Kausani in Uttaranchal is
known as the " Switzerland of India". Standing
1890 mts. above the sea level, Kausani is nature's own reserve. Even the
father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi had contemplated on the beauty of
Several snow- capped peaks stand in a stately row, over 300 kms. in
length, shining against the azure sky making the horizon as seen from
Kausani and enviable spectacle. The glory of the snow crowned Himalayan
range reaches its pinnacle when the sunrays turn them into crimson and
Several snow capped peaks such as
Bunder Poonch, Chaukamba, Neel Kant, Badrinath, Kedarnath, triple peaks
of Trishul, pyramid shaped peak of Nanda Devi, the pole shaped Nanda Kot,
five peaks of Panchachuli and many more are visible from this heavenly
land of Kausani.
: 1890 mts.
Summer - Max -26 șC & Min - 10 șC
Winter - Max - 15 șC & Min - 2 șC
: Round the year, Best March-June
: Summer- Cottons/ light
woollens, Winter - Woollens
How to Reach
the Nainital route tiil Kathgodam/Bhowali. For driving instructions click
here. From Bhowal take the Almora road via Khairna, Garampani,
Kwarab to reach Almora. Kausani is 50 km from Almorai. See MAP
Last station is Kathgodam 136 km from Kausani.
What to do
in the cool environs of Kausani and go for long mountain walks taking in
the beauty of the wonderful Himalayas. The Anashakti Ashram is renowned
for its association with Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
You can also visit the temples of Baijnath
(17km), Jageshwar (80 km) and Bageshwar(40 km) which are nearby and
famous for their sculptures and revered by the Hindus especially the
Where to stay