Budget-Friendly Kausani Tour Packages
The ideal way to explore this picturesque hill-station is to come without a plan. You can spend an entire day just watching the magical play of colours on the mountain peaks surrounding Kausani. This village, perched on a ridge covered with chir and blue pine forests, is most well-known for the spectacular panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks like Trishul, Nanda Devi, and the mighty Panchachuli. Enjoy a picture-perfect sunrise from one of the many viewing platforms in the village. As the sun peeps above the horizon, the snow-crested peaks take on every hue of the rising golden orb.
Or you can explore the surrounding forests, filled with babbling creeks, chirping birds and serenity. A paradise for bird lovers, here you can spot more than 50 different species of birds such as woodpecker, barbet, parakeet, robin and fork tail. The Kausani Tea Estate is an apt location to spot birds. The Hrithik Roshan-starrer movie Koi Mil Gaya (2003) was mostly shot in Nainital, Bhimtal and Kausani.
is a hidden gem situated just 10 km away from Kausani, on the banks of two rivers Kosi and Sai. The valley offers breathtaking views of terraced rice fields and pine-covered mountains. Divided into Lod Valley and Boraro Valley, this region offers hiking, camping and cycling opportunities.
Sumitranandan Pant Museum
One of the most well-known poets of modern India and belonging to the Chhayavaadi school of Hindi literature, Sumitranandan Pant was born in Kausani. A Padma Bhushan and Janpath awardee, his work was greatly influenced by his birthplace. In his memory, his ancestral house in Kausani has been converted into a government museum. The museum displays manuscripts of his poems, draft copies of his literary work, his daily use items, his letters, photographs, and awards.
The place where Mahatma Gandhi had stayed during his visit to Kausani in 1929 is a popular tourist site today. Gandhiji was so enamoured by the beauty of this village that he called it “the Switzerland of India”. It is said Kausani’s weather and serenity inspired Gandhiji to write ‘Anasakti Yoga’. Today, it serves as a research and study centre and has a small prayer room, a museum, a library, and a few rooms for accommodation. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas from here.
Kausani Tea Estate
Located on the Bageshwar road, this tea estate welcomes tourists for an exploration trip. Spread over 200 hectare, the estate makes for brilliant photo opportunities. You can visit the tea gardens and purchase authentic Kausani tea from the outlets. Kausani also has several fruit orchards where apricots and pears are cultivated. If you want, you can buy fresh fruit jam, jelly and pickles prepared by locals from roadside stalls.