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Take a Trip to the Enchanting Kausani in Uttarakhand

Written By: Siji Ram

While some places are for adventure, some are for relaxation and rejuvenation. Kausani in Uttarakhand is one such place where peace is all you feel and experience. Let us take a virtual tour of this place.

As described by Mahatma Gandhi, Kausani is named the Switzerland of India for its panoramic views and charm. The hill station and village is located among the spectacular views of Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli.


Photo Courtesy: Anshumandatta

This place is a backpacker's paradise. You can view the beautiful Himalayas from almost every point in Kausani. Though life might seem slower here compared to Indian cities, the place is a nature lover's escape. When the upper part of Kausani offers splendid views, the lower part of the place has a local market where you can explore.

This hill station has some tourist attractions that you can visit. Gandhi Ashram is one of them. Gandhi Ashram is where Mahatma Gandhi had stayed for a short period and had written the 'Anashakti Yog'. The ashram is located at the upper part of Kausani.


Photo Courtesy: Tribhuwan

Another tourist attraction here is the Baijnath Temple. The temple is located around 20km from Kausani, and is not to be missed on your trip to this lovely destination. You can trek to reach the Shiva Temple. You can also visit the tea gardens here, and get some fresh tea!

Other Places to See in Kausani

Kausani has a lot more to explore. Someshwar, Bageshwar, Rudhradhari Falls, Kot Bhramari Temple and Sumitranandan Pant Gallery are some of the attractions that you can visit here.


Photo Courtesy: Gaurav Agrawal

How to Reach Kausani

Kausani is well connected to nearby cities by road. The nearest railway station is Kathgodam Railhead which is 132km away from the place. You can reach here from all the major cities in India. Pantnagar Airport is the nearest Airport to Kausani. Pantnagar is around 162km from here.

Hotels in Kausani

There are several stay options that you can choose here. Some of them are Blossom Hotel and Resort, Chevron Eco Lodge, Himalaya Darshan Resort and Himalayan Village Resort. To book hotels in Kausani, click here.

Travel to this amazing hill station and have a great time exploring the scenic location, and write to us about your experience in the Switzerland of India!

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