Located 53 km. to the north of Almora, Kausani is a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular view of the Himalayas. Nanda Devi, Trishul and Panchachuli are the three peaks which make for a distinct view from Kausani. Previously known as Valna, this place is blessed with many attractions and a sight of sunset so captivating, that it is sure to leave you completely enchanted. A perfect getaway for honeymooners, nature lovers and vacation makers, this beautiful place offers a picture perfect view of snow clad peaks stretched across 350 kms. In 1929, Mahatma Gandhi stayed here at the Anasakti Ashram and titled Kausani as 'Switzerland of India'.
Kausani, a quaint hill town gaining much popularity, is cradled in the lap of the Himalayas, offering a panoramic view of the mountain range and some of the highest peaks, like Trishul, Nanda Devi and the Panchachuli. The beauty of the Himalayan snow covered mountains was surely created by the gods, especially at sunrise when the sunrays turn them into gold and the sky orange and pink at sunset.
Delhi (410 km) is the most convenient airport to reach Kausani.
The nearest railhead is Kathgodam (142 km), connected directly by rail with Delhi and Lucknow.
Highways and bus services connect Kausani with all major cities in India. Cities and towns close to Kausani are Delhi, Ranikhet, Nainital, Dehradun and Chandigarh.
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