Kausani is a hill station situated in the Almora district of the Uttarakhand state of India. Kausani is a destination for Himalayan tourists. It is located 53 km North of Almora. The altitude of this place is about 1890 mts. This place offers a 350 km view of the Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. There are very few places in the Himalayas which can compare with the beauty of Kausani – a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayas. Kausani lies on the atop the ridge amidst dense Pine trees overlooking Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other on Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the ‘Switzerland of India’, due to similarity in landscape.
How to Reach Kausani
By Air: Pantnagar is the nearest airport form Kausani located 177 km away from Kausani. Private taxies or Uttarakhand state transport buses are easily available from here to reach Kausani.
By Rail: The nearest railway station from Kausani is Kathgodam located 142 km away from the Kausani.
By Road: Kausani has very well connectivity to the major cities of India by raod. Some important distances from Kausani are:
Delhi to Kausani – 418 km
Nainital to Kausani – 118 km
Almora to Kausani – 52 km
Best Time to Visit Kausani
April to June and September to November is the best season to visit Kausani. For couples December, January & February is the better option to visit Kausani as during these months they can enjoy snow fall.