Kufri Tourism Himachal Pradesh

Kufri is a beautiful hill station situated in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh which is situated at a distance of 16 km from Shimla with at an elevation of 2510 mts above the sea level. The destination was founded in 1819 by the British. Kufri is a beautiful and picture perfect hill station offered the stunning views of charming surrounding. The snow capped Himalayan peaks, snowy fields, fresh air and lots of adventure activities increase the charm of the place. It is a very popular location situated near majestic hill station Shimla. The pleasant weather with charming location, attract thousands of the tourists from all around the country during winters. It is well blessed with nature beauty but apart from this it is popularly known for Adventure activities. The adventure lovers are generally visit Kufri during winters and take part in the activities and enjoy skiing and tobogganing. The wonderful parks and scenic spots are the major attractions of Kufri.
Kufri is perfect for Nature lovers which offered the panoramic views of the deep valley, mountains and thick dense forests. It is an amazing landscape which makes their holidays unforgettable and pleasurable. Trekking and Hiking is very popular adventure activities in kufri. The fresh and pleasant weather make it an ideal summer destination and perfect for honeymooners, trekkers and adventure lovers. Every year annual winter festival is organized here in the month of February by the tourism department of Himachal Pradesh. This festival is a major attraction for the skiing enthusiasts and adventure lover and take part in the festival. Kufri is an oldest slope for skiing in Himachal Pradesh and holds the rank as one of the best place to visit in India. Kufri is popular for its adventure activities like – Camping, Hiking, Skiing, Horse riding, Tobogganing, go-karting and trekking.
It is a paradise. There are some hotels and restaurants at the main market serving delicious Chinese, Indian, Continental and Italian dishes. You can enjoy local Himachal food at reasonable price. Budget and mid-range hotels offered excellent services. You choose the best hotels like luxury at kufri.


Best Time to Visit:

Summer: From April to till June is the summer season at Kufri with the temperature of 12 to 19 degree Celsius. Summer is pleasant and refreshing here and perfect for sightseeing and tourists activities.
Winter: Winters are perfect for adventure lovers especially skiing lovers. It is a paradise for skiers and during the winters the kufri is converted into a white sheet of snow which is perfect for skiing. During the winters the temperature is down as -4 degree to -10 degree Celsius. November to March is the best time for skiing here.
Monsoon: July to October is the monsoon season at Kufri. The temperature is fall during monsoon is around 9 to 11 degree Celsius. Light woolen clothes are required during monsoon.


Visiting places in Kufri:

The Himalayan Nature Park: This Park is popularly known as the Kufri National park which is spread over 90 hectares. It is rich in flora and fauna and you can spot 180 species of birds and a large variety of animals. Animals like leopards, barking deer, musk deer and brown bears are spotted commonly here. The national park offered the picturesque views of snow capped Himalayan range.

Fagu: It is located in between two valleys and decorated with apple orchards. It is a popular skiing point during winters and count as an ideal place for picnic. Fagu is around 6 km away from Kufri and a tourists bungalow situated at the peak.

Kufri Fun World: Kufri Fun world is an amusement park which offered the lot of enjoyable rides for the kids. The world’s highest Go- Kart tract is part of Kufri fun world. If you visit kufri with kids so don’t miss Kufri Fun World and enjoy lots of fun activities here. It will make the best part of the tour.

Mahasu Peak: Mahasu Peak is known as the highest peak of Kufri and you can enjoy the most amazing views at the top of the peak even Badrinath and Kedarnath ranges. It is a great spot for beginners in Skiing during winters. Nag Devta Temple is a religious attraction which situated at the peak.

Indira Tourists park: It is situated near the National Himalayan park. The yak and pony rides are the highlights of this park.

Shimla: Shimla is a popular hill station near Kufri which is offered the lots of visiting place. Shimla is a paradise for nature lovers offered the great shopping options.

Hip Hip Hurray Amusement park: This Park offered the thrilling ride, bumping boats, virtual reality games and lots of fun activities are offered at Hip Hip Hurray Park. It is located amidst snow clad mountain with picturesque nature beauty.

Skiing In Kufri: During the winters kufri is an ideal destination for skiing. The Govt. offered a number of courses for beginners. The Ski equipments are available here as well as instructors. Kufri is beautifully covered with snow and known as the paradise for skiers. The thick cover of Snow is perfect for hosting the adventures sport.


Excursion near Kufri:

Mashobra: It is a beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh which is known for its rich flora and fauna, apple orchards and pilgrimage. The town is known for its old world charm and has a grand house named after fruits and flowers.

Chail: Chail is a beautiful hill station situated 63 km from Shimla in the shivalik region. It is a amazing little mountain village which was founded by the Maharaja of Patiala “Bhupinder Singh”.

Solan: It is a charming hill station of Himachal Pradesh which is popularly known as the Mushroom Capital of India. It is situated 50 km from Shimla which is surrounding by the hills and mountains all around.


How to reach Kufri:

By Air: Jabbar Bhatti is the nearest Airport to Shimla. Outside the Airport the taxies and cabs are easily available to reach kufri. The other nearest Airport is Chandigarh which takes 3-4 hrs to reach.
By Train: Shimla is the nearest Railway station which is situated at a distance of 13 km from Kufri. Buses and taxies are easily available to reach Kufri.
By Road: It is very easily accessible by road which is well connected to the other major destinations. Buses roads are linking Kufri from Shimla.

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