Sight Seeing

Monkey Point , Kasauli

Monkey point is situated in ‘The Air Force Station’ near the Lower Mall region about 4 kilometer from the center of town. According to myth at the Ramayana while Lord Hanuman was returning from the Himalayas after acquiring “Sanjivany Booty”,touched the hill by one of His foot. Therefore, top of the hill is in foot shape. On starry and clear night the stunning view of Chandigarh is seen from Monkey Point. There’s Air Force School inside the station premises and is run and managed by the station workers. Cameras And Cell phones are not permitted inside the station and need to be given at the station gate.Network banners are also used.

Kasauli Brewery

Set up in the late 1820s in Kasauli by Edward Dyer, Kasauli Brewery happens to be the oldest distillery for ‘scotch whisky’ in Asia. The equipment of brewing and distilling were brought by Edward himself from England and Scotland in the early 19th century. These equipments came by sailing ship before being loaded on the top of ox drawn carts and taken up to the Himalayas through Shimla. In fact, some of the equipment with the copper pot stills of early period is still in use today.


Dagshai is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on top of a 5689 feet (1734 mtr) high hillock that stands sphinx-like astride the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point about 11 km from Solan.The name Dagshai, according to a popular local legend was derived from Daag-e-Shahi. During the Moghul times a Daag-e-Shahi (royal mark) was put on the forehead of the criminals and sent packing to the then Dagshai village.

Jatoli Temple , Solan

The architectural design of Shiva’s Temple in Jatoli is marvelous. This temple has been built according to Indo – Aryan Style where the top tower is round with a curvilinear outline which ends into a tip. The tip of such temple is usually decorated with golden kalash. Few modifications have also been carried out by giving a touch of fusion of Southern or Dravidian- Style to this temple.

Karol ka Tibba , Solan

The beauty of “Karol ka Tibba” trek is that it fits this immense natural bounty in a short day trek. “Karol ka Tibba” is the highest hill around Solan town in Himachal Pradesh. In this trek we visit Karol temple; a temple dedicated to goddess Kali situated at the top of Karol Ka Tibba.The trekking route also passes through the famous Pandava Gufa or Pandava cave, believed to be the oldest and longest cave in the Himalayas.

Baptist Church

Kasauli Baptist Church is a 1923 brick and wood building situated close to the Sadar Bazzar. According to The Indian Express it is “considered a unique example of colonial architecture of the British era”. In 2008 the church was damaged by a fire which destroyed all internal furnishings.The meaning of baptist is that it is a member of a Christian denomination that the baptizes believers by immersion and that is usually Calvinistic in doctrine

Gurkha fort,Solan

Gurkha Fort is one of the popular historic attractions of Solan. Gurkha Fort, also known as Arki Fort, was the capital of the princely state of Baghal. The fort was occupied by the Gurkhas during 1815-1816. The fort was later renovated by Raja Kishen Chand with fine murals in the Pahari

Kali ka Tibba , Chail

Kali ka Tibba is a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali. It is located at the top of the mountain blossom, which has been named after the Rajmata’s Cottage. The place provides a beautiful view of the surrounding Shivalik Range and the Churdhar Peak. Furthermore, travellers can enjoy trekking to the temple, during which they can rare species of animals.


Everyone has heard of Kasauli but most people give it a miss, opting to visit the much bigger Shimla. But if you want to experience Shimla of the 19th century you should visit Kasauli. Everyone has heard of Kasauli but most people give it a miss, opting to visit the much bigger Shimla. But if you want to experience Shimla of the 19th century you should visit Kasauli.

Mohan Shakti Heritage Park , Solan

Mohan Shakti National Heritage Park Located in the State of Himachal Pradesh which is called Dev Bhoomi, is at the height of about 4,000 ft above sea level, The Heritage Park is coming up within breathtaking natural beauty .

Sunset Point , Kasauli

The Sunset Point is a famous view point in Kasauli which is located at the end of the upper mall road. The spot is a frequented tourist location which offers the view of a picturesque sunset during the evening hours.

Shirdi Sai Baba , Solan

The temple was built in 1989 and is highly commended by the people of Solan and nearby hamlets. Within the temple there is a huge sculpture of Sai Baba which was bought from Jaipur. Burning flame inside this temple signifies the divine power of Sai Baba of Shirdi.

Kalka–Shimla Railway

The Kalka Shimla railway line is a great achievement of human ingenuity. It provides a completely unique view of the Shivalik hills and the towns it passes by.
Started in 1903, this 110 year old engineering marvel is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Darjeeling and Nilgiri Mountain Railways.
This 96 km long narrow gauge track was one of the better gifts that the British gave to us Indians.
A total of 107 tunnels were built but in 1930 they were numbered again as some of the tunnels were not in use and the total number came down to 103.
Later tunnel 46 at Solan brewery was demolished and today only 102 are active. There are 889 bridges and 919 total turns.
The rise in altitude is from 656 meters above sea level at Kalka to 2076 meters at Shimla.


About Kasauli

The exceedingly beautiful city of Kasauli is known for its paradisiacal nature and offers an idyllic retreat to those who had enough of the rigmarole, so common to metropolitan cities.
In the hey days of the British colonial rule, it was a much sought-after getaway.
The picturesque spot of Solan district is an ideal way of getting respite from the heat and humidity of the summer season.
Named after Kausalya, this tourist hot spot is laced with breath taking sceneries and awesome landscapes.
Flanked by the hills of Dhauladhar, this tourist destination is a must see site for all those who are planning a tour to Himachal Pradesh.

Down the Lane

The history of Kasauli is as fascinating as the place itself.
The site remained obscured for as long as the 17th century.
The Rajput rulers who had fled their hometowns owing to some political upheavals took refuge here.
In the early nineteenth century, Lord Amherst visited the place for the purpose of promoting its beauty and adjoining areas.
Soon, this rejuvenating place became a popular refuge of British officers.
An upsurge was seen here during the revolt of 1857.

Adventurous Activities

Kasauli is ideal for not only enjoying the breathtaking beauty of nature but also for having a thrilling experience of indulging in numerous adventurous sports:
Camping There are many places where camping is allowed. The experience can be really invigorating.
One such place is Dagshai and is a fantastic place for spending time outdoors.
Nature Walks Like any other hill station, Kasauli is ideal for nature walking and satisfy your wanderlust in a fantastic way. The scenic beauty adds to the charm. One of the famous walks that you can also opt for starts from Lower Mall and gets completed at Kimmughat. Alternately, you can also follow Old Kasauli road that takes you upto Parwanoo. But the best walk that will allow you to gather some of the most cherishable moments of your life is that connects Sanawar to Mandudhar.
Trekking As is common for a hill station, trekking is a feasible option for tourists. The famous trek that leads you from the destination to Jabli is about 9 kilometers long. All along the trail, you will be able to enjoy the panoramic sceneries and nature at its best.