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Weekend Getaway from Delhi to Lansdowne

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi : 236 kilometers / 5 h ,7 m

Weather

Summer 15 to 30°C

 

Winter -4 to 17°C

 

Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Wildlife

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
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  • Nov
  • Dec

This was one of the sought-after hill stations for the British to enjoy summer. Today, it has become one of the most appealing hill town in the land of Uttarakhand. In 1887, Lord Lansdowne founded the town and thus named it after his name, ‘Lansdowne.’ The place has also played a crucial role in Indian history. For example, here is the command of the popular famous Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army. The hill-town is surrounded by blue Pine and Oak forests, which adds to the unique beauty of the place. Thus, this is one of the best places to visit during the Uttrakhand tour to enjoy the tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Additionally, the pleasant climate is also one of the primary reasons for making it a sought-after travel destination.

How to Reach Lansdowne from Delhi

By Train

The nearest railway station to reach Lansdowne is Kotdwar. To move in and around the hill-town, local transportation modes are available.

By Air

Jolly Grant (Dehradun) is the nearest airport to reach Lansdowne. There are private cabs and taxis available for hire.

By Road

Road connectivity is available to get the best way reach Lansdowne from Delhi. The 236 km route goes via Meerut, Mawana, Bijnor, Najibabad, and Dugadda.

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