7 PINES-KASAULI : An English Retreat in the Foothills of Himalayas


An English Retreat in the Foothills of Himalayas

The Voice of Chandigarh News | Travel Trade Reporter| Kavita Pahwa, Editor

Kasauli, a quaint hilltown in Himachal Pradesh that seems to exist in a colonial era. This elegant town, shrouded in flora is situated right across the hills of Shimla. Its narrow roads run along the hillsides offering picturesque sights & affords great short treks and forest experiences. Situated at 6300 ft above sea level endorses fresh mountain air and cool weather. The cool summers and snowy winters allow for a refreshing and a rosy cheek experience!

Maintaining the ethnicity of the colonial era, 7 Pines resort, the mountain getaway draws inspiration from nature surrounding it. With a lavish spread of flora and fauna, mixed forests of Horse Chestnut, Chir-Pine and Oak, it offers breath taking beauty making it a perfect location for filming, trekking and other forest experiences. The resort has up kept with the colonial ambiance, excellent charming interiors with well kept little gardens.

This perfect weekend getaway is roughly 5-6 hours drive from Delhi and one & half hours from Chandigarh. It can even be reached by rail. With a free wifi access, makes it a wonderful holiday for tech savvy people too.

About the stay…..

7 Pines is a perfect weekend getaway where the guests have a variety of options for choosing their rooms. The luxurious rooms are divided into The Hazel Standard, Pine Deluxe, Pine Superior, Cedar Executive and Cedar Family, with a beautiful library cum living room holding a wonderful collection of books as old as 50-60 years. Every room has a touch of the British era. The floral prints of the sofas and the bedspreads give it the perfect ambience matched up with wooden flooring. A perfect combination of modern and British blend, the décor is quintessentially Victorian.

About the food…..

7 Pines resort offers made to order finger licking food. Having in house organic vegetable farm is the secret ingredient along with the magic spread by Chef Prem. The staff is very courteous, makes one feel like home away from home.

There are various dining options available too. One can enjoy the scrumptious western and Indian cuisines sitting in the balcony of one’s room or at the Hazel Terrace for those who love nature. Then there is an option of indoor seating restaurant know as Cherries and Plums offering a range of multi-cuisine dishes. For those who want to enjoy tea in the open surrounding, the resort offers special high tea area.

About Leisure Hotels

Experience a less explored India through resorts and luxury camps across some of the most beautiful and spectacular locales of the mountainous North Indian State of Uttarakhand & other parts of India.

Leisure Hotels is a major player in hospitality sector. Its portfolio of hotels, resorts, luxury Villa’s & camps, incorporates beautiful properties in the state’s tourist & scenic destinations offering leisure, adventure & spiritual experiences.

For those looking for some me time, this resort is the ideal place to be in.


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