In & Around Mussoorie

Nicknamed the "Queen of Hills", Mussoorie is one of the most popular hill stations in India, offering a plethora of tourist spots. Whether you are on a fun trip with your family or an adventure with your friends, Mussoorie has something for everyone. Here is a list of places to check out in Mussoorie:


Things to do in Mussoorie

  • Visit the Benong National Park (The Brigadiers Cottage is almost within the National Park)
  • Take a walk through our village - Bunglow ki kaandi along with a visit to the Atte ki Chakki
  • Visit the Apple and Walnut orchards, and explore the water stream
  • Walk down to the Kempty Falls (5 minutes’ walk)
  • Water rafting and fishing in River Yamuna (15 min drive)
  • Visit Mussoorie Mall (15 min drive)
  • Visit Dhanuaulti and Gun Hill
  • Company Baugh (10 min drive)
  • Cross country horse riding

Alternatively, you can stay back at our cottage too. We have a bunch of fun activities for you and your kids that will make your stay in Mussoorie a memorable one!

Things to do at our cottage

  • Visit Kempty Falls before 09:00 AM or after 05:00 PM.
  • Visit the Yamuna river for a picnic and lunch. You can even carry your booze with you!
  • Mountaineering at the Himalayan Institute.
  • Picnic at the brook below the cottage. You can take Shakti with you, he will pitch up a tent and cook Maggi etc.
  • Visit the secret waterfall for a swim (carry a picnic basket from the cottage)
  • Barbecue at the cottage.
  • Trek and waterfall at Chaamiya village.
  • Visit Chakrata.
  • Village walk to Sainji - the corn village of India & visit the quaint little Lori's Cafe there.
  • Visit the Mall Road.
  • Ask for a complimentary sigdi and sit around it.
  • Light up the fireplace and curl up with a good book & hot chocolate.
  • Spend time in the morning sun lounging on the terrace.
  • Spend time with the farm animals & birds.
  • Play Croquet.
  • Do absolutely nothing.

The Brigadiers Cottage 2