Kausani is a hill station with full peace of mind,
Kausani is located 55 km to the north of Almora, Kausani is famous for its scenic
beauty, One can enjoy 300 kms wide view of the Himalayas.
Kausani is situated at 6075 ft above sea level,
Kausani is always compared with Switzerland , In
year 1929 Mahatma Gandhi stayed in Kausani at the Anasakti Ashram. Kausani is birth place of
famous poet Sumitra Nandan Pant.
Kausani is spread in 5 sq Kms area , Beast time
to travel is April to June & September to
November. In Winters light woolens are required
and light woolens are required in summers.
Tourists can enjoy beautiful panoramic views of snow-covered peaks of Nanda Devi and Trishul.
Kausani also offers undiluted
silence and tranquility.Tea gardens and pear orchards gives a lovely view
and summer months
see a beautiful wild flowers in the valleys. Kausani itself is
perched on a narrow ridge on Pingnath Peak and it overlooks mountain vistas,
Rivers like Gomti and Kosi flank the town.
Kausani is starting point for some good treks like Adi
Kailash trek and the Bageshwar Sunderdhanga trek. THis is area is very
good for camping lovers.
Sight Seeing Places in Kausani
Anasakti ashram is a quiet and calm where Mahatma Gandhi spent some days.
Anasakti ashram is set against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas,
Anasakti Ashram Kausani offers a library & resting place for travelers.
Baijnath is the famous historical center of Uttarkashi,
The small township of Baijnath still shows its glorious history. The houses
of Baijnath have carved wooden
doors and windows The small township of Baijnath also has a number of
exquisitely carved temples along the Gomti river bank.
Baijnath is located at 17 Kms distance from Kausani.
Kanda is located at 63 kms away from Kausani , Kanda is a beautiful
place with temple of Bhadrakali .
Someshwar is located only 10 Kms away from Kausani , As name
suggests Someshwar is famous for its Shiva Temple and founded by Raja Soma Chand.
Someshwar temple is a example of Katyuri art . Shivratri festival is
Jageshwar is situated 82 kms away from Kausani, Jageshwar is a
cluster of ancient temples from 8th to 12th century A.D. There are 124
temples but main temples are dedicated to Maha
Mrityunjaya, Mahisasur Mardini, Kedarnath, Baleshwar, Surya, Navagraha,
Mahakali, and Navdurga.
Jageshwar is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India and Adi Shankaracharya
also meditated at Jageshwar. Vridha Jageshwar is situated 12 kms from
Jageshwar, One can reach here by road
,Vridha Jegshwar is the source of Jata Ganga river. Jageshwar also
provides beautiful view of Hiriya Shikhar (2200 m).Uttar Vrindavan is
just 3 kms before Jageshwar and is close to proximity.
Bageshwar is situated just 40 kms from Kausani(40 kms.), Bageshwar
is situated on the confluence of two sacred rivers, Saryu and Gomti.Bageshwar is an important
pilgrim centres for Hindus , Baghnath is temple of Lord Shiva .Uttarayani
fair is held here. Bageshwar is also base camp for trekkers going to
Pindari , Kafani and Sunderdhunga glaciers.
to Reach Kausani
By Rail :
Kathgodam is nearest railhead which is located at 142 kms distance.
By Road :
Kausani is linked by road to many places like Almora-55 kms. Ranikhet-65 kms, Pithoragarh
kms. Gwaldam 39 kms, Nainital-105 kms.