Top 5 Places To Visit In Landour

If Mussorie is fondly known as the ‘Queen of Hills’, then Landour can be termed as the tiara resting on top of the Queen’s head. Home of one of India’s favorite authors —Ruskin Bond, this pretty town is close to the city of Dehradhun. Landour is a tiny cantonment town, and since the British rule it has been a popular hill station. Located in the Mussorie range of the Western Himalayas, Landour experiences a good deal of rainfall during the monsoon, giving it a beautiful view. Winter is a harsh cold, and summer has its own strong warmth to offer, so the best time to visit would be towards the end of summer and beginning of monsoon, since it gets quite pleasant on this hill station. With a variety of trees like Oak, Pine, Deodar, Cedar, Ash etc present in this town, they provide a serene atmosphere. The Himalayan mountain ranges such as the Garwhal Mountains, Swargarohini, Gangotri, Yamunotri and the likes, surround the region rendering an astounding view. Let’s take a look at the wonderful spots you can visit at Landour.

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