The beauty of Kausani has also bewitched some the element personality of India including Mahatma Gandhi the “Father of the Nation”. It is said that when Mahatma Gandhi visited this place, he was so much allured by its artistic beauty that he called Kausani the “Switzerlannd of India” as it has a noticeably similar landscape to that of Switzerland.
Situated 53 km to the north of , Kausani almora is a charming hill station well-known for its its spectacular view of the Himalayas and scenic magnificence. Flank by the river Gomti & Kosi, this little township sits atop the Pingnath Peak. Major attractions os kausani are the Temple town of Bageshwar located at the flowing together of the river Sarayu and Gomti, the Gandhi Ashram and the Rudradhari falls and caves.
Best places to visit in Kausani
The top Kausani places to see in Uttarakhand are written in given below:
- Rudradhari Falls and Caves
- Trek to Pinnath
- Baijnath Temple
- Kausani Tea Estate
- Shopping in Kausani
- Anashakti Ashram
- Sumitranandan Pant Museum Overview
- Lakshmi Ashram
Rudradhari Falls and Caves
Rudradhari Falls and Caves in Kasauni are situated at a place with terraced fields, dense green pine forests and lush green paddy fields. These wonderful waterfalls can be viewed while trekking to Adi Kailash area in the hill station of “Kasauni city”. The Rudhadhari falls is a usual magnetism here, a lot of ancient cave are explore near areas. The waterfall impinge the valley flow from their as small springs and rivers.
The puranic story relate this location with Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiv. The caves are very impressive and natural. The Shiv Temple at Someshwar is located near the waterfalls. approximately 21 kms away from Himalaya Darshan resort Kausani.
Gwaldam is a hill station in India, located between the Kumaon and Garhwal, 39 km away from Kausani. It has an standard height of 1,940 metres (6,364 feet). It is 20 km away from Baijnath, capital of medieval Katyuri kings and 25 km away from Kulsari the well-known camp station of “Nanda Devi Raj Jat”.Gwaldam is a small town itself, the main motive for its wealth is its being a junction of Garhwal and Kumaon Kausani too many paths lead to different areas and villages.
Baijnath Temple of Uttrakhand is a respected shrine. It is situated 16 km away from Kausanion the banks of Gomti in Gruda Valley. It is said to have been built by “Kumaon Katyuri King in 1150 A.D”. It is used to be the capital of Katyuri family of kings who ruled over Uttarakhand during 12th and 13th century. Earlier Bijnath was called as “Kartiykapura”. The temple is loyal to lord Shiva, holds a significant importance because as the legends says that Parvati lord Shiva were married on the conflux of River Garur Ganga and Gomti. Lord Shiva is one of the god in trinity (Vishnu, Brahma and Shiv) hence, this place becomes considerably more important among devotees.
Best time to reach Kausani
April to June, September to December are the best months to visit Kausani. The Kausani wheater witnesses dissimilar stages all through the year. However, the best part is that the place can be visit any time of the year with each season contribution something different and special. During July to September this place is green, fresh and blooming while December to February observer snowfall, makes the best spot for couples and honeymooners. It is suggested to carry light woolens for summers and heavy woolens for the winter season.
How to reach Kausnai
Kausani by Air : The Kausani nearest airport is located at Pantnagar, about 162 kilometres from Kausani, which usually takes about five hours. The Pantnagar Airport is less of a commercial airport and used more by private charters.
Kausani by Train : You can take a train up to Kathgodam, the closest railway station which is situated 131 kms away from Kausani. The most excellent way to go forward is to hire a cab from Kathgodam to Kausani.
Kausani by Road : The Uttarakhand Roadways connect Kausani to other important places in Uttarakhand like Ranikhet, Almora and Haldwani. Several private tour operators also run bus service from New Delhi to Kausani.