In 1887, Lord Lasndowne founded the town, and thus named it after his name, ‘Lansdowne’. This was one of the sought-after hill-station for British to enjoy summer. The place has also played a crucial role in Indian history. Now,
here is the command of 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 in Uttrakhand to enjoy tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Additionally, the pleasant climate is also one of the major reasons for making it a sought-after travel destination.