About S.B.Mount Resorts : Best in Uttarakhand
Two brothers Badrish and Brij dream to do something in Uttrakhand. S.B.Mount Resort was initially a cow farm with the name Silgarh Dairy. We had started our business in the year October 2008.With the vision of Mr. Badrish Dutt we started the Dairy business with 4 cows later in the stage we reached to 26 #. We successfully run this business for 3 and half years. Later we plan to switch this business and start constructing this HOTEL name S.B.Mount Resort.
S.B.Mount Resort at Lansdowne Uttrakhand offers a truly private space comfort Ambience in professionally designed rooms. It is possibly the next Best thing to your home with adequate style, comfort & space. Rooms are exquisitely designed, conveniently located near the small River name Silgarh. Our one set of rooms are created and designed specifically for cost effective long stay.You will find the very best of design and comfort in the luxury abodes which have default potpourri of facilities. We are glad to present the best alternatives to expensive HOTEL rooms when you are travelling on work or pleasure. We can assure you a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Welcome to S.B.Mount Resort where stylish accommodations create a unique setting for leisure. Call us or email us - One stop place where you will find the best of furnished roomswith class of service.We are the only pet friendly resort among all other lansdowne hotels and thats why we are the best resorts in lansdowne.
Originally known as Kaludanda, after Kalun (Black) and Danda (Hill) in local language, Lansdowne was founded and named after then Viceroy of India, Lord Lansdowne in 1887, and by 1901 it had a population of 3943.
Lansdowne was developed by the British for catering for the Recruits Training center of the Garhwal Rifles. Lansdowne was a major place of the activities of freedom fighters from British Garhwal during British period. Nowadays, the famous Garhwal Riflesof the Indian Army has its command office here.
Lansdowne is one of the quietest hill stations of India and is popular since Britishers came to India. S B Mount Resort is an amazing HOTEL LOCATED in Lansdowne for visitors to stay comfortably. Lansdowne is unlike other hill stations as it is well connected with motorable roads but remote in its own way. It is situated at an altitude of 1,700mts above sea level surrounded with thick oak and blue pine forests in the PauriGarhwal district of Uttarakhand state. Lansdowne got its name from Lord Lansdowne, who was the then Viceroy of India during the period of 1888 - 1894.
5 November 1887, the first battalion of Garhwal Rifles migrated from Almora to Lansdowne.
Lansdowne was the only city after Almora in the late '70s. On People of different culture and states came to do business in Lansdowne after it became popular. Today, you will see people of all religions at Lansdowne. The buildings and church of Lansdowne built during British India, which date back to the pre-independence period. Lansdowne is an ideal location for eco-tourism as it is well preserved by the government and the Garhwal Rifles.
The salubrious weather and pristine environment of Lansdowne leaves an immortal impact on the tourists. It is the perfect place to meditate and rejuvenate your soul. Adventure activities like, trekking, bird watching, boating, paddling etc. can be done while a visit to Lansdowne. Lansdowne is one of the most popular hill stations of Garhwal region when it comes to weekend destination.
The War Memorial, at the Parade Ground of the Garhwal Rifles Center is an attraction for the visitors. Places of interest around the city are Tip n Top Viewing (OFFERS excellent views of surrounding shivaliks) Santoshi Mata Temple, Regimental Museum (also called the Darwan Singh Sanghralaya), BhullaTaal, St. Mary's Church, Lover's lane. The excursions from the city are TarkeshwarMahadev temple, BhairavGarhitemple,Bhimpakora(a stone which vibrates if touched).The Annual ‘Sharadotsav’ (Festival of Autumn) is also organized at this hill station during autumn season.
Surrounded by thick oak and blue pine forests, Lansdowne has scenic beauty and good surroundings. The climate of the city is pleasant in summer, very cold in winter. Mostly tourist preferred lansdowne to visit in summer holiday vacations with family and friends. It used to snow heavily in last and past years. Lansdowne can be visited any time of the year. In the month of Jan- Feb there is snow fall and in summer here climate is very pleasant and relax able that makes Lansdowne favorite summer holiday destination of Uttarakhand.
The Garhwal Rifles regimental museum, also called Darwan Singh Sanghralaya, houses artefacts from the beginning of the Regiment. The Garhwal Rifles participated in the two world wars among countless other battles throughout its more than 100 years of history. All artifacts, including photographs, arms used by regimental commanders, captured weapons, campaign history and other information is displayed in this museum. There are many items, such as medals won by erstwhile Garhwal Rifle soldiers, that have been put on display, this includes the Victoria Cross awarded to Darwan Singh Negi and Gabar Singh Negi.
How to reach Lansdowne
By Road own vehicle:
Route 1: Delhi via Meerut, Bijnore, Najibabad, Kotdwar and on to Lansdowne. Wee hours 4.5 hrs journey from India Gate.You can reach SB mount resorts in lansdowne via road too.
Route 2: Delhi – Ghaziabad – Modinagar – Meerut Bypass – from Chital restorant take a right turn to Khatauli – Miranpurleft turn to Bijnor from Monty’s restaurent – Nazimabad – Kotdwar – Lansdowne Wee hours 4 Hrs. Journey from India Gate.
By Train Two trains run from Delhi to Kotdwara (Mussorie express and Garhwal express). From Kotdwara, a private cab costs approx Rs.1000 (MAY 2014 ) Start from anywhere in India and reach Haridwar. From Haridwar, take a bus to Kotdwara. This will take approximately an hour. From Kotdwara petrol pump near the bus stand, take a private/shared cab to Lansdowne. Shared cab take Rs. 70/person( May 2014 ). Shared cabs are also good and are not too crowded contrary to popular beliefs .
You can catch a bus from ISBT delhi. It takes approximately 7 hrs. to reach kotdwara and from there you can take a local jeep or bus to Lansdowne. That cost you Rs. 70 to reach by a sharing jeep or bus. You can take a taxi from the bus stand which will cost you approximately Rs.800 for an Indica car.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport, nearDehradun at a distance of 152 km via Kotdwara-Haridwar road. From there you can take a cab to Lansdowne it will take 2.5 hrs to reach Lansdowne via haridwar, Najibabad, kotdwara and Dugadda.
Famous TarkeshwarMahadev Temple with its special Shivlanga and a kund (a small pond) known as GauriKund is situated 39 km away from Lansdowne. People take bath in GauriKund before entering the temple. Two other famous temples, Durga Devi Temple and Jwalpa Devi, which are on the Pauri-Kotdwar road are 24 km and 47 km away respectively. Durga Devi Temple is one of the oldest Sidhpeeths in India.There are many tourist locations near lansdowne hotels.
Kanva Ashram, a well-known landmark is situated 14 km from Kotdwar railway station. Shakuntala, wife of King Dushantya and deserted by him, is said to have given birth to Bharat in the ashram of Rishi Kanva in ancient India. India got its name 'Bharat' in Sanskrit after Bharat became king following the death of his father.