Popularly known as the home to “The Garhwal Rifles’, Lansdowne is still unexplored, quiet, calm and peaceful and has been bonafide of staying the same since British rule. A small town nested under the foothills of ...
Pauri Garhwal, covered by thick deodar, oak and pine forests, Lansdowne is a must visit if you’re looking for serenity in the wild. All connected by roads, and still left unexplored - this town is special in its own terms. 1780 meters above sea level, Lansdowne offers a moderate climate throughout the year and is accessible with Kotdwar being the closest railway station and Jollygrant, the nearest airport.
What to do around Lansdowne?
Camping in the stays away from the hustle of life, and boating at the Bhula lake will get you excited to flow on water. Nearby treks to a snow point that offers a magnificent view of the Himalayas. Interact with wildlife at the Kalagarh Tiger Reserve and parts of Corbett National Park. Engage in Birdwatching, Nature Trails and Wildlife Safaris. Fine dining, enjoying beautiful cuisines, roaming in the lush roads of spirituality. Tapkeshwar Mahadev temple is situated nearby with a small pond called Gaurikund where people can take holy dips and feel the sanity along with a few more temples in the region nearby that will make your stay in Lansdowne an amazing time of life.
Fun Facts about Mussorie
Earlier, Lansdowne was called Kalu Danda traditionally. The current name of the town is after the viceroy of India Lord Lansdowne. It has a deep connection and space in nurturing the Indian Freedom Fighters from the Garhwal region during the British Era. In 1997, the Garhwal Rifles shifted to Lansdowne as their Regimental Home from Almora, with Lansdowne just being the only space after Almora where people from all walks and areas of life used to meet and do business with each other.