A small but heart-shaped village, Kausani is one of the best off-the-beaten-path hill stations in Uttarakhand. If you want to lose yourself in the beauty of Himalayan mountains and have some time where you want to spend some blissful moments then this is your place. Our Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was no stranger to the beauty of this town and he liked this place so much that he kept the name of this place, ‘Switzerland of India’. Kausani is an ancient Himalayan village, from which there are excellent views of the Himalayan mountains such as Nanda Devi, Trishul and Panchchuli.
So if you take a trip to Kausani, you can stay at the best Resorts in Kausani. Below are some famous places in Kausani.
Kausani Tea Estate – Best Place to Visit in Kausani
This is a place where a person is very close to nature and a paradise for tea lovers. Kausani Tea Estate is located 5 km from the main town and is spread over 208 hectares. This place also runs a little tour. Anyone can try and buy tea with different flavors from there. Apart from this, this is a wonderful place where you can walk.
Baijnath Temple, located in the town of Baijnath, 16 km from Kausani, is an important center of religious faith. Built in the 12th century, this temple has special religious and historical significance in the Hindu religion. Shiva and Parvati are believed to have married at the confluence of the Gomti and Ganga rivers. The city of Baijnath was formerly known as Kartikeyapur, which was the capital of the Katuri dynasty in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Rudradhari waterfalls and caves
In Kausani, there are places situated in a place with humble hill and mountain forests and fields of green terrain and wooded green forests. This magnificent waterfall can be seen by walking in this beautiful area in the hill station of Kausani. This place is associated with Lord Shiva (Rudra) and Lord Vishnu (Hari). The caves are natural and very impressive; the Shiva Temple located near the waterfall.
Sumitranandan Pant Museum
Kausani area, Sumitranandan Pant, one of the great Indian poets, was born in Kausani. Sumitranandan was one of the prominent poets of the “Chawawadi School” of Pant Kavita. The “Sumitranandan Pant Gallery” is a small museum that includes many prizes, drafts and manuscripts written by a legendary poet. If you go to Kausani, don’t forget to go to the library located in Kausani, because there are some very interesting book collections in the museum.
Kot Bhramari Temple is also known as “Bhramari Devi Temple” and “Shield of Mai”. It is located on a hill about 20 km from Kausani. According to a famous legend, there is a belief that the great Indian teacher, Guru Shankaracharya, stayed at this place to go to Garhwal. Every year in August, a high level fair is held, which is known as “Nanda Achthi” or “Nanda Raj Jat Naam”.
Lakshmi Ashram: Here is another well-known ashram, Laxmi Ashram. It is also known as Sarla Ashram. The ashram was built in 1948 for a follower of Mahatma Gandhi by Katherine Hulman. Apart from this, Kausani is also the birthplace of the famous Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant. There is also a museum, which is known as Sumitran and Panth Gallery. In it there is a manuscript of poems by this great poet, a collection of various works and prizes awarded to them. Every year his birthday is celebrated at the mohammadalhal and a conference is held in his honor.
Trekking: Tourists who like risks can enjoy trekking (hiking) and rock climbing (rock climbing) in Kausani. Beautiful Dhogue Trek, Pundari Glacier Trek and Millum Glacier Trek are among the best trekking routes in India. This place is also known for celebrating Makar Sankranti, a festival of Hinduism, which is called Uttaraniyani here.
Bageshwar: Bageshwar is a religious city situated on the banks of the Saryu and Gomti river. It is believed that Lord Shiva once came to capture the tiger in this area. In Hindu mythology, the city receives the description of him. Located 28 km from Kausani, this city attracts a large number of tourists every year. This city is surrounded by two hills of Bhileshwar and Nileshwar hills. The Uttaraani Mela is organized here every year.
In this area you can also find many Kausani Resorts that provide the best facilities to travelers.