Kasauli Hill Station
Kasauli Hill Station is located in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. Kasauli is also a Cantonment, established by the British in 1842.
Kasauli Hill Station is at an altitude of 5900 feet or 1800 meters. Pine, oak and horse-chestnut forests makes Kasauli a romantic hill station. You can go for a walk through the upper and lower malls of Kasauli.
Monkey point is a tourist destination in Kasauli. Kuthar palace, another tourist place, is an old palace with ancient wall paintings.
Christ Church, inaugurated in 1853 is a major tourist attraction. Baptist Church is another important landmark in Kasauli Hill Station, which is built of brick and wood and was damaged in a fire accident in 2008. Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji is another landmark in Kasauli.
Twinkling Lights of nearby Punjab and Haryana plains at night, from Kasauli Hill Station is remarkable.
How Go I Go to Kasauli Hill Station?
Kasauli Hill Station is at a distance of 77 kilometers from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Chandigarh is at a distance of 65 kilometers from Kasauli Hill Station. Kalka Railway station in Haryana is the nearest broad gauge railway station at 37 kilometers away on the Kalka – Ambala- Delhi line.
Kalka also has the narrow gauge railway line, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site , Kalka – Shimla Mountain railway, which connects Kalka with Shimla. Around 30 minutes drive from Kasauli takes you to Solan station, on this narrow gauge UNESCO World Heritage site mountain railway line, which offers breath-taking view of Himalayas.
Where Can I Stay in Kasauli Hill Station?
Hotel Ros Common, a colonial bungalow turned Deluxe hotel from Himachal Pradesh tourism department is one of the best hotels in Kasauli Hill Station. Hotel Hemkunth, Hotel Shavlik and a host of other hotels are there in Kasauli, to cater to the needs of tourists.