Lansdowne is located at an altitude of 1,706 meters. It is situated at a distance of about 81 kilometer from Pauri. It is one of the quietest hill stations in Uttrakhand. Lansdowne was founded by Lord Lansdowne in 1887 AD. Lansdowne was originally a popular hill station during the British rule. The war memorial located at the Parade Ground of the Garhwal Rifles Center attracts the visitors.
It is surrounded by thick Oak and blue Pine forests. The major attractions of the city are Tip-n-Top, Church Point and Santoshi Mata Temple. Tarkeshwar Mahadev temple and Bhairav Garhi temple can be visited on excursion from the city.
How to Reach Lansdowne:
By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, at a distance of 152 kilometer near Deharadun.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is located at Kotdwar (2 hours), which is well connected by buses.
By Road: Lansdowne is connected by a motorable road to almost all the important cities of Uttarakhand.