Unspoiled by human activities, Lansdowne is situated at an altitude of 1706 metres on the Kotdwar-Pauri road and is popular as one of the former British hill-stations and home to the cantonment of the Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army. The area is home to some of the most mystical and breathtaking views. Lansdowne is famous for its eco-friendly tourism revolving around mountaineering, trekking, and jungle safaris. The Shardotsav festival celebrated annually during autumn draws tourists from across the country.
This place was founded by the then Viceroy Lord Lansdowne and so the place has been named after him.
A quiet and enchanting hill-station set up by the British before independence. Lansdowne is famous for its pristine Himalayan beauty, oak and pine forests, snow-covered peaks and lovely fresh air, and take a safari and catch a glimpse of Himalayan wild animals in the forest.
Lansdowne does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport from Lansdowne is Jolly Grant Airport, in Dehradun, 145 Km away
Kotdwar is the railway station nearest to this Hill station, located about 40 km away. Najibabad Junction Railway Station is also situated nearby and one can get many trains from here.
Lansdowne is well connected by road network to major cities of India.
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