Nestling amongst think, dense pine forests. atop a narrow ridge and separated from the towering mountains of the Trishul, Nanda Devi range by low, medium mountains. At Kausani the grandeur of the Himalayan scenery comes to live. The view of the snow covered Trishul and Nanda Devi is so clear that one gets a feeling of snow being within touching distance.
Kausani located 120 km from Nainital and the attitude of this place is about 1890 meters. It has 360 km range of Himalayan peaks like Hathi Parvat, Trishul, Nanda Devi and Panchachuli and the beautiful view of sunrise and sunset. Mahatma Gandhi called this place Switzerland of India due to similarity in landscape.