Activities & Excursions

Waterfalls & Hills

Kempty Falls
Tourists throng here for a dip in the pool at the foot of the falls. Steps lead down to the pool around which stalls ply tea, towels and bathing suits.
Jharipani Falls
Bhatta Falls (7 km), Mossey Falls (7 km) Mussoorie Lake (6 km) - all popular picnic spots. The last also has boating facilities.
Gun Hill
Gun Hill, a curious flat-topped hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie. It can be accessed either by foot or on a pony or yet again by a 400 meter ropeway that affords a wonderful view on the exciting journey. In colonial times, a gun placed on the summit used to fire at mid-day for locals to adjust their watches.

Temples

Nag Devta Temple
Ancient temple dedicated to the Snake God.
Jwalaji Temple
Surrounded by dense forests, this temple on top of the Benog Hill is dedicated to goddess Durga
The Bhadraj temple
This temple is dedicated to the elder brother of Lord Krishna (incarnation of Vishnu), is worth visiting for its views of the Doon valley and Chakrata range.
Surkhanda Devi temple
The Surkhanda Devi temple is an ancient temple located at 10,000 feet

Others

The Yamuna bridge
This is a good angling spot but prior permits for fishing must be obtained easily from the Divisional Forest Officer in Mussoorie.
Dhanaulti
Surrounded by fragrant pine and deodar forests, this secluded resort is far removed from the bustle of Mussoorie. 8 kms from Dhanauti is the shrine of Surkhanda Devi at a height of 8,000 feet. While it can be approached by car up to Kaddu Khal, the last two-kilometre stretch has to done on foot.
Escorted visit to Rajaji National Park
The Rajaji National Park, Uttaranchal / Uttarakhand is spread over an area of 820.42 SQ. K.M. It is a home of 23 species of mammals and 315 species of Birds.