Kasauli is a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh. It is the perfect balance of classic and contemporary. The magnificent mountain views and immaculate greenery make this a perfect choice for nature lovers. Take time off your routine and enjoy a weekend getaway to Kasauli.
It is easily approachable from Delhi and is well connected to other cities in Himachal Pradesh. The enchanting Himalayas in the distance, tiny meandering rivulets, lush waterfalls, and tall timber forests, everywhere you look in Kasauli you’d want to capture the serenity on camera.
The best part about this dainty town is that you can enjoy adventure sports and trekking, or have a relaxed holiday by going for village walks, and exploring the ancient temples in the area.
Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden
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This tiny hill station, Kasauli nestled amidst the pristine Shivaliks range has been popular since the British colonial times. This place has always been a favorite for city dwellers looking for a respite from heat, dust and traffic jams without much of travel. Around four hour drive from Chandigarh, Kasauli’s beauty is enhanced by the tall pines reaching out into the bright and clear sky, lush forests and fresh mountain air. This hill station has everything one will need to relax and rejuvenate. There is a cantonment area which adds an aura of dignity & pride to this small town. The place is not as commercialized as Shimla, owing to the awareness of locals and this is why the hill town has maintained its serenity despite of being approachable. So, be prepared to bask in the sun, trek to Manki point and spend your holiday doing nothing!
Kasauli has a handful of sightseeing points of tourist. The mall road, comprising upper mall & lower with peaceful ambience much unlike Shimla’s mall road and has restaurants, shops that will meet basic necessities. Walk the distance and enjoy the remains of the British era, which this town still has; Monkey / Manki Point is the most popular tourist attraction of Kasauli. Currently it is the IAF center.
To reach Monkey Point, an uphill climb will take you to the Hanuman Temple atop that also has a panoramic view of the valleys nearby and river Satluj; Bapist Church is another place that attracts tourists here. This church was built by the British in 1923 and has a fusion of Indian and gothic style structural design; Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple is easily reachable by road. It is believed that childless couples’ prayer for a child doesn’t go unanswered here; and The Christ Church of 1884, also called the Anglican Church, is a striking monument here. This quaint little hill-station is a delight for any bird watcher. So get hold of a set of binoculars and go bird watching. Birds such as Jungle Babblers, Blue Magpies, Flycatchers and many other varieties can be sighted here. Well, if you are an admirer of rum and Old Monk is one of your favorites, then you must visit the Kasauli Brewery. This brewery is proud of being Asia’s oldest brewery that imported distilling equipment from England and Scotland, then.
Undoubtedly, Kasauli is an amazing place for all those city dwellers who are looking for some respite from the demanding of city life. When you really need break, come here and bask in this beautiful & serene hill town nearby.
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