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Kausani

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.

Kausani Tourist Place

To spend some of your most memorable time in Kausani, you can visit places like Bageshwar, Baijnath, Someshwar, Binsar, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Nainital, Almora, Lakshmi Ashram, Kausani Tea Estate and Anasakti Ashram. People can make a trip throughout the year. Kausani is also a treasure trove of picturesque tea gardens, a real feast to the eye.



Top 3 Highlight To Visit Kausani

Surkunda Devi Temple

This is popular attraction in the town of Kanatal. Hindus all across India hold this temple in high esteem as it is devoted to Sati. The temple site is located at an elevated point, 9995 ft above sea level. Don't forget to make a visit to this temple while in Kanatal.

Trekking

Kanatal offers some of the most scenic treks for you to explore. The beautiful sight of dense forests, rolling hills and deep valleys at around the Kodia jungle makes trekking a lot of fun. Bird watching and photography are other activities that you can enjoy here.

Chamba

If you're looking for some great excursion tours, Chamba is a good option. It's located only at a distance of 17 km from the town of Kanatal. Chamba is yet to be explored. It's one of the best places if you are in search of complete peace, solitude and tranquility.