Mussoorie

Mussoorie

At a Glance
Population
30,118
Area
NA
Geo Location
NA
Average Climate
10°C to 24°C
Best time to visit
August - September

Revivify your soul in the habitat of “Queen of Hills”. “The queen of Hills” is the second name of the Mussorie, which is one of the most visited, loved and famous destinations of Himalaya. You can shake off all your fatigue and can revitalize yourself here in the asylum of Himalaya. The name Mussoorie is credited to a derivation of 'mansoor', a bush which is indigenous to the zone. The town is frequently alluded to as 'Mansoori' by many Indians.

It was Lt. Frederick Young of East India Company, to whom credit goes for developing Mussoorie as a hill resort in Uttarakhand province of India. Mussoorie was established by Lt. Frederick Young of East India Company. Lt. Young went to these hills for the sole motivation of bagging some games. He was so enchanted by the magnificence of this locale that he chose to manufacture a chasing lodge (shooting box) on the Camel's Back Road with FJ Shore, Jt. Officer of Doon in 1823. He raised the primary Gurkha Regiment and planted the potatoes in the valley. His residency in Mussoorie completed in 1844 and he additionally served in Dimapore and Darjeeling and resigned as a General and backpedaled to Ireland. There are no memorials to remember Young in Mussoorie. Be that as it may, there is a Young Road in Dehradun on which ONGC's Tel Bhawan stands.

Amid the 1959 Tibetan Rebellion, the Central Tibetan Administration of the fourteenth Dalai Lama was at first settled in Mussoorie before being moved to its present area in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. The main Tibetan school was set up in Mussoorie in 1960. Tibetans settled for the most part in Happy Valley. Today, more than 5,000 Tibetans live in Mussoorie. Being at a normal elevation of 1,880 meters (6,170 ft), Mussoorie, with its green hills and widely varied vegetation, is an entrancing hill station. Summoning snow extents toward the upper east and sparkling looks of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik goes in the south, the town is said to show a 'fairyland' environment to sightseers.

Mussoorie Tour Packages

Amazing Uttarakhand Tour

Amazing Uttarakhand Tour

9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination : Mussoori – Haridwar – Rishikesh - Corbett – Ranikhet -Kausani –Bhimtal - Nainital

Sacred Himalayan Cities & Foothills Tour

Sacred Himalayan Cities & Foothills Tour

14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination : Delhi- Chandigarh-Amritsar- Dharamshala – Mandi- Shimla – Mussoorie – Dehradun – Rishikesh - Haridwar

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