Solan town named after the Hindu goddess Shoolini devi is the head quarters of Solan district. Solan is located midway between Kalka and Shimla and is connected by the heritage railway. Solan has many lesser known hillstations ideal for a quiet get away. Barog is located 7 kms from Solan town within the Solan district. Chail is located almost midway between Solan and Shimla.