Originally known as Kaludanda, Lansdowne is located in Pauri Garwhal district in the Indian state of Uttrakhand. The place is known for its British heritage, Bungalows and Churches. Unlike other hill stations, this Cantonment town is quite cleaner and supervised by Cantonment board of Indian Army. On a clear day tourists can enjoy the beauty of Himalayan Ranges and vast valley view with lower Himalayan Ranges. The Place is easily accessible from all major cities of India.
Lansdowne is easily reachable by air from all major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Jolly Grant airport Dehradun is the nearest airport, 152 km from Lansdowne. Taxi services are available to travel from airport to Lansdowne.
From Delhi tourists can take train to Kotdwara, from where Lansdowne is 41 km. There are two trains connected to Kotdwara from Delhi, Mussoorie Express and Garhwal Express. Other than this, Kotdwara railway station is also connected with most of the major cities of India like Mumbai, Kolkata and Jaipur. Taxis and bus services are available from Kotdwara to Lansdowne.
Tourists can drive from Delhi to Lansdowne which is just 250 km, taking around 7-8 hours. Buses too are available from Delhi to Kotdwara and Dugadda. After that tourists can take taxis or buses available from Kotdwara to Lansdowne. Also, there is availability of bus services from major cities like Mumbai, Jaipur and Kolkata.