Kausani is a hill station and Village situated in Bageshwar district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic views of Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli.
During Independence of India in 1947, Kausani was situated in the Almora district till 15 September 1997 after which Bageshwar district was carved out of Almora district. On 9 Nov 2000, state of Uttarakhand was created from the Himalayan and adjoining northwestern districts of Uttar Pradesh.
Temperature ranges between 10 °C to 26 °C in summers. Winters are quite cold with temperature ranging between 15 °C to 2 °C. Rainfall lies between Max 3048 mm and Min 1777 mm.
Anashakti Ashram is a quiet and revered place where Mahatma Gandhi spent some days and wrote his commentary of Anashkti Yog. The KMVN (Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam) resthouse in Kausani is an ideal place to stay and it provides panoramic views of the mountains.
Tea gardens (5 km on Bageshwar Road), Baijnath group of temples (16.5 km on Bageshwar Road) and Bageshwar are the places of interest nearby. A fabulous collection of high-quality woolen shawls, exquisitely designed by the local weavers, can be purchased from Kumaon Shawl Emporium.
Pant Museum is named after the famous Hindi poet, Sumitranandan Pant, who was born in Kausani, the Museum has the articles of his daily use, drafts of his poems, letters, his awards etc. This Museum is at a short distance from the Kausani bus terminal.
Treks near Kausani
Pindari Glacier Trek
Kafni Glacier Trek
Sunder Dhunga Trek
Milam Glacier Trek
Rudrahari cave temple trek
Kafari (3 km from Kausani)