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Lansdowne, Pauri Uttarakhand Travel Guide

Lansdowne is one of the most beautiful hill stations of Uttarakhand. Lansdowne is situated in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttaranchal. This is not a famous hill station but it’s a beautiful place for weekend tours. This hill station is situated around 81 kms away from Pauri, at the height of 1,706 meter is famous for its peaceful environment and natural beauty.

It was founded by “Lord Lansdowne” in 1887 A.D., who was the Viceroy of India at that time, thus this place has been named Lansdowne. The Garhwal Rifles, which is the part of Indian Army also, has its command office here.

As I said, it’s a good place for weekend tours from nearby areas like Delhi. During to stay in Lansdowne, there are some good places to visit like Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial, Garhwali Mess, Regimental Museum, Bhulla Tal, Tip-n-Top, Church Point, Santoshi Mata Temple, Bhairav Garhi temple and Tarkeshwar Mahadev temple. So, make sure to plan a trip to Lansdowne and enjoy the natural beauty of Uttarakhand Tourism.

How to Reach Lansdown from Delhi or Dehradun

By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun, which is around 145 kms from here.

By Rail: The nearest railway station is Kotdwar around 45 kms from Lansdowne.

By Road: This hill station is well connected by road with all major cities in Uttarakhand as well as with other states. The distance is around 295 kms from Delhi, 95 kms from Haridwar and 145 kms from Dehradun.

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