It was Mahatma Gandhi who conferred the title of ‘Switzerland of India’ to Kausani, and rightly so! Be it its trekking options, camp stays, or rich biodiversity, or religious shrines, there are ample reasons to visit Kausani. And, hence, it is no surprise that the Kumaon destination finds a mention in the list of top places to visit near Delhi.
Attractions: Gandhi Ashram, Rudradhari falls and caves, tea estates, Anasakti Ashram, pear farms, Baijnath temple
Best time to visit: April to June
Distance from Delhi: 403 km
How to reach
By air: Nearest airport from Kausani is located in Pantnagar (168 km away). Buses and taxis are available from the airport.
By rail: Haldwani (140 km away) is the nearest rail connect.
By road: Most cities nearby have direct buses to Haldwani. From Haldwani, one needs to take another bus to Kausani. An alternative option is to take a cab.