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Places to Visit in Kausani

Kausani is a picturesque hill town in Uttarakhand. Nestled at an elevation of 1890 m above sea level, it is blessed with panoramic views of the snowcapped Himalayas. The spectacular sunrise and sunsets are famed for their magical appeal. The hill town is an ideal getaway for weekend where one can get away from hustle-bustle of cities. The verdant cover of pine trees and lush forests offer breathe of fresh air. The serenity away from the chaos of cities, simply charms you. Once you are here, you will not want to leave.

Kausani’s blessed ambiance has earned it praise from every visitor. The pictorial setting is the birthplace of the famous Hindi poet Sumitra Nandan Pant. He wrote some of his memorable poems in praise of this earthly paradise. The peaceful ambiance is said to have also inspired the Father of the Nation. In 1929, Mahatma Gandhi stayed here for 14 days at the Anasakti Ashram. Greatly impressed by its environs, he gave the hill town the sobriquet of ‘Switzerland of India’.

The popular tourist attractions in Kausani are the beautiful Rudradhari waterfall and Kausani Caves. The revered site is said to be associated with Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. The holy Someshwar Temple lies close to the falls. The Anasakti Ashram and Laskhmi Ashram are serene locales to spend few refreshing days in. Sumitranandan Pant Gallery, Kausani Tea Estate, etc. are other appealing places to check out. Trekking is one of the thrilling activities of the hill town. The Pindari Glacier, Kafni Glacier and Sundar Dhunga Glacier are the most thrilling treks. Refresh yourself in the natural bliss of Uttarakhand.