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About Kasauli

Kasauli is a beautiful, picturesque town and cantonment, situated in the district of Solan, in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Even though there are a lot of unique attractions in Kasauli, it is primarily known for its scenic beauty and serenity. This town is accessible both from Chandigarh, which is 65km away and Shimla, which is 77km away from Kasauli.

The most convenient way to travel to Kasauli is by train since it is a railway junction itself. The Kalka Mail, which is one of the most important trains in the country connecting cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Amritsar, is a great way to reach Kasauli, as the town is a mere 40 km away from the town of Kalka in Haryana. If one wants to reach by air, then Chandigarh Airport is the nearest airport from where you can easily hire cars or avail buses to take you to Kasauli. Buses are also frequently available from Delhi and Chandigarh, making trips to Kasauli easy and convenient.

Despite Kasauli being a small town, it has many spectacular places to visit, which has made it a popular tourist destination. The main attractions of Kasauli are Manki Point (a Hanuman Temple), the Gilbert Trail on Kachcha Road, Sunset Point, the Gurkha Fort, Baba Balak Nath Temple Christ’s Church, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, and the Central Research Library which is famous for its virological research and studies in the fields of immunology.

Since the town is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, it experiences moderately cool to humid climate throughout the year. Therefore, the best time to visit this beautiful town is from March to June, and again during September, October and November. The town has several comfortable hotels and lodges that range from moderately priced to luxury accommodations, depending on the budget and requirement of the visitors. For travelers looking for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience, Kasauli Tour Packages offer convenient options to explore the town's beauty and attractions. 

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Kasauli FAQ's

What is Kasauli famous for?

Kasauli is a famous hill town in Himachal Pradesh which promises you a serene getaway for your next weekend. It has many famous tourist spots like Sunset Point, Gilbert Trail, and Mall Road and you can enjoy activities like trekking and camping here. It’s also popular for Kasauli Brewery, one of the oldest functioning distilleries in the region.

How to reach Kasauli?

To reach Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh, you can take a train to Kalka or Chandigarh Railway Station. From there, you need to take a cab or bus to reach Kasauli via road in 1-2 hours. If you wish to take a flight, the nearest domestic airport is Chandigarh and nearest international airport is New Delhi. 

Is Kasauli worth visiting?

Yes, Kasauli is the perfect place for a vacation. Visit the most loved tourist spots and enjoy a wide range of activities. You can explore some prominent attractions like Monkey Point, Sunset Point, and Mall Road here. If you’re an adventure junkie, consider planning a trek to the Gilbert Trail or Timber Trail and camping in Kasauli.

What are the best places to visit in Kasauli?

The popular Kasauli tourist places are Monkey Point, Timber Trail, Sunset Point, and Gilbert Trail. You can go shopping at Mall Road or try beer at Kasauli Brewery. Among the notable religious places to visit in Kasauli are Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanakji, Baptist Church, and Christ (Anglican) Church. You can also visit Dharampur and Sabathu which have a 19th century Gurkha fort.

What to do in Kasauli?

There are many things to do in Kasauli which are suitable for adventurers, leisure vacationers, and backpackers. You can try trekking on the Timber Trail or Gilbert Trail. If you are in the mood to relax, enjoy shopping for various items at Mall Road. You could also try local delicacies like bun samosa and Himachali pulao at various restaurants and street vendors.

Where to stay in Kasauli?

You can stay at one of the resorts, hotels, homestays, or hostels in Kasauli. Depending upon your budget and travel preferences, you can either choose high-end or budget stays. Get a chance to pick among resorts like Anantam Resort, hotels like WelcomHeritage Santa Roza, and hostels like The Hosteller. 

What are the best resorts in Kasauli?

Some of the best Kasauli resorts are WelcomHeritage Glenview Resort, Anantam Resort and Spa, Moksha Himalaya Spa Resort, and Suryavilas Luxury Resort and Spas. Kasauli Resorts may cost you between INR 10,000 to INR 20,000 and enjoy a comfortable stay with an array of amenities. 

What are the best hotels in Kasauli?

Some of the popular hotels in Kasauli are WelcomHeritage Santa Roza Kasauli, The Rustic Retreat, and 7 Pines Kasauli. You can enjoy a cozy stay at a rate of INR 8000 to INR 11,000 per night for two people. These hotels boast amenities like a restaurant, housekeeping, indoor games, free parking, and a swimming pool. 

What makes Kasauli a popular hill station?

Kasauli is a popular spot for tourists as it promises pleasant weather throughout the year. Kasauli Hills offers alluring views of the surrounding mountains and lush green landscapes all around. It’s a peaceful town for a laid-back vacation with your loved ones. You could head out to explore the scenic trekking trails or enjoy shopping at Mall Road. 

Is there snowfall in Kasauli?

Yes, Kasauli receives snowfall from late December to mid-February. During this time, the temperature ranges between 0 to 5 degrees Celsius. It is considered the best time to see a blanket of snow covering the landscape. During snowfall, the best places to visit in Kasauli are Sunset Point, Manki Point, and Mall Road.

How to reach Kasauli from Delhi?

You can take a train from Delhi to Chandigarh and then take a cab to reach Kasauli in 6-7 hours. Alternatively, you can self-drive or take a rental taxi from Delhi to reach Kasauli in approximately 5.5 hours covering a distance of 280 km. If you wish to save time, you can take a flight to Chandigarh from Delhi and then take a cab to Kasauli.

Is it safe to visit Kasauli now?

Yes, it is completely safe to plan a trip to visit Kasauli. The remote town is the perfect place to relax and unwind. You’ll find the local police deployed at all prominent tourist locations making it safe and secure. You can enjoy activities like nature walks at Lover’s Lane, or trekking to Monkey Point.

Is Kasauli safe for couples?

Yes, Kasauli is a safe destination for couples. You can enjoy a secure and safe trip as long as you exercise the basic precautions. There are many hotels and resorts in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, which are couple-friendly. The hill station has a strong presence of local police with low crime rates making it a perfect destination for couples.

What to buy in Kasauli?

You can shop for a range of goods like woolen shawls, handicraft items, jewelry, and sweaters in Kasauli. Foodies can buy the famous Marmalades, jams, and locally produced peach and plum wines. The best places for shopping in Kasauli are Tibetan Market, Mall Road, and Pinekonez. 

What is the story of monkey point Kasauli?

The story of Monkey Point in Kasauli is associated with the Ramayana. It is believed to be the hilltop from where Lord Hanuman brought ‘Sanjeevani Booti’ from the Himalayas to Sri Lanka. At Monkey Point in Kasauli, you can visit a small temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the Monkey God, and pay your respects.

Kasauli Reviews

Guru Guru
Reviewed: 17 Sep 2021
My friends and I stayed at the deluxe rooms which were incredibly spacious and had amazing interiors. All covid guidelines were followed and the property was regularly sanitised.
Durgeshwari Deshpande
Reviewed: 11 Sep 2021
The resort is about an hour's drive from Chandigarh, making it extremely easy to find. The staff was very polite and accommodating.
Sumana Sumana
Reviewed: 07 Sep 2021
My daughter enjoyed taking a stroll around the local terrains, catching vistas of the nearby mountain ranges. The vacation turned out to be a huge success.
Bharathi S
Reviewed: 21 Aug 2021
This is a wonderful place, located away from the centre of Kasauli, yet not too far from the sightseeing attractions here. Me and my friends, who had booked a stay here via Thrillophilia, loved the relaxing atmosphere and surroundings here. They also have several indoor and outdoor games which we pl... Read More
Sunayana Ponnappa
Reviewed: 21 Aug 2021
A very special stay in the lap of nature. We took three rooms at the resort for the whole family. Comfortable, spacious rooms. All necessary amenities were provided and well maintained.
Prema Bhattathiri
Reviewed: 20 Sep 2021
The Rosetum Resort was a great place to spend the weekend. Thank you very much for the lovely package, Thrillophilia.

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