Come December, and Mussoorie will be the destination to be at. Why? The beautiful hill station will host tourists for the Mussoorie Winterline Carnival, to witness the false horizon formed here in the winters. Here are the details.
If you want to spend the winters in the lap of nature, we have an idea. This end of December, head to Mussoorie for the annual Mussoorie Winterline Carnival 2022. The festival, complete with nature trails, fun and food, will celebrate the natural winterline phenomenon in India after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus.
Mussoorie Winterline Carnival: Here are the details
What is winterline?
Winterline refers to the dark false horizon that is formed in the winter at certain places around the world. It is visible from certain mountainous destinations in India and the Swiss Alps. In India, you can see it at Landour, Mussoorie, Doon Valley and Mizoram, to name a handful. This is the reason the festival in Mussoorie also gets its name.
What to expect at the Mussoorie Winterline Carnival
In the last week of December, the carnival will welcome tourists from across the globe, visiting to experience the winterline phenomenon. The carnival will be a confluence of local culture, food and nature trails. Enjoy heritage walks, performances by local as well as folk artistes, stargazing through the night, paragliding, skating, bungee and jumping. Local, traditional food and stalls selling clothes and handicrafts will add to the experience. Children will also be entertained by the puppet show performances that have been lined up for guests. What’s more, make the most of hilly winters with campfire nights across Mussoorie, organised specially for you!
Every year, the Mussoorie Winterline Carnival happens towards the end of December. This year, the tentative dates are December 25-30, 2022. Venues across the hill station will be announced soon, but one sure-shot place the event will take place is the Mall Road.
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