Kausani is a celebrated site for its panoramic exquisiteness and views of enchanting Himalayas. Nature has bestowed Kausani with its beauty to make it a destination par-excellence level. Kausani is a land of lush green hill station with spellbinding snow clad Himalayan view, silent valleys and bubbling creeks, song of birds, and towering coniferous trees.Kausani hill station is located at altitude of 1890 mts.
Amazing Himalayan Views from Kausani
Originally known as Valna, Kausani is a famous hill resort in Uttarakhand providing an excellent view of the 350km stretch of the Himalayas on a clear sky. The peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Panchachuli are distinctly visible from Kausani. The invigorating and captivating views of the majestic Himalayan peaks can be seen from Kausani. The view of the greater Himalayas from Kausani kindles hope even in the greatest pessimist with depressed feelings. The glory of the snow crowned Himalayan range reaches its pinnacle when the sunrays turn them into gold at morning and red-orange sky at the sunset.
Mahatma Gandhi, during his stay at Kausani, penned his memorable commentary on the 'Gita-Anashakti Yoga' inspired by the scenic grandeur of this richly gifted spot. Mahatma Gandhi was so much impresses that he started calling it “Switzerland of India”. The guesthouse where Mahatma Gandhi stayed is now known as the Anashakti Ashram.Famous Hindi poet Sumitra Nandan Pant was born at Kausani. Some of her early poems composed here have described the nature in its manifestations.