Mussoorie is one of the most visited hill stations in the state of Uttarakhand as well as in India. located some 270 Kms north of Delhi, capital of India, is among the most popular hill stations of India, Perched at an elevation of 6,000 ft , Mussoorie in Uttarakhand lies at easily strikable distance
from India's capital city of Delhi. and is called the Queen among the hill stations. It overlooks the sprawling Doon valley and the city of Dehradun . The hill station came to be known when back in 1827, a British military officer named Captain Young discovered the fascinating beauty of the place. the gateway to Mussoorie and infact to the entire Garhwal. Mussoorie is a hot favourite Place of honeymooners. Hills bedecked with lush greenery, diverse flora and fauna and over and above the all pleasant climate make it a coveted hill station. The town offering a panoramic view of the snow clad Himalayan ranges and Doon Valley is highly sought after among the tourists. This beautiful city in the state of Uttarkhand has many celebrity admirers like Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi.
Apart from its own quiet charm, Mussoorie also boasts of spectacular views of the Himalayas. Hill ridges, irregular in shape and partly wooded, form layer after layer to the horizon, where snow peaks are visible as if you can touch them. From west to east, the mighty peaks of Bandarpoonch, Srikantha, the Gangotri group and the Chaukhamba.
This hills station is replete with numerous tourist attractions in Mussoorie that include Lal Tibba (Depot Hill), Camel's Back Point / Camel's Back, Gun Hill,Kempty Falls, Municipal Gardens, Jharipani Falls and Bhatta Falls, Jwalaji Temple Mussoorie Lake and Van Chetna Kendra. Mussoorie is well connected from other parts of the country through excellent road.