Mussoorie is a city in Uttaranchal.
Mussoorie, with its green hills & varied flora & fauna, is a facinating hill resort. Commanding a wonderful view of extensive Himalyan snow ranges to the northeast, & glittering views of the Doon Valley, Roorkee, Saharanpur & Haridwar to the South, the town presents a fairyland atmosphere to the tourists. Its history dates back to 1827 when Captain Young, an adventurous military officer, explored the present site & laid the foundation of this holiday resort which now ha few rivals. Mussoorie is famous for its scenic beauty & hectic social life. It provides all kind of amusement & every facility for domestic & foreign tourists. - Mussooorie is convenientlyconnected by road to Delhi & by other major Cities & is the "Gateway" to Yamunotri & Gangotri shines of Northern India & one of the "Chardhams of India".
For the most part you will want to get around on foot. The Mall is closed to most vehicles.