If you are in search of some glorious isolation, Lansdowne is the place to be. Settled at an altitude up to 1700meters above the sea level, Lansdowne hill station is a perfect retreat, away from the hustle-bustle of city life. The picturesque beauty and tranquility of the place beckons travelers not only from India but also from abroad.
Enjoy the impeccable scenery formed by oak and blue pine forests and majestic Himalayas. The exotic site is flocked by both leisure lovers and adventure lovers. As Lansdowne is well-connected by motorable roads, numerous bikers visit the place just for adventure. Visitors can enjoy the spectacular views of setting sun. Apart from just strolling around, you may also indulge in thrilling outdoor activities such as trekking, boating, paddling and bird-watching. Also, the hill station offers salubrious weather all the year long, so you can plan a trip to Lansdowne any time.
Lansdowne in Uttarakhand paints a picture of remarkable history. It is majorly inhabited by people who follow different culture and tradition. The first troop of Garhwal rifles moved from Almora to Lansdowne on 5th November, 1887. And as soon as the city became popular, number of people gathered here to do business.
Lansdowne is named after the Viceroy of India during 1888-1894, Lord Lansdowne. Moreover, the historic buildings and churches here mark the old world charm dating back to pre-independence era. The hill station is home to the command office of Garhwal Rifles division of the Indian Army.