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About Kausani

About Kausani

Kasauni is a picturesque hill station famous for its 300 km wide scenic views situated at Bageshwar district in the state of Uttarakhand, India, famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayas, window to the snow-crested Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nandakot and Panchchuli peaks. Highly impressed by its beauty, Mahatma Gandhi had described this village as the 'Switzerland of India'.

Kausani is the birthplace of famous Hindi poet Sumitra Nandan Pant, who wrote some of his memorable poems in praise of this paradise on earth. In 1929, Mahatma Gandhi stayed here for 14 days at the Anasakti Ashram while scripting his book titled 'Anasakti Yoga' town and fell in love with the picturesque of the hill station so much that he described it as the 'Switzerland of India'. for more information regarding of jim Corbett then you can choose our best Packages for jim Corbett and Jim Corbett jeep safari with in effective cost.

Kasauni woods offer memorable nature walks. The place is bestowed with rich biodiversity and tea estate, spread out over 200 hectares. Visitors can enjoy various activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing, rappelling, trekking, camping, Museum Visit, shopping and Birdwatching. Some of the sightseeing places in the city are Gandhi Ashram, Baijnath Temple, Shawl Factory, Girihas Tea factory, Girihas Tea factory.

Natural Attractions of Kausani Lake

There are quite a few places of interest in and around Kausani that makes up for a great excursions with a good company. One can visit the famous Baijnath temple which is just situated 16 kms from Kausani. The city of Bageshwar is also located near Kausani. Gwaldam is another beautiful hamlet located on the border of Kumaon and Garhwal regions near Kausani.

Anasakti Ashram (Gandhi Ashram)

Visitor Information

  • Famous for: History, Serenity.
  • Tickets: No entry fee.
  • Opening Timings: Open all days from 4 to 7 pm.
  • Duration: 1 hour.
  • About Anasakti Ashram (Gandhi Ashram)

    Also known as the Gandhi Ashram the Anasakti Ashram is the place where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during the time he wrote the Anasakti Yog. The Anasakti Yog is commonly described as the gospel of selfless action and is considered one of Mahatma Gandhi’s finest literary works. The Ashram houses a museum that contains Mahatma Gandhi’s photographs and his writings.

The summer months of April to June are considered as the ideal time for visiting the hill station. The weather of Kausani provides its visitors an escape from the hustle and bustle of highly crowded cities and offers them tranquility and peace of mind.

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world”

At the hill resort of Kausani the mountains rise so dramatically as if to reach the heavens. In fact not just Kausani the entire Kumaon Hills have been known for their idyllic beauty with the huge mountains silhouetted against the sky. Kausani was originally called Valna. Kausani offers the magic of the deep pine forests and the majestic mountains.

“Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing.”


Kausani experiences a moderate climate. Summers (March - May) are pleasant with a maximum temperature 25°C and a minimum of 11°C. During winters the maximum temperature is 15°C and the minimum comes down as low as 2°C.

Winters are accompanied with heavy snowing.

Winter: 0-24°C