Nearest Tourist Destinations from the Solan Retreat.

Local Markets and cafes on Mall Road: 50 meters walk

Just 50m away is Solan mall road which is the hub for the best shops, local markets, and cafes of Solan. It is the favorite destination for shawls, carpets, blankets, and antique souvenirs as well as numerous cafes.

Toy train ride to Shimla: 100m walk to solan railway station

The solan station lies on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kalka–Shimla. Get ready to experience one of the most beautiful railway journeys in India with Kalka Shimla Toy Train, offering pleasant views of the lush green valleys, rugged mountains, waterfalls, and pine-covered forests.

Mohan Heritage park: 13 km by car

A must-visit on every tourist’s list, the heritage complex set across 40 acres, is the first ever ancient heritage park in North India and also the largest in Himachal Pradesh. It is set on a hillside with stunning views of Himachal valley and the foothills of the Himalayas. The complex includes an expansive well-manicured garden and park with a large Hindu temple filled with gods and goddesses made of marble.

Riva Waterfall: 11 km by car

If you are searching for a spot that is not crowded then head to Riva Waterfall. It is engulfed by several hills and mountains, and the water gushing down the beautiful rock formations is a delight to the eyes.

Karol ka tibba trekking : 6 km by car

Satiating the inner soul of adventure enthusiasts, sitting at the highest peak in Solan, Karol Tibba is a heaven on earth for those who are seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. It is one of the top destinations for trekking through deep, dense forests, enchanting caves, and mesmerizing picturesque landscapes from the peak top.

Jatoli Shiv temple : 7 km by car

This temple attracts a large number of pilgrims from all corners of the country and is the largest temple of Lord Shiva in the Asia belt. This artistic and architectural marvel cannot be ignored by anyone who visits here.

Shoolini Maa temple: 3.4 km by car

The Shoolini Mata Temple is one of the most revered sites in Solan, dedicated to the goddess Shoolini who is also considered a reincarnation of Goddess Durga.

Bon Buddhist monastery: 15 km by car

Bon monastery in Solan is the second oldest Bon monastery in the world. The monastery is highly revered by the people of the Bon community. Perched on a hill top, the Bon monastery offers picturesque views of the town and snow-capped mountains.

Dagshai Museum: 22 km by car

Dagshai Jail Museum or Dagshai central jail was built in 1847, a T-shaped building of local stone masonry with 54 tiny cells. It is the only other Indian museum that once was a jail.

Barog tunnel: 6 km by car

Barog tunnel is the longest of the 103 operational tunnels on the route of the UNESCO heritage Kalka-Shimla railway and lasts for 2 minutes.

Y.S. Parmar Agricultural Universiy Nauni: 11 km by car

Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni was established in the year 1985. YSP University is a government university located in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Visit Mushroom farms: 2 km by car

Solan is best known as the ‘mushroom city of India’ because it is the largest producer of mushrooms in the country and houses the Directorate of Mushroom Research.

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