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Switzerland of India Kausani tourist spots,Kausani is the perfect destination for those tourists who want to enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature. A picturesque hill station, it is located at an altitude of approximately 1890 meters from the sea level, in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. This place is renowned for its scenic splendor and the spectacular, 300-km panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas, it provides. A luxurious hill-top amidst thick Pine forest, with a commanding view of Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other; Kausani is surely an awe-inspiring location for nature-lovers. Due to its similarity with the landscape of Switzerland,
Kausani sightseeing places for tourist attractions are many but famous Kausani attractions are-Anashakti Ashram,Pant Museum,Lakshmi Ashram,Tea Garden,Pindari Glaciar,Kafni Glaciar,to name few.To know about the must see tourist places in Kausani-Uttarakhand,use the information below
Anashakti Ashram is a quiet and silent place in Kausani, where Mahatama Gandhi spent a few days of his life and wrote his commentary on Anashkti Yog, calledËGeeta-Anashakti-YogĂ˘. Though this ashram has now been converted into a study cum research center, an accommodation facility with 24 rooms is still available. An attached library and kitchen are added advantage of staying in the ashram. This place is worth a visit due to its historical connections with Mahatma Gandhi and a study of Anashkti Yog.
Lakshmi Ashram was established in 1964, by Catherine Hillman, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi who later became famous as Sarlaben. The ashram works for the progress of Kumaoni women.Here women are taught several skills, like growing vegetables, cooking, caring for the animals and cleaning. Ashram provide Kumaoni women a safe shelter and equipped them with basic skills to lead an independent life. Many orphaned girls and woman live in the ashram.Place is a must visit you are interested in social service and charity.
One place that any tourist must visit on a trip to Kausani is its famous Tea Garden, called Giria Uttaranchal Tea Estate.Located 5 km , on the Bageshwar Road, perched 1200 to 1800 m above sea level. The tea produced here is rich in flavor and of export quality. Kausani is the only place away from the traditional tea plantation areas in India that produce organic orthodox tea. This high-flavored tea is exported to many countries, including Australia, Germany, Korea and the US...
The Pindari Glacier is a glacier found in the upper reaches of the Kumaon Himalayas, to the southeast of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot. The glacier flows to the south for a short distance of about 3 km (1.9 mi) and gives rise to the Pindari River which meets the Alakananda at Karnaprayag. The trail to reach the glacier crosses the villages of Saung, Loharkhet, crosses over the Dhakuri Pass.The Pindari Glacier trail provides for a 90 km (56 mi) round-trip trek that most people find comfortable to complete in six days.
The Kafni Glacier is located in the upper reaches of the Kumaon Himalayas, to the southeast of Nanda Devi. The glacier gives rise to the Kafni River, which is a tributary of the Pindar River. The Pinder River is a tributary to Alaknanda River, which eventually is one of the two headstreams of the Ganges. This is relatively small glacier but a popular trekking destination along with Pindari Glacier.
Pant Museum, the birth place of famous Hindi-Poet Sumitra Nandan Pant, is another place worth visiting in Kausani. It has a gallery, especially built in the memory of Pant, with a collection of over hundreds of English and Hindi books, displayed in glass shelves. The museum is, indeed, an interesting place for literature lovers, where they can enjoy the beauty of literature amidst beautiful surroundings. A poetry conference is organized in this museum every year, to mark the birth anniversary of Pant, with many famous poets participating in it.
TThe fall is a natural attraction of this hill station many of the ancient caves with lots of hiddden secerets are explored in the nearby areas. The old story tells that the Lord Shiv (Rudra) and Lord Vishnu (Hari). The big shiv temple in Someshwar is situated near to the waterfalls. This big and beautifull water falls can be also viwed by trekking to Adi Kailash in the hill station of Kausani
Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant was born in Kausani.This gallery has hindi english books which are kept in glass cabinets. A symposium is organized every year to celebrate the birthday of the poet.
This temple is situated at the distance of 16 kms from the main town of Kausani, placed in the ancient town of Baijnath, the town is historically and religiously significant. The temple is situated at an elevation of 1,125 metres and mainly famous for its temple of Shiva Ganesha Parvati. This temple is famous for the sculpted state of vishnu.
A very beautiful small hamlet & known for Lord Shiva temple. This beautifull valley is founded by Raja Som Chand, the town is one of the main tourists attraction due to religious significance attached with temple.
The temple is located on the top of the hill, in the Bageshwar district, its second name is kkote-ke-mai. People belive that Adi Guru Shankarachaya made a stay here on his journey to garhwal. The temple is situated 5kms away from the main town. During the festival of Nanda Astami, Goddess Bhramari is taken for the yatra and joins the main process at nandkeshri on the banks of river Pinder. The temple is on the top of the mountain facing to north.
The planet show provides travellers a perfect view of starts apart from the clouds. Its a planeterium -cum-cafe. During clear night,you can witness the amazing views of stars and galaxy.A nice place where the tourists can enjoy themselves.