11 Best things to do in Mussoorie – Queen of the Hill Stations
Things to do in Mussoorie

11 Best things to do in Mussoorie – Queen of the Hill Stations

Mussoorie is popularly known as “Queen of Hills” and the place defines that title in real. Mussoorie has much to explore that you need to have more than a week to explore the city and still you will miss some spots. A popular spot among couples has so much within, such as beautiful hill stations, lakes, adventure parks, waterfalls, nightlife, and many things. So, I have made a list of the best things to do in Mussoorie.

Activities to enjoy at Queen of Hill Station – Mussoorie

1. River Rafting

River Rafting
River Rafting

Hopping on a boat and moving along the river, up and down in white water is a refreshing activity to do in Mussoorie. While rafting you will be passing through the dense forests, mountains, and rocks. If you have guts to be in the water then this activity is for you and you don’t have to fear anything because you will be given a life jacket and a trained rafter will be your guide for the safety purpose.             

Location = The Aglar and Yamuna Rivers

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Ideal Duration = Around 1 hour

Must Read = Captivating Tourist Places in Mussoorie

2. A walk at Lal Tibba

A walk at Lal Tibba
A walk at Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba is a short way that that has a beautiful surrounding and people often come here to get relax and enjoy the local food. The walk at Lal Tibba is of about one kilometer and starts from Char Dukan. The best time to visit the place during sunset and sunrise, these are when the place looks more beautiful.        

Location = Landour Road 

Ideal Duration = less than 30 minutes

3. Activities in Adventure Park

Mussoorie Adventure Park
Mussoorie Adventure Park

There is so much to do in Mussoorie, and you don’t have to go to different places to enjoy, adventure park arranges many activities for visitors which include activities such as parasailing, rock climbing, Zipline and many more. The best thing is walking on a cable that is tied on a height above ground. There are three activities which are most famous among tourists are Zipline, Zip swings and Skywalk.        

Location = Mussoorie Adventure Park, Cloud End Estate 

Timings = 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Charges = Prices vary with the activity you choose 

Also, Read = Tourist Places at Hidden place of Uttarakhand – Dhanaulti

4. Mountain climbing

Rock Climbing
Mountain Climbing

Climbing a mountain or I say a part of the mountain is fun and looks easy but does require guts because you will be going to a height and if you fear heights you should go for it. There are rocks of various heights you can choose from 50ft to 600ft. Along with climbing rock, you can also go for caving where you will be exploring caves.

Charges = From INR500 – INR 3000  

Timings = 7:00PM – 5:30PM

Ideal Duration = Around 3-4 hours

5. Paragliding in Mussoorie

Paragliding
Paragliding

This is the best activity in Queen of Hills because the view from above is worth trying, up there it feels like you are flying in the sky. There are many operators who organize the activity and you can choose any of them. You do not need any experience for paragliding because a trained person will be with you for the safety. There are different packages you can choose from for paragliding.               

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Mussoorie Lake and Jharipani

Ideal Duration = Around 1 hour

6. Cable Car

Cable Car
Cable Car

There are many spots in Mussoorie where you can go and see the beautiful city but the best way to do so is by a cable car. The cable car is a way to go from one place to another in a cabin that slides on cable. The ride is of around 10 minutes at a height of 2530 meters. The cable car gives visitors a panoramic view of the beautiful city.  

Timings = 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Location = Jhulaghat to Gun Hill

Trip Duration = less than 30 minutes

Suggested Read = Activities at Hidden place of Uttarakhand – Dhanaulti

7. Roller Skating

Roller Skating
Roller Skating

Not of all, we are good at skating but you to admit that we all tried it once and no one is willing to miss a chance of skating in India’s largest roller-skating rink. It’s hard to balance feet on wheels for beginners but that is fun when you do it with your friends and your loved ones. Some of the popular skating rinks in Mussoorie are Jaypee resorts, Disco Skating Rink and rink in Kulri Bazaar.

Operators = Uttarakhand tourism board 

Ideal Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Timings = 9:00AM – 5:00PM 

8. Hiking in Mussoorie

Hiking in Mussoorie
Hiking in Mussoorie

There are many places in Mussoorie where you trek. Walking in the mountains is the best thing to explore the surroundings and the view that ever mountain offers from the top is soul-refreshing. You can trek yourself if you want to or just take a company package and you will be guided by a professional.      

Location = Nag Tibba, Har ki Dun, Dodital Trek 

Best time to visit = Whole Year just avoid Monsoon season

Trip Duration = Around 3-4 hours

9. Learn Winemaking 

Learn Winemaking
Learn Winemaking

There are many workshops held in the town where you can learn winemaking and the workshops will teach you the art of making various types of wines. You can make wines of apples, grapes, ginger, pears, and many more items; the process takes around a month and if you can wait for a month then you can take your self-made wine bottle to home.   

Location = Hotel Devdar 

Charges = INR 1200

Timings = 9:00AM – 7:00PM

Suggested Read = My Trekking, Camping, & River Rafting Trip in Rishikesh

10.  A visit to Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary

The Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is a bit far away from Mussoorie but is worth visiting. The sanctuary is home to many wild animals and birds. To explore the sanctuary in a better way you can take a jeep safari and there is an easy trekking trail that will lead you to the snow-capped mountains.  

Location = Rajaji National Park

Duration = Around 2-3 hours 

Opening hours = 7:00AM – 5:00PM

11. Nightlife in Mussoorie 

Nightlife in Mussoorie
Nightlife in Mussoorie

Obviously, you will be tired in daytime doing trekking and indulging in many activities; at night you will be searching for a place to relieve stress and there are many places in town to enjoy your nightlife. At these places, you can grab a drink with some continental food and just relax.

Location = Marshal’s Lounge, Woody Barrel 

Timings = 9:00AM – 11:00PM

Ideal Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Must Read = Captivating Tourist Places in Mussoorie

Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. What are the best activities you can do in Mussoorie?

A. Mussoorie is known as the hill station and offers many activities for travelers like trekking, camping, mountain climbing, nature walk, and many other activities.

Q. Best time to explore Mussoorie?

A. Best time to visit Mussoorie during summer between June to July. Most of the peoples visit this location for chilling and relaxing holidays.

Q. What is famous in Mussoorie?

A. Mussoorie is basically famous for Hill station and people would like to visit here in the summer season between May to July.

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Roshan Panjiyara

Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.

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