Kufri City of Himachal Pradesh - India   Encyclopedia of Tours and Travel to Himachal Pradesh, featuring information on Fairs & Festivals, Wildlife, Excursion, Adventure & Weather of Himachal Pradesh.
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Kufri

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 importanKufrice, Kufri also began to be recognized as an important place to visit near Shimla.

Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla on the National Highway No.22

Kufri is located in the southern part of the state of Himachal Pradesh, in the northern region of India. It is perched at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level amongst the foothills of the Himalayas. It is 13 km from Shimla. The weather in Kufri is alpine. Summers (April-June) are mild while winters (November-February) are cold. It experiences southwestern monsoon rains in July-September. It experiences heavy snowfall in December-January

Some great Hiking, some skiing, some beautiful scenes and a cool environment that's what Kufri is all about. It is 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.

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 Ride.

Excursion

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.

Best time to visit
April to June & November to February

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Bilaspur | Chail | Chamba | Dalhousie | Dharamshala | Hamirpur | Kangra | Kasauli | Kufri | Kullu
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