A famous hill station in Uttrakhand, Mussoorie is located about 35 km away from Dehradun. It is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas and is about 2005 meters above the sea level. Due to its lush green hills, majestic views, a range of flora and fauna, and a large number of tourist spots, it is better known as the Queen of Hills.
Mussoorie got its name from the shrub mansoor which is found there in large quantities. However, Mussoorie is not all about its scenic beauty; many big centers for education and business have been developed here. Also, the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration is located here where the training is given to the IAS and IPS officers.
Mussoorie has something for everyone; those who are interested in long walks can plan their way to the Mall Road and Camel’s Back Road, and the ones interested in exploring the waterbodies along with engaging in some adventures there can visit Kempty Falls and Lake Mist. If you just want to visit the highest point in Mussoorie and have a stunning view, Lal Tibba is the location you should visit. Last but not least, if you are adventurous, the must-visit place in Mussoorie for you is the Gun Hill Point where you can enjoy a number of thrilling activities.