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Lansdowne Travel

THE TRANQUIL HILL STATION Lansdowne was originally a popular hill station with the British’s. Attracted by its salubrious climate and natural beauty, they established a cantonment here. The famous Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army also have its command office here. Lansdowne is situated at an altitude of 6000 m above sea level, enroute Kotdwar- Pauri Road, 45 kms from Kotdwar. Surrounded by thick oak and blue pine forest, it is a very charming place for a quiet holiday as it is devoid of the usual hustle and bustle of hill stations.

Location: Uttaranchal
Altitude: 6000 m Above Sea Level
Excursion: Kotdwar, Jwalpadevi
Specialty: Hill Station

NEARBY CITIES
Delhi 295 kms
Haridwar 95 kms
Dehradun 150 kms

EXCURSIONS
Kotdwar:

(45 kms.) It’s a gateway to the hills and one of the rail terminuses for Garhwal. The nearby places of interest include ancient Karnva-Ashram (14 kms.), where Shakuntala gave birth to prince Bharat, after whose name the country is called Bharat Varsh, Sidhbali Temple (3 kms.) and Charaik Hills (20 kms).

Jwalpadevi:
(52 kms.) It is one of the known religious areas of the entire division on the main Pauri Kotdwar Road. A large number of devotees come here during Ashtami (April & October), to pay obeisance to the Goddess.

Tarkeshwar Mahadev:
(930 kms.) This Shiv Temple situated at an altitude of 2092 m, atop a hillock surrounded by a thick forest of Deodar, blue pine and oak, is among one of the ancient ‘Siddhpeethas’. The highlight of this place is that even at an altitude of 2092 m, there are water pools.

HOW TO GET THERE
Air: Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 125 kms.
Rail: Nearest railhead is Kotdwar, 45 kms.
Road: Well connected by a motorable road- Delhi (295 kms.), Haridwar (95 kms.) & Dehradun (150 kms.).

 
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