Kausani named as the 'Switzerland of India’. Kausani is a hill station situated in the Bageshwar district of the Uttarakhand state. There are very few places in the Himalayas region which can compare with the beauty of Kausani - a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic beauty and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Great Himalayas.
Kausani lies on the atop the ridge admist dense Pine trees overlooking Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other on Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway. The beautiful landscape here adding charm to the beauty of Kausani. Trekking near Kausani is Pindari Glacier Trek, Sunder Dhunga Trek, Milam Glacier Trek. Kausani is a celebrated site for its panoramic exquisiteness and views of enchanting Himalayas. Nature has bestowed Kausani with its beauty to make it a destination par-excellence level. Mahatma Gandhi was also driven by the beauteousness of Kausani. Originally known as Valna, Kausani is a famous hill resort in Uttarakhand providing an excellent view of the 350km stretch of the Himalayas on a clear sky. The peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Panchachuli are distinctly visible from Kausani. The invigorating and captivating views of the majestic Himalayan peaks can be seen from Kausani. The view of the greater Himalayas from Kausani kindles hope even in the greatest pessimist with depressed feelings. Kausani is an ideal place for honeymooners and it acts as a weekend destination. The climate of Kausani is salubrious and it offers hygienic environment. Kausani can be visited any time of the year. If you want to see the greenery of Uttarakhand
How to Reach Kausani
By Air: Pantnagar is the nearest airport form Kausani located 177 km away from Kausani. Private taxies or Uttarakhand state transport buses are easily available from here to reach Kausani.
By Rail: The nearest railway station from Kausani is Kathgodam located 142 km away from the Kausani.
By Road: Kausani has very well connectivity to the major cities of India by raod. Some important distances from Kausani are:
Delhi to Kausani - 418 km
Nainital to Kausani - 118 km
Almora to Kausani - 52 km
Best Time to Visit Kausani
April to June and September to November is the best season to visit Kausani. For couples December, January & February is the better option to visit Kausani as during these months they can enjoy snow fall.