About Kasauli

Best Places To Visit in Kasauli

Located at an average elevation of 1,800 meters above sea level, Kasauli is a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh. It is believed that the name ‘Kasauli’ is derived from Kausalya, a mountain stream flowing near Kasauli.

Why go there: Great Place for Hiking.
Ideal for: Trekking | Nature Walk | Panoramic View of The Himalayas.
Trivia: It’s home to gabled colonial-era houses, orchards and green-roofed Christ Church.
Things to bring back: Marmalade, Jam and Special Band Samosa.

Best Places To Visit in Kasauli

8. Christ Church 


It was established by the British in 1853, the Christ Church is located amidst a picturesque location of pine and deodar trees. The church is one of the most visited places in Kasauli due to its marvellous neo-gothic architecture.

  • It is famous for nature, photography and religion
  • Entry is free
  • Open daily from 7am to 7pm
  • It will take 30 mins to 1 hour to cover up the place

Location: Navigate

7. Kasauli Brewery


The brewery was established by Edward Dyer in 1820s who brought the equipment from Britain during the time when the area was occupied by the British east India Company. One can sample a taste of the distilled whiskey.

  • It’s famous for whiskey
  • Entry is free
  • Open daily from 7am to 7pm
  • It will take around 45 mins to cover up the place

Location: Navigate

6. Sunset Point


This area is a popular yet a very quiet spot to enjoy the sunset, pine-laid landscapes, valleys and sceneries. Nearby to the Sunset point is a trail or a path known as the Lover’s Lane which is an only quieter walk through the valleys and some of Kasauli’s most calm and breath-taking sceneries.

  • It’s famous for the view, photography and nature
  • Entry is free
  • Open daily, Sunrise to Sunset
  • It will take about 1 hour cover up the place

Location: Navigate

5. Mall Road


This is a much-loved exception to the otherwise quiet Kasauli. For a small town that it is, the mall road provides flattering options for shopping and eating out. The market is at its vibrant best during early evenings and an evening stroll here is highly recommended.

  • It’s famous for shopping, photography, clubbing
  • Open from 8am to 9pm
  • It will take you about 2 hours to cover up the place

Location: Navigate

 4. Monkey Point


Monkey Point is the highest point at Kasauli and is said to be the place where Lord Hanuman placed his foot while searching for the medicinal herbs for the injured Lakshmana in the Indian epic Ramayana. The place offers some of the most amazing views of the entire valley and the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.

  • It’s famous for Nature, Photography and Viewpoint
  • Open daily from 9am to 5pm
  • It will take you about 1-2 hours to cover up the place

Location: Navigate

3. Krishna Bhavan Mandir


Krishna Bhavan Mandir, a Hindu shrine was built in the year 1926 during the British regime. It was constructed in the middle of the town. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, the temple exhibits blend of European and Indian architecture.

  • It’s famous for architecture, Photography and religion
  • Open daily from 9am to 7pm
  • It will take you around 30 mins to 1 hour to cover up the place

Location: Navigate

2. Barog


This quaint town is one of the stop overs of the famous Kalka Shimla Valley Line. The pine deodar forests here are one of the main attractions of this place. Barog is a perfect weekend getaway from Punjab. Visitors can enjoy a laid-back vacation here in the pleasant climate and scenic views.

  • It’s famous for history and photography
  • Entry is free
  • Open all day
  • It takes half a day to cover up Barog

Location: Navigate

1. Gurkha Fort


A symbol of Gurkha’s courage and valour, Gurkha Fort is a legacy that should be seen by everyone visiting Kasauli. It was built in the year 1900 AD by the Gurkha Army Chief Amar Singh Thapa. The fort provides some stunning views to the nearby forests and also provides a glimpse back in history.

  • It’s famous for history and photography
  • Entry is free
  • Open all day
  • It takes half a day

Location: Navigate

How to get there?

Flight | Train | Bus.

Nearest Airport

Chandigarh (70km from Kasauli)
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Nearest Railway Station

Kalka (26km from Kasauli)

Nearest Bus Stop

Kalka Bus Stop (24km)
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Popular hotels

Kasauli Castle | Forest Ville Hotel and Resort | Kasauli Regency Hotel.
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Places Not To Miss In Kasauli

  • Hangout Rooftop Bar
  • Gilbert Trail
  • Kasauli Brewery

Nearby Places to Visit

Solan (26km) Shimla (74km via NH5) and Kufri (87km via NH5)

CashKaro Recommendation 

There is plenty to do in Kasauli. However, we recommend you definitely don’t miss the following things:

  • Shop the best handicrafts and woollens
  • Visit the Sunset point
  • Try some good Tibetan food

The Most Fun To Travel Kasauli

While there are numerous ways to reach Kasauli, we recommend you get in a car and drive there. Driving through the hills in Himachal is truly a refreshing experience. Your will find many stops on the way where you can eat food and freshen up. Remember not to drink and drive!
If you don’t want to take your own car, you can rent one.
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