Kausani is a destination for Himalayan tourists. It is located 53 km North of Almora. The altitude of this place is about 1890 m. This place offers a 350 km view of the Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. There are very a small number of places in the Himalayas which can compare with the beauty of Kausani - a beautiful hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayas. Kausani lies on the atop the ridge admist dense Pine trees overlooking Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other on Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the “Switzerland of India”, due to similarity in landscape.