The thing about solo travel is, you can never feel 100% ready. There will always be a tiny voice at the back of your head asking, “Are you crazy?”
It is true in literal sense of the term that travelling opens new gates and horizons for us. The world becomes a platter and small hamlets, cities become our dishes to cherish. Last year, I decided to just pack my bags and head towards one of the most beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh – Kasauli. It is one such place where homestay owners run their own Instagram business and localities run marathon.
This place is not just a delight for sight but also for religious and spiritual awakening! Read on why Kasauli should be your next travel destination!
I started my journey of exploring Kasauli with Monkey Point. Monkey point is the highest peak view point where a lot of travelers especially cover on their journey. Monkey Point is a peaceful peak area where one can get a view of the entire Chandigarh plain view and river Satluj flowing through Himalayas. Its name is Monkey Point because of the famous Hanuman Temple located at a height.
Unlike Shimla and Manali, Kasauli’s Mall Road is typically smaller in demographic range. This is a much loved exception to the otherwise quiet Kasauli. While most areas in Kasauli are off-beat, one must not miss this colorful hustle bustle of the town. The market is at its vibrant best during early evenings and I would personally recommend and evening stroll at the market.
The Baptist Church located near the entrance of Mall Road is one amazing attraction of this small town. This church was built by Britishers in 1923, and it is highly influenced by a blend of Indian and Victorian patterns of architectural designs. A must visit for history lovers.
The sunset point lies near the army cantonment area and it is a breathtaking place to be. The lane through which I passed the area is also known as Gilbert trail or Lover’s Lane which is a quite lane to watch and click good photographs of the Himalayan sceneries.
One just should not miss the mouth-watering Tibetan cuisines Kasauli has to offer when one is on a stay. One can try the incredibly tasty momos and ginger green tea at the cafes located on the mall road. Narinder Sweet House on NH22 is particularly popular for the same.
There’s still a lot more to explore about Kasauli, if you make it there anytime then travel tell us about your experience.