Over the years Kempty Falls has become synonymous with Mussoorie. It is the most sought after destination which draws you closer to nature. Gushing down the hilly terrains of Uttarakhand, the Kempty Falls makes quite a good impression on every visitor. Earlier, Mussoorie served as a summer retreat for the Britishers. Its transition from being an age-old summer retreat to one of the top hill stations in India is just incredible. People visit this hill station year-round and thus keep it on the top charts of Uttarakhand tourism.
Let us make a photo-tour of Kempty Falls in Mussoorie and also explore a few other interesting places in this beautiful hill station!
Significance of the Name
One popular theory is that Britishers used to hold tea parties in the woods of Kempty Falls. The word 'Camp-tea' might have transformed into the Kempty Falls.
Kempty Falls cascades from a height of 40ft by creating a splendid view.
Location of Kempty Falls
Kempty Falls is situated around 15km from Mussoorie and 50km from Dehradun.
Meeting With the River
Kempty Falls flows for 12km to finally meet the Yamuna River.
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Visitors can happily play in the pool at the bottom of Kempty Falls. It is thrilling to swim in the chilly water of this pond.
How to Reach Kempty Falls
Buses are available from Mussoorie and Dehradun to reach Kempty Falls. You can also hire a taxi to cover Kempty Falls and all other tourist attractions.
Best Time to Visit Kempty Falls
You can visit the Kempty Falls throughout the year. In fact, it is an awesome place to chill out in summer.
Facilities at Kempty Falls
Kempty Falls is usually crowded, therefore it has been developed in terms of facilities. You can find separate changing rooms for men and women and many shops which sell snacks.
Top Tourist Places in Mussoorie
Happy Valley, Gun Hill, Lal Tibba, Mussoorie Christ Church, Jwala Devi Temple, Lake Mist, Jharipani Falls, Mussoorie Heritage Centre and the Mall Road are the main tourist places in Mussoorie.
Exploring Lal Tibba and Gun Hill
One can get an incredible view of Mussoorie from Lal Tibba. This picturesque spot is the highest view point in Mussoorie. Gun Hill is the second highest view point which gives a view of Doon Valley and the Himalayan ranges.
Jharipani Waterfalls and Bhatta Waterfalls are the beautiful waterfalls near Mussoorie.
Exploring Happy Valley
Happy Valley is the first Tibetan refugee settlement in India. The Happy Valley is situated near Mall Road and it is famous for Tibetan Buddhist Temple.
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Tourist Places Near Mussoorie
Dehradun (50km), Dhanaulti (31km) and Kanatal (48km) are some of the tourist places near Mussoorie.
Best Time to Visit Mussoorie
Mussoorie is an year-round destination. However, the months from March to June is the peak season here. Winters are very cold hence not very advicable to visit.
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How To Reach Mussoorie
Mussoorie is around 324km from Delhi and it is easily accessible from other parts of North India.
Click - How to Reach Mussoorie.
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