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KASAULI

KASAULI

Kasauli cantonment was established by the Britishers in the year 1842 as hill station for its officers. Kasauli is located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.
This sleepy little town is at an an elevation of 1,900 metres above sea level.
Kasauli has a pleasant climate throughout the year. In Winter temperature drops down to 5 degrees Celsius, with Summer temperatures rarely touching 34 degrees Celsius or more. One can get a break from the biting heat or the severe winter conditions in the plains.

SUMMERS MAXIMUM 30 & MINIMUM 18 Degree Celsius.

WINTERS MAXIMUM 15 & MINIMUM 0 Degree Celsius .

Monsoon is an ideal season to enjoy the low flying clouds.

Kasauli is known for its pleasant climate conditions. It’s being easily approachable from the plains makes it an ideal getaway for the tourists. It isn’t heavily crowded by the tourists so one can enjoy clean pollution free air .

DECEMBER TO MARCH : One must carry heavy woolens as the weather can change any moment.

APRIL TO JULY : One must carry light jacket or a shawl and t-shirts.

JULY TO SEPTEMBER: An umbrella is a must as it’s rainy season. Light jacket and shawl would be recommended.

PLACES TO VISIT IN KASAULI

MONKEY POINT

Monkey Point is the highest point of the town of Kasauli equivalent to shimla and is among the the attractions in kasauli and is very popular paces to visit in kasauli. From here one can get a complete panoramic view of the plains of Chandigarh region and the river kaushalya flowing through the valleys. One can also spot a snow covered peak of chur dhar which is the highest peak of the surrounding region. A temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, is also situated at the Monkey Point. Lord Hanuman set his foot on this peak while returning from Himalayas with Sanjeevani booti. The top of hill is in a foot shape and the temple is said to be engraved with footmarks of the Hanuman.

monkey point kasauli

Monkey point

SUNSET POINT

located on the upper mall is the sunset point. This area is popular among the tourists and one can enjoy the sunset and a quiet nature walk among amazing scenery. It offers a bird eye view of the plains.

 

 

 

 

 

GILBERT TRAIL

A little ahead of the sunset point is the gilbert trail.One can enjoy long walks admits the pine trees and capture some breathtaking sceneries.

gilbert trail

gilbert trail

THE HERITAGE MARKET

One can enjoy a walk down the cobbled pathway into the heritage market. One can get many eating options here. You must try the famous bun samosas of kasauli at the local tannu halwais shop.

heritage market

heritage market

SHARMA PHOTO STUDIO

You can visit the Sharma photo studio situated in the jakki mull building. One gets to see some rare photographs of prominent personalities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHURCH OF ENGLAND

Adjoining to the Sharma photo studio is the church of England. It was set up as a retreat for the British army men and their families. It was previously known as the Anglican church.

 

 

 

 

 

KASAULI CLUB

It was established in 1880 by the civilans and service personnel as the kasauli reading and assembly room. It gained its present name in 1898 when a limited company was established. There is a dress code to be followed by the members.

 

 

 

 

 

LATEST ON KASAULI

Helicopter Service
Helicopter service to start in Kasauli. Pawan Hans is to launch service on this route. This would make it easier for tourist to reach kasauli more easily. operations at Kasauli, The fare would be between Rs 2,480 andRs 2,880.The new routes are Kasauli-Shimla-Kasauli, Manali-Kullu, Mandi-Dharamsala, Mandi-Kullu, Mandi-Shimla-Mandi, Nathpa Jhakri-Rampur-Nathpa Jhakri and Rampur-Shimla-Rampur

 

Pawan Hans would connect seven new routes in Himachal Pradesh through helicopters under the regional air-connectivity scheme Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik

This would not only boost tourism in the kasauli, but also provide business opportunities for the underserved helipads.

NATURE WALKS / TREKKING  IN KASAULI

NATURE WALKS / TREKKING IN KASAULI

 NATURE WALKS IN KASAULI

To discover the heart and soul of a place , there is no better way to do so than on foot. Kasauli is surrounded by woody hills and trails, so why not climb one to take in the views? You can either hike up or take the toy train ride. An enjoyable endeavour either way. Ascend a hill, hike through pine forests its upto you to decide! With beautiful trails, virtually every corner of kasauli is waiting to be discovered by you.Take a guided walk with one of our expert Interpreters! Enjoy the natural beauty of kasauli while learning about flaura and fauna,birds & animals,  and more. These walks are suitable for all ages and abilities.

 

Rest a while in the sunshine and savour the wonderful scenery. Mighty hills, deep-green pine forests, picturesque valleys, Kasauli is a paradise for nature-lovers. Discover the pristine nature, flora and fauna and seek inspiration in places of tranquillity and energy.Your local guide brings everything to life, and helps you spot the birds and animals that make kasauli jungles their home .Explore the beauty of our trails with a local guide to lead you through the diverse ecology of kasauli.  Come with weather appropriate clothes and shoes for moderate levels of walking – inclines or uneven ground may be encountered on this walk.

 

 

We take you for nature walks in kasauli, away from the noise and pollution of major roads and off beaten tourist tracks giving you insights into the rural way of life in local himachali villages around kasauli. Our walks take you out into a rural setting for experiencing the traditions and customs associated with local villages. Kasauli has earned its name as being one of the places  enriched with natural untouched beauty.

Discover the real rural kasauli with walks from village to village in the company of your own local guide.Wooded hills and lush green valleys, ancient footpaths and sweeping views of the majestic Dhauladhar peaks. Picturesque hillside villages nestled admist pine trees and fields, amazing wildlife and warm hospitality. The experience is unforgettable, as you encounter friendly local villagers welcome you with humbling warmth and leave you longing to return to kasauli.

Once the mode of transport for royalty and women in purdah nearly a century ago, the palanquin tradition is carried out in the kasauli hills .The bride and groom are taken in palanquins on their wedding day.

 Kasauli has many beautiful walking trails for nature walks.

Kasauli is perhaps the best supported hiking and nature walks destination in the entire area. You can enjoy a gorgeous mountain scenic walk and never have to carry anything more than a light daypack.If you like to combine the thrill of  birding with a little gentle walking and  appreciation of the nature, Kasauli is for you. Have you ever  thought about bird watching on your kasauli vacation  as a family activity? It would  an excellent means of getting children out of the hotel room and engage in the environment and outdoor activities. It can be anything from a leisurely stroll to a tough climb up into the kasauli hills where the birds and the animals can be just an additional attraction.

In today’s hectic life where both vacation time and money are tight, traveler’s may prefer to spend a more limited time in the the nature, choosing to go on day hike instead.We at la pinekonez  organise the best nature walks in kasauli for you through the jungles.One can spot wild animals and birds during the nature walks.We plan the trek as per you capabilities and  number of members in the team.

We take our guests to off beat places which happen to be untouched by civilization. We also plan lunch by the stream with live music which can be quiet refreshing for the trekkers after a long trek. One must pre book their dates to avoid any inconvenience.