It is a very popular tourist destination among travellers as it never fails to mesmerize them with its scenic beauty. This place is also popularly known as "Queen Of Hills" - It's located 34kms away from Dehradun. The town is also referred as "Mansoori" by most Indians, it was founded by Lt. Frederick Young of East India Company. The highest point in Mussoorie is 'Lal Tibba', at altitude of about
5. Abbott Mount
Abbott mount is popular but not as much as the other hill stations but the panoramic beauty of this place will woo you away at the first glance. Abbott Mount is covered with the dense forest of Deodar and Pine trees, it's located at the height of 6400ft above the sea level. Don't forget to take your camera along as you'll witness breath-taking views which will blow your mind.
Nothing can beat the real beauty of flora and fauna at Nainital, you'll be awestruck by the essence of Nainital Lake - where can even go for a boat ride throughout the day. The whole town is surrounded by high magnificent mountains making the town look more breath-taking. The highest point nearby is Naina Peak or China Peak, with an elevation of 2,619 m.
Best Time To Visit: March to June and October To February
Highlights: Naina Peak, Tiffin Top, Nainital Lake, Mukteshwar Temple, Kainchi Dham
How To Reach: Kathgodham Railway Station, located around 34 km away, is the nearest railhead to Nainital. Plenty of trains connect Nainital with Delhi and Dehradun.
It's the interim capital of Uttarakhand, during the British Raj - the official name of Dehradun was Dehra. It is well-connected with one of the top places in Uttarakhand like Mussoorie, Rishikesh and Haridwar. Dera means settlement and Doon means valley. Tourist destinations in Uttarakhand include the Dehradun Zoo, Kalanga Monument, Chandrabani, Himalayan Gallary and Tapovan.
A getaway from your getaway, one should drive down to Dhanaulti from Mussoorie as it's only 24kms away. The two main tourist attractions in Dhanaulti are the Eco-Parks - Amber and Dhara, which is affiliated with adventure sports such as walking over flying fox and burma bridges and riding horses.
Q. Which are the most famous treks in India?
A. 1. Chadar
2. Gangotri Gomukh
3. Ladakh – Markha Valley
4. Kuari Tapovan
5. Nanda Devi
6. Valley Of Flowers
7. Goecha La
10. Stok Kangri
Q: Which are the best places to visit in Uttarakhand?
A: Valley Of Flowers, Nanda Devi, Lake Mist, Badrinath Temple