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Binsar to Kausani - A Journey In The Lap Of Nature

FROM WIKEPEDIA Kausani is located at 29.8541°N 79.5966°E[10] in Bageshwar district of UttarakhandIndia at a distance of 40 km (25 mi) from Bageshwar city,[11] the administrative Headquarter of Bageshwar District. Kausani is located 52 km (32 mi) north of Almora, a major hill station and the historical capital of Kumaon Kingdom.[12] Kausani lies in the Kumaon division and is situated 123 km (76 mi) North-East of Nainital, the Headquarters of Kumaon. Nearby Towns include Garur (16 km (9.9 mi)) and Someshwar (10 km (6.2 mi)). It has an average elevation of 1,890 m (6,200 ft) above mean Sea Level. Kausani lies atop a ridge amidst dense pine trees overlooking Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Katyuri valley[5] on the other on Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway. Kausani is a part of the Lesser Himalayas, a region watered by rivers like Kosi, Gomti and Ramganga.[13] Their banks, known as seras, are highly fertile.