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A day in Mussoorie! #MyFriendAlexa

I had visited Dehradun & Mussoorie over a long weekend. We had travelled from Delhi via road in our own vehicle. You can read my earlier post about Dehradun trip here. I only had few hours to spend in Mussoorie before starting my return journey to Delhi the same day.

Places to visit in Mussoorie

Camel’s Back Road – It is a naturally formed stretch in shape of camel hump. Good for trekking or horse-ride in early morning or late evenings.

Mall Road – It is centrally located marketplace. You can indulge in shopping & food. Almost all hill stations that I have visited have a similar named road. πŸ˜€

Shop at Mall Road

Lal Tibba – Β This point is located on the highest peak in Mussoorie. You can view snow-clad Himalayan range from a telescope established here.But too much rain may act as a spoiler!
Kempty falls – These falls are located approx 13 km away from Mussoorie. You can reach here by hiring a cab. The falls are easily accessible and you can enjoy the water. Unfortunately, due to time constraint I was unable to visit the falls.
Cloud’s end – It is a colonial bungalow converted into heritage hotel. The surrounding area has dense forest covers which offers tranquility.
Cambridge Book Depot – If you are a bibliophile then this place is a must visit for you. Author Ruskin Bond visits the bookshop on Saturday to meet & greet people. πŸ™‚
Mussoorie – the Queen of hills has lots to offer to its visitor. My personal experience was not so enchanting due to excess crowd over long weekend. Over commercialization & influx of vehicles lead to hours of jam on narrow hilly roads. Maybe, I will visit again on a quieter day & enjoy the beauty.
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  1. I’ve visited Mussorie only once – when I was two, maybe three years old. It was a family vacation and I still carry fond memories of my time there. You post brought them alive. πŸ™‚

  2. Mussourie is so much on my to visit places list. I am waiting now for my kids to grow up a little so that they can also enjoy this beautiful place

  3. Ah a post about dehradun then and now mussourie you are making me jealous! I wanted to visit these places for long now but it did not happen until now! May be some time soon (Hopefully!).

  4. Mussourie is on my to visit places list. Feel like planning a trip soon

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