If there is a place that is the perfect definition of “surreal”, it has to be Landour. It is a small cantonment town, reminiscent of the old British Towns. Quite close to Mussoorie, the distance between Mussoorie and Landour is just 5 kms.

Draped with the majestic Himalayas, Landour is blessed with tall green trees and a captivating view of the hills. It has a heavenly mix of old-world charm and an intoxicating calmness.

As an added bonus, you can get a wonderful opportunity to meet Ruskin Bond and chat with him in his residence in Ivy Cottage!

The best time to visit Landour is between April and October, when the weather in Landour is pleasing and enjoyable.


Landour is a paradise for those who love to walk. With the fresh air filling your lungs, visiting the town can actually improve your health. Although there aren’t a lot of famous touristy places, these are some of the beautiful places to visit in Landour.

  • Jabarkhet Nature Reserve - A vast forest where you can get a stunning view of the tranquil sky, Jabarkhet Nature Reserve should be on your list when you visit Landour. With a diverse flora and fauna, this forest is sure to give you the peace your soul craves!

  • Tapkeshwar Temple - Located on the banks of the Asan river, this temple in Landour is known to have one of the oldest Shivlings in the cave! Since the water constantly drips off the cave ceiling, the temple is called Tapkeshwar (tapak means to drip off)

  • Bhatta Falls - Bhatta Falls is the place to be at, if you love to see cool, icy water gushing down from a valley! The area around the waterfall makes for some beautiful photographs too!

  • Shikhar Falls - A well-frequented place, Shikhar falls is only a couple of hours of trek from Dehradun. You can see some rare butterflies near the falls. You need to visit this if you want to experience the bliss of the nature.

  • Gun Hill Point - The 2nd highest peak of Mussoorie, Gun Hill Point offers a majestic view of the Himalayas and the town. You can use a ropeway to reach to the top of the 400-feet hill. You will feel like you are on the top of the world, literally!

  • Surkanda Devi Temple - Located at an altitude of 2700 metres above the sea level, Surkhanda Devi Temple gives you the opportunity to get a complete 360 degree view of the Himalayas! This temple is known for its intricate architecture and being one of the uncommon temples dedicated to the story of Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati!

Landour is an underrated Gem of Uttrakhand. With marvelous sights galore, you can see tons of tourist attractions in as well as near Landour.


Since the town is located close to the Himalayan range, the whole region tends to be chilly. There are many cool tourist places near Landour which you shouldn’t miss. Here is a list of 3 best sightseeing places in Uttarakhand near Landour.

  • Dhanaulti - The distance between Landour and Dhanaulti is around 62 kms. Dhanaulti is famous for the Adventure Eco Park, where you can do various activities like trekking, zip lining and many such adrenaline-pumping activities. There are also some temples which you can visit here.

  • Nag Tibba - Located around 80 kms away from Landour, Nag Tibba is famous as a trekking hub in Uttaranchal. You can catch a glimpse of the captivating sunrise and the sunset from Nag Tibba.

  • Lansdowne - The distance between Landour and Landsowne is around 190 kms. Landsowne is one of the quietest and cleanest hill stations in Uttarakhand. Just walking for a few minutes on its streets will remind you of the British architecture. Visit Landsowne if you don’t want to try the popular hill stations and instead experience something new.

Uttrakhand is regarded as ‘The Heaven on Earth’ and it would not be wrong to call Landour as the ‘Heaven’s Chair’! An Uttrakhand trip gives you the peace of mind you need, far away from the hectic city life, where you can relax and renew !

Uttrakhand is regarded as ‘The Heaven on Earth’ and it would not be wrong to call Landour as the ‘Heaven’s Chair’! An Uttrakhand trip gives you the peace of mind you need, far away from the hectic city life, where you can relax and renew !


Since Landour is only 5 kms away from Mussoorie, which is a famous holiday destination, it is connected by road and rail to places like Dehradun. Although there are local buses that ply from Dehradun to Landour, they can be unsafe and uncomfortable.

The best option is to book a taxi online with a reliable taxi service provider where you can enjoy the roads and the natural beauty of the place.

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There are several hotels in Landour you can choose from, according to your requirement. There are some beautiful cottages in Landour, which feel homely. If you want to pick the best hotel at a reasonable price, it is recommended that you try online hotel booking with OYO Hotels or Booking.Com.

Some of the best hotels in Landour are One Earth Royal Boutique Hotel and Hotel Landour Residency. You can also choose homestays in Landour for an authentic existence. Online booking will help you choose the preferred room at cheapest deals and discounts. What’s even better ? Opt for a complete Landour tour package and leave all your travel woes to us !

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