Perched high on a forest-covered ridge, this tiny town has lovely panoramic views of distant snow-capped peaks, fresh air, a cool climate and as relaxed an atmosphere as you'll find in northern India. Mahatma Gandhi found Kausani an inspirational place to retreat and write his Bhagavad Gita translation Anasakti Yoga and there is still an ashram devoted to him here.
Kausani is a celebrated site for its panoramic exquisiteness and views of enchanting Himalayas. Nature has bestowed Kausani with its beauty to make it a destination par-excellence level. Mahatma Gandhi was also driven by the beauteousness of Kausani. Originally known as Valna, Kausani is a famous hill resort in Uttarakhand providing an excellent view of the 350km stretch of the Himalayas on a clear sky. The peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Panchachuli are distinctly visible from Kausani. The invigorating and captivating views of the majestic Himalayan peaks can be seen from Kausani. The view of the greater Himalayas from Kausani kindles hope even in the greatest pessimist with depressed feelings.
Kausani is an ideal place for honeymooners and it acts as a weekend destination. The climate of Kausani is salubrious and it offers hygienic environment. Kausani can be visited any time of the year. If you want to see the greenery of Uttarakhand then visit Kausani from July to Mid September. Kausani is covered with the sheets of snow from December to Mid February.