Kasauli – A Heaven On Earth

Kasauli is a small hill station in the Himalayas and is among one of the best holiday choices for people all over the globe. Kasauli gets its name from a flower called “Kasool” and best known for its pristine and unspoiled natural beauty. The small township is located in the hills of Himachal Pradesh and is at the height of almost 1,927 meters from sea level. The city, also synonym with “time wrap”, gives you an unforgettable experience in the rainy season. The light rain showers falling on the pine trees engross everyone’s mind and soul. The town was discovered by Britishers and their signs can still be seen through the quiet cobbled streets, the flower filled gardens in front of amazing and artistic bungalows. There are so many churches that add to the beauty of the place. The tinted glass windows and shining clocks captivates every person visiting the town. Although the town is just 77 km away from the queen of hills, Shimla, yet the city seems almost part of the other world.

There are so many places that you can visit while your stay in Kasauli. Monkey point gives an amazing view. Complete Chandigarh can be seen through the point which is a spectacular view at night. Besides, there are churches like Baptist Church (dated 1922) and Neo-Gothic Christ Church. These churches are definitely worth a visit. You can also pay a visit to Krishna Bhavan Mandir, a temple build in 1926.

There is no need to worry about accommodation when you are in Kasauli. You can get various resorts and budget hotels in Kasauli. The best time to visit Kasauli is between April to November, when the climate is pleasant and it is not so cold. In winters, the temperature hovers between 10 to 20 degrees many a times, even goes down to negative. While in peak summers the temperature hits as high as 32 degree Celsius. The town is well connected by road to various cities. The nearest airport closest to Kasauli is at Chandigarh. The closest railway station is at Kalka which is around 40 km away from the city. Other than this, there is great connectivity between Kasauli and other parts of north India like Shimla, Delhi and Chandigarh and there is a frequent bus services through Himachal Pradesh Transport.

When talking about accommodation, you can get various options ranging from budget hotels to luxury resorts in Kasauli. Besides there are guesthouses, bungalows and rest houses that suit both your budget and provide you a lively experience to the local lifestyle. These hotels and resorts also give discounts from time to time.

So, it you want to stretch yourself apart from the fuzzy lifestyle of city, make a visit to Kasauli and feel the tranquil atmosphere that will prepare you for better tomorrow.