Sunday, 5 May 2013

Kausani




THE ETHEREAL TOWN
Located 53 km to the north of Almora, Kausani, is a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendour and its spectacular 300 km-wide view of the Himalayas. Snuggled amongst thick, dense pine forests, atop a narrow ridge, the view of the snow covered Trishul and Nanda Devi is so vivid that one gets a feeling of the snow being within touching distance.

Fairs & Festivals
Janmashtami.
How To Get There
By Air
Nearest airport is Pantnagar, 180 kms.
By Rail
Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 142 kms.
By Road
The hill station is well connected by road to all nearby towns.

Places To Stay
KMVN Tourist Bungalow.
Pine View Hotel.
Forest Rest House.
Himalayan Hotel.
Forest Rest House.
Hotel Krishna Mount View, near Gandhi Ashram.
Sagar Hotel, State Bungalow Road.
General Information
Location
Kumaon Region (Uttar Pradesh).

Altitude
1890 m above Sea Level.

Formerly Known As
Valna.

Best Time
September to April.

Area
5.2 sq.km.

Population
4046 (1991 census).

Speciality
Trekking Options in Kausani:

1. Adi Kailash Trek
2. Bageshwar Sundardhunga Trek
3. Base Kausani Trek
Useful Information
Banks / Money Changers
Banks: UCO Bank, Kausani.
Clothing
Summer
Light Woollens.
Winter
Heavy Woollens.