One of the most beautiful hill resorts near Nainital, Kausani is one of the most scenic places which is every tourist’s dream destination. Far away from the fast paced life of the scorched plains, Kausani is the idyllic retreat for all you nature lovers, who wish to spend a few days in the lap of nature.
Nestled in the Kumaoun Himalayas, Kausani in Uttaranchal is one of the serene locales of Uttaranchal. Located at a height of 1890 meters above the sea level, Kausani is surrounded by lush acres of greenery and dense woodlands. During 1929, Mahatma Gandhi spent a few days in Kausani and to commemorate his memory, the Gandhi Ashram has been built here.
From Kausani you can see the snowy peaks of the Kumaoun Himalayas and you can also spot important Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Trishul, Panchchuli and Nanda Kot. You feel you can almost touch the snowy Himalayas as it appears so close to your eyes. The sunset and sunrise are important events. You can watch how the rays of the setting sun paint the snowy peaks of the mighty Himalayas, and forget about the material pleasures of your life.
Wake up with the chirping of birds, smell the wild flowers and watch the crimson rays of the sun paint this little hamlet of Uttaranchal with its own hues. If rustic charm and tranquil isolation is what you are looking for, then plan a tour to Kausani this season.
How to Reach Kausani in Uttaranchal:
Kausani in Uttaranchal is located Almora and Ranikhet in Uttaranchal.
Nearest Airport :- Pant Nagar Airport which is 178 km from Kausani.
Nearest Railhead :- Kathgodam Railway station is 142 km away from Kausani.
Tourist Attractions of Kausani:
Gandhi Ashram :- Mahatma Gandhi spent a few days in the serene locales of Kausani and penned his thoughts on Gita- Ana- Shakti Yoga. The guest house where he stayed turned into the Anashakti Ashram or Gandhi Ashram which still has valuable anecdotes of Gandhiji.