Kausani is a beautiful, little hill station located at an altitude of 1,890 metres above sea level. There are very few places in the whole of Uttarakhand which can compare to the beauty of this place. It is a marvelous hill resort which offers a superb and very rewarding atmosphere. Because of the magnificent beauty, Kausani is also known as the 'Switzerland of India'.
Kausani, besides being the birth place of the famous poet Sumitra Nandan Pant, it is also the place that was visited by Mahatma Gandhi. He was absolutely dazzled by the natural beauty of the place. This place was originally known as Valna and is situated in the Kumaon region of the state. It presents a breathtaking view of the Himalayas and is a major tourist attraction of India.
Kausani is an ideal place for those who seek escape from the heat and dust, hustle-bustle of big cities and wish to spend a quiet holiday in the lap of Mother Nature. Kausani is an absolute heaven which must be visited by every traveler, traveling to Uttarakhand.