Kasauli Hill Station in Himachal Pradesh

A complete information guide to Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

Kasauli is a popular hill station located 77 km from Shimla. This place is known for its spectacular beauty with lush green surroundings and ample sightseeing. Kasauli rests in the Shivalik Hills which is situated right in the middle of two major cities of India, Shimla and Chandigarh.

How to get there

By Air: The nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport around 60 km away from Kasauli. The other nearest airport happens to be Shimla around 73 km away.

By Rail: The nearest rail station for Kasauli is Kalka, around 40 km away. One gets private taxis, vehicles and bus transports plying regularly through Kalka to Kasauli.

By road: Kasauli is very well connected with all the major cities in India via two major routes, one is via Chandigarh and the other is via Delhi. Additionally taxis and buses are available fro Kasauli from various cities other than Kalka like Delhi, Shimla and Chandigarh.

Best Time To Visit

Kasauli is at its best throughout the year. One may never find the climate extremely harsh all year around. During summer, the weather is pleasantly mild making this place worth visiting. Winters are best visited due to heavy snowfall. One gets to enjoy snow capped mountains and perfect landscapes. Monsoons too are preferable due to lush green landscapes and picturesque beauty.

Suggested Clothing

During winters, the climate in Kasauli may fall anywhere from 5 degrees to 14 degrees. It may even reach the freezing point; hence it is advisable to wear heavy woolen clothes. However in summers, light woolens are suggested.

What to eat in Kasauli

In North India, eating is never a problem, as one finds authentic north Indian food everywhere. There are many food joint in Kasauli that serve north Indian, South Indian delicacies. Additionally one should try out 'Bunsams'. These are kasuali treats available everywhere in Kasauli.

Places to Visit

Monkey Point: This is the highest point in Kasauli. Located 4 km from the bus stand, one gets to see some spectacular view from this point.

Sanawar: Sanawar is located 6 km from Kasauli and is known for its one hundred years old Lawrence School which is one of the major attractions in Town.

Anglican Church: The Anglican Church is one of the major attractions in Kasauli. This church is noteworthy for its Gothic arches and impressive architecture.

Dagshai: One of the oldest British cantonments, Dagshai displays its own charm. It is built 6000 ft above sea level and is resplendent with picturesque beauty and is an popular retreat for tourists.

Where to stay

There are lots of accommodation facilites in Kasauli throughout the place. Two well known resorts are:

Kasauli Castle Resort: It is a 3 star resort located at Kimmughat, Kasauli. The resort offers wide range of facilities and personalized services which can help make one's stay memorable. A package of 2 nights and 3 days can cost somewhere around Rs.5000/- per person.

Baikunth Resorts: It is a 4-star resort located in Chabbal,Kasauli. The resort offers great range of facilities and personalized services. A package of 2 nights and 3 days may cost some where around Rs. 7000/- per person.


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