill, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal - 248 179 Phone 0135 2632690 / 2632637 Fax 0135 2632637 Mussoorie Uttaranchal CISCE (XII) Co-ed
St. George's College Manor House, Barlowganj, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal - 248 122 Phone 0135 2632591 / 2632760 Fax 0135 2632437 Mussoorie Uttaranchal CISCE (XII) Boys
Oak Grove School Jharipani, Mussourie Hills, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal - 24815218 Phone 0135 2632523 Mussoorie Uttaranchal CBSE (XII) Co-ed