Kausani is hill station which lies near Bagesghwar district in Uttarakhand. It is known for its scenic beauty and its stunning 300 km-wide panoramic view of Himalayan peaks including Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli.
There are very few places in the Himalayas whose beauty comes as close this place.This is place where you can just take selfies and selfies for its scenic splendor and its stunning 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayas, a window to the snow-crested Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nandakot and Panchchuli peaks.
With an area total of 5.2 sq. Located 51 km north of Almora, at an altitude of 1890 m above sea level, Kausani is the birthplace of the famous Hindi poet, Sumitra Nandan Pant, who wrote some of his memorable poems praising this paradise on earth.
- Location and climate
The climate here at kausani is mild, and usually warm . The Kausani lies at 1709m above sea level. The summers have much more rainfall as compared to winters in Kausani. In Kausani, the average temperature is 14.8 ° C | 58.7 ° F. The rainfall here is around 61.5 inches per year | 1561 mm.
Over all it’s a place you should go.
- How to reach:
Kausani has no airport or its own railway station. Hiring a cab or hopping on a bus that frequently starts from New Delhi is the most convenient way to get to Kausani.
The closest airport to Kausani, almost 160 km away, is Pantnagar Airport. One can easily get taxis from airport to Kausani… The closest major airports are in Dehradun and New Delhi, however.
Nearest Airport: Pantnagar – 160 kms from Kausani
Kausani is well connected with roads with major cities in North India .From Anand Vihar terminal buses can be easily taken for Almorah and kathgodam. Kausauani is well connected with buses from major cities in Kumaon region. Taxis are easily available. Total distance is around 411 km from Delhi and can be covered in around 11 hours.
How to reach Kausani by train
The closest railway station to Kausani is Kathgodam, 132 km away. There are frequent trains to this area, well connected to other major cities, such as Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata. A bus or taxi from Kathgodam to the desired destination is easy to use.
Local transport in Kausani
Travelling can easily be done inside the town of Kausani by hiring a local taxi. Make sure you have knowledge about the attractions and fairs held in the town in advance. Plan your travel according to the weather in Kausani, arrange a trip in May or June if you don’t like harsh winters.
- Best time to visit
The best months for visiting Kausani are April to June. Kausani is covered with sheets of snow between the months of December and mid-February.
- Road condition for road trip
Over all road conditions are perfectly fine. You will find here and there small potholes on hills but over all road connectivity and road condition are great.
- Distance chart
|City||KM (to Kausani)||Time to travel ( as per google)|
|Delhi||427 KM||10 h 27 min|
|Chandigarh||546 KM||13 hr 5 min|
|Dehradoon||317 Km||10 h 2 min|
|Shimla||634 Km||15 hr 19 min|
|Kathgodam||133 km||4 hr 25 min|
|Almora||52 Km||1hr 47 min|
- Where to stay
There are some 30 properties listed on websites like MMT and Yatra. It ranges between 700-4000 per night. We would like to mention some of the property which over all I found very good:
- Sun N Snow Inn
Popular for views from your room and their service is super fast
Very close to Gandhi Ashram Market
Their USP is effectiveness of Uncle Shivraj
Just one short coming…there are monkeys so be careful with them and take take of little kids
- Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat
- Kausani Best Inn
- Himalaya Darshan Resort
- The Baakhai Resort
Apart from these you can also check below mentioned Homestay:
- Ananda / Mathura Prasad Homestay
- Mahi Zoom Homestay
- Mount Valley View Homestay
- Nikita Homestay
Do ping us we will share us the numbers