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Solan is situated 50 km from Shimla. Solan is largely a forested land surrounded by hills and mountains. The hill station primarily serves as a gateway to other popular hill stations like Kasauli, Kalka and Chail. Solan is also called the ‘city of red gold’, because of the bulk production of tomatoes in the area. Located at an altitude of approximately 1467 m above sea level, Solan is surrounded by high peaks — to the east of the town is the Matiul Peak and to its north lies the Karol Peak which is the highest peak in the region at a height of 2,000 m. known as the ‘Mushroom capital of India’,
Weather and ClimateWinters (October to March): (-2°C)-15°C
Summers (April to September): 15°C-25°C
Best time to Visit: February to November
How to Reach
By Airways: The nearest airport from Mashobra is Shimla Airport, roughly 45 min. drive from Mashobra. The second nearest Airport is Chandigarh Airport, roughly two hour's drive from the city. It is well connected to the major cities like Amritsar, New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Leh.
By Railways: The nearest railway station is Solan Railway station. The station is a stopover point of the famous Kalka–Shimla Railway line.