A Weekend in Kausani

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“Nature cure does mean a change for better in one’s outlook on life itself.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

When you visit Kausani, the ethereal form of nature, you will realize that it is the beauty of Kausani that made Mahatma Gandhi, express hi gratitude towards the nature. It is said that Mahtama Gandhi, happened to stay here once and even compared the surroundings to that of Switzerland.


Situated at a mountain ridge of around 1900 meters above sea level in the Himalayan foothills, Kausani is a soar to your exhausted soul. Embellished with thick cover of pine trees, the town overlooks Someshwar Valley from one side and also provides some marvelous panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.  The serene and peaceful aura of the place will make your soul smile and you will be at the most calm stage.

Kausani is famous for its 300 km wide scenic views of some of the tallest peaks of Himalayas like Nanda Devi and Panchachuli. When the sun ray kisses the snow clad Himalayan ranges, it turns into gold in the morning and red -orange sky in the evening.

Kausani is in proximity of Delhi which makes it big time chill weekend gateway where you can escape for a while from your hustling city life. Even blessed with spontaneity in its weather, Kausani is accessible throughout the year. It is your short escape from scorching heat of Delhi and a bagpacker’s happy place in winters. There is hardly any snow fall experienced in Kausani but the temperatures can go as low as 2 degrees.

Being as a perfect weekend gateway option, kausani has a lot to surprise and enchant you with its beauty.


Rudradhari Falls and Caves is an interesting mix of natural beauty and adventure to ignite an adventurer inside you. The way to the caves and waterfalls also transverses through green paddy fields and the temple itself is situated in a picturesque location between the alcoves of the Himalayan hillocks.

The next you have is the Kausani Tea Estate, spread out over 200 hectares. Walk besides the fresh tea leaves and enchant yourself in the refreshing fragrance of the tea leaves.

Kausani is also famous for Baijnath temple in Bageshwar. It is famous for its ancient dating back thousands of years. Many tourists visit to this temple during Mahashivratri as the temple is dedicated to an avatar of Lord Shiva.

While roaming around Kausani long enough and don’t forget to locate some patches of land where apricots and pears are grown in Kausani either by farmers or by hotel owners.


And last but not the least, when you reach your hotel room after a tiring yet exciting day, you will be enchanted by the sight of those    high reaching mountains, which enchant and soothe your soul at a same time.

Watching the sun set from the mountains, with the cool breeze kissing your face will be the best feeling that will satiate your tired soul at Kausani.









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