A world acclaimed tea plantation in the state of Uttarakhand, Kausani tea estate has made its address 1800 m above the sea level.It has its plantations scattered over an area of 208 hectares, which are best known to produce some of the richest qualities of tea. Among the different varieties of tea it produces, Girias Uttaranchal tea is accepted as its topmost flavor.
In order to maintain its upper hand in the tea producing industry of Uttarakhand, Kausani estate makes use of modern and urbanized techniques of tea processing. Besides the machinery, the estate makes use of skilled workers to hand pluck the leaves.As a result, quality of the finally packagedtea is highly appreciated in the international markets.
How To Reach
By Air: Nearest airport to the hill station of Kausani is the domestic Pantnagar airport (167 km away). From the airport, one can make use of prepaid taxis and cabs to reach the hill station. You can even board an Uttarakhand State transport bus to make it to your destination.
By Rail: If you are traveling by the railways, the nearest station to the hill station of Kausani is Kathgodam (142 km away). Further journey to the desired destination can be covered through a hired taxi or cab.
By Road: The hill station of Kausani is very well connected to cities of Uttarakhand; Nainital (117 km away), Almora (52 km away) and to the capital of India, New Delhi (419 km) by a network of roads.
When to Visit
An epic Himalayan destination, Kausani experiences best atmospheric conditions during all the major seasons of the year. However, to visit the tea estates in this part of India, summer and monsoon season (April to September) is certainly the best. During this time of the year, the temperature of the hill station stays within a comfortable bracket range, which has 25°C at one end and 10°C at the other. On the other hand; winter season, though also consideredfavorable for visiting the hill station, receives heavy snowfall and clearly not the time to go sightseeing of the tea estates.