Kasauli is a cantonment and town, located in Solan district in the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh. The climate of Kasauli is moderate. In winter, the average temperature is 2 degrees Celsius. In summer, temperatures exceeds to 32 degrees Celsius or more.
Distance from Chandigarh
Kasauli is located at a distance of 53.6 km from Chandigarh. The best way to reach Kasauli from Chandigarh is by road, which takes around an hour. Travelling by a cab or car is ideal for families with senior citizens and kids or while in a group.
Monkey point is just 4kms from the Kasauli Bus stand. From the top, tourists can get a complete view of the plains of Chandigarh region and the river Sutlej flows through the valleys.
Situated on upper mall, the point is located in 100 meters ahead of Kasauli club. Sunset point offers amazing views of the horizon and with the changing colors during the sundown; you can’t resist yourself falling in love with the place.
Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji:
Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji is located in the Gharkhal bazaar near Kasauli. The shrine also provides lodging facilities to devotees.
Tibetian Market is one of the best places for shopping in Kasauli. In this market, we can obtain all the things we want to buy like Winter Wears, Summer Wears for all age groups, woolens, Souvenirs & Gifts.
Ruskin Bond In Kasauli
The great Anglo-Indian author Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli.
Kushwant Singh in Kasauli
Khushwant Singh is a senior prominent Indian novelist cum journalist who has his residence at Kasauli.
Paonta Sahib (near Kasauli)
A revered site for Sikhs; Paonta Sahib is located on the banks of Yamuna River in Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh. The distance of Paonta Sahib from Kasauli is about 132 Kms.
Sanawar (Near Kasauli)
Lies 5Kms from Kasauli, and is primarily famous for The Sanawar School, and Baba Balak Nath Temple.
Dagshai (near Kasauli)
At a distance of 18 Kms from Kasauli, Dagshai is located between Chandigarh and Shimla. It is built at a height of 6,000 ft above the sea level.
Shimla is just 85 km from Kasauli and both the hill stations are directly connected only via roads. Shimla derives its name from Shyamala Devi, an incarnation of the goddess Kali.
Situated in the Himalayan ranges, Kufri is a picturesque hill station situated 20 km from Shimla. It is especially popular among trekkers.
Events at Kasauli
Khushwant Singh Literature Festival:
The annual Khushwant Singh Literature Festival (KSLF) set in the hills of Kasauli, will have an added feature this year, at Rs 2.5 lakh award for best debut fiction novel in memory of the noted author and journalist.
Rhythm and Blues Festival:
The third edition of Rhythm and Blues festival has been held in the hills of Kasauli. The festival was organized by Gurgaon-based Genesis Foundation.