Overview of Lansdowne

Lansdowne is a tranquil, serene & charming hill station renowned for its scenic beauty & cantonment town in Pauri Garhwal district. This place is gifted with misty mountain, lush green forests with a ravishing view of Himalayas. The place receives many tourists during weekends from Delhi, who come here to evacuate the woes of city life & relax at the lapse of nature.

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Tourist places at Lansdowne:

  • Tarkeshwar Mahadev: The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva & located 36 km from Lansdowne amid a dense forest of cedar & pine.
  • Bhullatal Lake: It is an artificial manmade lake dedicated to the Garhwali youth of The Garhwal Rifles who helped in the construction of the lake, located at just 1 km from the Lansdowne.
  • St. Mary's Church: This Roman Catholic Church was built in 1896 by A. H. B. Hume of Royal Engineers. The Church condition started deteriorating after independence but it was restored by Garhwal Rifles Regimental center & reopened in 1980. Until now St. John's Church became the only Church to be worship in Lansdowne.
  • Tip n Top View Point: Tip-in-Top is a popular point at Lansdowne. It is on the ridge close to St. Mary Church. Trek to the spot gives the great Mountain View & re-energize everyone with fresh ambiance unleashed by Oak & pine trees.
  • Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple: It is the oldest temple at Lansdowne, Lord Shiva is the deity of the temple. The temple is revered by local people & they especially gather on the occasion of Shivratri to worship & seeks the blessing.

Lansdowne hill station
Lansdowne hill station
Lansdowne hill station
Lansdowne hill station
Lansdowne hill station

Activities at Lansdowne:

  • Nature walk: Rejuvenate yourself with refreshing scenic nature trails which is the best way to enjoy this iconic hill station
  • Boating: Enjoy boating on Bhulla Lake.

How to reach to Lansdowne:

Nearest railway station Lansdowne is Kotdwara located at a distance of 40 km approx. Jolly Grant airport is the closest airport which is 155 km approx.

Location distance:

Delhi Lansdowne 265 km (approx)
Bareilly Lansdowne 270 km (approx)
Lucknow Lansdowne 550 km (approx)
Chandigarh Lansdowne 320 km (approx)

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The place has pleasant weather during summers & receives good rainfall during monsoons. Post monsoon the places revitalize with deep greenery & immense freshness. During winters from December to February are extremely cold with minimum temperature falls subzero level, if you are an adventure seeker then you can surely opt for this place.

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