Kasauli is a small hill station of Himachal Pradesh located between Kalka and Shimla. It is nestled among the Shivalik Range. Established during the British Era, Kasauli has many spots which attract a lot of tourists for small
retreats and weekend trips.
Some of the main attractions in Kasauli are The Baptist and The Christ Church, The Central Research Institute, The Kasauli Brewery, Sunset Point and the Popular Nahri Temple. Nahri Temple is around 150 years old and is devoted to Durga. Kasauli has a moderate climate. It is also a known railway station as it connects with many other popular railway stations.
Best Time to visit Kasauli
Kasauli is an all-year-round favorite weekend getaway from Chandigarh and Delhi. winters and summers are equally pleasant in Kasauli, however, the monsoon is considered to be the best season to visit Kasauli. During this season it attracts a large number of tourists which want to try some adventurous activities.
How to reach Kasauli:
A. By Train: The nearest railway station is Sonwara which is around 4 km from Kasauli
B. By Air: Chandigarh Airport is the nearest to Kasauli, around 25 km.
C. By Bus: Parwanoo is the nearest bus stop and is 7 km away from Kasauli
The Top Places to visit in Kasauli are:
1. Gilbert Trail
Gilbert Trail is around 1.5 km long. It is one of the best things to do in Kasauli. It’s a beautiful trail of nature where you can enjoy the nature while having a long walk. It takes around 45 minutes to complete this trail and if you go 300 meters beyond the trail ends you will reach at the end of the mountain and will have a stunning view. The best time to enjoy this trail is in the morning but be careful as the trail is a bit slippery.
2. Sunset Point
There are numerous points in our country and abroad where you can enjoy the enchanting beauty of Sunset. Kasauli sunset point attracts a lot of tourists due to the stunning view of the valleys. Even the locals of Kasauli enjoy this
Sunset point is located at the end of mall road and You can easily reach there by bus or cabs.Tourists come here to relax, enjoy and capture the beautiful moment of the setting sun. The best time to see the setting sun is at dusk
around 6 pm.
3. The Mall
The Mall is located in the central part of the Kasauli and is the main shopping area. It is divided into 2 parts, lower and upper mall road. Lot of cafes, restaurants, shops, and bookstores provide an ideal place for the tourists to enjoy and shop.
It’s easy to reach there by personal or private transport. Tourists buy various items take them as a memory of Kasauli. Local residents also enjoy this place. The Mall remains open from 10 am to 11 pm.
4. Monkey Point
Monkey Point or Manki is located in Kasauli and is the highest point in Kasauli. It is one of the best places to visit in Kasauli. This point is managed and handled by the Indian Air Force to assure that it remains well maintained.
It offers you a panoramic view of the whole valley. According to ancient myths, Lord Hanuman came here in search of herbal medicines for Laxman. Monkey Point provides you a great view of the Sutlej river and the snow-capped the Himalayas. The best time to visit is in the early morning or during the evening.
5. Christ Church
Christ Church was built in 1853 and is one of the oldest church in Himachal Pradesh. It is located in Kasauli on the mall road. It attracts a lot of tourists among them are experience seekers, God lovers and photo fanatics. It is one of the must place to visit in Kasauli.
Tourists love to take pictures of the clock tower of the church. 7 am to 7 pm is considered to be the best time to visit the Christ Church. It’s easy to visit this place as it is close to Kasauli bus stand and railway station.
6. Krishna Bhavan Mandir
It is one of the most religious destinations in town Kasauli. Built in the year 1926, the marvelous architecture of this place attracts a lot of tourists. Its architecture is a mix of Indian and European style. Fairs held in the temple every year are quite famous. The best time to visit this temple is during summers from March to May.
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