Lansdowne A Nature Unexplored
Jwalpa Devi 50 km is one of the better-known religious areas of the entire division on the main Pauri-Kotdwar road. A large number of devotees come here during Ashtami (April and October) for pilgrimage.
Khirsu The snow-covered mountains of Khirsu offers a panoramic view of the Central Himalayas and attracts a large number of tourists. From here one can get a clear view of many named and unnamed peaks. Located 19 kms. away from Pauri town and appx 100 Kms from Lansdowne, at an altitude of around 2,000 meters, Khirsu is a peaceful spot, free from pollution. The nearby ancient temple of Ghandiyal Devta is also worth a visit.
41 kms. from Lansdowne and at a height of 2,100 meters, 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. Best option to reach the place is to hire a jeep at Lansdowne as the drive is treacherous.
On top of the town, Bhulla Lake offers an alike all-day fun to young and old both, maintained by the Indian Army. The neat and clean lake has boating facilities, an amusement park and a number of beautiful birds. The amazingly charming environment tempts you to visit the place again and again.
The best way to explore Lansdowne is to go for trekking. A tourist looking for nature trails can have all their demands fulfilled. Camping and river crossing are the favorite pastimes of tourists who visit this place.A number of treks into the hillside are launched from Lansdowne, which is a popular base camp.