Kausani FAQs

Kausani is famous as Hill Station, Honeymoon Destination, Weekend Getaway, Hot Destination, Editors Choice, Christmas and New Year, Leisure, Town, Featured, with over 6 Places to See in Kausani. Nearest Airport from Nainital is Pantnagar, 192 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Kathgodam, 132 kms. There are Hotels in Kausani and you can compare Kausani hotels as per location and price.

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General

What is the best time to visit Kausani?

The best time to visit Kausani is from April to July. In addition, the greenery is at its full bloom during September to November and one can easily view the panoramic sight of the Himalayas in the month of November. Although the weather remains cool throughout the year, nights can be a little chilly. The climate remains pleasant during these months.

Is it safe to travel to Kausani?

Unlike other major hill stations, Kausani is a hill station entirely established by the Kumaoni people of Uttarakhand that reside in Kausani and its vicinity. Local people of Kausani are very humble and even make sure that all the tourists are safe and sound. The crime rate in Kausani is almost negligible although common sense is always important to keep oneself out of troubles.

What are other destinations in and around Kausani?

Apart from the plethora of ancient temple in Kausani itself, one can opt for other destinations, which are approximate to Kausani. Almora is another picturesque hill station just 55 kms from Kausani. Baijnath and Ranikhet are at a distance of 17 kms and 59 kms respectively. Bageshwar is 37 kms from Kausani.

Is there ATM facility available in Kausani?

Yes, Kausani being a popular hill station in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand offers plenty of services. There are few ATMs in the town to cater to the financial needs of the tourists and the residents alike.

Are there bars and pubs in Kausani?

The in-house bar facilities can be found at selected 3-star or similar hotels that are situated in Kausani. Other than that, it is difficult to find bars and pubs near Kausani.

How many days are sufficient to explore Kausani? 

To explore Kausani and its nearby surroundings at a relaxed pace, one would need 2 days minimum as there are plenty of places in and around Kausani. Few of the must visit places are Rudradhari Temple, Anasakti Ashram, Rudradhari Falls, Sumitranandan Pant Gallery etc. In addition to that, there are other tourist destination as well like Ranikhet, Almora, Chaukori and Baijnath in the vicinity. There are lots of activities you can do in Kausani, for detailed information one can follow the link Things to do in Kausani.

When can one expect snowfall in Kausani?

Kausani is the pure winter destination; snowfall is very common during winters in Kausani. Snowfall in Kausani usually commences between in the last week of December up until the month of January.

Are there bars and pubs in Kausani?

The in-house bar facilities can be found at selected 3-star or similar hotels that are situated in Kausani. Other than that, it is difficult to find bars and pubs in the vicinity of Kausani.

What are the road conditions in Kausani?

It is always a good practice to check road conditions in advance when you planning to travel to the hilly areas, especially in the monsoon season when the roads are prone to landslides due to heavy downpour. However, being part of well-maintained NH-87, roads are pretty good and smooth for Kausani and well suited for your personal vehicle.

Travel (Trip Planning)

Which is the nearest airport to Kausani?

The nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport which lies approximately 168 kilometres from Kausani, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

Which is the nearest railway station to Kausani?

Kathgodam Junction is the nearest railway station, which is at a distance of 134 kms from Kausani. There are several car rental and tour companies, which operate from Kathgodam that provide taxis to Kausani.

Are there taxi services available in Kausani for sightseeing?

Yes, there are quite a few of car rental services available in Kausani for local sightseeing as well travelling from Kausani to other cities and towns. One can book cabs in Kausani for visiting the surrounding areas like Almora, Bageshwar, Baijnath and Chaukori etc. The rates of the taxis vary depending upon the vehicle requested and the kilometers covered. For detailed information for Kausani sightseeing you can follow the link Place to see in Kausani.

Distance Chart of major destinations from Kausani?

Distance Chart of major destinations from Kausani:

DestinationDistance (In Km.)
Delhi414
Dehradun318
Haridwar332
Nainital115
Haldwani141
Kathgodam134
Almora55
Ranikhet59
Bageshwar38
Baijnath16
Gwaldam40
Karnaprayag106
Chaukori85
Pithoragarh163

How to Reach

How to reach Kausani from Delhi?

Kausani is at a distance of 409 kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Kausani:

  • By Road:  Kausani is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi for Kausani. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. In addition to that, Kausani is connected with Delhi by Uttarakhand State Road Transport Corporation buses on a regular basis from Anand Vihar ISBT. If you don’t get direct convenience for Kausani from Delhi, then reach Haldwani or Kathgodam first then change another vehicle from there to reach Kausani.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Kathgodam Railway Station, which is 134 kms from Kausani. There are numerous trains connecting Kathgodam with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Kathgodam is quite high as it is the gateway to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Regular bus and taxi services for tourists are available in Kathgodam Railway station to reach Kausani.
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport that lies approximately 168 kilometres from Kausani, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi. You can get taxis or private cab for Kausani from here.

How can one reach Nainital from Kausani?

Nainital is at a distance of 115 kms from Kausani via National Highway 87. Local and state-run buses provide daily services between Nainital and Kausani. In addition to that, taxi services are also available from Kausani to Nainital on private as well as shared basis.

How can one reach Kausani from Haldwani?

Haldwani is the largest city of Kumaun region of Uttarakhand and also known as “Gateway of Kumaun”. Haldwani is well-connected with whole kumaun region with motorable roads. Kausani is at a distance of 140 kms from Haldwani via National Highway 87. Local and state-run buses provide daily services between Haldwani and Kausani. In addition to that, taxi services are also available from Haldwani to Kausani on private as well as shared basis.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Kausani?

As one of the popular tourist destination, Kausani has the plethora of quality Hotels with their in-house restaurant that serves the variety of cuisines. Food and services of the hotels are excellent at reasonable prices. Accommodation is not an issue as there are numerous hotels and guesthouses that have mushroomed in Kausani. For the convenience of tourists, we categorized hotels in Kausani in two further categories viz. Budget Hotels in Kausani and Luxury Hotels in Kausani. Tourists can choose one best of them as per their need.

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