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Mussoorie

This is a very well known hill station. It has been accorded the title of the 'queen of hills' for its stupendous beauty. The scenic beauty of the place drag tourists from different parts of India. Mussoorie is situated at an elevation of 7000 feet above the sea level. This hill station was discovered by an army officer in 1827 whose name was Young. Mussoorie gives an astounding sight of the mighty snow covered Himalayas. The visit to Mussoorie will leave a cherished memory of the place in your mind even after years. This town gives a spectacular view of the Doon Valley.

Places to Visit

Kempty falls

Kempty falls is one of the most popular and crowded tourist spots in Mussoorie. This is a perennial waterfall, plunging its way down about 40 ft from a mountain. Kempty Falls is the largest of the five cascades that emerge down from the mountains to flow down various huge rocks into the plains. 
A visit to these falls is incomplete without bathing under the falls. Usually a crowded spot, you can escape the crowd and visit a more secluded place by climbing the steps lined along the flow of the stream, to find yourself in a rocky enclosure formed naturally by the stream. Get a feel of the cool gushing waters on your feet.

Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba or the Red Hill, as it literally means in local language, was also referred to as Depot Hill due to the presence of the convalescent depot. This is the highest point in Mussoorie. The Indian Military services are stationed at Lal Tibba that makes access to the hill restricted. Broadcasting stations or towers of All India Radio and Doordarshan are situated atop Lal Tibba. 

Sightseeing of the through the lens of an old telescope is possible from a 20 m tall tower standing on the edge of the cliff. It is best advised not to travel to this hill during the rains/monsoons to avoid being infested with leeches.

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