Mussoorie with its green hills with is view of the Himalayas and varied flora and fauna is one of Uttarakhand’s most popular hill stations.
Mussoorie with its green hills with is view of the Himalayas and varied flora and fauna is one of Uttarakhand’s most popular hill stations. Know as the Queen of the Hills, it is located 34 km from Dehradun.
The Kempty Falls, the Lal Tibba, the Jawahar Aquarium, the Bhatta Falls among others are most popular attractions in the area.
The Shedup Choepelling Temple located on the Happy Valley road in Mussoorie was the Dalai Lama’s first place of refuge when he fled Tibet. While the route to the temple is quite narrow and lacking in sign boards, most of the locals will be happy to help you make your way to it.
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Situated between Mussoorie (35 km) and Chamba (27 km), Dhanaulti is a hill-station located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.
Covered with forests of deodar, rhododendron and oak, the quiet and picturesque hamlet of Dhanaulti is located at an altitude of 2286 metres.
The Eco Parks started by the Uttarakhand Forest Department are also a popular tourist attraction.
Trekking trails to Surkanda Devi, Chandrabadani and Kunjapuri temples commence from Dhanaulti. Treks to Kempty Falls, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, etc. pass through Dhanaulti.
Gun Hill which is supposed to be the second highest peak in Mussoorie got its name so because prior to independence, a midway gun fire enabled residents to adjust their watches at 12 noon.
From Gun Hill one can get a beautiful view of the Doon valley and splendor view of the Himalayan range.
Landour is located in the Lower Western Himalayas and it is 1,500 ft above Mussoorie.
During the Raj, it was common to give nostalgic English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish names to one’s home, reflecting one’s ethnicity.
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Driver tour to discover Uttarakhand hill stations and visit Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Nainital and Ranikhet from Delhi.
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Organized tour with visits to the cities of the Golden Triangle and extension in northern India with visits to Chandigarh, Manali, Shimla, Mussoorie and Rishikesh.
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