Honeymoon in Kausani
The Himalayas have music for those who care to listen. Picturesque hill stations in Uttarakhand beckon travellers and honeymooners. With an average elevation of 6,200 feet, Kausani is a pristine and tranquil abode of all the elements that capture lovers' imagination. Perched on a forest-covered ridge, this hamlet has amazing panoramic views of distant snow-capped peaks, relaxed atmosphere, and maverick breeze inducing romance. The town’s stunning location among thick pine forests and valleys make it one of the most sought after places for a honeymoon in Uttarakhand.
Places to Visit in Kausani
Some of the destinations in and around Kausani in the Bageshwar district are:
Rudradhari Falls and Caves
– Nestled in paddy fields and pine woods on the Kausani to Almora road, there's no better place to proclaim your love to your spouse than this. While the milky waterfall itself is breathtakingly beautiful, the ancient caves – having a mythological significance – are ideal for spending some quality time. A famous temple devoted to Lord Shiva – Someshwar Temple – is located nearby.
– Inhale the intoxicating aroma and experience the beauty of Kausani in 208 hectares of tea estates. A visit to this region – that produces one of the finest tea in the country – can surely be a romantic experience.
Baijnath Temple Complex
– Lying 17 kilometres north from the town, Baijnath village is a historical place. It houses numerous temples and significant sites in the Katyuri Valley. A thought-provoking complex of 12th-century Baijnath Temple – lined with lush green foliage – delineates amazing rock carvings and sculptures.
Things to do in Kausani
This town – where time stands still – offers ample opportunity for sightseeing and shopping.
– Go for village walks and nature treks into the quaint hamlets in the Himalayan range. Hiking, overnight camping, biking, and rope climbing are popular recreational activities in Kumaon region. Feel your adrenaline pumping on trails like Adi Kailash Trek, Bageshwar Sundardhunga Trek, and Base Kausani Trek or follow the history on ancient trade routes in the Pindari and Milam Valley. If you want to raise the stakes, think of climbing Kafni Glacier and Pindari Glacier, which is any climber's dream.
Indulge in cultural celebrations of Kumaon region – known for having rich culture and folk music – surprise your spouse with an afternoon picnic, volunteer for a day at Lakshmi Ashram, and learn about the life of Mahatma Gandhi in Anasakti Ashram.
Beside taking back home the famous tea, buy authentic products like hand-knitted woollens, tweeds, herbs, honey, and carpets from Kausani shawl factory. Browse for candles, condiments, handicrafts, and knick-knacks in the little shops on the main street.
Once both of you have relished the natural beauty and got acquainted with scenic horizons, head off to nearby hill stations like Nainital, Almora, and Ranikhet or go on elephant-back safaris in Jim Corbett National Park.
Hotels in Kausani
A good thing about spending your honeymoon in Kausani is that the accommodation is relatively cheaper than other hill stations of Uttarakhand. Following are some of the hotels in Kausani (ranked from luxury to budget) –
- Chevron Mountain Villa
- The Buransh
- Sun n Snow Inn Kausani
- Suman Royal Resort
- Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat
- Hotel Pine Havens
- Blossom Hotel and Resort
- Kausani Best Inn
- Himvadi Resorts
- Hotel Uttarakhand
How to Reach Kausani
Pantnagar Airport, about 165 km from Kausani, is served by regional flights from New Delhi.
Kathgodam (KGM) is the nearest rail terminal from this town. Being on a busy broad-gauge line, the station is well-connected with the rest of cities in northern India.
The hill station is roughly 415 km from New Delhi, 114 km from Nainital, and 60 km from Ranikhet.
Best Time to Visit Kausani
Any time, except monsoon (June through early September), is ideal to visit hill stations in Uttarakhand. For mesmerizing views of the Himalayas and snowfall in Kausani, plan your honeymoon between late December and March.