Sunday, September 4, 2011


Blessed with a pleasant climate all the year round. Solan is a district headquarter and has the famous temple of Shoolini Devi and from Solan the Jatoli village (15 km) and the temple of Lord Shiva and on Rajgarh road the Buddhist Monastery (18 km) may be visited. Known as the "Mushroom city of India" Solan has an old brewery (11 km) and a sprawling horticulture and forestry university at Nauni (16 km). HPTDC hotel at Barog and other pvt hotels & restaurant are available at Solan.
General information
Altitude:1350 meters
Area:1936 sq km
Population:5.00 lakh
Temperature:Max. 35°C Min. - 2°C
Clothing: Cotton clothes in Summer and light woolen to woolen in winter.
Language: Hindi, Punjabi, English are understood and spoken by the people engaged in tourism trade.

Rail: The nearest broad gauge railway station is at Kalka and nearest narrow gauge railway station is at Solan, which are connected by regular bus services.

Road: Solan is approachable by road from Shimla and Chandigarh

Map of places to visit in Solan
  • Distances from Solan

    Places to visit Km
    Barog 07
    Chail 45
    Kiarighat 23
    Kasauli 27
    Arki 53
    Subathu 22
    Rajgarh 38