Kasauli is a small town in the Solan district. Located at a lower altitude, this place provides some amazing views and a serene environment. The Victorian buildings of Kasauli ensure the stay of the British here as this was their summer getaway spot. There are not any particular activities to enjoy but the ambience and peace of this picturesque location indeed please the traveller to come and visit Kasauli. This place makes an amazing weekend getaway for people living in nearby locations like Chandigarh. Here is a list of places to visit while you are in Kasauli.
Places to visit in Kasauli
This shopping place in Kasauli breaks the silence of this tranquil place. The mall road provides flattering options for shopping and eating out. One touring Kasauli must not miss this colourful hustle-bustle of the town. The market is at its vibrant best during early evenings and an evening stroll here is highly recommended.
This point is the highest point in the town and it is located just 4 km from the Kasauli bus stand. This place has a small temple which is in the name of Lord Hanuman. Being the highest point of the town, the Monkey point has some scenic views to offer. Views of cities like Kalka and Chandigarh a delight from this point, you can capture the bird’s eye view. You can also get a view of the Stream of Sutlej River flowing through the mountains giving a picturesque sight. Local legend dictates that while fetching the Sanjeevani herb, Lord Hanuman’s foot touched this spot. This temple is to remember this spot. Monkey point is a perfect spot for nature lovers who love getting lost in a wonderful combination of scenic views and peaceful vibes.
This is a very popular spot among tourists as Sunset point is a quiet and peaceful place in Kasauli. This is a perfect spot to enjoy the sunset, pine-laid landscapes, valleys and sceneries. Close to the Sunset point, is a trail or a path ‘The Lover’s Lane’ that is an only quieter walk throug
h the valleys and some of Kasauli’s most calm and breath-taking scenes.
Timber trail is ropeway present near Parwanoo on the way to Kasauli. This ropeway leads to a resort named timber trail resort which offers some of the best views in this region. This is one of the favorite spots for travelers as this ropeway is over a river crossing and offers great views. This place is the perfect place for the ones who are looking for serenity within the hustle-bustle of the town. The deep gorges right below the ropeway will give you an incredible adrenaline rush without even moving your feet. This place is a perfect getaway for tourists.
Located in the heart of the town this church was built in 1853 and was built with the grandeur of Gothic style of architecture. This church has beautiful Italian and Spanish stained glass windows depicting Christ, Mary, Saint Barnabas and Saint Francis and is a beautiful structure to look at. This place and delivers peace of mind to its visitors.
Gilbert Trail is an easy hike of 1.5 kilometers. Starting from Kasauli Club, the trail ends at the Air Force Station, close to Sunset Point. This small hike gets narrow after a while. Gilbert Tail is popular for its views and different species of birds.
his historic piece of architecture attracts a lot of tourists and history lovers. Gorkha Fort situated on a small hill Subathu is 16 km away from Parwanoo. This fort was found by the Gurkha Army Chief Amar Singh Thapa to fight against the British. The fort today exhibits strength even through its ruins.