Kasauli is situated in the Solan district in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is a hilly town located on the way from Chandigarh to Shimla. The place was established as a hill station in 1842 by the British. Kasauli is a quaint town and is home to the most paradisiacal attractions that offer soul-satisfying and mind-blowing experience. And all of these attractions can be witnessed easily within one to two days. This makes Kasauli a perfect weekend getaway. It is undoubtedly an amazing place for all those who are seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life and are in search of a rejuvenating place that casts light on their wallet. While in Kasauli you will be accompanied by the bright green beauty and sweet voices of the birds. No other place can offer as much peace as Kasauli.
What makes Kasauli an ideal tourist destination?
Kasauli is home to gabled colonial-era houses, orchards and green-roofed Christ Church which dates from the mid-19th century. With beautiful places and exotic weather Kasauli is a great weekend getaway place which is also light on your wallet and rejuvenates you a great extent making you feel absolutely delightful. Kasauli is famous for Trekking Tours, Nature Walks, Toy Train Ride, Tibetan Market, Tibetan food, and Timber Trail. Timber Trail is the 1.8 km ropeway that shows amazing views of the majestic mountains and green valleys of Himachal. Kasauli offers several things to adventure lovers. Here, you get a panoramic view of the surrounding hills. You can also enjoy trekking and camping. The dense forest of Kasauli is also home to several exotic varieties of pines and other colorful birds.
Kasauli is just the perfect place which fits into your budget and in return gives you some beautiful memories to cherish forever. If you’re planning to visit Kasauli and if you want to make the most out of your holiday then here’s a list for you.
Monkey Point is the first thing you should visit as the place is the highest point of the town and is one of the most famous attractions. It has some scenic views to offer where you can capture the bird's eye view of the nearby cities of Chandigarh, Kalka, and Panchkula from this point. The mighty Sutlej river can also be seen coursing its way through the mountain ways and combined with the enchanting view of the nearby mountains, the view is just stunning.
The second place where you must visit is the Timber Trail here is popular for its ropeway rides. The most sought-after destination around in Kasauli, Timber trail is a favorite among the backpacker community and students. Well within the boundaries of the city and away from it, this place is the perfect place for the ones who are looking for serenity within the hustle of the town.
Sunset point and lover’s lane are the next best thing you must go if you’re traveling as a couple. A very quiet spot to enjoy the sunset, pine-laid landscapes, valleys, and sceneries. The place tends to be a rather off-beat place with not too many facilities so you should leave from here till evening. Nearby to the Sunset, the point is a trail or a path known as the Lover's Lane which is an only quieter walk through the valleys and some of Kasauli's most calm and breath-taking sceneries.
The places that drives people here across the globe are the Timber trail, Sunset point and lover’s lane and the monkey point. Besides these there are also a few temples, churches and gurudwaras that are visited by the people.