Kufri – Shimla

By | January 7, 2012


Kufri is a tiny hill station in Himachal Pradesh near Shimla.It is 13 kilometers from Shimla. Kufri provides some the magnificent sceneries, skiing spots, snow covered mountains & cool environment. Mule Ride is one of the famous charm of Kufri. The skiing season in Kufri is from November to February.

Kufri has a large number of tourist spots from where one can see panoramic views of Himalayas & its surroundings. One can enjoy in Kufri by hiking & trekking also. There are many places one can visit & explore in Kufri. One can also enjoy Pony & Yak ride in Kufri. Kufri also has a large range of Skiing slopes which suits all kind of skiers. There’s a beginner’s run, an advanced slope and slalom run. Government too has taken care by offering ski courses, and gives out equipment on hire at Kufri.

Famous tourist spots in Kufri

Mahasu Peak   Mahasu peak is named after Lord Mahasu. One has to pass through dense forests of Spruce & Deodar  to reach this highest  peak of Kufri , Mahasu Peak. One can also explore Famous Nag Devta & Durga Devi Temple here.  The Mahasu ridge offer a great opportunity for skiing beginners.

Himalayan Nature Park  It is 18 kilometers from Shimla. Himalayan Nature Park is located amidst 90 hectares of temperate vegetation that forms natural habitat for many a wild animals of the Western Himalaya.  While walking through Nature park visitors appreciate nature in its most serene self. On a clear day Inside Nature park one can also enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire range of Himalaya’s snow clad peaks. Camping & guiding treks facilities especially for student groups are available within the park. The visitors have to spend a lot of time here to get a sight of animals here.

Indira Tourist Park It is near Himalayan Nature Park.  Pleasant climate, calm ambiance and a charming coffee shore main attractions of this park.

Reach Kufri By Air The nearest airport is Jubbarhatti . where only Kingfisher Airlines is providing flights & that is only for 3 days a week. The better option to reach by air is Chandigarh  where most of the  airlines are connected.

Chandigarh to Kufri By Road is approx. 120 Kilometers & It will take 2-3 hour to reach there. The Roads are good & surroundings are beautiful.

Kalka to Kufri by Road is approx 100 kilometers & it takes 2 hours to reach by road.


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