amongst thick, dense pine forests, atop a narrow ridge and separated
from the towering mountains of the Nanda Devi range by low, medium
mountains; at Kausani the grandeur of the Himalayan scenery comes
view of the snow covered Trishul and Nanda Devi is so clear that
one gets a feeling of the snows being within touching distance. Its
ethereal sunrise and a 300 kms, wide view of the Himalayan range
have attracted thousands of visitors to this place.
by poets and philosophers, this scenic and beautiful spot offers
so much all year round - sightseeing, history, sport, pilgrimage
and complete relaxation.
Season: Round the year.
(16 kms) Situated on the banks of the Gomti river and just
below the Kausani ridge is Baijnath, an important pilgrimage and
group of ancient temples dating back to the 12th and 15th century,
line the banks of the river, presenting a beautiful sight. Their
Intricate carving and stone work is simply awe-inspiring.
(39 kms) This important Shalvite centre stands at the confluence
of rivers Gomti and Saryu. The famous Baghnath temple built by King
Lakshmi Chand in 1602 A.D. adorns the city.
only temples, but the sacred confluence and famous Uttarayani fair
held annually in mid-January, also make It a revered spot for pilgrims
who often equate it to Varanasi in divinity and sanctity.
(45 kms) At an altitude of 1829 mts. this typical small Himalayan
town surrounded by fruit orchards, is an ideal base for trekking
to Roopkund and Pindari glaciers (In Kumaon Himalayas).
Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 142 kms.
The hill station is well connected by road to all nearby towns.
Kathgodam 142 kms, Almora 53 kms, Ranikhet 79 kms. Nainital 120
kms. Bageshwar 39 kms & Delhi 410 kms.