Kausani is a scenic hill station in Uttarakhand. Kausani offers a breathtaking view of the Himalayas that is almost 350 km wide and includes view of peaks like the Nanda Devi, Trisul and Panchchuli.
The town overlooks the Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other side. Called the â€˜Switzerland of India' by Mahatma Gandhi, Kausani is famous for its beautiful hill, dense pine forest and breathtaking views.
Besides its beautiful natural surroundings, Kausani is also famous for its ashrams. Kausani is also a perfect place for various adventure activities like rock climbing and trekking.
Kausani was known by the name of Valna in historic times. The place was part of the ancient Kartikyapur kingdom.
Pantnagar is the nearest airport and has regular flights to Delhi and Mumbai. Kathgodam is the nearest railway station and is well connected to major railway stations like Howrah and Delhi. Kausani is also well connected by road to neighboring towns.
Kausani is one of the most popular hill stations in India. It is known for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Kausani is also a popular spot for trekking. Pindari Glacier, Milam Glacier and Sunder Dhunga are some of the popular treks.
Besides its beautiful nature, Kausani is also famous for its various ashrams. The most famous of them is the Anashakti Ashram. This is where Mahatma Gandhi stayed for some time and wrote his commentary of Anashkti Yog.
Pant Museum is another prominent place of attraction in Kausani. Birth place of the famous Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant, this place has been preserved in its original ancestral form.
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