5 Best Places to visit in Kufri, Tourist Places in Kufri

5 Best Places to visit in Kufri, Tourist Places in Kufri
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Kufri hill station (7000 ft asl – 25 kms from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh) is one of the highest point around and renowned for snow experience in Winter. It is a popular getaway and visited for good views, tourist activities and salubrious climate. The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning “lake” in the local language. It is famous for its trekking and hiking trails. Adventure-seeking travelers throng here in winters to enjoy skiing and tobogganing along its snow-covered slopes. It is also famous for its nature parks and picnic spots. Kufri is perched at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level among the foothills of the Himalayas.

 

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Details of Tourist Places to Visit in Kufri : –

Zoo

Tourist Places to visit in Kufri hill station - Kufri zoo

Zoo

Located in a small hill station, 13km from the state capital of Shimla is the Kufri Wildlife zoo hosting rare Antilopes, Felines, and birds including Himalayan Monal, which is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter, a path through the potato plantations turns into a ski track. It is among top in the list of places to visit in Kufri.

 

 

 

 

 

Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park

Tourist Places to visit in Kufri hill station - Hip Hip Hurray

Hip Hip Hurray

Filled with thrilling rides, bumping boats, virtual reality games, fine dining and a number of fun activities, Hip Hip Hurray, Nagsons amusement cum Adventure Park is a famous leisure destination. It is located amidst snow clad mountains with picturesque natural beauty.

 

 

 

 

Himalayan Nature Park

Tourist Places to visit in Kufri hill station -Himalayan Nature Park

Himalayan Nature Park

Himalayan Nature Park is located amidst 90 hectares of temperate vegetation that forms natural habitat for many a wild animals of the Western Himalaya. Animals in the Nature Park include Leopard, Brown Bear, Musk Deer, Bharal, Black Bear, Tibetan Wolf, Leopard Cat, Sambhar, Ghoral, Barking Deer, Monal, White Crested Kaleej and Cheer pheasant. It is among top in the list of places to visit in Kufri.

 

 

 

 

Horse and Yak Riding

Tourist Places to visit in Kufri hill station - Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Horse riding and Yak Riding in Kufri is popular tourist activity especially for kids to be taken around to different view points on a horseback

 

 

 

 

 

Mahasu Peak (5 km)

Tourist Places to visit in Kufri hill station - Mahasu Peak

Mahasu Peak

Mahasu peak is a view point and where one arrives in Winter for some fun with snow. Skiing here is not fully organised but local operators conduct what can be termed as fun skiing. It is among top in the list of places to visit in Kufri.

 

 

 

 

 

Festival

A winter sports festival is organized every year in the month of February. Skiing enthusiasts and adventure seekers participate in this festival.

Tourist Places to visit near by

Shimla ( 7km )

Mashobra (4 km)

Chail (15 km)

Solan (24 km)

More Tourist Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh

How to Reach

  • Nearest Airport -Shimla (15kms), Chandigarh (136kms), Ludhiana (230kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station – Shimla(15kms), Shoghi(30kms), Kandaghat(48kms)
  • By Road – Kufri is linked with Shimla, Narkanda, and Rampur by road. Travelers can also hire taxis from Shimla to reach Kufri. The area around Kufri can be explored on horseback.

 

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit is in summers, between April and June. However, one may also the place between December and February to enjoy snowfall and skiing.

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