Places to visit in Lansdowne

Lansdowne in a glance:

Coordinates: 29.8377° N, 78.6871° E

State: Uttarakhand

Lansdowne is a town and a hill station situated on the Kothdwar – Pauri road at a height of 1,706 m in Uttarakhand. Lansdowne is located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand, 45 km from Kotdwar. Lansdown possess abundance of natures bounty and it is a safe haven for all living organisms.

How to reach Lansdowne:

By Air :

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, 152km from Lansdowne.

By Rail :

Lansdowne is 41km away from Kotdwar Railway Station. Cabs are available from the Station.

By Road :

Lansdowne is well connected via roadways.

Places to visit in Lansdowne:

Bhim Pakora:

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Bhim Pakora can be reached after a 2 km trek downhill on a rough path and the place is quite surprising as there are two big stones one above the other in perfect balance and while the stone can be moved with a finger it never falls.

Book your Bir Billing paragliding session here.

Bhulla Lake:

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One of the most favourite picnic spots among locals and tourists, Bhulla lake is a well maintained serene lake made by the Indian Army. Bhulla Lake is loved for its tranquil atmosphere.

Darwan Singh Regimental Museum:

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Named after Victoria Cross holder Darwan Singh Negi, it is a historical defence museum located near the parade ground in Landsdowne. This beautifully decorated two-storey building has a collection of arms, uniforms, rarest photographs of army generals, certificates and details about the origin and achievements of Garhwal Rifles.

Kanvashram :

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A gateway to Puri, Kanvashram is an ashram located on the banks of Malini river surrounded by thick forests and hillocks. It is believed that Shakuntala, the stepdaughter of Sage Kanvan gave birth to her son Bharath in this Ashram.

Book your Banglore, Mysore, Hassan and Kabani package here.

Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple :

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Located atop a hill at 2092 meters, Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple is believed to be one of the ancient holy sites or Siddha Pitas dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Mahashivarathri festival draws a huge crowd from across the country.

Tip N Top:

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Tip N Top, also known as tiffin top, is a small hilltop viewpoint located 1.5 km from the main city of Garhwal. This is the best place to watch complete skyline, Shivalik range, paranormal Garhwal hills with majestic Himalayan range.

Book your trip to Shimla from Chandigarh here.

What to Eat in Lansdowne :

The most delicious and convenient option for food here would be the hotels, lodges and resorts since there aren’t too many restaurants here. One can find Chinese, Indian, Mughlai, Marwari, Garhwali as well as Continental cuisines. One can also relish Chinese, Tibetan as well as some non-vegetarian delicacies here. The local cuisine of Uttarakhand includes Bhaang Ki Khatai, Kappa (a green curry), Sisunak Saag(a dish prepared with green leafy vegetables and many local ingredients), Aloo ke Gutke(a Kumauni potato dish), Rus (a preparation of many dals) and more.


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