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    A night shot of the Windsor cottages in Lansdowne

    Given the small size and hidden location of the quaint town in Uttarakhand, it comes as a surprise that the upcoming weekend destination from Delhi has myriad stay options to offer. And while there are several luxurious & beautifully nestled resorts in Lansdowne, it is the cottage stay experience that lets you explore the nature its pristine form. Such cottages in Lansdowne not only provide comfortable stay, but also give a chance to the tourists to live like the locals.

    If you have made up your mind to visit the British-era cantonment area, we suggest you to stay over in one of the Lansdowne cottages. Here’s a list of some of the best options that you must consider.

    Luxurious cottages in Lansdowne

    1. Vanvasa: Peaceful haven for wildlife & nature lovers

    Vanvasa sets the benchmark for resorts and cottages in Lansdowne. The property has 20 well-furnished cottages and villas; spread across 30 acres of land. This haven for nature lovers offers a variety of plans that differ in facilities, room size, and tariff. The top-priced Jungle Plan, for instance, even includes an exclusive safari into the Kalagarh Tiger Reserve by 4×4 open jeep.

    Tariff: INR 7,500 per night onwards

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    Here’s what a guest had to say about his stay:
    “Recently went to Vanvasa resort with family .. It is a beautiful place with spacious rooms and a very friendly & courteous staff .. We had taken an all inclusive meal package which was a good decision as the food was delicious. Special thanks to the General Manager, Mr. Davender Bali and his team for such a comfortable stay and experience .. This trip will stay with us in our fondest of memories.” – Nishant S


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    2. Windsor Cottages: Feel the old-world charm in the quiet of the hills

    A night shot of the Windsor cottages in Lansdowne

    Nestled amid the grey oak woods on the outskirts of the quiet villages, Windsor Cottages are perfect for relaxing, rejuvenating, and enjoying the cool Himalayan breeze. While parts of these cottages in Lansdowne have been refurbished to meet global demands & standards, the property has done well to retain its old-world charm & feel.

    Tariff: INR 4,500 per night onwards

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    Here’s what a guest had to say about his stay:
    “We visited Lansdowne on 10/04/2017 for a two day trip with our friends and booked Windsor cottages for the stay. I was highly impressed with the resort. The ambience was excellent with amazing food. The rooms were spacious and well done. The property is very well built and the owner is very hospitable. Overall, a 10 on 10 place to have a good stay with family and friends.” – Sameeksha D

    Must Read: Go Camping In Lansdowne For A Perfect Weekend In The Himalayas

    Economical Lansdowne cottages

    3. Jungle Resort Ananda Retreat: Serene property, deep within the woods

    The swimming pool and cottages at the Retreat Anand Jungle Resort in Lansdowne

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    Not many cottages in Lansdowne can provide what Jungle Resort Ananda Retreat can. You will find this property in the outskirts of the town, 3 km off the road into pine & oak woods. And, despite its location, it comes with a swimming pool; something not typical of the resorts in Lansdowne.

    Tariff: INR 3,600 per night onwards

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    Here’s what a guest had to say about his stay:
    “We stayed in the jungle resort for 4 nights ie from 6th June to 9th June. Resort is in the middle of pine forest, very peaceful place .It has 2 open swimming pool surrounded by the natural beauty. Staff was very cooperative and helpful. Road approaching to jungle resort bit scary and need skilled driver. But the place is very peaceful and relaxing. One can send hours in swimming pool admiring the natural beauty. They can also arrange for trekking if one desires. If one is lucky you can spot leopard as we were but take the expert staff member with you. Many people have said many worse things about the resort but it’s not so bad. Do not compare it with five star hotels. Resort is surrounded by natural beauty, they have not disturb the nature. It’s a good place to spend the time with family and friends away from crowd and relaxing in the laps of nature.” – Sudha K

    Must Read: These Places To Visit In Lansdowne Will Make You Pack Your Bags Right Now!

    4. Magpie Cottage: Stop-over for nature lovers traveling between Rajaji & Corbett Parks

    Backyard and kitchen garden of the Magpie Cottage in Lansdowne

    Now, this might not be located within the town. But it isn’t located very far either; least of all from Kalagarh Tiger Reserve & other Lansdowne cottages. The lodge offers yoga, meditation, & wellness programs. Nature lovers can go for nature walks & treks. The Sonanadi Sanctuary too is merely 7 km from the cottage.

    Tariff: INR 3,500 per night onwards

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    Here’s what a guest had to say about his stay:
    “Excellent place to stay with your family, friends, pets. Location is just amazing, with all the essential facilities (it has RO water in kitchen, inverter & a small dg set). The caretaker is excellent human being, caring & chef. Good lawn, kitchen garden. One can go & visit nearby (5km) Sonanadi / Kalagarh Tiger Reserve (It is the other side of jim Corbett). Just take all the ration* you will need & you are all set.” – Bhavesh K Munshi

    *Note: You will have the kitchen to yourself. You’ll have to carry the provisions to cook food.

    Must Read: 10 Things To Do In Lansdowne

    5. Tip N Top Resort: On top of the world; well, locally

    Snap of the cottages at Tip N Top Resort in Lansdowne

    Located right on top of Tip N Top, the highest point of Lansdowne, GMVN Tip N Top Resort boasts of Finnish log-hut-styled cottages. There are also Machan huts and deluxe huts. In addition to the variety in accommodation, the beautifully located property also has a small garden and a badminton court.

    Tariff: INR 2,600 per night onwards

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    Here’s what a guest had to say about his stay:
    “Awesome Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Rest House with beautiful view of valley & Hills covered with Clouds. You will found clouds roaming on streets of Lansdowne. Best place to spend time with family in nature away from crowded hill stations.” – Tiwarijid

    We believe that you now have enough information to book a Uttarakhand holiday package to Lansdowne. All you need to do is pack your bags and book a trip right away!

    Further Read: Mountains, Adventures, & Happy Memories: Tanisha’s Weekend Trip To Lansdowne Was The Best She’d Ever Had


    Long Weekend Trips Starting @ Rs 3299/-

    Take a trip to spend the upcoming long weekend with your buddies.
    Stay at 4 star rating hotels with local sightseeing, meals and transfers.
    Travel in AC coach round trip (from Delhi).
    All Inclusive Deal– Camping, Jeep Safari & Trekking as per itinerary
    ✓ Sign up NOW to celebrate the long weekend out of town!


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