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You can visit these tourist places while staying in Kausani. The following tourist places are near Kausani.
Bageshwar: Bageshwar is situated 38kms from Kausani and it is the new district headquarters and center of administration of Danapur. Bageshwar derives its name from Bagnath, a famous temple in this region. Every year, Bagnath attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over as it is believed that Lord Shiva wandered here as a tiger. It is located at the confluence of Saryu and Gomti rivers. The popular Uttarayani fair is held every year in January in Bageshwar.
Baijnath: Baijnath is 16km from Kausani, a famous temple town on the banks of the Gomti in the Garuda Valley. In this temple complex the main attraction is the black stone idol of Parvati at the main entrance. Though fishing is strictly prohibited within the campus, you can feed them with a large packet of channa. A Kali temple is located 8km from Baijnath known as Kot-ki-mai.
Someshwar: It is a temple with Lord Shiva as its deity. Situated around 35kms from Almora, Someshwar was constructed by the founder of the Chand Dynasty, Raja Som Chand. The name of the temple is merged with Raja Som Chand’s and Maheshwara’s name. The temple holds great religious importance amongst locales.
Binsar: It is situated at a distance of 48km from Kausani and is frequented by a lot of tourists to visit Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary . A famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Bineshwar is the major crown puller of Binsar. Perched at an elevation of 2,412mts above sea level, this temple was constructed by King Kalyan of the Chand Dynasty. Binsar is situated amidst dense jungle offering placid environment and exquisite surroundings. The views of major peaks like Chaukhamba, Panchcahuli, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Kedarnath and other peaks are stimulating from here.
Ranikhet: Ranikhet is a hill station in Almora District of Uttarakhand state. Ranikhet is also the home for Kumaon regiment and Naga regiment of Indian Army. Ranikhet offers invigorating views of the snow capped peaks of the prodigious Himalayan range. Ranikhet literally means “Queens Meadow or Queens’s field”. Ranikhet hosts a vast bio-diversity of flora and fauna. Ranikhet is situated 76kms from Kausani set at an altitude of 1,869mts above sea level.
Mukteshwar: It is situated at a distance of 123kms from the town of Kausani set at an elevation of 2,285mts above sea level. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350year old temple Mukteshwer Dham whose presiding deity is great Lord Shiva. The top of the mountain on which Mukteshwar Dham is stood offers stupendous views of Himalayan range. Mukteshwar was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute (IVRI) in 1893.
Nainital: It is situated at a distance of 119kms from Kausani at an elevation of 1,938mts above sea level. Nainital is named after an eye shaped lake set amidst the mountains with thick alpine trees. It is given the epithet of “Lake District” because it dotted with five lakes Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal. During night it feels like there’s a city underneath the stagnant water of Nainital. Nainital is an ideal destination for families, honeymooners, poets and writers, nature lovers and adventure lovers as well.
Almora: Almora is famous for its magnificent beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, exquisite wildlife, unique handicrafts and delicious cuisine. The picturesque landscape of Almora attracts hundreds of tourists each year. Almora has been developed by the Chand Rulers and then maintained and further developed by the British. It is known as the ‘Switzerland of India’ and the place has also been made famous by Swami Vivekananda who meditated in the region. Almora is situated 47kms from Kausani.
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