Gun hill

Open Time : 10:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m

Entry : free

Address : Gunhill Road, Jhula Ghar, The Mall Road, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India

Why to visit Gun hill

Gun Hill, which is the second-highest point in Mussoorie. A full view of Mussoorie and the surrounding Doon Valley can be seen from the summit of this hill, along with a panoramic vista of the snow-covered Himalayan peaks.

The Gun Hill is a popular site, especially with photographers and others who enjoy the outdoors. It is situated 400 feet above Mall Road. The ropeway, which offers a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges, is the highlight of Gun Hill.

Things to do at Gun Hill:

  • Early in the morning, take a little hike up Gun Hill and breathe in the clean mountain air.
  • Enjoy your time on Mussoorie's second-highest peak.
  • Play games at the numerous booths and collect the small presents given to you for winning.
  • Enjoy the excellent regional food.

Entry Fee: INR 75/- per head approx (Ropeway Charge only)

Visiting Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Visiting Duration: 2 to 3 hours.

[Note: There is no online pre-booking of the tickets for Gun Hill Ropeway.]

FAQ on Gun hill

How to reach Gun Hill?

The closest railway station, Dehradun, is 34 kilometres away from the Gun Hill. Drive time is about one hour and twenty minutes. The distance between the Library Bus Stand, Cart Road, and Mall Road is actually only 1.7 kilometres. These are often travelled by buses and taxis. A different option is to hike up to the top of Gun Hill. Even though the journey only takes 20 minutes, it will undoubtedly stay with you. An experience to treasure is navigating through the tall, dense trees as the leaves on the ground crackle under your steps. Kids can also accomplish the climb because it is not particularly difficult. Senior citizens should not use it, though.

When is the best time to visit Gun Hill?

Visit the Gun Hill in the winter to make your vacation special if you want to experience the biting cold wind that is an adventure in and of itself.

What are the places to visit near Gun Hill?

Bhatta Falls, Mossy Falls and Jawahar Museum are the places to visit near Gun Hill.

What are the places to eat near Gun Hill?

Lovely Omelette Centre , Chic Chocolate and Emily’s are the places to eat near Gun Hill

What are the places to stay near Gun Hill?

Bunkotel , Honeymoon Inn and Tulip Inn Green Castle are the places to stay near Gun Hill.

Special Tip

Do make time to enjoy the quick games that the local activity businesses have to offer, such as balloon shooting, ring tossing, and other activities. Kids can ride on a merry-go-round as well. The view of Gun Hill via the telescope is fascinating. Please give it a go. You must try the piping hot Maggi and pakoras that are also offered here.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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