Happy Valley

Happy Valley (हैप्पी वैली)

Happy Valley is the valley which is located in the Mussoorie district of Uttarakhand. It lies in the west district of the state Uttarakhand. It is located near the Indian Administrative Services Academy which is Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration. There is a Tibetan Monastery which is clearly visible from the top. It is a hill station which is very much famous among the tourists as this place has its unique charm which attracts them.

Location

It lies in the west of Dalai Hills of Mussoorie. It is a place from where the mountain ranges Jaunpur and Nag-Tibba can be seen. The location of the Happy Valley is at prime location such that all the hills are fully visible from the place. The latitude and longitude of the place are 30.45° N and 78.08° E respectively. The place has also some of the famous temples nearby of which is Dharamshala to name a few.

History

Many people including the great ones like Mahatma Gandhi and Dalai Lama have visited the place in the past. Mahatma Gandhi had even addressed the European municipal councilors from the Happy Valley and he had stayed at Birla House at that time. Dalai Lama had also visited the Dharamshala along with the Happy Valley. By this we get to know that the Happy Valley was very much famous among the people.

Characteristics

There are Tibetan Temples which attracts every other people to attend it. This makes it a most preferable site to visit among the tourists visiting there. There is also a Municipal Garden which makes the place full of greenery as it has maximum cover of the trees. Happy Valley is situated is surrounded by George Everest’s House and Himalayan ranges.

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