Hill Resorts in India offers a superb and rewarding style of adventure
travel in Kausani. Set at an altitude of over 6075 ft (1890 mt) above
sea level, the hill resort of Kausani is surrounded by snow-capped
mountains and imagination-stirring scenic beauty, which has earned it
the moniker the 'Switzerland of India'. Besides being the birthplace of
the famous poet Sumitra Nandan Pant, the place is also visited by
Mahatma Gandhi who was so enamored of its dazzling natural beauty.
Originally known as Valna, the mesmerizing hill resort of Kausani offers
the ultimate vacation creating the romantic environment.
Located in the Kumaon Region of the state of Uttaranchal, the hill
resort of Kausani stands high at an altitude of 1890 m above sea level.
Well known for the beauty of its landscape and the warmth of its
welcome, Kausani offers the mind-boggling panoramic view of the Kumaon
Himalayas. View the changing moods of the high Himalayan peaks like the
Nanda Devi, Trishul, and the Nandakot.
Tours to Bajinath Temple The hill resort of Kausani offers several
vantage points from where one can have a mesmerizing view of the vistas
and photogenic scenery of the landscape including the snow-capped peaks
of the Himalayas.
Another major attraction of the hill resort of Kausani is the Anashakti
Ashram. The Anashakti Ashram has the proud privilege of being associated
with Mahatma Gandhi, who is considered to be one of the greatest
personalities of the 20th century.
Today the Ashram serves as the resting place for the tourists who
experience complete peace after a sightseeing tour. The Ashram offers
some dazzling spectacle of the Himalayan peaks of the Kumayan region.
The superb library of the Ashram is worth visiting too.
Though Kausani is a superb travel destination in its own right, it also
serves as a base from which you can make excursions to various other
places of tourist importance. Other famous hill resorts of Nainital,
Almora and Ranikhet make outstanding excursion options from Kausani and
can be reached easily. These hill stations offer breathtaking views of
the Himalayas and serve as the romantic gateways.
Then there are the famous temple towns of Baijnath and Bageshwar are
close to the hill resort of Kausani and attracts a large number of
devotes as e well as tourists all round the year.
The hill resort of Kausani offers the nearby attraction of a bird
sanctuary to the wildlife enthusiasts at Binsar, which in close
proximity to the hill resort. Binsar offers wonderful view of the
Himalayan peaks like the Nanda Devi.
Tours to Kausani
Kausani combines beautiful landscapes with a number of adventure sports.
The hill resort offers the adventure seekers fine treks like the
Bageshwar Sundardhunga Trek, Adi Kailash Trek and the Base Kausani Trek.
Best time to visit
As Kausani experiences snowfall during the winter months of December and
January, it is advisable to avoid making a trip to the hill resort. The
summer months are the best time to visit the. April to November is the
best time to visit the hill resort of Kausani.
By Air : There is no direct route to reach Kausani by Air. The
nearest airport is at Pantnagar, at a distance180 km. From Pantnagar one
can reach Kausani by car or by some vehicle.
By Rail : The nearest railhead to Kausani is the railway station
at Kathgodam at a distance of 142 km and caters to the rail transport to
By Road : Bus services connect Kausani with the other hill
resorts including Ranikhet, Almora, Gwaldam, Pittoragarh and Nainital