The distance between Chandigarh and Kasauli is nearly 59 km. The road is steep as the city is situated in the lap of the hills. It takes around one and a half an hour to reach the place via NH5. The taxis will take you through this route and it takes the least amount of time to reach Kasauli and on the way, you may enjoy being enveloped by the mist of the hills.
April to June is the best time to visit Kasauli as the weather remains moderate this time. During March to June, the summer days are moderately warm and the nights in Kasauli are cool. The monsoon that follows comes with heavy showers of rain and the weather remains very pleasant. Winters in Kasauli may witness the temperature scale dip up to 5 degrees and it makes the weather chilly accompanying with snowfalls sometimes. Among these summers can be the best time because during summer people can visit nearby places and gardens which cannot be accessed during the monsoon and winter due to the weather. During the summer the cabs in Chandigarh are easily available.
There is another route to reach Kasauli. It is via Parwanoo Kasauli road. Through this road the distance becomes increased to nearly 70 km. it takes more than 2 hours to reach Kasauli on this route. Although not a popular route the road is safe and secure and the journey also will remain comfortable except for the extra time you will have to travel.
To talk about the road, you must remember that Kasauli is a hilly area. So, the roads up to Kasauli will definitely be steep and narrow. But that is as you cross Timber Trails. Before that, the Expressway is well maintained and the journey remains comfortable. On the way, there are itineraries to provide you with the snacks for breakfast or brunches. The scenic beauty of the place can hardly be of any comparison to these nuisances you bear.