Saturday, 7 January 2017

Mussoorie:Kempty Falls

One of the most striking water falls in Uttarakhand, renowned Kempty Falls is surrounded by high mountain cliffs, located at an altitude of about 4500 feet above the sea level. The Kempty Falls offers a majestic view as the water falls from a great height which later divides into five streams. It is located on the Mussoorie Dehradun Highway, attracting tourists from all over the country. Kempty Falls has a perennial flow of water  which makes it beautiful picnic spot attracting tourists and photographers and also a place which people do not leave without taking a dip in the beautiful pure waters.

The tourist destination was originally developed by John Mekinan in 1835 because of its excellent panoramic view and natural extravagance. The Britishers organized tea parties at this location during their ruling period and thus the name was derived from Camp-tea. This tourist spot is crowded with people taking bath under the falls, fishing , swimming as well as enjoying the panoramic view. Tourists can also reach a beautiful pond while climbing a few steps in the flow of stream. Located at the footsteps of the falls, the pond is a huge enclosure formed naturally by the stream. The falls which flows through various rocks and enters into the plains. While going down 12 km the hill and after crossing Aglar river, tourists can also reach the Yamuna river.

Kempty Falls is an exquisite natural getaway where we can enjoy the serenity of nature listening to the invigorating sounds of the falling waters.The best season to visit these regions is the summers when the weather is pleasant and charming..

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