#1 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 1 km from Kausani Bus Stand, Anashakti Ashram, popularly known as Gandhi Ashram, is a highly revered ashram situated in the beautiful hill station of Kausani in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. Due to its historical connections with Mahatma Gandhi and a study of Anashakti Yog, Gandhi Ashram is one of the top Kausani tourist places.
Anashakti Ashram was built to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi who visited this place in 1929 and spent 14 days at the ashram. Inspired by the blissful beauty of this picturesque hamlet, Gandhi Ji described it as the 'Switzerland of India'. During his stay in the ashram, The Father of the Nation wrote the commentary on Anashakti Yog, called 'Geeta-Anashakti-Yog'.
It is a simple whitewashed cottage engraved with the teachings of the Mahatma Gandhi. The Ashram houses a museum that contains Mahatma Gandhi's photographs and his writings. It is placed in the backdrop of scenic surroundings with majestic views of Himalayan ranges all around. .....
Heritage | Pilgrimage
#2 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 17 km from Kausani and 21 km from Bageshwar, Baijnath is a small ancient town situated on the banks of the Gomti River in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand, India. Baijnath is most noted for its ancient temples and is one of the top places to visit in Kausani.
Once known as Kartikyapura, Baijnath was the capital of the Katyuri kings who ruled Uttaranchal during 12th and 13th centuries AD. Baijnath is famous for Baijnath Temple which is devoted to Lord Shiva. Baijnath Temple was constructed during the 12th century and as per the legend Lord Shiva and Parvati were married here at the confluence of River Garur Ganga and River Gomti. The temple is approached from the riverside by a flight of steps made of stones constructed by the orders of a Katyuri queen.
The Baijnath temple is actually a temple complex with the idols of Shiva, Ganesh, Parvati, Chandika, Kuber, Surya and Brahma. The temple of Mahishasur Mardini portrays the slaying of the bull-headed demon .....
#3 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 3 km from Kausani Bus Stand, the Kausani Tea Estate is idyllically situated on Bageshwar road in Kausani, Uttarakhand. Perched at an elevation of 1,800 m above sea level, Kausani Tea Estate is one of the top Kausani tourist places to visit.
The Kausani Tea Estate sprawls over an area of 208 hectares in almost 21 divisions and is an important tea industry of Kausani. The tea garden of Kausani is being developed as a tea-base for the entire state of Uttarakhand. Kausani is the only place away from the traditional tea plantation areas in India that produce organic orthodox tea.
The Kausani Tea Estate is acclaimed for its tea plantation including private, government and local farmers. Among the different varieties of tea it produces, Girias Uttaranchal tea is accepted as its topmost flavor. Kausani exports its high-flavoured tea to many countries, including Australia, Germany, Korea and the United States. In order to maintain its upper hand in the tea producing .....
#4 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 38 km from Kausani and 21 km from Baijnath Temple, Bagnath Temple is an ancient temple situated in the town of Bageshwar at the confluence of Sarayu and Gomti Rivers. It is one of the famous pilgrimage places in Uttarakhand and also one of the prime places to visit in Kausani.
The Bagnath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Some sources state that the existence of Bagnath temple since 7th Century and the present building in nagara style was built in 1450 AD by Chand ruler, Laxmi Chand. The various statues in the temple date back from 7th century AD to 16th century AD.
The town Bageshwar has derived its name from the temple of Lord Shiva. According to legend, Bagnath temple is the place where Sage Markandeya worshipped Lord Shiva. Pleased with his prayers Lord Shiva manifested in Tiger avatar and blessed Markandeya. The significance of the temple finds mention in the Skanda Purana.
Every year in the memory of the sage being visited by the god, a fair is .....
#5 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 200 m from Kausani Bus Stop and 700 m from Anashakti Ashram, Sumitranandan Pant Gallery is a small museum situated in Kausani, Uttarakhand. It is one of the best places of sightseeing in Kausani.
Sumitranandan Pant Gallery is dedicated to the great Hindi poet Sumitranandan Pant and is also as the birthplace of the legendary poet. The gallery is a place where his poem's manuscript and draft copies of his wonderful literary work are kept. The museum has a vast collection of his daily articles, letters that are written by him as well as received by him. The awards won by him are also kept there.
The museum is a fantastic place for poem lovers who love to recite poem in the lap of the nature. The collection of both Hindi and English book of different authors are kept in glass shelves which attracts readers very much. To celebrate his birth anniversary, every year a poetry discussion is organized in the museum.
Timings: 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM
Pilgrimage | Waterfall
#6 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 10 km from Kausani Bus Stop, Rudradhari Falls & Temple are located at Kantali Village on Kausani - Almora Road, Uttarakhand. It is one of the popular places to visit in Kausani and also one of the top places of trekking in Kausani.
The Rudradhari waterfall is a natural location with lush green paddy fields where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a river. This waterfall can be easily watched while trekking to Adi Kailash region or Trishul parvat. There are many ancient caves which have been explored near the water fall. The caves are natural and very impressive with green mountains and a natural environment around.
There is a small cave temple situated near the waterfall where Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu worshiped. The name Rudradhari has been derived from the Hindu gods Rudra (Lord Shiva) and Hari (Vishnu) as according to the Puranic stories this place relate to these gods. The location of the falls and temple is festooned with terraced fields, .....
#7 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 120 km from Kausani and 80 km from Bageshwar, Pindari Glacier is a glacier found in the upper reaches of the Kumaon Himalayas, to the southeast of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot. It is one of the most easily accessible of all the Himalayan glaciers and also one of the top places of trekking in Uttarakhand.
The glacier flows to the south for a short distance of about 3 km, 0.25 km in breadth and gives rise to the Pindari River which meets the Alakananda at Karnaprayag in Garhwal district. The Pindari trek offers serenity and tranquility along with the spectacular mountain scenery. It lies between the Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot peaks and terminates at an altitude of 3627 m.
Trek to Pindari Glacier is a soft core trekking experience, within the capacity of amateur trekkers in love with nature and its pristine glory. The trail to reach the Pindari Glacier crosses the villages of Song, Loharkhet, crosses over the Dhakuri Pass, continues onto Khati village (the last inhabited .....
#8 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 34 km from Ranikhet & 77 km from Almora, Dwarahat is an ancient town situated in Almora district of Uttarakhand. It is famous for its ancient temples which were constructed mainly by the Katyuri kings and are maintained by ASI.
Dwarahat, which means Way to Heaven, was once the principal seat of the Katyuri kings whose empire was stretched from the Sutlez River in the west to river Gandak in the east, and from the Himalayas to the plains, including the whole of Rohelkhand. Later it came under the rule of the Chand Rajas of Kumaon in the sixteenth century.
Dwarahat has 55 ancient temples of exquisite architectural excellence, divided into 8 groups. Some temples now have great archaeological value. These were constructed in the Indo-Aryan, Maru-Pratihara or Nagara type. The temples are constructed mainly of masonry blocks of Pre-Cambrian granite available in the nearby area. Instead of mortar, iron clamps and dowels have been used to tie adjoining blocks.
Distance (From Kausani): 46 Kms
Trip Duration (From Kausani - Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
#9 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 14 km from Dwarahat, 48 km from Ranikhet, and 78 km from Almora, Dunagiri Temple or Doonagiri Temple is the most famous temple situated at Dunagiri in Almora district of Uttarakhand.
The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga in the form of Goddess Vaishnavi Devi and is located on a small hillock of Kumaon Hills. According to the legend, when Hanuman was carrying the rock laden with Sanjiwani to rescue Laxman injured in the battle of Ramayana, a piece of the hill fell here. This incident gave this place its name Doonagiri.
The temple is popularly known as Mangalikhan among locals. The Temple is one of the two Vaishnavi Shakti Peeths in India other one being Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu Kashmir. It is believed that the bronze plate inside the temple dates back to 1181 AD. Considered to be one of the powerful Shakti Peeths, the temple offers a panoramic view of the Gogas Valley. Visitors need to climb a stairway of 500 steps to reach the temple. The temple attracts .....
Distance (From Kausani): 48 Kms
Trip Duration (From Dwarahat (14 km) - Including Travel): 1 Hour
#10 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 64 km from Nainital, 50 km from Ranikhet, 357 km from Dehradun, and 364 km from Delhi, Almora, a scenic hill station in the Almora district is a famous hill resorts in Uttarakhand. It lies at an altitude of 1,651 m, amidst the southern part of the Kumaon Hills. It is a one of the popular hill stations near Delhi and also of one of the top Tourist places in Uttarakhand.
Almora is located on a 5 km long horse shoe shaped ridge, the eastern portion of which is called the Talifat and the western one is known as Selifat. The Kosi and Suyal rivers run alongside the town adding to the beauty of the place. Almora is considered the cultural heart of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The town got its name from kilmora, a short plant found in nearby region, which was used for washing the utensils of Katarmal Temple. The people bringing kilmora were called Kilmori and .....
Distance (From Kausani): 58 Kms
Trip Duration (From Kausani - Including Travel): Full Day
#11 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 50 km from Almora, 56 km from Nainital, 82 km from Haldwani, 325 km from Dehradun, and 350 km from Delhi, Ranikhet is a picturesque hill station and a cantonment town in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. Surrounded by Himalayan mountain ranges, Ranikhet is situated in the upper Kumaon Hills at an altitude of about 1869 m. It is one of the famous Tourist places in Uttarakhand and also among popular hill resorts near Delhi to visit as weekend getaway.
The word Ranikhet stands for Queen's Meadow. As per the folklore, Queen Padmini of Kumaon was so impressed with the natural beauty of this tiny hill paradise and decided to stay here. Later King Sukherdev built a palace for her at this place and named it Ranikhet. Ranikhet is among the prime place to visit on a Nainital tour.
The region around Ranikhet .....
Distance (From Kausani): 59 Kms
Trip Duration (From Kausani - Including Travel): Full Day
#12 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
At a distance of 66 km from Ramnagar, 294 km from Delhi and 278 km from Dehradun, Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand and headquarters of Nainital district in the Kumaon foothills of Himalayas. It is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in India and also one of the top places to experience Uttarakhand tourism. It is also among the popular 2 day trip near Delhi and also one of the top places to visit near Delhi.
Nainital Lake, Naina Peak and Bhimtal are among the must include places in your Nainital tour packages. Nainital is famous for its scenic mountain views and is commonly known as the Lake District of India. Situated at an altitude of 1938 m, Nainital derives its name from Naini Lake. The highest point is Naina Peak .....
Distance (From Kausani): 115 Kms
Trip Duration (From Kausani - Including Travel): Full Day
Most Asked Questions on Kausani
Winter and summer seasons from November to February and again from April to June is the best time to visit Kausani when the weather is cool and pleasant to explore the place.
Kausani usually requires 1-2 days to visit the most important attractions. Kausani can be mixed with near by wonderful destinations like Almora, Ranikhet, Nainital and Jim Corbett by adding few additional days to your trip.
Budget of Kausani trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Kausani tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 6700 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 8900 per person for 3D/2N vacation.
Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Kausani like Anashakti Ashram, Baijnath, Kausani Tea Estate, Bagnath Temple, Sumitranandan Pant Gallery, Rudradhari Falls, Pindari Glacier Trek, etc. Almora which is 53 km from Kausani and can be visited along with kausani.
Snowfall is common during the winter months from December to February. This is also the peak tourist season which receives the maximum number of tourists.
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