Famous for its panorama of the tall peaks of Panchachuli, Trishul, and Nanda Devi, Kausani is a perfect little town for a getaway in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. The 300 km wide panoramic view of the Himalayas is the most famous thing tourists come to see in Kausani.
Situated between the glorious snow-capped mountains, Kausani was also visited by famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi. The not so well known Kausani has an untouched landscape kind of view, with deep and dense forests. The peaceful town was called the “Switzerland of India” by Mahatma Gandhi, because of the striking similarity of its landscape with that of Switzerland’s. This makes it an emerging honeymooner’s delight.
This town of Kausani also suits the purpose of those who are looking for spirituality. The Baijnath Temple, Someshwar Temple, and Bageshwar Temple are located in and around Kausani.
Best time to visit Kausani is in the summer months of April to June, if you want to enjoy the pleasant and mild weather of the hills. Winter months see some snowfall here, so, if you want to enjoy the snow, head to Kausani in the months of December to February.
Kausani is accessible through roadways. The nearest railway station is Kathgodam (136 km), from where taxis, cabs or buses can be hired. The nearest airport is in Pantnagar, which is 177 km from Kausani, with a little less frequency of flights.
What All There’s To See:
Gandhi Ashram: Mahatma Gandhi stayed in this place in 1929. Since then, the place has become famous. The ‘Anashakti Yoga’ was written by Mahatma Gandhi, while he stayed here. And so, this place is also called the ‘Anashakti Ashram’.
Baijnath Temple: One of the ancient temples, at the height of 1126 meters, at the bank of Gomti River, is the most crowded during the Mahashivratri Festival. These temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, are visited by tourists eagerly due to the history and architectural value of this place.
Rudradhari Falls and Caves: Located by the Someshwar Temple and Caves, these falls provides a very picturesque view. The mix of natural beauty, adventure and Hindu mythology makes tourists very interested in this little place.
Kausani Tea Estates: Located on the Bageshwar road, it is only 5 km from the town. The exotic variety of tea is exported to foreign countries like U.S., Germany, Australia, and others. When you are here, just take a stroll in the lush green tea plantations and also witness the manufacturing process.
Other than these, if you want to see the celestial bodies in the beautiful night sky, head to the Stargate Observatory.
The famous Shawl Factory of Kausani is a must place to shop the popular shawls from. And not to forget to buy tea leaves from the emerging tea estates of Kausani.
Kausani is fast becoming a famous tourist destination and the places around it are also gaining popularity. Grab the view of the Himalayan ranges sipping the tea grown here in Kausani and relax.
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