Kausani is one of the most beautiful and is also called as ‘Switzerland of India‘. The quaint hamlet is located at a height of 1,890 mtrs in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. Kausani is at a distance of 116 km from Nainital.
Surrounded by the pine forests, Kausani is surrounded by two valleys with Someshwar valley on one side and Garur-Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other. It is situated at Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway. For its amazing picturesque landscape, Mahatma Gandhi called Kausani the ‘Switzerland of India’.
Kausani offers its visitors an enchanting sunrise and mesmerizing scenic views of Kumaon hills and valleys. Perfect place for a romantic vacations, Kausani also offers splendid view of Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli.
- Anashakti Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi stayed for some time and wrote commentary of Anashkti Yog.
- Pant Museum is another place of importance, this is the place where the famous poet – of Hindi literature, Sumitranandan Pant was born.
- Lakshmi Ashram is one kilometre away from the Kausani known for upliftment of women and social service.
- Tea gardens (5 km on Bageshwar Road)
- Baijnath group of temples (16.5 km on Bageshwar Road)
- Bageshwar where Uttaraini fair held in January.
How To Reach Kausani
Kausani is located 116 km from Nainital and can be reached by hiring private taxis or by KMVN buses which run at a particular time from Nainital.