great Hiking, some skiing, some beautiful scenes and a cool
environment that's what Kufri is all about.
famous for its trekking and hiking trails. Adventure-seeking travelers
throng Kufri in winters to enjoy skiing and tobogganing along its
snow-covered slopes. The Skiing season spreads between November to
February and the tourist inflow is at its peak during winters.
Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla on the
National Highway . 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
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 Shimla.
Prime Attractions of Kufri
One can hike through thick forest around Kufri to the Mahasu
Peak- the highest peak in Kufri.
Indira Tourist Park
The Indira Tourist Park is nearthe Himalayan Nature Park and provides
panoramic view of the locations around.
Excursions from Kufri
Shimla (19Km.) Shimla (also spelt as 'Simla') derives its name
from goddess 'Shayamla Devi', which is another manifestation of
Goddess Kali. The capital of Himachal Pradesh came into light when the
British discovered it in 1819. more..
Fagu (6Km.) Situated on Hindustan-Tibet Road (22-km), at a
height of 2,450m Fagu is gifted with some enchanting views.
General Information - Kufri
Location Himachal Pradesh
Altitude 2,510 m
Best Time April to June & November to February
Useful Information - Kufri Recreation Centers
Annual Winter Sports Festival and the Carnival
Mashru Peak, Himalayan Nature Park, Indira Tourist Park