ABOUT KASAULI

Kasauli is a hilly & quaint cantonment town located in Solan district in the Himachal Pradesh, having an elevation 1,900 meter above sea level and characterized by serenity & calmness. The cantonment was established by the British Raj in 1842 as a colonial hill station. If you are looking to spend some time away from the hustle & bustle of cities life, Kasauli is the best place to unwind. Snow-capped mountains, dense forests of pine trees and a pleasant climate make Kasauli a major attraction among tourist. In order to have rejuvenating & soul soothing stay at Kasauli, every guest should keep Kasauli destination on their bucket list. It is a just 70 Km away from Shimla, 58 Km from Chandigarh, and 94 km from Ambala Cantt (Haryana), an important Railway Junction of North India.  This town is wonderful weekend getaway from Delhi as well as nearby major towns.

 

Best Places to Visit on your Kasauli Trip

Gilbert  Nature Trail:- It is the one of the best point in Kasauli for nature lover. It is a 1.5 km long stone walkway and nature lover can enjoy Kasauli’s flora and fauna while strolling. 

Visitor Information

  • Popular for:  Nature walk, Trekking, Photography
  • Entry fee: Not required.
  • Timings: All days open from Sunrise to Sunset.

Monkey Point:- It is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Kasauli known for Hanuman Temple where Lord Hanuman put his foot whiling searching sanjeevani booti and every guest should visit this monument while their trip. Being the highest point in the region, it offers stunning views of the whole valley and the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. This place is managed by the Indian Air Force.

Visitor Information

  • Popular for: Hanuman Temple, stunning views and natures.
  • Entry fee: Not required.
  • Timings: All days open from 9am to 5pm.

Christ Church:- It is situated near the Mall Road and one of the Oldest church in Himachal Pradesh built in British Raj. The calm environment of this place lures the visitors to spend some time.

Visitor Information

  • Popular for: Nature, Photography, and Religion.
  • Entry fee: Not required.
  • Timings: All day open from 7am to 7pm.

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The Mall:It is the indeed main shopping area of the town and is dived into upper and lower mall road. This place houses many shops and restaurants offering colorful fabrics & handicrafts to lip-smacking local delicacies.

Visitor Information

  • Popular for:  Eateries of Tibetan Food. Shopping.
  • Entry fee: Not required.
  • Timings: All days open from 8am to 8:30 pm.

Shri Baba Balak Nath TempleA famous holy site located on Garkhal which is well known for granting blessings to childless couples. People believe that all of their wishes are fulfilled in this temple. Every Sunday priest of the temple sits there to answer the queries of devotees.

Visitor Information

  • Popluar for: Architecture, Photography, and Religion.
  • Entry fee: Not required
  • Timings: All days open from 9am to 7pm.

 

Kasauli Brewery:- The Kasauli Brewery is the oldest brewery and distillery in both India and Asia. It is also one of the oldest distilleries that are functional at present, established by Edward Dyer in the 1820’s. The Kasauli Brewery is just walk able from the main bus stand of Kasauli and you can ask your way around to one of the world heritage sites. 

Visitor Information

  • Popular for: Whiskey, History.
  • Entry fee: Not required
  • Timings: All days open from 7am to 7pm.

Barog:-  It is a picturesque town, one of the stop overs of the famous Kalka – Shimla valley line. This valley is surrounded by the pine deodar forests and perfect gateway from Haryana & Punjab.

Famous Attractions in Barog

  • Dolanji Bon Monastery
  • Choor Chandni Peak.
  • Barog Camping Grounds.
  • Suketi Fossil Park.
  • Graveyard of Barog.

 

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park (Solan):- This Park is perched in the midst of great mountains on the banks of river Ashwini Khadd. It is a Just half an hour drive from Solan and awesome place to visit. It is North India’s first ever ancient heritage park and considered to be largest heritage park in Himachal Pradesh where you can take a stroll through grasslands, catch glimpse of archaeological sites, indulge in bird watching, and mesmerizing landscapes of peaks. The park is a marvelous initiative to revive the Vedic lifestyle.

Visitor Information

  • Popular for: Gorgeous Landscape, Photography and Architecture and Religion.
  • Entry fee: Not required
  • Timings: All days open from 9am to 7pm.

Jatoli Shiv Temple (Solan):- This temple considered as Asia’s highest Shiv temple which is placed on a hill top. It is a 06 km away from the city. The place Jatoli gets its name from the long Jata (hair) of lord Shiva. Every year thousands of devotees pay their visit to this place to have a blessing of Lord Shiva.

Visitor Information

  • Popular for: Architecture and Religion.
  • Entry fee: Not required
  • Opening Timings: All days open from 9am to 7pm.