Kausani Hill Station | PLACES NEARBY

  • Kote Mai Temple: Kote Mai temple devoted to goddess Kali- the dark form of goddess Parvati, 5Km awayfrom Kausani is popular temple in Garwhali hils with special fair on August-Nanda Astami, every year. Nanda Devi Raj Jat is held every 12 years and a smaller ceremony every year, which is carried out in Kote Mai Temple. Other names for Kote Mai Temple are Kot Bhramari Temple, Bhramari Devi Temple and Kot-Ki-Mai.

 

  • Someshwar Temple: Someshwar temple lies in Someshwar town, 11Km from Kausani on Kausani-Almora road. The Jyotirlinga enshrined in Someshwar temple dedicated to lord Shiva is believed to be the 12th Jyotirlinga in India. Idols of 7th and 16th century are there in Someshwar temple and was built in 1602 by the then king Lakshmi Chand.
  • Baijnath group of Temples: In the Garuda valley, on the banks of Gomti river lies a beautiful temple town Baijanath. 16Km from Kausani, Baijanath is home to a beautiful pond where fishes are protected. You can feed the fishes and pass time enjoying natural beauty. Temple complex has black stone of idol of goddess Parvati on its entrance
  • Bageshwar: Named after the temple Bagnath, devoted to lord Shiva, Bageshwar city is the municipal board of Bageshwar district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. Situated 38Km from Kausani, Bageshwar lies in the confluence of Saryu and Gomti river attracting thousands of tourists every year. Neeleshwar and Bheeleshwar hills facing each other are on walking distance from Bageshwar city with Chandika temple and Shiva temple on their tops. Though you can drive to Bheeleshwar, trek to both of these hills will br refreshing and will provide you with beautiful sceneries.
  • Gwaldam: With average height of 1,780 meters, Gwaldham hill station is situated 22Km from Baijanath temple and 30Km from Kausani. It lies between Garhwal and Kumaon hills. The small town Gwaldham is famous for natural beauty. People around Uttarakhand, India and even outside the country come to Gwaldham to take view of the beautiful Himalayan peaks, mesmerizing surroundings and motivating nature. SSB training ground in the center of Gwaldham town is very large and widely known.

Gwaldham is a vantage point for trekkers to Roop Kund and other magnificent Himalayan ranges. Visited around the year for its serene environment and beautiful setting, Gwaldham is a small hilly village attracting thousands of tourists every year. Offering you the sights to marvels of nature this village is crossed by thousands of people during Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra every twelve years. Besides, the beautiful flowers, trees and mind blowing views it offers bound the tourists and trekkers on the way to Roopkund and elsewhere to halt and spend a decent time at Gwaldham.

  • Chaukori: Sitting peacefully among the snooty Himalayan peaks, Chaukori Hill Station 83Km from Kausani, lies in Pithoragarh district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. Standing at the height of 2,010 meters in Chaukori Hill Station, you can have clear view of Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot peaks. You can view Tibet to its North, Terai on south and Himalayan ranges on west. On the east lies Nepal separated by the Mahakali river.
  • Berinag: Bestowed with natural beauty and numerable sightseeing opportunities, Bearinag Hill Station 105Km from Kausani lies in Pithoragarh district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. At an elevation of 1,740 meters, Berinag provides you spectacular views of Nanda Devi and Panchachuli peaks, along with the picturesque surrounding and greenery. Closest villages that you would love to explore are Bana, Banoli, Bhattigaon, Dhanoli and Sangarh. You will fascinated to visit Chaukori Hill station 10Km away from Berinag.
  • Gangolihat: Tehsil and sub divisional headquarter of Pithoragarh district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, Gangolighat 117Km from Kausani is believed to be the Shakti peeth of Hat Kalika of goddess Kali. Gangolighat Hill Station is major tourist attraction for trekking and its natural beauty. Nanda devi and Panchachuli peaks are clearly visible from the hill station. Patal Bhuwaneshwar cave temple nearby the hill station is another attraction of the region.
  • Patal Bhuvaneshwar: Dedicated to lord Shiva, Patal Bhuvaneshwar is not just a cave but a cave city that enchants you with infinite beauty and natural splendor. The spectacular scriptural designs, stalactite and stalagmite figures on the inner wall of the cave formed by limestone rock keep the tourist engrossed. Shapes of different Gods and Goddess of Hinduism – Ganesha, Sesha Naga, Garudh, Shivlingam are some of them to mention – are wonderful attractions made of limestone rocks.  The cave has a narrow opening leading to numerous caves. Electrically illuminated for the sake of tourists, you must visit Patal Bhuwaneshwar and you can’t stop admiring the beautiful natural scripture inside it.

    Developed as a tourist destination to celebrate its natural grandeur, you can reach Patal Bhuvaneshwar through motorable road half kilometers away from the cave. You will begin a desending trek of around 100 steps and reach the sanctum sanctorum. As you go down, you feel that you are entering the center of the earth and feel your adventure is finally rewarded.

    Manas Khanda and Skanda Khanda mention the existence of cave. It is believed that King Rituparna of Sun dynasty discovered it in Treta Yuga. 14Km from Gangolighat, Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a limestone cave temple in the Pithoragarh district of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. 160 meters long and 27.4 meters deep underground cave has the idols of lord Shiva and 33 crore Hindu deities. Pandavas of Hindu holy epic Mahabharata are believed to spend time during the exile.

  • Gari Temple: Locals of Kumaun region believe Kot Gari Devi Temple 128Km from Kausani is the final divine court who provides justice and blesses the devotees with prosperity. 9Km from Thal of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, Kot Gari Devi temple attracts thousands of devotees to her shrine.
  • Narsingh Swamy Temple: At Joshimath 187Km from Kausani on the way to Badrinath, Narsingh Swamy Temple is situated dedicated to lord Vishnu. Narsingh being the 4th incarnation of lord Vishnu, the temple has half human and half lion body. The body of Narsingh is shrinking day per day and it is said that once the body falls, landslide will occur and way to Badrinath will be blocked forever.
  • Anashakti Ashram: In the year 1929, Mahatma Gandhi visited Kausani and spent 12 days writing the book Anashakti Yog there. Too impressed by the beauty of Kausani Hill Station, he compared it with Switzerland- the country renowned all over the world for its natural beauty. Later, Gandhi’s disciple Kaitherine Heileman, popurly known as Sarlaben, established Anashakti Ashram at the place in memory of Mahatma Gandhi and spent her life in social service at Kausani.
  • Pant Museum: A famous poet of Hindi literature, Sumitranandan Pant was born in Kausani. Now there is a museum named after him- Pant Museum. The museum will help you explore the history of Kausani and Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand.
  • Lakshmi Ashram: Among the dense pine forest, 1Km from Kausani, Lakshmi Ashram is the contribution of women’s of Kumaun. Established for social service and wellbeing of women, Lakshmi Ashram represents the women’s devotion and commitment towards the growth of their motherland.
  • Kausani Tea Estate and Factory: Spread in more than 208 hectors of land in 21 divisions, Kausani Tea Estate and Factory produces tea not only for Uttarakhand, not just for India but also imported to Korea, USA and UK. Extending between 1,200 to 1800 meters above sea level, green tea plantations of Kausani Tea Estate and Factory provides pleasing view for the tourists.
  • Major tourist destinations nearby Kausani Hill stations are – Ranikhet Hill Station | Nainital Hill Station | Mukteshwar Hill Station | Almora Hill Station | Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

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