Kausani - The Switzerland of India
A backpacker paradise & a writer’s dreamland, Kausani is one such city of Uttarakhand which enjoys a stature cradled under the sheath of the crimson sun and the dark green hills.
It’s a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the massive snow-crested Himalayan peaks such as Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nandakot and the mighty Panchachuli peaks. The glory of the snow crowned Himalayan range reaches its pinnacle when the sun rays turn them into gold in morning and red-orange sky at the time of sunset.
Location of Kausani
The tranquil hill station of Kausani is nestled at 1,890 metres from sea level, 51 km north of Almora established in total area of 5.2 sq. km in Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district.
History Of Kausani
One of India’s most celebrated Hindi poet Sumitra Nandan Pant, who wrote numerous poems praising the splendid beauty of Kausani was born at this beautiful place.
Mahatma Gandhi also stayed at Anashakti Ashram at Kausani for 14 days in 1929. He wrote a commentary on the 'Gita-Anashakti Yoga' inspired by the scenic grandeur of this richly gifted spot & named it ‘The Switzerland of India'.
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