Kasauli is a famous hill station situated in the Solan district in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Located at a height of 1800 meters above ocean level, this place referred to one of the Great Indian tale, the Ramayana. As indicated by folklore, the Hindu monkey-god, Hanuman, ventured over this place while coming back with the Sanjeevani Hill. The past regression to the 17th century, when Rajput families came to take shelter in Kasauli settled in the foothills of the Dhauladhar Ranges of the lower Himalayas and later stayed up here. Afterward, it was built up by the British in 1842 as a Cantonment town.
The name Kasauli originated from Kausalya, a mountain river which flows among Kasauli and Jabali. The tranquil place of this region has been referred to in the epic Ramayana. The city is well known for its lavish green and beautiful surroundings of the mountains and it’s peaceful and tourist-friendly regional people.
Attractions: Monkey Point, Sunset Point, Sunrise Point, Mall Road, Christ Church, Gilbert Trail, Baba Balak Nath Temple, Dagshai, Chali – Near Shimla, Gurkha Fort – Subathu – Near Shimla, etc…
Best Time to visit: April to January and September to November.
Peak Season: April to May and September to October.
How to Reach
- By Air: Nearest airport to Kasauli is Chandigarh airport which 70 km away. This airport serves both Domestic and International flights.
- By Rail: The nearest railway station to Kasauli is the Kalka Railway Station(Shimla), which is at the distance of around 40 km. This station is well connected with the major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Amritsar, Mumbai, etc…
- By Road: Regular HRTC buses run from different cities of state for Kasauli. Tourist can also hire taxis, deluxe buses from Chandigarh and Delhi for Kasauli.
Popular Restaurants: Narinder Sweet House, Hangout, Rooftop Bar and Restaurant, Rudra Cafe, Cliff Houzz Restaurant & Bar, Cafe Mantra, Shack Restaurant, Ross Common Restaurant, Gyani Dhaba, etc… Read more