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Location : 77 kms From Shimla
District : Solan District
Altitude : 1,927 m
Major Attraction : Monkey Point, Sanawar, Dharampur

View of Kasauli
Ariel View of Kasauli

To See : Upper and Lower Mall, Kasauli Club, Monkey Point, Shri Baba Balak Temple, Lawrence School
Best Time to Visit : April to September.
Must Enjoy : Picnicking and Hiking in the Verdant Cedar Woods. Do not Miss Carrying Your Binoculars to Enjoy Birding.
Most Famous Temple : Shri Baba Balak Temple – Located Near Monkey Point and is Dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
Village Attractions : Batseri and BRakchamatseri – in Sangla Valley of Kinnuar.
Must Try : Hiking to Sanwar Hills (5 ½ kms) Along the Chestnut Blossoms that Will Give Treat to your Eyes.
Eating Options : Giani's Dhaba, Daily Needs.
Staying Options : Kasauli Resort, KK Trams & Resorts, Baikunth Resorts, Hotel Alasia, Hotel Ros Common.
Getting Around : Dagshai – 19 kms, Sanawar – 6 kms, Dharampur – 15 kms, Sabathu – 30 kms, Dagshai – 19 kms.
Important Distance : Shimla – 77 kms, Chandigarh – 83 kms, Kalka – 35 kms, Solan – 44 kms.
Getting There : Air – From Kasauli the Nearest Airport is Chandigarh (83 kms). Shimla (77 kms) is Nearest Airport for Solan.
Rail – Nearest Railhead is Kalka in Haryana, Which is 40-km from Kasauli and 44-km from Solan. Solan is also Connected with Narrow Gauge Railway Line from Kalka.
Road – Solan and Kasauli are well Connected by Road Buses, Coaches and Taxis are Also Easily Available from Chandigarh and Delhi.

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Kasauli – Impossibly Green

A dusty drive through the traffic snarls and concrete block symmetry of Chandigah, pave way for a snaky uphill track to Kasauli. Impossibly green hills with cottages tucked away seem to litter the landscape. Get ready to explore the unheralded after all in Kasauli's signature landscape, even expected things have about them an unexpected beauty here. In this quaint old town, located at an altitude of 6,400 ft above sea level, seems to have emerged from an old Ruskin Bond novel.

Come to Kasauli to get your brows soothed. This town has for long been the well kept secret of a few people who love to come here in order to rejuvenate themselves and had been excessively jealous to possess this Himachali beauty. When in Kasauli, prepare yourself to stroll down quiet country lanes lined with aged chestnut trees, with not a sound to be heard except the sweet chattering of the birds. This is the place that will help get rid of your minds of clutter and your body of its sluggishness. Towering old colonial houses obscured by tall dark pines guarding the outer edges greets the tourists when one enters Kasauli.

Attractions in Kasauli – Walks and Vistas

If you want to see, hear and breathe nature then come to Kasauli – which has the best of nature. The attractions of Kasauli incorporates, lush greenery, streams of blue water that falls like a bluish green cascade from the hills and points that will create deep impacts on your memories. There is practically nothing to do in Kasauli and if you still want to drag yourself from the comfy deck chair then indulge in some comfortable walks.

Enjoy walking around the two main areas around Kasauli, the Upper and Lower Mall. The residents of Kasauli walk a lot, for Kasauli has always been a small hill resort attracting and meant for getting about on your own feet. You should enjoy a steep walk to the Upper Mall that will take you past an important landmark, the Kasauli Club.

Follow the Upper Mall to the major attraction of Monkey Point, which is the highest point in Kasauli. This point, in todays's time in under the governance of IAF. This is located 4 kms from the bus stand and commands excellent views of the valleys and distant plains of Chandigarh. On the top of the hill there is the a small temple, dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The walk to this Shri Baba Balak Temple is a little strenuous.
This is an important vantage point, that will give you a splendid view of the entire ravine. Just 6-km from Kasauli, Sanawar houses one of the best schools in the country. The Lawrence school is almost one hundred-years-old and forms a major highlight of the town.

More than inside, the attractions of Kasauli lies when you take an excursion of the nearby towns and villages. Across the forested hills and deep ravines is the sleepy town of Dagshal. Here you will find a lot of Military barracks and it is an important cantonment area located 1,925 m above sea level. On a clear day, you should catch the sparkle of the Sutlej river curving lazily along the plains in the far distance, while from here the view of the snow clad Dhauladhar Range and Choor Chandni Peak, in the north – east is worth watching.
You should see the fort in Sabathu, located 15 kms away, while another important town is Dharampur (19 kms), where these is situated, one of the best hospitals in India for the cure of tuberculosis. These towns are very well connected with Kasauli via National Highway 22.

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Kasauli Church
Famous Church in Kasauli

Kasauli – Indulge in Leisure Birdwatching and Picnics

Kasauli offers its tourists the charm of leisurely picnics in the virginal woodlands. Enjoy as much as you can while holding a binocular and a book in your hand. Looking for humming birds and flycatchers, minuets and magpies, you can be surprised by the presence of a deer eating grass or a Hyena eloping through the undergrowth. And beware if you the most luckiest one in the world, you can meet one of the members of the cat family – the Leopards.

Reach the Place of Profound Peace

Though anytime is good to take a tour to Kasauli, but the best time will be during the months of April to September, when the weather is cool and offers a treat, but if winter is your favored weather, then do not forget carrying heavy woollens, as the temperature might dip to a great extent.

Kasauli is 77 kms from Shimla, so it is obvious that Shimla will be the nearest airport, but it might to be active all the year around due to weather constraints. Another important and active from Kasauli is in Chandigarh. Regular flights connect Kasauli to the rest of the country.
The nearest Railhead is in Kalaka, which is 40 kms away from Kasauli. The best way to reach Kasauli is by taking a toy train ride from Shimla to Kalka, an hour away. From here you can hire a bus or car for Kasauli.
Once you have reached Shimla, Kasauli can easily be reached by road. Kasauli in approximately 30 kms from Delhi. Luxury buses operate from Delhi, Chandigarh, Kalka and Shimla.

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Top 5 Reasons To Visit Kasauli


Come to See the Froth of Kasauli Clouds
You should come to Kasauli to enjoy a holiday that will help you cleanse your mind and senses. This quaint town perched at an altitude of 2,400 m above sea level will let you enjoy the bird's eye view of Shimla and Chandigarh.

Attractions that Crown the Bounty Hills
To enjoy the attractions of Kasauli, you need to drag yourself to take up walks in the mountains where there are various points that will be a treat for your eyes. There is the Monkey Point and Lawrence School. Other important attraction can be enjoyed while taking an excursion from here.

Picnicking and Birding Delight in Kasauli
Enjoying a picnic in the vestal and pure landscape of Kasauli, which will be an experience unsavored. Get ready with your binoculars to sight some exquisite birds while you can also get a chance to see some deers and Hyenas.

Walk the Lines in Kasauli
Take a walk to the Upper as well as lower part of the town, that will introduce you to the breathtaking attractions of the hill station. Walking is perhaps the best and the only mode of transport in the small yet panoramic land of Kasauli.

Reach the Isolation with a Bang
Enjoy a toy train ride to reach Shimla from where the Kasauli hill resort is just an hour away. Offering resplendent views the train passes through thick forests, dark tunnels, bends and ravines. Hop on this train from Kalka to enjoy a dream like ride.

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