Hiking to Monkey Point


Monkey Point is located in Kasauli and it in fact the highest point of the town. The place is surrounded by beautiful hills, charming valleys, green meadows, verdant forests and more. And the hiking experience to Monkey Point is one of the must-have experiences in Kasauli.

The top of the Monkey Point lets you get glimpses of the Chandigarh city in the distant, the snow covered mountain ranges and the surrounding green valleys. On the top of the hill there is also an ancient temple devoted to Lord Hanuman, it is believed that a foot of Lord Hanuman touched the ground of this hill, while he was on his way to carrying the Sanjeevani herb to treat injured Lord Laxman. This ancient temple adds to the spiritual rejuvenation for the hikers.

The Hike takes you through the best scenic atmosphere, the hikers trail is welcomed by the evergreen trees of the forests, the distant majestic mountains, the green valleys, the charming meadows, the rich flora and fauna, the ancient temple, the cool mountain breeze and more. 

As the hill has a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the hill is full of playful monkeys. Watch out for them, don’t tease them or feed them, as they might become more demanding and clusters of money would start running towards you for food, if you start feeding one.

The hike is for moderate to challenging level, also beginners can give it a try. The trek would take around 2 hours to reach the top of the hill. It is one of the best opportunities for tourists looking for some adventure activity and at the same time wanting to be close to nature. 

The hike to the hill-top is both exciting and adventurous, as you have to hike through rugged hilly terrain, and rocky pathways. This is one of the best things to do in Kasauli, as hikers can have a spiritual, cultural, adventurous and a chance to be close to nature.

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Best Time to Visit Monkey Point

The best time to hike to Monkey Point is from March to June and September to November. During these months the climate is simply favorable and you can easily enjoy a hike to the top of the hill. The trails will be dry and you won’t feel that much hot as well.

How to Reach Monkey Point?

When you reach Kasauli town, you have to go towards the Air Force station, you will find the sign boards pointing towards the Monkey Point. The hike is for moderate to experienced hikers, as it is a bit challenging as it comprises of hilly terrain, but beginners can give it a try. The hike to Monkey Point would take around 2 hours for experienced hikers.

Things to Do in Kasauli


Kasauli is a charming hill station offering endless activities to engage in and things to do. If you are a history lover you can simply stroll around the place taking a look at some of the beautiful British era buildings, and if you love nature just walk to some of the scenic views points. Here is a list of some of the best things to do in Kasauli:

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