Kausani – Hill Station and Places to Visit Nearby
Kausani is a small, stunning hill station in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand state of India, located 53 km north of Almora. Kausani is a beautiful hill station famous for its striking 300 km wide beautiful sight of the Himalayas.
It is about 1900 MTR above sea level. It also has thick dense pine forests and is separated from Nanda Devi Ridges by low mountains. From March to May the temperature ranges from 25 °C to 10 °C, but in winter comes down to -2 °C. Hill stations like Nainital, Almora and Ranikhet are easily covered by the Kausani. Kausani offers great exposure to the Himalayas and makes it a very good place for an excursion. It is also the birthplace of the very famous poet Sumitra Nandan Pant. Nation Mr Mahatma Gandhi stayed for 12 days because of its calm environment at Anashakti Yoga Ashram and praised its natural beauty and calm environment.
There are very few places in the whole of Uttarakhand which can compare to the beauty of this place. It is a wonderful place which offers an outstanding and very pleasing atmosphere. Because of its splendid beauty, Kausani is also known as the ‘Switzerland of India‘.
Sunrise of the Pithoragarh offers a beautiful sight for the thousands of tourists and it is also one of the main attractions for tourists. This place is also admired by poets and philosophers; this beautiful place offers sightseeing to visitors about the history, sport and pilgrimage and is full of entertainment around all the year.
The main attraction of the Kausani is Baijnath Temple this temple is about 17 km far from the Kausani, Base-Kausani Trek here can enjoy the natural beauty and see the sights of the charming perspective of Kausani, Bageshwar it is about 42 km far from the Kausani and full of religious feelings and peace.
Places to visit in Kausani
- Kausani Tea Estate
- Sumitranandan Pant
- Stargate Observatory