The city of Mussoorie is located at a distance of about 34 kms. from Dehradun, in the Dehradun district, in Uttarakhand. It is a beautiful hill station that is located in the Himalayan ranges, and is also famously known as the Queen of the Hills. There is another town just adjacent to Mussoorie, known as Landour, and it is considered a part of the 'Greater Mussoorie'.
The town of Mussoorie is located at an altitude of about 2,000 metres or 6,600 feet above sea level. Surrounded by green hills and beautiful flora and fauna, it presents a wonderful and enchanting view of the whole valley. Mussoorie is surrounded by snow capped mountains to the north-east and the Doon valley and the Shivalik ranges in the south. It was once said to be a fairyland for the visiting tourists.
Mussoorie is very famous not only for the wonderful landscapes that surround it but also because of its social life. It provides all kinds of entertainment and facilities for every domestic and foreign tourist. It is very easily accessible as well. It is connected to all the major cities through road. There are many famous tourist spots in and around Mussoorie as well; some of which are - Dhanaulti, Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Nagtibba, etc.