Kausani, a small but heart touching village, is one of the best offbeat hill stations in Uttarakhand. If you want to see the beauty of the Himalaya Mountains and you have some time in which you want to spend a few moments of happiness, then this is the place for you.
Our Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was not untouched by the beauty of this village and he liked this place so much that he kept the name of this place, ‘Switzerland of India’. Kausani is an ancient Himalayan village, from which there are great views of the Himalaya Mountains, such as Nanda Devi, Trishul and Panchchuli.
You will get an opportunity to understand the life of the Himalayan villagers here and you will be able to enjoy it all the way. Not only that, there are many tourist attractions in Kausani.
So let us know why Kausani is one of the best hill stations in Uttarakhand.
Where is Kausani?
Kausani is located in the district of Bageshwar in Uttarakhand. Its nearest city is Bageshwar, which is located approximately 40 kilometers from here.
Major Rivers of Kausani
Gomti River, Kosi River and Ramganga River flow only in the areas around Kausani.
Places to visit in Kausani
The tea gardens, Anashakti Ashram (where Gandhiji was), Sumitranandan Pant (National poet and author) museum, Rudradhari Waterfalls and many caves are among the best places to visit Kausani.
Tourist attractions around Kausani
A group of Baijnath temples, Almora, Bageshwar, Lobanj village, etc. are one of the major tourist attractions nearby Kausani.
How to reach Kausani?
Kausani is located about 52 kilometers from Almora in Uttarakhand and about 40 kilometers from Bageshwar. For Kausani, many state transport buses run from Ranikhet, Nainital, Pithaulgarh and Almora. A private tourist bus is available for Kausani from New Delhi.
The best time to go to Kausani
You can go anywhere in a year in Kausani, but during monsoon it is a bit difficult, because the path is not quite right. October to February and April to June are the best time to visit Kausani.