- Travel to Kufri hill station in India Himalayas which is full of
amazing sights, blessed with all the natural bounties, surrounded by
towering peaks, trekking and hiking trails, a popular honeymoon
destination and known for its immense natural beauty all over the world.
Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla on the National
Highway No.22. It has a Himalayan Nature park and close by is the Indira
Tourist Park with HPTDC's Cafe Lalit. Indira Park provides some great views
of the nearby places. Here one can enjoy a Pony or a Yak Ride.
The region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of
Nepal. This region remained obscure from the rest of the world until the
British 'discovered' it in 1819. The British made Shimla their summer
capital in 1864 and it remained so until 1939. As Shimla gained importance,
Kufri also began to be recognized as an important place to visit near
Some great Hiking, some skiing, some beautiful scenes
and a cool environment that's what Kufri is all about. It is famous
for its trekking and hiking trails. Adventure-seeking travelers throng Kufri
in winters to enjoy skiing and tobogganing along its snow-covered slopes.
Kufri, near Shimla is one of the oldest places in India to be associated
with skiing and the slopes are still in use during winter. Above Kufri, the
Mahasu ridge also has some good slopes. There is a range of slopes,
including a beginner's run, an advanced slope and slalom run. Himachal
Tourism offers ski courses, instruction and has equipment on hire at Kufri.
The Skiing season spreads between November to February and the tourist
inflow is at its peak during winters.
capital city of the state of Himachal Pradesh is only 19-km from Kufri and
an important destination on the tourist map of India. The British developed
Shimla as an important hill station and the summer capital of India to
escape from the heat of Delhi. This sprawling hill station set amongst the
picturesque Shivalik range and Shimla hills has a number of tourist spots
and important temples, apart from its beautiful natural surroundings.
Kufri does not have an airport or a railway station. However, regular buses
ply from Shimla, Narkanda, and Rampur to Kufri. Travelers can also hire
taxis from Shimla to reach Kufri. The area around Kufri can be explored on
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