Things to Do in Mussoorie: Nature & Wildlife

Tripoto
3rd Nov 2018


1. Visit the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary

Although this sanctuary is located away from Mussoorie, it is worth visiting if you are in the hill station. Great for the kids and the family, at this sanctuary you will come across a few wild animals, plenty of trees and some exotic birds. There is a trekking trail at Benog that is pretty easy to complete. From the sanctuary, you can get stunning views of the snow-clad Chaukhamba and Bandar Punch mountains.

Location: Rajaji National Park
Timing:  7 am to 5 pm

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2. Visit Lal Tibba

The best way to explore Lal Tibba to walk from Char Dukan. The route is amazing and you will come across scenic views of the hills. The walk is a short one, about 1 kilometre. You can relax for about an hour at Lal Tibba and enjoy a few local street food varieties at the many stalls near the hill.

Location: Landour Road
Timing: Sunrise to Sunset

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3. Go on a Trek at Hathipaon

If you love going on treks or walking through nature trails, this activity is just for you. The Hathipaon walk will take you through the forest as you come across a variety of flora and fauna. On the walk from Happy Valley, you will also get to see birds. Once you reach Hathipaon, there are a few camping sites where you can chill for a bit, before heading back. A night trek is also an option for the travelers here.

Location: Happy Valley
Cost: Treks begin from Rs. 1,000 per person
Timing: Sunrise to sunset

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4. Go Fishing on a Boat

In Mussoorie ’s fresh water, you have a lot of opportunities for trout fishing. Although, you will need to take permission from the forest officials before fishing. Some camps in Mussoorie offers fishing as part of their camping activities.

Location: The Aglar and Yamuna River
Timing: 7 am to 5 pm

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5.  Go on a trek to George Everest

To make a memorable trip to mussoorie, sure keep this trek on your list. This place was named after Sir George Everest, he was the first successful persons who ascended the Mount Everest. During your trek you will also get a chance to see Sir George's house and mezmerizing view of Doon city.

Location: George Everest Peak (it is 3 kms from Hathipaon and 6-7 kms from Gandhi Road)
Timing: Sunrise to Sunset

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6. Watch Sunset at Cloud's End

Enjoy a paranomic view from Cloud's End of the sunset, this can be the best sunset anyone will ever wittiness in Mussoorie.

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