Kasauli Tour

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Kasauli is a cantonment and town, located in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The cantonment was established by the British Raj in 1842 as a Colonial hill station 77 kilometres (48 mi) from Shimla, and lies at a height of 1,800 metres (5,900 ft).


Places to Visit

Baba Balak Nath Temple

This is the one of the most popular pilgrim center in Himachal Pradesh. Dedicated to Baba Balak Nath, an ardent follower of Lord Shiva, this cave temple is located just 3 km from the main road on Graner hill, which is accessible by bus or taxi. Legends believed that if childless couples visits and pray here, they are blessed with children. The first ceremonies of the children are also conducted here. Females are not allowed inside the cave but can have the glimpse of idol and offer Roti with sugar or gur (jaggey). Navratra is the most important festival which is celebrated here with great pomp and show. Very close to the temple is the Shah Talai which is connected by a ropeway and draws lot of tourists. Himachal Pradesh government provides accommodation in tents and also render to the basic needs of the travelers.

 

Baptist Church

The Baptist church of Kasauli was built in the year 1923 by the British. The mix of Gothic and Indian style of architecture makes this church a truly delightful place to see.Located in the heart of the city, the Baptist church can be easily accessed by cars and taxis. Besides, the scenic location of the church among the green woods and peaceful silence magnetizes many visitors.

Monkey Point

The most popular tourist spot in Kasauli, Monkey point is at a distance of 4 km from the city bus stand. Besides offering panoramic views of the plains of Chandigarh and river Sutlej, the point is also famous for a small temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The peculiar shape of the rock has also earned it the name ‘Tapp’s Nose’.This is the highest point in Kasauli and one should beware of the herds of monkeys that keep raiding the place. Also note that this area is under the authority of Indian Air Force hence a prior permission is required.


The Mall

This is the main point of the town and is also a popular shopping hub. The mall is divided in two parts – Upper Mall and Lower Mall and both the areas are good for enjoying long walks. The cool and peaceful ambiance of the mall makes it an ideal tourist place to visit in Kasauli. The Lower Mall is popular for its consumption joints, while the Upper Mall doesn’t permit any type of vehicles in the surrounding area.

Trekking

Kasauli is blessed with many trekking routes that reveal some of the most exotic hideouts and offers panoramic views of the natural surroundings. Some of the most popular trekking routes in the area are Kalka – Kasauli, Jabli – Kasauli and Garkhal – Kasauli.Summer season is the best time for trekking in Kasauli. The trek from Jabli to Kasauli is around 9 km, while trekking this route; you can enjoy various vegetable fields and rivulets. The trail is categorized as easy one. However, there may be a few steep climbs. While trekking from Garkhal, trekkers are advised to make a stopover at the historical Gurudwara, located in Garkhal Bazaar and attend the mass prayer and enjoy the lip smacking Langar.