North India’s hill resort that boasts of the adage “The Queen of Hills”, Mussoorie is a hot pick when it comes to deciding a perfect holiday destination in Uttaranchal. Lots of tourist’s places are famous in Mussoorie which offers many things to visitors. It is located 34 km away from Dehradun situated on Garhwal Hills, which is nothing but a little paradise on earth. Because of picturesque backdrop and cold environs, this place is home to numerous tourist attractions. Lal Tibba is one of the most famous tourist spot in Mussoorie.
Lal Tibba is also known as Depot Hill due to presence of depot and is the highest point in Mussoorie situated in Landour area which is oldest populated destination of Mussoorie. The hill houses a camp of the Indian Military services and broadcasting stations or towers of all India Radio and Doordashan.
Visitors can enjoy beautiful views; Japanese telescope was installed here in 1967 by municipality using which tourists can see nearby places such as Kedarnath, Banderpunch, Badrinath and other Himalayan ranges. Beautiful views of sunrise and sunset from this place can also been seen. Ancient houses which are constructed in British architectural style are also seen. Lal Tibba meaning in local language is Red Hill.
Chider’s Lodge is another attraction situated on Lal Tibba. This Lodge offers awesome view of the hills and valley stretching into distance. Chider’s Lodge is an ideal picnic spot accessible by foot. This place does not have any eating places, restrooms or souvenir shops hence enjoy the raw and rustic appeal of nature here.
Well known sister’s Bazar selling all the must nuys along with some pretty souvenirs is quite popular both with locals as well as tourists.
Best time to visit this place is between summer months of March and June as weather is pleasant enough to explorer the stunning surroundings. It’s necessary to carry woolen cloths because of its cold weather.
Due to such a great beauty of Mussoorie, there is huge rush of tourists. Along with being a tourist destination, Mall road is also a best place for shopping, which is the second priority of travelers. Due to this reason, there is great demand for best star category and budget ‘Hotels on Mall Road, Mussoorie’.