Kasauli is a quiet town and not full of hustle and bustle unlike other hill stations in the country. A small hill station in Himachal Pradesh in India, the place is sure to attract you with its beauty. This place has serenity, scenic beauty and greenery. In fact it has all the features that you look forward to when you travel to a hill station. A tour to Kasauli is will give you a good break from the everyday chores and the stressful life we are often subjected to.
There are winding roads uphill that look amazing when you catch a glimpse of the entire landscape. Tall conifers, green woods, and lush greenery offers a captivating view.
Location of Kasauli
Hill station of Kasauli is located at a distance of 60 km from Chandigarh and 20 km from Barog. Kasauli is located 6500 feet above sea-level. The place was developed to some extent by the British just as Shimla was.
Places to see in Kasauli
A tour to Kasauli will take you to interesting tourist spots. Some of them are given below-
Monkey Point- This is at a distance of 4 km from Kasauli.
Lord Hanuman Temple
You can also visit Lawrence School in Sanwar. Sanwar is at a distance of 6 km from Kasauli. The significance of the school is that it is about 100 years old. The school was established by Sir Henry Lawrence.
Nahari Devi Temple
Sabathu- Gorkha Fort- The fort at Sabathu was constructed in the 19th century.
Hotels in Kasauli
There are many resorts and hotels at Kasauli. All the hotels are adequately equipped. However, depending on the type of hotel you go for, few services and facilities may differ. Consequently, the tariff will differ too. You will also find a guesthouse belonging to PWD (Public Works Department). Check out the accommodation options offered by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Department.
Once you have selected a hotel, you can do online booking of the same.
Best time to visit Kasauli
You can take a tour to Kasauli anytime of the year. But it can be really chilly during the winters. If you shy away from the cold, try planning a tour to Kasauli during the months of April through November.
Shopping in Kasauli
A number of Tibetan stalls can be toured around when you tour to Kasauli for shopping. These stalls sell woolen outfits, souvenirs made of wood etc.
If you are planning a tour to Kasauli, you can book your tickets on flight, bus, or train. As far as reaching by air is concerned, you can land at Shimla airport. This is the nearest airport and is at a distance of 77 km from Kasauli.
Roadways connect places like Manali, Amritsar, Delhi, and Chandigarh etc. The highways are well maintained.
The railway station that is nearest to Kasauli is in Shimla. There are frequent trains that run between different cities in this part of the region.