In the local language, Lal Tibba means the Red Hill. This is said to be the oldest and the most populated place in Mussoorie. The place is known for its scenic beauty courtesy the pleasant sunrise and sunset that leave the visitors spell bound. Do carry woolens irrespective of the month of the visit. Location: It is situated in the Landour area and lies at an altitude of 8000 metre above the sea level. Highlights: Lal Tibba is even famous as the Depot Hill because of the presence of a depot here. Besides this there is camp of the Indian Military services, All India Radio and Doordarshan. Hills of the Lal Tibba are also popular amongst the shoppers as there are a number of markets in the nearby areas. Best Time: The best and the most ideal time to visit Lal Tibba is the summer months of March and June. Avoid travel during the monsoon months as there maybe leeches here.
Camel's Back Road
Camel's Back Road is one of the most visit locations in Mussoorie. A peaceful and calm walk in the lap of nature will assure absolute peace and calmness. It is a 3 km long road and is called as the Camel Back Road because of the presence of the natural layout of the rocks that are in the shape of the camel humps. Location: The Camel Back Road starts from the Library Point and goes up to the Kulri Bazaar. Dehradun railway station is 34 km from here and the Jolly Grant airport is 56 km from here. Highlights: From the Camel Back Road the visitors can enjoy the romantic sunrise and sunset with some snacks and the amazing backdrop of the Doon Valley. Best Time: You can visit the Camel’s Back road anytime but keep in mind during the summer months the road is extremely crowded especially during morning or evening. Cost: Admission to the road is free.
Mussoorie Heritage Centre
Mussoorie Heritage Centre was commenced in the November 2013 with the idea of preserving and showcasing the Heritage of Mussoorie and the adjoining areas. Location: Mussoorie Heritage Centre is located at a distance of about 3 km from Library Bus Stand. This is a private enterprise that is situated on the Chamunda Peeth Temple Road in Mussoorie. Highlights: The Soham Heritage and Art Centre displays the tradition as well as the culture of the Himalayas by way of paintings on canvasses, sculptures, frescoes, murals and scrap art. Housing a collection of local heritage artifacts – clothes, musical instruments, vessels, jewelry among, other things, this heritage center is truly a must visit for all. Bird watching is an interesting activity to carry out here. Best Time: Mussoorie Heritage Centre is open on all days except Sunday. The visiting hours for the centre are 9 AM to 1 PM and 4 PM to 8 PM.
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