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Kasauli Travel Guide


Kasauli Travel Guide

Perched at an altitude of 6400 feet from the sea level, in the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh, the small town of Kasauli was established as a hill station by the British during their rule in the country. It is perfect summer sojourn for tourists. The town is embraced by the Himalayas on all sides lending an every so enchanting a view that triggers you senses and makes you intoxicated. Unwind yourself in the hush natural surroundings, in the incredible backdrop surrounded by the Shivalik range. In the midst of this place one can envision a wonderful and a blissful paradise on earth. It lies at proximity of 77 km from Shimla, 70 km from Chandigarh and at a distance of 303 km North of Delhi. From Shimla, Kasuali is easily accessible and can be reached via taxis, hired cars or buses. The ride will surely leave you thrilled to the brim, as impressive beauty unravels at every turn of the road making you crave for more.

Though Kasauli welcomes tourist throughout the year yet, the month of April and September are considered to be the ideal months to visit the place. Kasauli is blessed with a number of attractive tourist destinations that can be best described as “unparalleled”. Some of places worth a stopover are: Monkey Point, Dharampur, Sabathu, Dagshai, The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Anglican Church, Schools in Kasauli, Dagshai, Christ Church, Baptist Church, Khetarpal Marg, Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple etc.  

Monkey point is the highest point in Kasauli, the place where Lord Hanuman is believed to have set his foot while on his search for the Sanjeevani herb. The Monkey Point lies at a proximity of only 4 km from the Kasauli bus stand and the province also houses a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. However, the most awe inspiring feature of this point is that it provides an intriguing view of the town below the look of which is heightened by the dazzling Sutlej River and the peaks of the Dhauladhar, cloaked in snow. There is a Christ Church which was constructed by a British family. It bears the structure of a typical Anglican Church and lavish gothic architecture. The Church has been built in honour of St. Francis and St. Barnabas. Set amid a pleasing environ, it draws a large number of tourist. Dharamapur situated at a distance of 15 km from Kasauli is famed for the hospital that it houses; a hospital regarded best for the treatment of tuberculosis. Another popular attraction of the place is Sabathu which has the Gurkha Fort constructed way back in the 19th century. Kasauli also has three popular temples that are worth a visit. They include the Baba Balak Nath, Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir and the temple of Nahari Devi.

What can be more thrilling and exciting than to spend a vacation among the serene natural surroundings, with the gentle breeze blowing, the chirping of the bird forming a harmonious setting, and where peace and calmness dwells in abundance. Visit to Kasauli once and you will soon make a second visit to the place. 

Last Updated: 29/03/2012

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