Fun Filled KAUSANI (2 Nights & 3 Days)

Fun Filled KAUSANI (2 Nights & 3 Days)

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    Welcome drink & cookies on arrival
    Free use of recreational facilities
    Accommodation for 2 nights
    All applicable taxes
    Daily Breakfast & Dinner


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    Above rates are per person valid on minimum 2 adult travelling together
    Hotel rates are not valid during trade fairs, exhibitions & special events
    Service Tax 1.03% Extra on hotel booking
    Surcharge will be levied
    Hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking
    Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in , hotel rates, rate of exchange, transport rates, government taxes or entrance fees
    Meals unless specified are not included
    The check in time is 1200 hours and check out time is 1200 hours for all the hotels. Early check in / late check out is subject to availability of rooms
 

KAUSANI Tourism Places

At the hill resort of Kausani the mountains rise so dramatically as if to reach the heavens. In fact not just Kausani the entire Kumaon Hills have been known for their idyllic beauty with the huge mountains silhouetted against the sky. Kausani was originally called Valna. Kausani offers the magic of the deep pine forests and the majestic mountains. Kausani the birthplace of the famed poet Sumitra Nandan Pant and is often referred to as the 'Switzerland of India'.


The major attraction at Kausani is that is offers wondrous vistas of the Kumaon Himalayas. You may enjoy the endless stretch of famous peaks like the Nanda Devi, Trishul, and the Nandakot. While in Kausani you may move to the various vintage-points in order to capture the spectacular sights of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas that are spread majestically across the 300 km range. The sunrise and the sunset are the special moments for the nature lovers and the photographers alike.


There is the Anashakti Ashram a landmark of Kausani. The Anashakti Ashram is renowned for its association with Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. Till date the Ashram acts as a rest place for the weary tourists to Kausani. You will be able to catch some scintillating spectacles of the Himalayan peaks from the Anashakti Ashram. The magnificent library of the Ashram is worth visiting too. Best Season : The town is accessible all year round. For those who wish to avoid the cold, the best season is between April and June and again between September and November. Summer months will require light woollen clothing and winter- heavy woollen.

Tourist Attractions :
Kausani is frequented by tourists for the panoramic views of the Himalayas. It offers excellent sightings of the Trisul (7,120m), Nanda Devi (7,816m) and the Panchchuli (6,904m). Frozen in time, this backdrop makes Kausani the perfect place for a holiday with the family. Kumaon at its best.

Anasakti Ashram : A quiet and revered place where the Father of the Nation spent some days. Set against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas, this place has been made into a memorial in his memory.
In 1929, Mahatma Gandhi spent 12 days here. He was so enamoured of Kausani that he called it the Switzerland of India and brought his thoughts out in his book called Anasakti Yoga. The place where he stayed is called the Anasakti Ashram. Earlier the guest house of a tea estate now its an ashram and offers a good resting place for travellers and can accommodate 300 people. Every evening prayers are conducted in the main hall. It also has a library. There is nothing like the mesmerizing Himalayan sunset and sunrise from the Ashram premises.

Anasakti Ashrami  in  KausaniTourism




Lakshmi Ashram : 1 km away from the Anasakti Ashram, this place is a center run by women who do social service. Gandhiji's disciple, Sarala Behen spent her life here doing social service. This ashram is located in a solitary area in a dense jungle. Lakshmi Ashram was established in 1964, by Catherine Hillman, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi who later became famous as Sarlaben. The ashram works for the progress of Kumaoni women, helping them become self-dependent. In the ashram, the women are taught several skills, like growing vegetables, cooking, caring for the animals and cleaning. The basic purpose of Lakshmi Ashram is to provide Kumaoni women a safe shelter and equip them with basic skills to lead an independent life. Many orphaned girls and woman live in the ashram. It is situated in a serene atmosphere atop the hills. This place would be worth a visit, if you are interested in social service and charity.

Pant Museum : The famous poet of Hindi literature, Sumitranandan Pant was born at Kausani. A little away from the bus stand is a museum named after him. The house which has the museum is the poet's house of his childhood days. His daily use articles, drafts of his poems, letters, his awards etc. are displayed here. This is one of the tourist destinations in Almora city situated closer to the Almora bus stand. The Pant museum attracts many people who visit to Almora. The museum equips historical and archeology related items which also draws the minds of the tourists in large. This is the only museum locate in Almora which going to be a must visit for tourists with the passage of time. The most famous "Apen" folk style of the region also installed in side the museum.


 

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