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Lansdowne, Uttarakhand, India

Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Wildlife
  • Temples

Weather

Summer 15 to 30°C

Winter -4 to 17°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi: 236 kilometers / 5 h ,7 m

Best Time To Visit

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Overview

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. 

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How to Reach Lansdowne

By Train

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

By Air

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

By Road

To reach Lansdowne from Delhi, there is a road connectivity available. The 236 km route goes via Meerut, Mawana, Bijnor, Najibabad, and Dugadda.