Kausani is situated in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of about 1890 mts above the sea level. Kausani lies on the atop the ridge amidst dense Pine trees. It oversees the Someshwar valley on one side, Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other side. Important Himalayan peaks like Nandakot, Trishul, Chaukhamba, Panchchuli and Nada Devi are easily visible from here.
Kausani is surrounded by lush acres of greenery and dense woodlands. 300-km lovely panoramic views of distant snowcapped peaks, fresh air and a relaxed atmosphere makes this place perfect destination.
Anashakti Ashram is the most famous place in Kausani. It is popular as Mahatma Gandhi spent some days at the ashram and named it “The Switzerland of India”. Lakshmi Ashram, Pant Museum are the another attraction in Kausani.
The Pinnath Temple, the Shiva Temple, the Rudrahari Mahadev Temple, the Kot Bhramari Temple, and the Baijnath Temple are some of the popular religious sites of Kausani.
For the adventure seekers Kausani offers the interesting treks like the Adi Kailash Trek, Bageshwar Sundardhunga Trek and the Base Kausani Trek.
Best time to visit Kausani
The best time to visit Kausani is between the months of September to May.
How to reach Kausani
Kausani by Air
The nearest airport to Kasuni is located in Naini Saini in Pithoragarh (142 km). Another airport is Pantnagar 180 Kms from Kausani.
Kausani by Rail
The nearest railway station is located at Kathgodam. It is approximately 142 kilometers far from the Kausani.
Kausani by Road