Known for its adjacency to Shimla, Kufri is a small yet popular hill station in India. With the breathtaking views of the Himalayan and green surroundings, it serves as a scenic holiday spot. It has the world's highest go karting track. The site offers ample opportunities for adventure enthusiasts. Tourists can have fun of interesting adventure sports like trekking, hiking and horseback riding. The small hill town is a delight during the winter months. The weather remains pleasant and cool, which makes it a perfect place to enjoy your much-awaited vacation.
The region of Kufri used to be a part of the Kingdom of Nepal until the area was conceded to the British Raj as part of the Sugauli Treaty. It remained obscure from the rest of the world till the British found it in the year 1819.
Major Tourist Attractions in Kufri
Tourists can hike through dense forest around Kufri to the Mahasu Peak, which boasts of being the highest peak in Kufri.
Indira Tourist Park
Lying near the Himalayan Nature Park, Indira tourist park offers the panoramic view of the nearby surroundings.
Himalayan National Park
This well-known destination provides shelter to various species of wildlife. It also has the variety ofrich flora and fauna. Some of the wildlife species that can be found here are musk deer, black bears, ibex and pheasants.
If you wish to enjoy the charm of Kufri at its best, go on a horse of yak safari. This interesting activity is very popular among tourists.
In the month of February, Kufri is all set to enjoy the interesting Sports festival that draws hoards of travellers every year. Conducted by Himachal Tourism, the event offers different courses for beginners. Skiing competition is the highlight of the event.
Best Time to Visit
January and February.
Being near to Shimla, Kufri provides you with a choice of staying at Shimla where you can find every type of accommodation.
How to Reach
Shimla, being just 10 km from Kufri, is well linked to the rest of India by air, rail and road. Jubbarbhatti Airport at Shimla has flights from cities like Delhi, Kullu and Chandigarh. Kalka has also train connections to various cities and towns in the country, including Delhi. Daily buses connect Shimla to major cities in northern India.
Enjoy the great Himalayan delights at Kufri on Hill station tour to India!