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February 21, 2016
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Lansdowne Hill Station Uttarakhand (Hindi: लैंसडाउन)

Lansdowne is one of the quietest and unspoilt hill stations of India and has been a  popular destination since Britishers came to India. Lansdowne is unlike other hill stations, as it is well connected with motorable roads but remote in its own way. It is situated at an altitude of 1,700 mts above sea level surrounded with thick oak and blue pine forests in the  Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state.

Lansdowne got its name from Lord Lansdowne, who was the then Viceroy of India during the period of 1888-1894. Presently, Lansdowne has the command office of the Garhwal Rifles division of the Indian Army.

How to Reach Lansdowne

Lansdowne by Air

Jolly Grant is one of the nearest airport to Lansdowne. This airport provides you with regular flights to various Destinations. Flight from Delhi to Dehradun Flight from Mumbai to Dehradun

Lansdowne by railways

Kotdwar is the railway station nearest to this Hill station, located about 40 km away. You can get various passenger and superfast trains to travel to other major cities and states. Najibabad Junction Railway Station is also situated nearby and one can get many trains from here.

Lansdowne Hill Station

GEO Information
Altitude: 1700 mts Best season: Throughout the year Distance from Delhi: 248 Kms Nearest Railway Station: Kotdwara Special: Quite and relaxing hill station, Valley Views, Himalayan Views, Sunset Popular For: Lazy holiday, Bhulla Lake, Weekend Getaway Lansdowne is ideal travel destination for a lazy, relaxing holiday. It is one of the most popular weekend Getaway from Delhi NCR Region.
  • Famous For Hill Station

  • Best Season Mar to Oct

  • Languages Garhwali, Hindi

  • Weather Summer 15 to 30°C and Winter -4 to 17°C

  • District Pauri Garhwal

  • Std Code 01386, 01382, 01348

Quiet, less crowded, not over developed and relatively undiscovered hill station. Much cleaner and well maintained because of Cantonment Area of Garhwal Rifles. Have many old buildings of British colonial architecture and military history. One of the closest hill stations from Delhi NCR region and a perfect Weekend Getaway.
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