Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise

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If you really want to rejuvenate and be in the laps of nature, Lansdowne will a perfect weekend getaway for you. Lies at a height of around 1,700 meter, the hill station is indeed a paradise of beauty situated on the Kotdwar - Pauri road in Uttarakhand, India. Hill station and town Lansdowne or Lansdown is a picturesque hill-station with thick oak and blue pine. Blessed with nature’s awesomeness and intrinsic charm, the hill station is becoming popular among the wanders.

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Initially founded as a military garrison under the British Raj, the town has got its name after then Viceroy of India (1888-1894), Lord Lansdowne. I recently explored the town and believe me I felt as if I am in heaven on Earth.

The place offers a lot to explore and capture some of picturesque scene of this quite hill station. So, for my readers mentioned below is the list of places to visit in unspoilt beauty.

Duration: 1 night/2 days

Cost: Rs 3500 per person on triple sharing basis (Inclusions of accommodation, transfers, bus tickets, meals, and adventure activities)

Where to Stay: Hotel Whispering Bamboo's

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Best time to travel: March to June and September to November

Places to Visit

View the scenic beauty of the town from Tiffin Top (Tip n Top)

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Explore the man-make lake- Bhulla Lake – Boat Ride

Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain

Go for Nature Walk

Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain
Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain
Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain

Take a religious tour to Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain
Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain
Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain

Don’t miss St. Mary Church

Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain

See the Army Area

Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain
Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain
Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain

Do visit Mainwaring Garden

Photo of Founded as a military garrison, this hill station is indeed a picturesque paradise by samiksha jain

I hope this article helps you in planning your trip to Lansdowne. Do share your views in the comment below.

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