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A perfect weekend getaway for you if you are in Solan, Shimla, or
Chandigarh, Kasauli is a hill town located in Solan District of Himachal
Pradesh. Kasauli boasts a pleasant temperature during the summer season, and it
does not get too cold during winters, making for a great and convenient hill
The major tourist attractions here are buildings dating back to the times of British India, showcasing brilliant architecture. The most prominent one being the Christ Church.
Location: 25 km from Solan City
A place with an interesting history, Nalagarh Palace is the former capital of Hindu State. In a state majorly known for its natural beauty, Nalagarh Palace is a unique architectural marvel, assure to woo history and architecture buffs. The palace is located in lower Shivalik Hills, overlooking Nalagarh Town.
The palace has now been converted into a heritage resort. Thus, this palace is the best place where you can indulge in a royal stay experience on your visit to Solan.
Location: 76 km from Solan City
This Hindu temple is easily one of the most revered places to visit in Solan which is evident from the fact that the town derives its name from Shoolini Devi – the goddess this temple is dedicated to. For being the holiest shrine in the region, it is frequented by devotees in large numbers, and for also being an iconic site, it is quite popular among tourists as well.
For a memorable experience, visit during the month of June when an annual festival is held here.
Location: 2.2 km from City Centre
Timing: 7 am to 6 pm
If you are craving a hill retreat, Chail might be the best option you have anywhere near Solan City. Cradled in lush green hills of lower Himalayas, Chail is a delight for any nature lover where you can experience the best of landscape views and tranquil atmosphere.
The most iconic landmark in Chail is Chail Palace, which was built in 1891 by the Maharaja of Patiala. This palace is available for a royal staycation experience. Besides, Chail is also known for housing the world’s highest cricket ground.
Location: 40 km from Solan City
One of the most interesting places in Solan, Solan Brewery will add a unique experience to your city tour. Started in 1855,
this is believed to be one of the oldest breweries in the country. The brewery
has now been modified into a distillery and is visited by tourists in great
Solan Brewery was originally under the control of Englishmen but is now managed by Mohan Meakin Limited. A one-hour visit to this place will be a pleasant experience.
Location: Mohan Meakin Brewery, Solan
Highlighting the rich cultural spectrum of the region, Menri Monastery is among the best places to visit in Solan. It is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in the region. You must visit this place if you are interested in learning about Buddhist culture.
Otherwise, you can also visit the monastery to indulge in an experience of pure solace as the place guarantees a peaceful atmosphere. The vibrant colors and the spiritual vibes the place features will become the highlight of your visit to Solan. The major attraction in the monastery is the statue of Lord Shenrab Mibo it houses.
Location: Dolanji, Ganiyar, Himachal Pradesh
If you think there are no places to visit in Solan for wildlife lovers, you are mistaken. Majathal Sanctuary is an excellent place in Himachal Pradesh where you can revel in the untouched Himalayan biota. The thick vegetation and peaceful aura of the sanctuary is truly refreshing to eyes and soul.
The main wildlife attractions you can spot here are leopard, black bear, black francolin among many other species. You can trek through the rugged terrains of the sanctuary to explore the wildlife here.
Location: 86 km from Solan City
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