It is an unspoiled beautiful hill station with cool breeze and breathtaking sceneries. This beautiful hill station is located at an altitude of 1706 meters from sea level on a hillock. It belongs to Uttarkhand state in India. It is named after its founder Lord Lansdowne who was the major base for India’s independent movement activities in British period. The soothing climate attracts several tourists from far and wide. It is a comfortable place to beat the scorching heat of summer. T is also expressed as gateway of romance as it is thronged mostly by newly married couples. It is still away from crowds and commercializations. The entire region is fringed by thick oak and blue pine forests. The unpolluted cool air, awesome views of snow-capped peaks and mountains are the highlighting features of Lansdowne and makes this as best eco-tourism spot.
Places to visit
Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple
It is one of the holy Siddhapitas and dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located at an altitude of 2092 meters atop of ahill. It is amidst of thick blue forests, dense deodars and oak trees.
Activities to do
The thick forest in Lansdowne is an ideal place for jungle safari and offers challenging environment for adventure buffs. It is full of dynamic benevolence, physical activities and challenges. One can get a glimpse of variety of flora and fauna at its natural habitat.
How to reach Lansdowne
Jollygrant airport is the nearest airport,located around 100 km from Lansdowne. It is well connected to Delhi.
Kotdwar is the nearest railhead around 40 km from Lansdowne and well served by trains.
There are many buses to reach Lansdowne from various regions of Uttarkhand.
In summer the temperature is 15 – 30 C and in winter -4 to 17 c and best visited March to October.