The list of unexplored places in Mussoorie is never-ending. Every day, more and more people discover what the stunning hill station has to offer. Visitors are mesmerised by the lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains and vibrant wildflowers. Located just 35 km from Dehradun, Mussoorie is well-connected to the rest of the country. The hidden gems of Mussoorie continue to attract thousands of people every year. From cascading waterfalls to unexplored mountain trails, the place is full of surprises. If you are someone who loves to question everything and explore every corner, Mussoorie should be your next getaway destination.

Exploring Mussoorie's Best-kept Secret

Increasing traffic jams and commercialization have caused the charm of Mussoorie to fade over time. However, there are numerous unexplored places in Mussoorie that keep enthralling visitors with their pristine, untouched nature. If you’re looking for unexplored hill stations near Mussoorie, Landour is a safe bet. It was home to Ruskin Bond, one of the greatest authors India has ever seen. Located close to Mussoorie, Landour is best for people who like to spend time away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

a brook flowing past a mountain
a covered waiting area

Live the Mountain Life in Sainji

Sainji is another gem to add to your list of unexplored places near Mussoorie. It is located near Kempty Falls, one of the most stunning waterfalls in the country. Set against the backdrop of the panoramic Himalayas, a visit to this picturesque village will let you witness the beauty of life in the mountains. The vibrant houses with doors made of Deodar wood are sure to leave you mesmerized. Sainji is home to a small community consisting of just 35 families. The village has an unusual look to it because almost every house has bundles of corn hanging outside its doors, which has led to Sainji also being known as the corn village of Mussoorie. If you want to explore the rural Himalayas, experience rustic lifestyles and get a glimpse into authentic mountain culture, this village is a must-visit.

Kanatal - The Perfect Getaway

If you are not done adding names to your list of unexplored hill stations in Mussoorie, we recommend Kanatal. Standing at 8,500 meters above sea level, it is a cosy and picturesque village near Mussoorie. The Garhwal Himalayan range looms behind the village, providing the locals and visitors with stunning views. Kanatal offers a perfect getaway if you are looking forward to escaping your busy life and venturing into the heart of the mountains. Due to the regular snowfall here, it is the ideal camping destination. It is a great place to taste organic food, mingle with the locals and catch a glimpse of their daily lives. Walk along the narrow roads overlooking a mountain cliff, smell the fragrant deodar forests, stare at the snow-capped mountains in the distance and create memories that will last a lifetime.

lush greenery covered by fog

There are many other hidden gems in Mussoorie. Stay at Larisa Resort which is located in the heart of the city and go exploring around the wonderland they call ‘Queen of the Hills’.


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Dhanaulti Road, Uttarakhand 248179, India.

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