Solan has some deluxe and many medium to budget accommodation options. Suryavilas Luxury Resort and Spa (Kumarhatti-Nahan Road), Barog Heights Hotel (Kalka-shimla Highway), I-Square Hotel (Sai Chakka Road), Roses and Guns Home Stay (Village Nalwa) and Victoria Continental Inn (Subathu Road) are the famous deluxe hotels in the city. Some of the medium to budget accommodation includes Pine Grove Hotel (Deonghat), Utsav Hotel (The Mall), Himanis Resort (Solan), Apple Cart Inn the (Kiarighat) and Modern Guest House (Dharampur) etc.
The festivals in Solan are celebrated with great delight and religious sentiments .The festivals here are extremely colourful and their celebrations exude a sense of unity and feeling of brotherhood.
Navratri: Navratri (Nine Nights), dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga occurs twice every year and is celebrated with much pomp and show in Solan. During the nine days of the festival nine different forms of the Goddess is worshipped. It is really a wonderful experience to be a part of these festivities in Solan.
Lohri: Lohri in Solan is celebrated with great gusto just before the day of Makar Sankranti. Lohri is one of the most beautifully celebrated festivals of the place and is enjoyed with singing special Lohri songs and dancing merrily to the beats of Dhol.
Diwali: One of the most important festivals of Hindus, Diwali, is also well known by the name of “Festival of Lights” or Deepavali. It is celebrated in the month of October or November. Diwali in Solan is celebrated with great pomp and show. Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped on this festival.
Holi: The “festival of colours” is indeed celebrated in a very colourful manner in Solan and is one of the biggest festivals for the natives.” The atmosphere is really charged up during the celebrations.
The beautiful city of Solan has been named after Shoolini Devi, the main Hindu deity worshipped in the region. It is fondly known as the 'Mushroom City of India' and theCity of Red Gold' for its huge productions of mushrooms and tomatoes respectively. It is a gateway to Chail, Kasauli, Dagshai, Subathu, Kandaghat, Churdhar Peak, Shimla, Kinnourand other neighbouring areas. With the British charm in its style and infrastructure, the city boasts of marvellous wooden and stone carvings. A cool hill station with a pleasant climate renders the city highly visited all-throughout.Hotels in Solan are extremely preferred by tourists.
The best season to visit Solan is the summer season and the onset of monsoon season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November.Winter Season in Solan
December to February is the winter season in Solan. The climate is pleasantly cool and the temperature ranges from 0°C to 20°C. Woollen clothes are preferred to take while going for Solan during winter season.Summer Season in Solan
Solan experiences summer from the month of March and last till May. The temperature remains comfortable between 15°C to 30°C and is apt to experience the beauty of the place.Monsoon Season in Solan
June to September is the months of monsoon and Solan experiences moderate rainfall during this season. Irregular rainfalls with strong winds are the characteristic of this season.
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Best SeasonSummer and Monsoon, February to November
LANGUAGESHimachali, Hindi and English
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