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Introduction

Kasauli is one of the small towns developed by the British during the 'hey day' of the empire, and reached by a branch road from the Kalka-Shimla road. The quite beautiful hill-station of Kasauli has a Pastur Institute that produces the anti-rabies vaccine against mad dog-bite and, at the same time, treats victims who have fallen prey to the dead disease, Hydrophobia. The Upper and Lower Malls are the two main roads that run along the length of Kasauli, a thick cover of pine, oak, horse chestnut trees embracing the entire area. Traffic is restricted on these roads, which is the reason why, Kasauli is one of the quietest hill stations in India. The institute in Kasauli set up in 1900, is the oldest in India, taking care of pet, police and army dogs as well as their masters.

Area __ sq km
Altitude 1795 metres above sea level
Temperature Summer-15.0 C-32.0 C Winter-2.0 C-20.0 C
Language English, Hindi, Himachali
STD Code 01792
Rainfall __ cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit April to Jun and September to November

Kasauli MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :- The nearest airports are at Chandigarh (65 km) and Simla (73 km).
  2. Rail:-The nearest railhead is at Kalka (37 km), Haryana and 44-km from Solan. Solan is also connected with narrow gauge railway line from Kalka.
  3. Road:-Kasauli is 15 km from Dharampur, 37 km from Kalka and 65 km from Chandigarh. Or you could proceed to Kalka and then take a bus, takes about an hour to reach Kasauli.

Places to Visit

Monkey Point Sanawar Dagshai Sabathu
The Malls      

Excursion

Dagshai Dharampur Solan

Accommodation

Bliss Resorts Kasauli Resorts Hotel Shivalik K.K Trams