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The first image that the word Kasauli makes in our minds is of a small cantonment town flooded with greenery, flowers, cleanliness and peace. Situated in the Solan district in the state Himachal Pradesh in India, Kasauli hill station is a haven to retreat, relax and rejuvenate physically, mentally and spiritually.

Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh is a perfect weekend holiday destination in India for the tourists from and Delhi and nearby areas. Just75 minutes drive from Chandigarh and 5 hours drive from Delhi, Kasauli lies almost in midway between the two major cities of India- Shimla and Chandigarh. Nestled amidst the Shivaliks (Himachal Pradesh), Kasauli is a serene town away from the hustle and bustle and the humdrums of the big cities.

Tourist Attractions in and around Kasauli

Kasauli is a small cantonment town with quaint relics of British Raj situated 1950 meters above sea level. Kasauli is the home town of Kasauli Brewery, the highest brewery and distillery in the world. Kasauli offers handful tourist attractions which make it an ideal weekend destination in the peaceful surroundings. Monkey Point, Sanawar, dharampur, Sabathu and Dagshai are the main places to visit in and around Kasauli.

Monkey Point : Monkey Point, the foot shape peak, is the highest point in Kasauli which provides the panoramic view of distant plains of Chandigarh and river Satluj. The gorgeous view of Chandigarh from the Monkey Point of Kasauli on a clear and starry night just takes away the breath of the tourists.

There is legend regarding the foot shape of Monkey Point. It is believed that the foot of Lord Hanumana touched the top of the hill while returning from Himalayas after obtaining the Sanjeevani-Bhooti. Henceforth, the top of the hill acquired the foot shape.

Sanawar : Located in the natural surroundings, Sanawar is just 6kms from Kasauli and is well-known for the Best Schools of India. The famous Lawrence School is located in Sanawar near Kasauli. The school is around hundred years old and is the major attraction of the town.

Dharampur : Healthy air of pines in Dharampur blows away with it the tiredness and tensions of daily hectic life. Just 15kms from Kasauli, Dharampur houses the best hospitals to cure tuberculosis in India.

Sabathu : Sabathu is a picturesque cantonment town which quartered the British soldiers during British Raj in India. Here in Sabathu is located a Gorkha Fort which was built in early 19th century.

Dagshai : Daghshai is another cantonment area located near Kasauli. Dagshai is 19kms from Kasauli and 1925kms above sea level. Perched on a small hill, Dagshai houses numerous military barracks and a military public school.

Access to Kasauli

Kasauli is well connected by road, rail and air. The nearest broad gauge railhead is at Kalka, 37kms from Kasauli. The closest airports are at Chandigarh (65kms) and Shimla (73kms).

Taxis and buses are easily available for kasauli from Delhi (315kms), Chandigarh (65kms), Kalka (35kms) and Shimla(73kms).Kasauli is connected by road. The closest broad gauge railhead is at Kalka, 37 km away.

The closest airports are at Chandigarh, (65 km) and Shimla (73km). Taxis and buses for Kasauli are available from Delhi (315kms), Chandigarh (65kms), Kalka (35kms) and Shimla(73kms).

Hotels Kasuali

You will find several resorts in Kasauli and private hotels according to the suitability of travelers. All Kasuali resorts and Hotels offers online booking services and other informations that helps in making your tour memorable.

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