Lansdowne, Pauri Uttarakhand Travel Guide
Lansdowne is one of the most beautiful hill stations of Uttarakhand. Lansdowne is situated in the 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 km away from Pauri, at a height of 1,706 meters, and 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 part of the 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 a stay in Lansdowne, there are some good places to visit in Lansdowne 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 to Dehradun
- By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun, which is around 145 km from here.
- By Rail: The nearest railway station is Kotdwar around 45 km 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 km from Delhi, 95 km from Haridwar and 145 km from Dehradun.