A steep drive or hike from the crowded bazaars of Mussoorie will lead you to a different world altogether—Landour. The town is so beautiful & serene that the famous author Ruskin Bond never decided to change his abode, ever since he settled here in the 1960s. While Mussoorie is one of those places near Delhi where travelers go for a fun-filled vacation, Landour provides a peaceful & relaxing holiday.
Attractions: Ivy Cottage, Church of St Paul, Kellogg’s Church, and Char Dukan area
Best time to visit: April to June and September to October
Distance from Delhi: 291 km
How to reach
By air: Jolly Grant Airport in the Dehradun (60 km away) is the nearest air connect and is well-connected with all major towns.
By rail: Dehradun (34 km away) is the nearest railhead and is well-connected with all major towns.
By road: Mussoorie is well-linked with a network of bus & cab services, which run from all major cities of Uttarakhand and around. From the city center, one can either take a short hike or take a cab to Landour.