Landour Cantonment is situated in the Mussoorie Mountain Range which forms a part of the Lower Western Himalayan range, and it is the second of the five corresponding bends of the Himalayan Mountain Range.
The area is situated for the most part on a mountainous fold which stretches from the east to the west. There is a big pointed projection to the south, joining its western part with Mussoorie.
The distance of New Delhifrom Landour is approximately 180 miles or 290 km. If you plan to tour the place by bus or railways, you need to halt at Dehradun to change over your mode of conveyance.
You will conveniently get taxis and buses from Dehradun to Landour. So called shared taxis are also available. Direct buses are available from New Delhiand you can bargain with the taxis straightforwardly at theNew Delhiairport or any of the railway stations in New Delhi. If you take a flight fromDelhi, you will get down at Jolly Grant Airport towards the east of Dehradun in only 40 minutes. This will help you save plenty of time. However, it will require an extra one and half hours to approach Landour from the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.
The Surkhanda Devi Mandir and the tiny village of Dhanoulti are situated to the east of Landour. More to the east are Tehri (currently inundated by the Tehri dam), Kanatal, and Chamba (not to be mixed up with the district and township of the same name in Himachal Pradesh). Towards the west, the army settlement of Chakrata, the travelers’ belt of KemptyFalls, and the area of Jaunsar edging Himachal Pradesh are situated.