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Situated near Bageshwar district in the state of Uttrakhand, Kausani is quite famous for its incredible scenic splendour and stunning spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. We can have a fair amount of idea how beautiful this place might be by considering that even the father of our nation “Mahatma Gandhi” couldn’t resist calling this place the “Switzerland of India” only because of the incredible resemblance of the landscapes.

Standing on its very grounds and watching the vast panoramic Himalayas unfold before your very eyes is a dreamy experience in itself. Kausani was located in the Almora district till 1997. It was in November 2000 when the state Uttarpradesh was cut to make Uttarakhand that the geographical dynamics also shifted. Overall, it would be an amazing travel experience to explore the subtle nuances of this tourist attraction in Uttarakhand.  

Places to visit in Kausani

Rudradhari Falls & Caves

The Rudhradhari falls are situated at an approximate distance of around 12 km from Kausani. This place is engulfed by the paddy fields and green pine forests which look quite amazing. Located on the trekking way to Adi Kailash region this place is truly chilled out. For the hardcore travellers who like to explore unseen aspects of incredible India, this place is a must-visit.

Gwaldam

An amazing beautiful village nestled between Garhwal and Kumaon, Gwaldam looks as if it may be a wonderland of immense bliss. Surrounded by the green jungles this place offers really fascinating views of the mighty Himalayan peaks such as Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghuti etc.   

Baijnath Temple

The Baijnath temple carries a great spiritual significance. The unfolding charm and aura of this place is really stunning to experience. Famous as one of the 13th-century temple it has been dedicated to the Vaidyanath form of Lord Shiva, also known as the “lord of physicians”. 

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Things to do in Kausani

Visit Anasakti Ashram - Distinguished by the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, it was in this place where Mahatma Gandhi wrote Anasakti yog, guiding people the crux of selfless action. And perhaps owing to which this tourist attraction in Kausani is considered as one of the top sightseeing places to explore. 

Visit Kausani Tea Estate - This place is famous for its never-ending vistas and soothing tea gardens. It is a must-visit place if you are planning a trip to Kausani. The tea of these estates is so great that many countries like Australia, America, Germany import it. A fact to take pride in, don’t you think so?  

Events and festivals in & around Kausani 

Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra

This festival is celebrated for a tenure of around three weeks. On this day, people from the entire Garhwal region along with other parts of India also participate in Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra. In the Chamoli region, this yatra is organized once after a period of 12 years. This amazing journey of beliefs starts from Kansuwa village which is located in the Karnprayag and then goes up till Roopkund.

Uttarayani Fair

The Uttarayani fair is celebrated in a number of places which include Bageshwar, Rameshwar, Chitrashala. The dola of Chaumu comes down because of which a great number of people are attracted to this place. Uttarayani fair has also a great commercial, cultural and political prominence. Moreover, goods like copper pots, baskets, casks, bamboo articles, mattresses are sold during this fair. Read More..

Nanda Devi Fair

Considered as one of the significant festivals, Nanda Devi Fair is organized in a number of places like Almora, Bageshwar, Bhowali etc. Celebrated in the month of September on a yearly basis this fair is a huge hit among the people as well as tourists. The fair traces its roots back to the time of the Chand Kings. Yes, it was somewhere around the 17th century that King Dyot Chand built the temple of Nanda Devi. It was from that day onwards that Nanda Devi fair has been organized on an annual basis. Usually, devotees from Kumaon as well as Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand come to this place for relishing in the charm of this incredible fair. Read More..

Best time to visit Kausani

The months from April to June is a great time to visit Kausani. During this time, you can explore the sights with your loved ones and have a blissful experience of a life time. 

How to reach Kausani? 

By Air - Kausani doesn’t have its own airport. However, if you are planning to visit Kausani via air then you should catch a flight for the airport in Dehradun.

By Road - Kausani has great connectivity via road. Planning a travel getaway via road would be a convenient experience for you. 

By Train - The nearest railway station is in Kathgodam. From there you would need to get a cab or avail some other means of transportation for yourself to reach your destination. 

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