Places of Interest
Manki Point

It is the highest point in Kasauli and is located just four kms from the Kasauli Bus stand. A picturesque view of the far-flung plains of Chandigarh region and the meandering river Satluj can be seen from this point. Also there is a small temple on the top of the hill, which is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. There is a legend that when lord Hanuman was returning from the Himalayas after obtaining Sanjivany Booty, his foot touched the hill and thus the top of hill is in a foot shape.

A lot of monkeys can be seen here. This point is under the authority of the Air Force of India, and one has to take prior permission to visit Manki Point. Camera and mobile phones are not allowed in this area.


Sanawar is situated 6 km away from Kasauli at an altitude of the 1750 m. The place is known for the Lawrence School. The school is 150-year-old and is one of the best public schools in India. The school was founded by Sir Henry M. Lawrence and his wife Honoria. The school was honoured by the British Empire with the Kings of Colors in 1853. The beautiful campus of the school boasts pine; deodar trees and a chapel forests, ivory bell-shaped flowers, bright golden-yellow blossoms etc surround it.
Upper and Lower Mall

The upper and lower malls run through Kasauli's length and one can enjoy long walks on it. A mixed forest of pine, oak and horse-chestnut encircles the town. Its colonial ambience is reinforced by a stretch of cobbled road, quaint shops, gabled houses with charming facades and scores of neat little gardens and orchards.
CRI Kasauli

The CRI, known worldwide, was established in 1905 under the directorship of Lt-Col David Semple. It was the only one of its kind in Asia, and presently produces vaccines for yellow fever and rabies. The premises of the CRI, known as Ranbir Villa, were donated by the late Maharaja of Patiala. In the year 1941 lady Linlithgo sanatorium was opened at Kasauli and was amongst the best sanatoriums in Asia. In 1976 it was closed down and was converted into a research and training wing.
Aglican Church

Still unspoilt and very much as the British left it fifty years ago, Kasauli has a fine old church. The Anglican structured church is sited near the bus stand. It was built by the British family who founded the town of Kasauli. The church is a beautifully built cross shaped. It is situated admidst a grove of chestnut and fir trees.

Dharampur is situated at a distance of 15 kms Kasauli on the National Highway No.22. Dharampur has one of the best hospitals in the world to cure tuberculosis. The hospital is situated amidst the healthy air of the fragrant pines. This place is also connected by Kalka-Shimla railway line.

It is a small cantonment town having a Gurkha fort. The fort was built in the early years of the 19th century. This cantonment town is situated at an altitude of 1,437m.

It is also a small cantonment sited at an altitude of 1,925m. It is situated at a distance of 19-km from Kasauli and is accessible by a link road, which diverts from Dharampur. Dagshai has a military public school and numerous military barracks. This place was the favorite haunt of the British families.
Kasauli Surroundings

The beautiful hill retreat of Kasauli is known for its scenic surroundings, typical of Himachal Pradesh, and its well-kept colonial ambience. Gabled houses, huge colonial bungalows and quaint shops add to the old-world charm. Cobbled streets give way to beautiful pine, oak and chestnut forests. The town of Kasauli was developed by the British as a summer hideaway and till date it remains a secluded tourism spot.
Baba Balak Nath Temple

The temple is located 3 km away from Kasauli and is one amongst the famous temples of Sidh Baba Balak Nath Ji. The temple is located on the Graner Hill top. There is a mythology that one night, Baba appeared in dreams of Vijay Kumar, a locale and asked him to build a temple at this place. There is also a belief that prayers of childless couples will be granted with a child, whose baptism ceremony is also performed here. Several photos of such blessed children are kept in this temple.
Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir

Built in 1989 by Sai Sudha Trust is a famous temple located half km away from Garkhal. The idol of Sai Baba was built at Jaipur and the burning flame in this temple signifies the divine power of Sai Babaji of Shirdi.
Mohan Meakin

Mohan Meakin is a large group of companies started with Asia's first brewery incorporated in 1855 (but established much earlier) by Edward Dyer at Kasauli in the Himalayan Mountains in India under the name Dyer Breweries.
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