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Overlooking Kosi and Gomti Rivers in the Kumaon, Kasauni is located at an altitude of 6200 ft, at a distance of around 50 km from Almora. Mahatma Gandhi christened Kasuani as the Switzerland of India. Kasuani offers an unobstructed view of 350 km stretch of Himalayan peaks, the beautiful Katyuri Valley and river Gomti. In summers, rhododendrons flowers carpet Kathgodam Kasuani route, making the drive more beautiful.Kausani is one of the most scenic places which is every tourist's dream destination. Far away from the fast paced life of the scorched plains, Kausani is the idyllic retreat for all you nature lovers, who wish to spend a few days in the lap of nature.Uttarakhand is a complete package for sightseers, nature lovers, pilgrims, devotees and tourists. Originally. Kausani is popular by the name of Valna, a Himalayan hilly town sited in Uttarakhand state. Kausani, situated in Almora district, is located at an altitude of 6075 ft above the sea level. It is a much loved tourist destination for its natural beauty and scenic views of mighty Himalayas. Viewers can receive visuals of many other mountains including Trishul, Nandakot, Nanda Devi etc. Mahatma Gandhi, the national father of India, loved this place and called it the Switzerland of India. This increased the popularity of the spot manifolds. Those who visit Uttarakhand can't afford to miss a trip to Kausani. Every year this Switzerland of Indian attracts tourists, pilgrims and others in large number. This area is in between the pine trees at the top of the ridge. It oversees the Someshwar on one side, Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other side. In old days was attached with almora District during that period it was under the administration of the Katyuri king, Baichaldeo. After some time passed Baichaldeo gave a large area of this place to a Brahmin Sri, Chand Tiwari as a donation. The renowned poet Sumitra Nandan Pant was born in Kausani which is also makes it so popular. There is a Museum which was given the name of the poet when Sumitra had left this world and the museum called "Pant Museum". The other memorable location in Kausani talks about the Lakshmi Ashram devoted for social services and for women's welfare. The maximum temperature in summer rises at 26 degree and minimum is 10 degree celsius. Where in winters the temperature starts from 15 degree and minimum is 2 degree celsius. Weather remains pleasant but the best time to visit Kausani is March to June. Round the year people come here but specially they should be careful in winters and summers.

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Kausani Tea Estate

The Kausani Tea Estate is acclaimed for its tea plantation including private, government and local farmers. It is sprawled in 208 hectares in 21 divisions. Various tea products is exported world-wide such as; Australia, Germany, Korea, U.S. etc.A world acclaimed tea plantation in the state of Uttarakhand, Kausani tea estate has made its address 1800 m above the sea level.It has its plantations scattered over an area of 208 hectares, which are best known to produce some of the richest qualities of tea. Among the different varieties of tea it produces, Girias Uttaranchal tea is accepted as its topmost flavor. In order to maintain its upper hand in the tea producing industry of Uttarakhand, Kausani estate makes use of modern and urbanized techniques of tea processing. Besides the machinery, the estate makes use of skilled workers to hand pluck the leaves.As a result, quality of the finally packagedtea is highly appreciated in the international markets.It is located at a favourable distance of 5 km from the main town.

Rudradhari Falls and Caves

Rudradhari Falls and Caves is located on Kausani Almora Road with 12 km distance from Kausani.Rudradhari Falls and Caves in Kasauni are located at a place with terraced fields, lush green paddy fields and dense green pine forests. These magnificent waterfalls can be viewed while trekking to Adi Kailash region in the hill station of Kasauni. The Rudhadhari falls is a natural attraction here and many ancient caves are explored nearby areas. The falls impinging the valley flows from their as rivers and small springs. The puranic stories relate this place with Lord Shiv (Rudra) and Lord Vishnu (Hari). The caves are natural and very impressive.

Anasakti Ashram

Anasakti ashram #kausani (Anasakti Ashram is where Mahatma #Gandhi spent two weeks pondering and writing Anasakti Yoga . It has a small museum that tells the story of Gandhis life through photographs and words.) Nearest Railway Station Is Kathgodam Station At 135kms And The Nearest Airport Is Pantnagar At 171kms. Delhi IGI Airport Is Only 401kms.

Lakshmi Ashram

Lakshmi Ashram was founded by Catherine Hillman in the year 1948. The founder of the ashram, who later became famous as Sarlaben, was a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi. Being an admirer of Mahatma Gandhi, Sarlaben left London in 1931 to join his movements. Popularly known as Sarla Ashram, it is an educational institution that was established in 1948. It is a Gandhian Basic Institute of Education only for girls. At the foothills of Himalaya in Kausani, the Ashram runs a boarding school for the girls. Being self-sufficient, the ashram runs the school independently.

Sumitranandan-Pant

Sumitranandan Pant Gallery is dedicated to the Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant, whose birth place is Kausani. The museum showcases his manuscripts of the poems and draft copies of his literary works. Collections of the museum also include articles used day-to-day by him, the awards received by him, and also the letters written and received by him.Sumitranandan Pant Gallery is a museum located at Kasauni and is dedicated to the great Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant whose birth place is Kasauni. The museum is housed in the same house in which the poet spends his childhood days. This museum encloses his manuscripts of the poems, draft copies of his literary works, his day to day use articles, the awards received and also the letters written by him and received by him. The displayed articles in this gallery are praise worthy. The museum is located at the backdrop of hilly greenish landscapes. The compact library in this museum is worth visiting.

Baijnath Temple

Baijnath Temple is situated at a distance of 65 Kms from Binsar and 15 Kms from Kausani.Baijnath is a small town on the banks of the Gomti River in the Bageshwar district .There is a famous Baijnath Mandir (Lord Shiva) on the bank of the river which is said ... Shankaracharya stayed on this temple overnight while en route to Badrinath.Built around 1150 AD, Baijnath temple in Kausani is not only a historical temple but also a popular tourist attraction of Kausani

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