Kausani FAQs

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Area geography

Famous for its scenic splendour and its spectacular 300-kilometre wide panoramic view of the Himalayas, Kausani lies atop a ridge at an altitude of around 1,890 metres amidst dense pine trees. The hill station experiences snowfall during the months of December and January.

Wifi internet

The Wi-Fi network throughout Kausani may not be very good. However, some of the hotels may have good Wi-Fi connectivity.

Drinking laws

25 is the minimum age for consumption of alcohol in Kausani.

Tipping

10-15% of the billing amount is acceptable for tipping; though not necessary if you are already paying service tax.

Safety

Kausani has a low crime rate and therefore considered relatively safe. However, petty crimes like pickpocketing or bag snatching are common. It’s advisable to always be cautious of your surroundings and avoid visiting isolated areas.

General information

Languages spoken

Hindi, Kumaoni

Time zones

IST (UTC+5.5 hours)

Major religions

Hinduism is the major religion in the region.

Domestic international calling codes

059628

Electricity standards

Voltage: 230 V | 50 Hz
Plug Type: 2-pin and 3-pin plugs with round pins are used in Kausani. So bring adapters likewise.

Common greetings

How are you? (Informal): Kas hare chhe?

How are you? (Formal) Kas haro cha

I am fine: Bhal hero

Where are you going? kaa jaan chha?

Yes: Hoye

No: Nā

How much?/How many? Kadu?

Where? Kaa?

How? Kasik?

Whose? Kaik?

Who? Ko?

What? Ke?

What happened? Ke hego.

What is your name? Tumar nau ke che?

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Emergency numbers

Police: 05962- 243061