Mini Switzerland And The Queen Of Hills

Best Time of Visit

May- December

Ideal Duration for Visit

4-5 days

Average Budget

7,000-10,000 INR per person

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Mini Switzerland And The Queen Of Hills

Best Time of Visit

May- December

Ideal Duration for Visit

4-5 days

Average Budget

7,000-10,000 INR per person

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Summer in Mussoorie is the extensively applauded season as it is one of the most visited hill stations and the cool weather apart from the high heat in the country gives the travellers bliss.


Though it rains heavily on the mountain ranges of Mussoorie, the drainage system is far better, providing a gentle experience of the rainy season. People watch the clouds cross through the hill roads with awe.


The season of autumn is the most remarkable season here as there is no hardness of winter and people welcome the season of festivals with various colours of mysticism and excitement.


Watching and playing with the snow stands as the most favourite part of the winter. For the pretty cold winter and snow-covered mountains, travellers reach this city across the country.

Kempty falls were previously used for tea parties?

The name Kempty Falls comes from 'camp and tea' implying the tea parties and camping by the stream. It was developed by a British man John Mekinan with the idea of organizing elaborate tea parties.

There's a mountain named after Sir George Everest!

Sir George Everest, former Surveyor-General of India (1830-1843) was responsible for completing the section of the Great Trigonometric Survey of India along with the meridian arc from the south of India extending north to Nepal. He bought a Park estate in Mussoorie back in 1833 and lived there for a decade which is now known as the George Everest House. The mountain trek at the house named Mt. George Everest by Hillary and Tenzing after their first successful trek as a tribute to the late general.

What is the story of Char Dukan?

Char Dukan means four shops and as the name says, this place falls on the way to Lal Tibba, known as sisters bazaar which is a congregation of four small shops. Devouring on the scrumptious pancakes sitting at the authentic benches outside the shops is a must.

Gun Hill is Gun Hill because…

The second top peak of Mussoorie is named as such because there was a gun mounted on the top of the hill before independence and was used to be shot at midday which helped people adjust their watches.


If you are travelling in a group, a Taxi is the best decision to make.


In case of solo or couple travelling, bikes and scooties can be rented at a low budget (500-1000 per day) which is the best way to look closely at the city.


Rickshaws are available at every corner of the city at a cheap rate to take you to your destination.

On Foot

If you are a nature lover and want to explore the city intimately and precisely, walking would be the best ever decision. Street Shopping, Library Hopping can be done on foot.


The main language here is English and Hindi.

Literacy Rate



According to Census 2011, the population of Mussoorie is 30,118 where 55% are male, 45% are female.

Frequently Asked Questions

The queen of hill towns, Mussoorie, is renowned for its breathtaking beauty, a thriving social scene, and leisure. It's a desirable vacation destination because of the wonderful climate. It buzzes with joy and celebration throughout the summer as it's the peak season.

The ideal months of the year in Mussoorie are from March through June. You may enjoy Mussoorie at its most vibrant at this time.

Mussoorie experiences minimum and maximum temperatures in January of 2°C and 20°C, respectively. In January, there is often a probability of snowfall, and the temperature will remain chilly all day.

Given the number of locations in and around Mussoorie, one would require at least four-five days to visit the city and its surrounds at a leisurely pace. Lal Tibba, Clouds End, Kempty Falls, and Company Garden are just a few of the must-see locations.

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