Mossy Falls

Open Time : 6:00 a. m to 6:00 p. m

Entry : free

Address : Mossy Falls, Barlow Ganj, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India

Why to visit Mossy Falls

The lovely Mossy Waterfalls are literally hidden from view in a crevice in the mountainside and are only accessible by a short bushwhack along some moderately difficult terrain. The centerpiece is a Shivalinga that is concealed next to the fall and is constantly being drenched by the water, producing an incredible scene.

What makes Mossy Falls famous?

  • Famous for being a great place to picnic is Mossy Falls. A lot of people come here to spend the day on their schedule.
  • Because of its proximity to a forest, it is also the ideal place for camping.
  • The waters of Mossy Falls fall down in six tiers at the drops of 20, 17, 19, 12, 20, and 57 feet respectively
  • The beauty of this waterfall multiplies and becomes even more alluring during the monsoon season

Things to do: Soak in the scenic views and melodious gush of the waterfall

Famous for: Scenic view and paradisiacal surroundings

Opening hours: 6 am to 6 pm

Entry fee: Free

Best Time To Visit: Monsoon

Location: Barlow Ganj

How to reach: Take a tourist bus or hire a local taxi

Ideal Duration: 1 hour 

FAQ on Mossy Falls

How to reach Mossy falls?

In Barlow Ganj, Mussoorie, Mossy Falls is located about 7 km from the main town. To get there, board a tourist bus at the city bus stop. alternatively, hire a taxi to the falls. Better yet, if you want to take a long walk, we advise you to follow the route from Landour, which will take you along the Wynberg Allen school and last at most an hour and a half. It is one of the most beautiful paths and will give you a glimpse of the valley from above (kind of).

When is the best time to visit Mossy Falls?

The greatest time to visit Mossy Falls is either early in the monsoon or in the winter, even though the location may enthral you throughout the entire year. Beginning in the monsoon season, the area comes alive with rain showers, allowing you to take in the breathtaking scenery in all its grandeur and splendour. If you decide to go in the winter, though, you can enjoy daytime hiking in the adjacent woods. Additionally, you can camp and host a little gathering around a bonfire.

What are the places to visit near Mossy Falls?

Lal Tibba, George Everest House and Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple are the places to visit near Mossy Falls.

What are the places to eat near Mossy Falls?

Food Lay By, Cactus Club cafe and Restaurant and Cafe Manor are the places to eat near Mossy Falls.

What are the places to stay near Mossy Falls?

Minestone Inn, Bliss and Co Manor Mussoorie and Shining Hills are the places to stay near Mossy Falls

Special Tip

Due to its unusual location, the site also serves as a camping area and offers a number of opportunities for a cool swim in its waters. Hikers can climb the path and take in the beautiful drops. The alternative is to stay parked and take in some leisurely touring in Mussoorie.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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