Gun Hill, Mussoorie

Gun Hill is the oldest and the second highest peak of Mussoorie that has become favorite place of tourists over the period of time. Gun Hill offers range of amazing views to Himalayas and Doon Valley. One of the popular places nearby Mussoorie, Gun Point is located 400 ft above the Mall and is easily accessible by a cable car.

Gun Hill- Second Highest Peak of Mussoorie

Gun Hill is famous as the second highest peak of Mussoorie and offers lot more to the avid photographers to capture in their cameras. It offers amazing sights to Himalayan viewers and provides complete 360 degree view along with range of other important peaks and valleys as in Banderpunch, Pithwara, Gangotri and Pithwara etc. One can also capture amazing views of beautiful Mussoorie and Doon valley.

Perched at a height of 400 ft above the Mall, Gun Point is at 20 minutes walking distance through the Mall. Visitors here love Ropeway ride to Gun Point which provides scenic views of the valley and the city. Gun Point has a water reservoir of Mussoorie city and in the pre-independence period a gun was mounted on the top and since then this place is famous as Gun Point. The Gun was fired during the Mid-Day that helped people in adjusting their watches.

• Ropeway Prices- Rs 75 for doundtrip
• Timings to Visit- 10: am -6:00pm

How to Arrive at Gun Hill Mussoorie

The Gun Hill Mussoorie is located at a height of 400meters above the Mall, Mussoorie. In order to reach here one can take a ropeway or may walk all the way. The nearest railway station is Dehradun railway station -32kms and the nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport- 54kms.


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