If you’re tired of the hustle of daily city life then wait no more and take a joyous one day Mussoorie local sightseeing tour by private cab, to this beautiful city in the hills of Uttarakhand. The city provides the best of calming experiences and an easy escape for those living in Delhi and places nearby.
The city has been the center of several discoveries and artistic endeavours. From George Everest, who successfully calculated the height of world tallest mountain from the city, to Ruskin Bond who even today sits in his little shack at a bookshop in Mussoorie, greeting visitors and children with smiles galore and signing their much-loved books.
Mussoorie has, since time immemorial, been one of the most important vacation spots for visitors from all over the world. It not just offers the splendid views from the mountains but also provides a great shopping, eating and spiritual experience.
There is nothing better than the process of enjoying a hot pouring cup of pahadi maggi with your loved ones atop this mountain hill from the larger than life Himalayan ranges.
Package Glimpse of one day Mussoorie local sightseeing tour
There isn’t really a particular period which is best for visiting Mussoorie as this hill-station stays pleasant in the summer and you can witness delightful snowfall in the winter. However, one should avoid the monsoon months as heavy rainfall can lead to issues. All of our private cabs luxurious, along with polite and professional drivers who are experienced with the place.
In your one day sightseeing package of Mussoorie, you will enjoy a wholesome package that includes the many famous places of the quaint little town, such as Kempty Falls, Sister’s Town, Lal Tibba, Company Bagh, Camel’s Back Road, Mussoorie Hill Church and Mall Road.
1. Kempty Falls
To begin your one day Mussoorie city tour by car, you will be spending some time at the majestic Kempty falls. Located at a very short distance of thirteen kilometres from the wonderful city of Mussoorie, the site is full of tempting views. It was discovered in the nineteenth century by the British officer, John Mekinan and is a must see for all.
The place derives its name from the very funny history of the influence of the English language, because it was formerly just a place for camp-tea, later becoming Kempty because of the pronunciation of the local citizens.
The water falls from 4500 ft, splitting into five different streams and is a spectacle to behold. The spot is a public favourite for picnics; families can plan a rejuvenating trip away from the summer heat right at this waterfall. The place is also popular among the younger lot, the waterfall is often visited by groups of friends enjoying a good swim away from the city hustle.
- Must See / Things to Do: Simply take a dip in the relaxing waters of the fall!
Overlooking the Great Garhwal Ranges of Uttarakhand, the Sister’s bazaar also known as Sister’s Town is is a must-see stop in your one day Mussoorie tour by car. As you ride past the gorgeous Deodar and chestnut trees, this little town is a spectacle and a treat to the eyes.
The area has a famous history and is named after the nuns that lived and served the British there in the early and late nineteenth century. This quaint little locality is full of several shopping complexes and eateries for one to explore the best of Uttarakhand’s culture. Contrary to the term ‘bazaar’, it is not as populated as one might expect it to be and is extremely pleasant for a quiet walk around.
There are several confectionaries selling elaborate assortments of jams, butters and syrups. The area is residential and is often covered with snow all across during the beautiful mountain winters. Experience the best of the “pahadi” lifestyle with a sweet cup of tea with the people you love right here during your tour.
- Must See / Things to Do: The most famous shop here is Prakash’s shop, located at the heart of the location, famous for its iconic jams and peanut butter, so do buy some for your friends and family back home!
3. Lal Tibba
Located at Depot Hill in Landour, a few kilometers away from main Mussoorie is its most popular place, Lal Tibba. Lal Tibba is a view point and a frequently visited tourist spot, located at the highest point in Mussoorie. It is 7500 ft above the ground and has the most beautiful view that Mussoorie has to offer.
It is in this part of Landour, Mussoorie that one can see the famous All India Radio and Doordarshan, making this a must see not only for the view spotting enthusiasts but also for those invested in the history of civilisation in the locality.
Snow covered mountain tops and slopes, large expanses of Deodar trees and the extravagant slopes and valleys of the Himalayan ranges allow one to explore beauty in its most sublime and eye-opening form here in Lal Tibba. Enjoy a plate of mountain-top maggi with your friends and family in this Mussoorie local sightseeing tour.
- Must See / Things to Do: The place offers several expeditions and trekking adventures for those who want to explore the area closely and more adventurously.
4. Company Bagh
Another favourite among visiting groups is the Company Garden, also known as Company Bagh. In the same day Mussoorie tour, you can make a quick visit to these gardens that display a plethora of flowers and nature.
One of the popular attractions here is the waterfall right in the middle of a man-made pool amidst the vast expanse of flora. The Company Garden is also a must see because of the amusement park built there, enjoyed immensely by all age groups.
- Must See / Things to Do: Paddle boating-services are also available at the pool at very convenient prices for the visitor to enjoy the experience of water travel and exploration.
Further on in your Mussoorie sightseeing package is a visit to Camel’s back road. It is an aesthetic getaway, a good three kilometers long. The place is named so because of the rocks found on the pavement, seemingly appearing like a camel’s hunchback. It is not often that one gets to witness such specific art and formations in nature. Thus, in your visit it is absolutely essential that you take a long relaxing walk exploring the sights and demonstrations of Mussoorie.
From monk-figures to young school kids to several college students coming from the lavish off-city campuses built around the area, the sight is a spectacle to behold and experience. Overlooking the splendid Doon Valley, the place is a must see for all because of the majestic Himalayan view that one gets throughout the walk.
The walk is also met by the view of a large 180 year old British Cemetery built around the area, possibly one of the oldest constructions in Mussoorie. Most people visiting also often tend to find the time to take a jog in the area, others can also use cycles or cycle rickshaws to enjoy the views despite the walk.
- Must See / Things to Do:You will find several aesthetic spots to click photographs here so don’t forget to take your cameras along.
In your Mussoorie one day tour package by private cab, you must pay a visit to the Mussoorie Hill Church. This Church is considered the oldest Church in the Himalayan range and is also a spectacle because of its beautiful Gothic architecture. The Church is famous as a pre-Raphaelite structure as visible in its construction, thus dating it back to Victorian artistic standards and creations.
The place is iconic and a must-visit because of its historical significance. It was visited by the Prince of Wales in the early nineteenth century. More importantly, the Church is also home to the famous William Hill organ, which is almost 100 years old.
The decorations and the constructions on the walls and glasses tell the story of Jesus thus making it not just a tourist spot but also a place of great religious significance for Christians not just in India and but all over the world. It is situated close to Mall Road, one can also reach this venue on foot from the central location of Mall road.
- Must See / Things to Do:The magnanimous Door Valley that overlooks the Church is also an added bonus, adding visual spectacle to the spirit of the visit.
7. Mall Road
Stretching from the Picture Palace to the Library in the West, Mall road is a must visit in your Mussoorie tour by private cab. Situated at a height of 200 ft, the place is a visual treat and one of the few populated areas of Mussoorie.
The place is especially good in food options and has several shops and bazaars from where one can buy souvenirs for their loved ones. The place offers really good street shopping with easy bargains, from handicrafts to shoes, paintings, fabric, wall hangings- one can buy objects made with utmost precision and handmade perfection.
With restaurants such as The Kalsang’s corner and Char Dukan, the area gives several gustatory options to the exploring tourist. From video game parlors to the most delicious street food outlets, this place has a lot of variety to offer to a large number of visitors it records every year.
So, take some time off your busy calendar and drive down to the beautiful city of Mussoorie and experience the best Himalayan experience, one that is family friendly as much as it is youth-friendly, maximizing fun in your mini-vacation.