Camping in Kasauli is the best way to enjoy the wilderness of the Himalayas. This army cantonment is located about 77 KM from Shimla and 35 KM from Kalka. Kasauli is situated at a height of 1927 ft. above the sea level and as you enter this quaint little town- you might feel as you have entered a town wrapped in time. The gabled houses, the quaint temples and shops and cobbled paths leading to various points of the hill are some of the nostalgic features which you will always remember about this place.
There is a list of places to visit in Kasauli and one must go to every point because each destination has a story and they are worth an experience. For that matter of fact, Monkey point has troops of Monkeys who will demand food and water and anything they find interesting from you, beware of them. This point pulls its relevance from a very important event in the Mythological epic Ramayana. There is a very prestigious temple at Monkey point which is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and it is said that the shape of the hill is in the shape of a foot which when Hanuman was carrying the mountain of Sanjeevani booti, his foot touched the ground and hence the place holds religious significance. One can even camp near monkey point and there are several campsites which can provide food and bonfire at night during your stay. If you are camping on a starry night and clear weather, you can even witness the town of Chandigarh stunningly lit.
Another place for exploring and camping in Kasauli is the sunset point, it is also where you will find the military base of the town. Sunset point bestows amazing view of the hills during the magical sunset hour. There will be times during Kasauli camping trips when you might encounter animals like deer and rabbits etc. Sanawar near Kasauli is a beautiful destination to camp and there are several campsites already offering a set up amid the pristine nature. Witnessing the splendor of Chir, Pine and Deodar forests in one of these eco-friendly settings which are established for solely promoting eco-tourism in Kasauli can be your next habitat. Spend your mornings listening to the calls of cuckoos and take a sound sleep at night in the music of the gurgling streams. There are multiple recreational activities like Burma Bridge, crossing valleys, climbing, and rappelling along with the Kasauli camping expeditions.
You can even indulge in early morning Yoga sessions and meditation. There are uncountable routes and trails where you can take a guided trekking tour or can just go for a solo hike. Nature walks are the most cherished in the jungles of Kasauli, the chirping of birds, the hissing sound of the valley and the silence of the trees; everything is commendable in its true sense. Birdwatching and photography are few of the other interesting things which can pique your interest in the rich biodiversity of the region. The pristine campsites can just be enjoyed by laying under the shade of trees and spending time together with your friends or family. Camping in Kasauli can bring the best of your holiday expectations into reality.