Nestled in the picturesque hills of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is located at an altitude of 1927 m in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. Kasauli is one of the prime attractions in the Himachal tour packages. The beautiful hill station is dotted with snow-clad mountains, lush forests, and pleasant climate. This serene hill station was established by the British in 1842. From the olde worlde churches to the Victorian architecture, one can still find the traces of the British era.
Places to Visit in Kasauli
The narrow roads of Kasauli up and down the hillside enriched by dense green forests offer enchanting views of the surroundings. The place provides a fascinating silver lining of river Sutlej flowing through the roads. The scenic view of Choor Chandni Peak is an absolute bliss. Monkey Point, The Lower and Upper Mall, Kasauli Club, Nahri Temple, Christ Church, and Lover’s Lane are some of the prime attractions of Kasauli. The popular Kasauli Brewery and Distillery is also one of the famous attractions of this place. It is one of the oldest functioning distilleries for Scotch whiskey in Asia.
How to Reach Kasauli
Conveniently located near NH 1 to Ambala and NH 22 to Dharampur, you can reach Kasauli via various private buses as well as cabs. HRTC runs numerous buses connecting other cities of Himachal Pradesh and its neighbouring states to Kasauli. Kasauli The nearest railway station to Kasauli is Kalka Railway Station at Kalka in Panchkula district of Haryana. It is well-connected to major cities of India and is 34 km from Kasauli. The nearest airport is Chandigarh International Airport.
Best Time to Visit
Kasauli experiences a moderate climate. The town receives snowfall during the winters (November to March) as the temperature drops to 2 degrees Celsius. Snowfall makes this place more captivating and romantic. The mercury hardly exceeds 32 degrees during the summer (April to June). The summer season is considered to be the ideal time for adventure lovers as it gives them the opportunity to take part in activities such as hiking, trekking, and paragliding.
Where to Stay
Being one of the most sought-after destinations of Himachal tour packages, Kasauli boasts some popular resorts, hotels, and budget accommodations. Most of the resorts offer its guests breathtaking views of the hills and surrounding areas. Some of the popular hotels in Kasauli include– Hotel Shivalik, Kasauli Resort, Baikunth Resort, Surya Rock House Resort, Hotel Anchal, Blossom Resort etc.
Where to Eat
Do not forget to gorge on some traditional and local cuisines of Himachal such as Sidu, Kadhi, Madra, Poppy Seeds Halwa, local wine, and a lot more. Ross Common Restaurant, Thakur Dhaba, Narinder Sweet House, Kalyan, and Rudra Cafe are some of the popular places to eat in Kasauli. Hangout: The Rooftop Bar of Kasauli Regency offers a terrace set up well decorated with wooden furniture and neon illuminated interiors. It serves a variety of sumptuous foods and refreshing beverages.
The rippling torrents, lush green forests, picturesque hills, and the refreshing climate of Kasauli is sure to make you feel like visiting again and again.