Lansdowne is a small picturesque hill station at the height of 1706 meters above sea level, in Pauri Garhwal district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. British cantonment, founded by Lord Lansdowne in 1887 A.D., the Viceroy of India during 1888-1894, Lansdowne hill station is like a slow drug that doesn’t catch the tourists’ eyes at first sight but after spending a few hours tourists do not even realize when their heart is attached to the place. Currently there is command office of the legendary Garhwal Rifles of Indian army in Lansdowne. Garhwal rifles have maintained Lansdowne hill station so neat and clean that the tourists get attached to the city in their first visit. The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial and the Regimental Museum are the important places in Lansdowne hill station.
Lansdowne Hill Station Tourism
Popular for scenic beauty and peaceful environment, Lansdowne has pleasing weather throughout the year. Lansdowne visit in summer offers tourists to explore the place, trek through the forest hills and enjoy the beautiful landscape. For those tourists who love to play with snow and enjoy the chill weather, Lansdowne is perfect destination during winter- the town covered with snow. Dense oak and blue pine forest surrounding Lansdowne add beauty and charm to the forest making it ideal hill station for trekking and nature walks. Trip to Lansdowne can be made more special through trekking to Tiffin Top or Hawaghar, bird watching, boating and paddling in Bhulla tal.