Mussoorie Hill Station

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Mussoorie Hill Station | PLACES IN THE CITY
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  • Jharipani Falls: Jharipani falls is 8.5Km from Mussoorie on Mussoorie-Jharipani road where you can go by local bus upto Jharipani and 1.5Km trek will lead you to the Jharipani falls providing enchanting beauty and breathtaking view.
  • Kempty Falls: 15Km from Mussoorie on Chakrata road, Kempty falls has a stunning beauty that attracts tourists on the way to Mussoorie. 4,500 feet above sea level, the fall enchants you with water drops falling from 40 feet splitting into five streams, jumping over each other and fascinating the viewers. You can enjoy a refreshing bath in the waterfall Kempty falls. If you are searching for a picnic spot on the area, you can go to Lake Mist, 5Km before Kempty on Mussoorie-Kempty road. Kempty River flowing through it and the small waterfalls created by the river make Lake mist the jewel of Queen of hills, Mussoorie. Boating is also available at Lake Mist.
  • Jwalaji Temple: 2,240 meters above sea level, Jwalaji temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga is 9Km west of Mussoorie on the top of Benog Tibba/Hill. Jwalaji temple offers you a fascinating view of Aglar River Valley.
  • Bhadraj Temple: Devoted to Balaram, the elder brother of lord Krishna of Hindu holy epic Mahabharata, Bhadraj derives its name from Bal Bhadra- another name of Balaram. Situated on west of Mussoorie, view of Himalayan treks on the one side and Indian plains on the other side keep you spellbound with their magnificent beauty.  Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary, Chakrata ranges, Dakpathar, Doon Valley, High Himalayan Peaks, Jaunsar Bawar and Shivalik ranges are the prominent sites from Bhadraj Temple.
  • Landour Hill Station: Adjoining Mussoorie hill station, cantonment town and hill station Landour sits on the lower western Himalaya in Mussoorie range extending between 2,250 meters to 2,377 meters above sea level. 35Km from Dehradun, Landour hill station entertains hundreds of tourist every day.
  • Nag Tibba: Around 16Km from Mussoorie hill station, Nag Tibba range sits 3,022 meters above sea level and is the highest peak among the lesser Himalayas that includes Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal, branched off from the great Himalayas. The name derives from the local belief of Nag Devata residing on the tibba (hill). Locals offer prayer to Nag Devata each year asking for the protection of their cattle.
  • Surkanda Devi Temple: Surkhanda Devi temple, around 38Km from Mussoorie, is one of the 51 shakti peethas of India and Nepal. When lord Shiva was unconsciously roaming around the Indian and Nepali hills with his wife Sati’s dead body on his shoulder, Sati’s head fell at the place and later, Surkhanda Devi temple was established there. Surkhanda Devi Temple is among three devi temples- Surkhanda, Chandrabadani and Kunjapuri.
  • Chamba: Fresh and spotless, Chamba, the less treaded place in Tehri Garhwal district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, is at the junction of roads connecting Rishikesh and Mussoorie with Tehri Dam reservoir. A beautiful hill town, 50Km from Mussoorie, Chamba is 1600 meters above sea level. The picturesque view of pine and deodar forests provide you with natural freshness and energy to revitalize your soul.
  • Kanatal: 13Km from Chamba on Chamba to Mussoorie road lie the beautiful hill- Kanatal. A beautiful,small village surrounded by the breathtaking hills in Tehri Garhwal district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, Kanatal provides mesmerizing view of green forests, snow clapped hills and pleasing weather to grip hold of you. You can trek 2Km to reach a small temple dedicated to goddess Sati. Ponies are also available if you don’t want to trek through the way. Kanatal attracts thousands of tourists every year with its pleasing weather and spectacular beauty.
  • New Tehri: The district headquarter of Tehri Garhwal district, New Tehri town lies between 1,550 to 1,950 meters above sea level and is 67.6Km from Mussoorie Dehradun and 16Km far from Old Tehri. The Tehri Dam reservoir controlling waters of Bhagirathi and Bhilangana rivers, is one of the world’s largest hydroelectric projects that you will definitely want to visit. The planned city of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, New Tehri attracts thousands of internal and external tourists throughout the year.
  • Major tourist destinations in Mussoorie are – Chakrata | Dhanaulti Hill Station | Dehradun | Rishikesh