Hill Station Kausani,Uttrakhand,india

Published: 19th January 2011
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The Ashram used to be a guesthouse in a tea

estate, and is now a research centre and library. A Gandhi memorial has been erected here and evening prayers are said in the main hall. There is a regular flow of pilgrims trying to combine a glimpse of the sanctum with a view of the spectacular sunset.

Shopping
Buy warm hand knitted caps and shawls. On the Mall Road there are shops that sell quilts, bags, pullovers and gloves made by girls at the Sarla Ashram. Shopping in Kasauni also includes many great eatables and different varieties of tea. Take home Girias Uttaranchal Tea from the Anand & Sons

store from right outside the tea factory or the Puran Singh tea store. You can also purchase delicious Kumaoni jams, pickles and chutneys.

Night Out
The most convenient option for dining at Kasauni would be the hotel you''re staying at. There are not a lot of restaurants to be found here. The eateries at the wayside offer delicious meals. However, the levels of hygiene cannot be guaranteed!

Activities
Take in the abundant natural beauty and explore this scenic hill station and its lush green forests on foot. Its the only way to appreciate the beauty of Chaukori.

Sights
A 300km wide view of the Himalayas is visible from Kausani, a breathtakingly beautiful hill station in the Kumaon Hills. The eye sweeps past dense forests and glowing hills lit up by the setting sun. The panorama unfolds over the snow-covered peaks of Nanda Devi and Trishul, their impenetrable beauty


How to get there by Air
The closest airport to Kasauni is Naini Saini in Pithoragarh, which is approximately 112 km away.

How to get there by Rail
Nearest railway station is at Kathgodam. Kathgodam railway station is about 142 km away from Kasauni city. The distance from the railway station to Kasauni can be covered in nearly 4 hours.

How to get there by Bus
Kasauni is well connected by state owned bus services. Bus services connect Kasauni to other hill stations like Almora, Ranikhet, Nainital and Pittorgarh. Many overnight buses owned by private companies ply between New Delhi and Kasauni.

Best time to Visit
Any time of the year is a good time to visit, except for the monsoons (end June to September). April to June is a great time in Kausani, as the temperature is pleasant. Winters are cold with chances of snow.

Hotels in Kausani
Kausani is a mid-budget traveller"��s delight - the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam has a tourist guesthouse here. In addition to the Forest Rest House and PWD Bungalow, there are other lodges and motels. Decent accommodation is also available at the Anasakti Ashram.

Nearby Places
Almora , 52 km away is a charming 500 year old town, renowned for its architectural beauty, in particularly the elaborately carved wooden facades of the traditional houses that line the curving streets. Visit the beautiful Chitai temple and the Katarmal Sun Temple. Also, there is great shopping

to be done in Almora be sure to stop by at the 200 year old Lal Bazaar. Shop for local crafts metal work (silver jewellery, copper vessels) and woolen textiles.



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