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Unexplored and Unspoiled Nature, cool breeze and amazing sceneries, Lansdowne is a beautiful town and a popular hill station situated on the Kotware-Pauri road at a height of 1,706 mt on a hillock in the state of Uttaranchal, India. Lansdowne, named after its founder Lord Lansdowne, was the main base of independent movement activities of India during the British Raj.
The town is attracted by many tourists and the soothing climate of the city all through the year, characterized by pleasant summers and cold winters, is very comfortable for holidaying tourist. This place is especially considered as a gateway of romance, thanks to the natural comforts, nice accommodations, pleasant weather, calm environment and secluded atmosphere. This great hill station is completely away from hustle and bustle and hence is distinct from the normal hill stations which are crowded.
The city is surrounded by lushing greeneries of thick Oak woods and blue Pine forests. Magnificent views of snow covered mounts and forests, bracing cool air and unpolluted clean fresh atmosphere make Lansdowne a perfect place for eco-tourism. The tourism at Lansdowne has a different face; it is not commercial tourism but eco friendly tourism of conserving and preserving nature. The annual festival 'Shardotsav', celebrated during the season of autumn is a grand draw of tourists.
Summer 15 to 30 C
Winter -5 to 15 C
Mar - Oct
Getting to Lansdowne
Nearest airport is Jollygrant in Dehradun which is about 100 km away from Lansdowne. Jollygrant airport, Dehradun is connected to Delhi airport. Delhi is the nearest international airport which is 236 km away from Lansdowne. Delhi is well connected to all major cities in India and many cities abroad.
Nearest railway station is Kotdwar, which is nearly 35 km away from Lansdowne. This station is connected to all cities in India like Delhi Garhwal Express and Kolkata Doon Exxpress.
Lansdowne is well connected to many cities in the region by buses. Private and public buses offer services from Lansdowne to Kotdwar 35 km in regular intervals. Kotdwar is connected to Delhi by tourist deluxe buses. Lansdowne is connected to Hardwar, Dehradun and Mussoorie.