Solan, a place that is blessed with a pleasant climate all the year round, is situated about 50 km away from Shimla and is the gateway to the other well-known hill stations like Kasauli, Chail and Kalka. It has derived its name from the name of Goddess Shoolini Devi. The famous hill station is the perfect tourist place for those who love peace and solitude.
The land of Solan is largely covered with forests and is surrounded by hills and mountains. You can enjoy trekking on these mountains and talking about the streams of Solan, they offer a variety of game fish. A name by which Solan is famous is “Mushroom City of India” and this name is given because mushrooms are cultivated on a large scale in Solan.
Solan is the perfect tourist destination, regardless you are planning a tour with your spouse or family. The famous places without which your tour to Solan will be incomplete are Gurkha Fort, Kuthar Fort, Jatoli Shiv Temple, Chail, Shoolini Mata Temple, Yungdrung Tibetan Monastery, etc. Moreover, because of the large production of tomatoes in the region, Solan is also famous as “City of Red Gold”.