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Lansdowne is a small hill-station in Pauri District of the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.
Lansdowne in on the route from Kotdwar to Pauri. Kotdwar is the nearest railway station. Buses and taxis are available at the Kotdwar railway station. Having your own vehicle will enable you to easily visit nearby towns and temples.
Most of Lansdowne is within walkable distance from the town center. Once you have seen places within Lansdowne, drive out to nearby towns such as Jai Hari Khal, Satpuli, Pauri and Srinagar. A short distance off the main road from jai Hari Khal is a temple of Bhairon Dev on the top of a hill. The trek to the temple is not very long or tiring but offers a spectacular view of the valley below.
Santoshi mata Temple; Tiffin Top, a view point; Garhwal Rifles Museum; Jwalpa Devi, 47 km; Durga Devi temple, 24 km; Tarkeshwar Mahadev, 30 km; Karnva Ashram, 14 km, where Shakuntala is said to have given birth to Raja Bharat, the forefather of the nation.
Eat and Drink
Various small restaurants offer Punjabi cuisine and snacks.
The Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) guesthouse.