A site celebrated for amazingly exquisite natural beauty, lush greenery and calming serenity, Kausani has proved to be a destination par excellence for tourists looking to spend a memorable vacation. Perched at a height of 1890 meters above sea level, the town is a wonderful little heaven of most natural and charming allures, of sweet birdsongs, imposing coniferous trees, silent, though majestic Himalayas, bubbling streams and creeks and reticent valleys.
It is certainly not an understatement that Nature has bestowed Kausani with choicest of its gifts in terms beauty and ambience. Fast emerging as one of the ideal places for honeymooners and leisure travelers, Kausani is a perfect weekend getaway from Delhi, located just 47 kilometers north of Almora and Bageshwar district of the Kumaoun region.
It is for its quiet, secluded and inspirational settings that Mahatama Gandhi chose it write his treatise on the Bhagvad Gita, the Anasakti Yoga, here, in 1929 due to which an ashram is also dedicated to his name, which is a popular tourist spot.
The climate is suitable to most constitutions, while the environment is fresh and hygienic. An ideal place that can be visited at any time during the year, Kausani is most beautiful from July till mid-September, when its lush greenery is at peak and its enchanting sights are blooming with beauty. The breathtaking view of the majestic Nanda Devi, Panchachuli and Trishul as well as Tea Gardens is another story.
Due to its rising popularity, numerous hotels, lodges and restaurants have come up to serve the surging tourist traffic. The resorts and hotels are available in a range, such that they are suitable to most of the pockets and provide wonderful facilities and living space, to let the tourist enjoy their time in Kausani.
Although mostly a quiet and peaceful destination, there are few attractions nearby Kausani. Baijnath Village, situated 19 kilometers north hosts a stunning mix of elegant 12th century Shikara type temples in serene atmosphere while Lakshmi Ashram, Pant Muesuem, Rudradhari waterfall are other charming attractions.
A wonderful destination for photography enthusiasts as well as quiet family vacationers, Kausani is a place where millions of colors can be witnessed from morning till evening across its wide and exotic landscape.