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Mussoorie Short Weekend Break
Posted by mandyjones on 05 January, 2012
Enjoy a short winter weekend in Mussoorie and have a dream vacation in this fairy tale hill station. Watch the "queen of hills" Mussoorie fully covered in snow and enjoy a peaceful holiday that you will cherish throughout your life.
Mussoorie is a charming hill station in the state of Uttarakhand, India and is often referred as the "queen of hills". This beautiful hill station is located 35 kilometres from the state capital Dehradun. Mussoorie was first developed by the colonial rulers of India as a military outpost and later it became a popular summer resort for the British officers. Mussoorie is famous for its green hills and flora and fauna. This beautiful hill station provides an extensive view of Himalayan ranges and beautiful Doon Valley. This small quaint hill station is highly popular with North Indian domestic tourists and on every summer season, large number of tourist flocked this beautiful hill station. The main street is known as the Mall and it stretches from Picture Palace at its eastern end to the Public Library at its western end. Large number of Tibetans arrived in Mussoorie during the 1959 Tibetan Rebellion. The Central Tibetan Administration of the 14th Dalai Lama was at first established in Mussoorie before being moved to its present location in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. Tibetans settled mainly in Happy Valley in Mussoorie. Today, some 5,000 Tibetans live in Mussoorie.
This winter, enjoy a short weekend break in Mussoorie and admire the charm of this beautiful hill station. Mussoorie receives snow fall and the temperature often falls below 0° C but this is also the time when you don't have jostle with the maddening tourist crowd of summer season. Mussoorie looks even more pristine and dramatic due to snow fall. The hotels are all generally warm and comfortable and won't burn a hole in your pocket. Most of the attractions will be crowd free and you can enjoy as much time as you can. Restaurants are also warm and serve you good warm food which you will enjoy in a cosy ambience. Mussoorie is generally traffic free and moving around is much easier. You can enjoy a leisure stroll or you can sit in the various look out points and admire the stunning views of the snow covered hills. Whatever you do, you will always cherish the experience in Mussoorie which during the winters resembles like a fairy land.
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