About Kufri

About Kufri
Kufri is located in the southern part of the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level amongst the foothills of the Himalayas. It is 13 km from Shimla.At a height of 2501 ms, girded by awesome pinncles, Kufri is a scenic hill resort 13 kms from Shimla. From December to March it wears its white winter garb, with snow trimmings on its undulating slopes are fashioned by nature to exhilarate lovers of winter sports. Skiing facilities and training for beginners are available during the best part of winter.
There is a range of slopes, including a beginner's run, an advanced slope and slalom run. Himachal Tourism offers ski courses, and has equipment on hire at Kufri. Travellers can hire cabs or take buses from Shimla, Narkanda or Rampur. An annual winter sports festival is organized every year in the month of February where skiing enthusiasts and adventure seekers come in large numbers
Getting There
Special conducted bus tours can be hired from Kufri to Shimla. Regular buses and taxis are also available from Shimla. But to fully savour the scenic views between Shimla and Kufri nothing could be better than trekking the 16 kms way.
Attractions :
Mashru Peak
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 near the Himalayan Nature Park and provides panoramic view of the locations around
Excursion From Kufri
Kasauli
Built by the Britishers in 19th century, Kasauli is a small, beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh covered with pine forests, orchards and high hills of Indian Himalayas. Every year large number of tourist travel to this beautiful destination of Himachal Pradesh to indulge in the adventure activities organized by the travel and tourism department of the state.
Barog
One of the picturesque valley, Barog is famous for the mountain ranges that is covered by the long pine trees. Situated on the Kalka-Shimla highway, Barog is a famous excursion sites located nearby Kasauli. Barog is known for the Choor Chandni or Choordhar peak which is also described as 'Mountain of silver bangle' that looks amazing in the moonlight.
Bilaspur
Bilaspur, which is located on the bank of Gobindsagar lake is easily accessible through the Chandigarh - Manali national highway no 21. A newly established town of Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur presents itself as a blend of traditional and modern lifestyle.
Renuka Lake
Located at a distance of 37 km from Nahan and 60 km from Paonta Sahib, Renuka Lake is considered as one of the largest lakes in Himachal Pradesh. Situated amidst lush green forests of Indian Himalayas, the surroundings of the Lake offers an excellent venue to tourists for the adventure sports.
kufri1Kufri is located in the southern part of the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level amongst the foothills of the Himalayas. It is 13 km from Shimla.At a height of 2501 ms, girded by awesome pinncles, Kufri is a scenic hill resort 13 kms from Shimla. From December to March it wears its white winter garb, with snow trimmings on its undulating slopes are fashioned by nature to exhilarate lovers of winter sports. Skiing facilities and training for beginners are available during the best part of winter.
There is a range of slopes, including a beginner's run, an advanced slope and slalom run. Himachal Tourism offers ski courses, and has equipment on hire at Kufri. Travellers can hire cabs or take buses from Shimla, Narkanda or Rampur. An annual winter sports festival is organized every year in the month of February where skiing enthusiasts and adventure seekers come in large numbers

Getting There

Special conducted bus tours can be hired from Kufri to Shimla. Regular buses and taxis are also available from Shimla. But to fully savour the scenic views between Shimla and Kufri nothing could be better than trekking the 16 kms way.

Attractions :

Mashru Peak

One can hike through thick forest around Kufri to the Mahasu Peak- the highest peak in Kufri.

SkiingIndira Tourist Park

The Indira Tourist Park is near the Himalayan Nature Park and provides panoramic view of the locations around

Excursion From Kufri

Kasauli

Built by the Britishers in 19th century, Kasauli is a small, beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh covered with pine forests, orchards and high hills of Indian Himalayas. Every year large number of tourist travel to this beautiful destination of Himachal Pradesh to indulge in the adventure activities organized by the travel and tourism department of the state.

Barog

One of the picturesque valley, Barog is famous for the mountain ranges that is covered by the long pine trees. Situated on the Kalka-Shimla highway, Barog is a famous excursion sites located nearby Kasauli. Barog is known for the Choor Chandni or Choordhar peak which is also described as 'Mountain of silver bangle' that looks amazing in the moonlight.

Bilaspur

Bilaspur, which is located on the bank of Gobindsagar lake is easily accessible through the Chandigarh - Manali national highway no 21. A newly established town of Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur presents itself as a blend of traditional and modern lifestyle.

Renuka Lake

Located at a distance of 37 km from Nahan and 60 km from Paonta Sahib, Renuka Lake is considered as one of the largest lakes in Himachal Pradesh. Situated amidst lush green forests of Indian Himalayas, the surroundings of the Lake offers an excellent venue to tourists for the adventure sports.