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Lal Tibba-Highest Point in Mussoorie

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Lal Tibba in Mussoorie

The oldest populated place of Mussoorie has real historical importance. Being the highest point of the town, it has some breathtaking view, particularly of sunrise and sunset.

Lal Tibba also referred as a Depot Hill owing to the presence of a depot, also houses a camp of the Indian Military services, towers of Doordarshan and All India Radio. The hills of Lal Tibba are popular amongst shoppers too as there various markets in the nearby areas. You can buy pretty souvenirs from the well known Sister’s Bazaar.

A Japanese telescope was placed at the 20 metres tall tower standing on the edge of the cliff to offer scenic views of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Banderpunch, and other Himalayan ranges.

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Location:
Mussoorie
Uttarakhand, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
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Time people usually spend here:
3.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
5795 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
30.4669113°N, 78.0948892°E
Distance from Mussoorie to Lal Tibba
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Read traveller's reviews about Lal Tibba..

Overall Rating:4

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  '5' out of 5
"Lal tibba at height approx 7500 ft is a beautiful place to visit and gives you the lovely view of valley. Although telescope kept there is not of much use. The beauty of valley in the morning hours is magical. You must also visit Landour Bakehouse near lal tibba which is within 2 km range for amazing muffins, crossient, coffee latte and hot choco coffee. Simple amazing experience. A must visit place"
  '5' out of 5
"This place gives the view of entire range of Himalaya if whether is clean. Way from musurie to laal tibba is very beautiful and it gives very good feeling there are two shopes which is providing telescopic view of Himalaya but the shop at your right hand provides good telescope. Enjoy 😊"
  '4' out of 5
"If you love silence and wanted to hear sound of nature please visit this place once. It is also highest point in Mussoorie. With the panoramic view of Shiwalik range, this place will gives inner peace to rejuvenate yourself."
  '3' out of 5
"Not so good for a View point, but you can see the Sunset better. 20 Rupees charge per head to go on the top of Restaurant. View of mountain looks good in evening."
  '3' out of 5
"There are 2 buildings that are at the Lal tibba. The one that says New Lal Tibba has a better view...but pathetic binoculars...the coffee is good but tell him not to make it like jaggery !! Come till char dukan (4shops) take a walk till Lal Tibba, see the sunset, take a panoramic shot from top, walk towards the British cemetery, will wind up to sisters bazaar till you circle back to char dukan. Also if u have a Vespa/bike this circular road is an excellent drive "

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 14, 2016