Mussoorie is popularly called the Queen of Hills. It is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India and is located in Dehradun district in the Uttarakhand state. The picturesque beauty of Mussoorie makes it a perfect vacation for people who want to take a break from their daily busy life. If you want to feel rejuvenated then Mussoorie will definitely help you with that. So if you love traveling then this hill station in the North India should be next in your list. There are a lot of places to see in Mussoorie as well as things to do. There are many good hotels in
hotels in Mussoorie
and frequent transport is also available. If Mussoorie is your next holiday destination, then here are the top 5 things you must see and do while your stay:
1. Camping and Hiking
Hiking in a hill station is one of the important things to do. Hiking in Mussoorie is a beautiful experience among the natural lush greenery, virgin lands and valleys and clouds kissing the surface. Happy Valley from Library Head, from Valley View to Clouds End, and from Waverly Convent to Company Bagh are some mesmerizing roads to walk and explore in Mussoorie. These roads will make you feel on the lap of nature and hiking these roads will be a memorable experience for a lifetime. There are many options for trekking and camping in Mussoorie. Some of the place are Nag Tibba Summit, Bhadraj temple and forest trek, Har ki dun trek, Yamunotri Saptarishi Kund trek, Dodital trek etc. Camping can be done in these places anytime during the year except for the monsoon season. If you are going in a large group, camping in any of these places will be adventurous and unforgettable.

2. Rafting
Rafting is one of thrilling activities to do in Mussoorie
besides mountaineering, rock climbing and paragliding. The swiftly moving rivers of Uttarakhand is perfect for river Rafting and is the adventurous sport to experience. You can plan a half day tour and raft from Barkot to Lakhamandal and Damta to Yamuna Bridge which is located near Mussoorie. If love fishing and boating then there are options available for that as well. Aglar and Yamuna River will give you ample chances of trout fishing. But you have to take prior permission from the Divisional Forest Officer of Mussoorie for fishing.

3. Wine making
Wine making or vinification is one of the must see activities in Mussoorie. There are several workshops held here all throughout the year for you to witness wine making closely. Witness wine being made from a variety of apples, pears, ginger, plum and grapes etc. You can learn to make wine on your own and next time you crave for wine do not have to depend on any store. The recipes are mailed to you later. The best part of the workshop is at the end, which is the wine tasting session. You can taste a variety of quality wines. It will be an experience for
a lifetime. So do not miss it on your visit to Mussoorie.
4. Visit Kempty Falls
Surrounded by mountain cliffs, Kempty falls is one of the famous falls in Uttarakhand. The water falls from a great height and further gets divided into 5 streams. It is on the Mussoorie-Dehradun highway and thus is a popular tourist attraction. It was discovered longtime back and was initially a picnic spot. If you want, you can even take a bath under the fresh water of the Kempty falls. It is located almost 15 km from Mussoorie and above 4500 ft. above sea level. The Yamuna River is located 12 kms away from Kempty Falls. The best time to visit Kempty falls is during the summers. March to June the weather remains pleasant.
5. Lake Mist
One of the most beautiful places in Mussoorie that you cannot miss. The pristine waters of this lake comes from the Kempty falls. You can spend a few hours here in solitude. Boating facilities are also available here for you to explore the lake closely. Early weekdays is the best time to visit Lake Mist as during the weekends it is flocked by tourists. The charm of the lake is lost among so much chaos. Situated amongst the beautiful green hills, Lake Mist is no less than a paradise. September to June is the best time to visit Lake Mist. It is open from 8am to 6pm. After you finish exploring the lake, you can visit the food stalls nearby for a hit cup of tea and some food. The Kempty Falls is 5 Km away from here.
Lastly, do not forget to shop for souvenirs and taste the lovely food while staying in Mussoorie.

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