Best Time to Visit Solan, Kasauli


Perched at an elevation of 1550 m above sea level, Solan is a quaint hill town on the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. The city gets its name from the famous Hindu Goddess Shoolini Devi. As the largest producer of mushrooms in the country, Solan is popularly known as the ‘Mushroom City of India’.

Solan is a captivating hill station enveloped with towering mountains, lush green valleys and leafy forests. Owing to its year-round pleasant climate, Solan has become one of the most-visited destinations in Himachal Pradesh. The best time to visit Kasauli is during the summers. The hill station experiences pleasant weather between March and July, making it ideal for visitors to explore the natural beauty and scenic tourist destinations of Solan, Kasauli.

Solan in Summer (March to July)

Summertime in Solan is from March to June, sometimes extending till mid-July. The weather remains fairly pleasant throughout summers, with the temperature oscillating between 15 and 30 degrees. The hill station offers visitors the opportunity to explore a wide array of adventurous activities such as trekking, camping, rock climbing and more. Additionally, visitors can try out other fun activities such as boating and fishing, among others.

If you are keen on sightseeing, exploring and indulging in some adventurous activities, then the best time to visit Solan is during the summer months.

Solan in Summer - Best time to visit Solan
Solan in Monsoon - Best time to visit Solan

Solan in Monsoon (September to November)

Irregular rainfall with strong winds define the monsoons in Solan. September marks the onset of monsoon and the rains last till November. With lush greenery in full bloom, monsoon makes Solan a visually-appealing destination. During the monsoons, Solan witnesses warmer days and cooler evenings, and the temperature ranges from 25 to 31 degrees. Visitors can explore the hill station at ease during monsoon, especially in the morning and afternoon.

Sair Fair is a famous festival in Solan which is a major tourist attraction. It is celebrated every year on the Ashwin of Sankranti in mid-September. Bullfights are a major attraction of this fair. The fighter bulls are trained especially for bullfights held during this two-day festival.

Solan in Winter (December to February)

With a pleasantly cool climate, the winter season lasts from December to February in Solan. The hill station transforms into an alluring marvel during the winter season. The temperature fluctuates between 0 degrees and 20 degrees, and sometimes falls below 0 degrees. With shiny silver dew drops on the leaves and snow blanketing the mountains, Solan in the winter season is a sight to behold.

On most days, the mountain tops are cloaked by dense fog, which can make trekking and zip-lining, among other activities, challenging. However, visitors can explore a wide range of other activities such as skiing, snowboarding and sledging. Every year on New Year’s Eve, the famous Menri Monastery hosts several shows and festivals. The Cham and Bon's dance performances are a major tourist attraction in Solan during winters.

Solan in Winter - Best time to visit Solan

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