Landour, situated in the Lower Western Himalaya in the Mussoorie Range and on average is about 984 ft (300 m) above Mussoorie. The town lies on the east-west ridge, with the temperature being marked 2-3 degree lower than Mussoorie. Mussoorie-Landour was widely known as the "Queen of the Hills". It is carpeted by old-growth forests of Deodar Cedar, Himalayan Oak and various other species of trees. The birdlife is even outstanding here and over 350 species can be viewed at different times over the course of the year. The architecture in Landour is similar to other Raj – era hill stations of Northern India. The Castle on the aptly named the Castle Hill is a building that has architectural significance. The local landmark is the Clock Tower which is at the beginning of the Landour Bazaar informally marks the boundary between Landour and Mussoorie.
Living a Victorian Style: Rokeby Manor :
Rokeby Manor, a quaint English country style manor has been re- stored to its original beauty of the 19th century décor. The views of Mussoorie are visible from all parts of the property that surely will take your breath away which makes staying at Rokeby wonderful experience. The Log Cabins here are the pride of Rokeby. The luxurious 3 bedroom cottage, with its own private garden, is built of real pine logs with interiors reflecting the culture of the town. You can enjoy the beauty of the mountains in the private garden lounging on the outdoor furniture with a splendid meal prepared and live on the barbeque grill with family and friends.