It is an excellent holiday destination and celebrated location for its explicit views of Himalayas. It is a famous hill resort in Uttarkhand and offers breathtaking vistas of 350 km vast stretch of magnificent Himalayas on a clear sky. There are many peaks visible from this place, mainly Nanda Devi, Panchachuli and Trishul. The captivating views of snow laden Himalayas, is the real treat in Kausani. It is an ideal place for honey moon couples. It is agood spot for a weekend hangout. The environment is clean and hygienic. One can enjoy the salubrious climate throughout the year. The green lush dimension of Kausani is witnessed from July to September. It is the place Mahatma Gandhi wrote his Gita-Anashakthi Yoga. It is popularly expressed as ‘Switzerland of India’. The guest house where Gandhiji stayed is called as Anashakthi Ashram. It is a place to get rid of hustle-bustle of large cities.
Places to visit
Kausani was visited by Mahatma Gandhiji in 1929 and he expressed this place as ‘Switzerland of India’. The guest house where he stayed is now turned as Ashram. It is stocked with several books and photographs of Gandhiji. It is the place Mahatma Gandhi wrote his Gita-Anashakthi Yoga.
It is called as Sarla ashram. It was found by the devotee of Gandhiji Catherine Hillman who was known as Sarlaben. It was established in 1946. It teaches cooking, vegetable growing and animal caring for more than 70 poor women who lives in ashram.
Kausani tea estate and Sumitranandan Pant Gallery are other well-known places in Kausani.
How to reach Kausani
Pantnagar airport is the nearest airport, located 162 km from Kausani.
Kathgodam railhead is the nearest rail head around 132 km from Kausani.
It is well connected by road to major cities and towns of Uttarkhand.
In summer, the temperature is ranging from 17-30 C and in winter 5-22 C and best visited from September to April.