Kufri Hill Station


Location of Kufri in Himachal Pradesh and India
Kufri Hill Station Coordinates 31.10°N 77.25°E
Kufri Hill Station Country  India
Kufri Hill Station State Himachal Pradesh
Kufri Hill Station District(s) Shimla
Kufri Hill Station Population 1148 (2001)
Kufri Hill Station Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Kufri Hill Station Area
• Elevation

• 2,290 m (7,513 ft)

General Information - Kufri

Kufri Location : Himachal Pradesh

Kufri Altitude : 2,510 m

Kufri Best Time : April to June & November to February

Kufri Hill Station History

Kufri is a hill station in Shimla region of Himachal Pradesh in India. And it is situated 13 km away from state Shimla on Shimla on National Highway No.22.

Kufri has Himalayan Wild Life Zoo which hosts Birds, Felines and rare Antelopes including Himalayan Monal, state bird of Himachal Pradesh. For the period of winter winding path through potato plantations turn out to be an admired Ski track.

Kufri Hill Station History

Kufri is considered one of oldest ski resort in Himachal Pradesh. Its appeal lies in ski slopes and breathtaking vistas. During winter months, it is wrapped with soft snow. It is 22km far from Shimla and skier’s paradise. And summer months provide plentiful opportunities for tobogganing, trekking, horse-riding and hiking. It is situated at a height of 2,510 m; the winter resort hoots as a summer retreat with exceptional scenic views of Himalayan range, pine trees and green valleys.

Under the realm of Nepal, Kufri appeared as a sightseer destination when British expanded Shimla as summer capital. District around Shimla comprising Kufri was previously a division of realm of Nepal until the district was conceded to British Raj as a part of Sugauli Treaty. This district remained unclear from the break of world until British 'discovered' it in 1819.

Kufri Hill Station Prime Attractions

Mahasu Peak

Mahasu Peak is a hike from Kufri through the woods of Himalayan spruce and cedar. It has small temple notably shot in Bollywood movie. Horse-back and Yak rides are fairly popular here. And Himalayan Nature Park extend over 90 hectares of clement vegetation is abode to leopard cat, cheer pheasant, musk deer, barking deer and black bear. Indira Tourist Park is closest to Nature Park and it is a nice place to rest and enjoy the charming vistas. Fagu, a few Km far from Kufri is recognized for its remarkable Himalayan views.

Indira Tourist Park

Indira Tourist Park is close to the Himalayan Nature Park and offers panoramic sight of locations around.

Chini Bungalow

Kufri Hill Station Places of stay

There are a number of hotels at Kufri where you can stay. The famous hotels in and around Kufri are:

  • Hotel Wildflower Hall at Chharabra, which is 3 km away from Kufri.
  • Kufri Holiday Resort.
  • Shilon Resort, Shilon

Kufri Hill Station Activities

For the period of winter, the place is thick with ski enthusiasts, from easy to skilled. Himachal Pradesh Tourism provides ski tools and services of skilled instructors. And Kufri provides great opportunity for trekking through tobogganing, horse-riding and thick woods. You could visit Shimla and look at the beautiful design of colonial buildings, shop at Mall Road, and take pleasure in people-watching at city square.

Kufri Holiday Resort

Kufri Holiday Resort Room Rates

1st April, 2010 to 31st March 2011

Kufri Holiday Resort Plans

C.P. (Continental Plan) (Room + Breakfast)
M.A.P. (Modified American Plan) (Room +Breakfast+ Lunch or Dinner)
A.P. (American plan) (Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)

Standard Double Room 4000 4700 5300
Super Deluxe Room/ Studio cottage 5500 6200 6900
Suite / One bed room cottage 7000 7700 8400
Two Bed Cottage(4 pax) 10000 11400 12800
Luxury Suite 9000 9700 10400
Royal Suite 12000 12700 13400

Extra Person above 12 years of age/ per person: -

1300 1700 2100

Extra Person below 12 years of age/ per person: -

700 1000 1300