Situated in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand Lansdowne extends tourists a haven for natural beauty and richness. The hill station is about 81 kms from Pauri and offers tourists the ideal combination of unexplored beauty and absolute tranquility. The hill station, though largely unexplored, is famous for its peaceful environment. In terms of accessibility, Lansdowne can be easily reached via airways, roadways and railways. Its strategic location makes it a good option to explore for a weekend getaway. In the following lines, we have provided detailed information about traveling to or reaching Lansdowne.
Traveling To Lansdowne
Jolly Grant, the airport located at Dehradun, is the nearest air link from Lansdowne that connects this blissful haven to the rest of the country. Sited at a distance of about 150 km, the airport enables tourists to explore the picturesque terrain of Lansdowne without spending much time on traveling. Presently, Kingfisher Airlines operate from here, flying to and from Delhi.
Kotdwar (40 km) is the nearest railway link that connects the beautiful hill station of Lansdowne to other parts of Uttarakhand and the country in general. Kotdwar is connected to Delhi daily through Mussoorie Express and Garhwal Express. Towards south-west, there is another station called Najibabad Junction Railway Station, which connects Lansdowne.
By road, Lansdowne is well connected to Kotdwar, Meerut, Gopeshwar and other important region. From Delhi, one has to take NH 58 to Meerut, via Modinagar and then take state highway to reach Kotdwar, via Bijnor and Najibabad. From Kotdwar, a state highway will lead to Lansdowne via Dugadda. Lansdowne is about 233 km from Delhi and about 95 km from Haridwar. Buses leave for Kotdwar from ISBT Kashmere Gate. From Kodwar there is regular bus service for Lansdowne, starting 5 am.