( Lansdowne )
81 kms. from Pauri, Lansdowne was originally a popular hill station
with the Britishers. Attracted by its salubrious climate and natural
beauty, they established a cantonment here. It was founded by Lord
Lansdowne in 1887 A.D., thus the place has been named after him.
The famous Garhwal Rifles on the Indian Army also has its command
Lansdowne is situated at an altitude of 1,706 mts.enroute Kotdwar-
Pauri road, 37kms. 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.
Population: 7,106 (1991 census)
Area: 5 sq.kms.
Altitude: 1,706 mts.
Season: Round the year.
Clothing: Summer - Cotton & Winter - Heavy Woolens
Language: Garhwali, Hindi, & English
36kms. from Lansdowne and at a height of 1,800mts. this place is
known for its temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Surrounded by thick
forests of deodar & Pine, it is an ideal place for those who
seek for beauty in nature. During Shivratri, a special worship is
held. The temple committee provides a dharamshala for accommodation.