|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
• 2,290 m (7,513 ft)
Kufri Location : Himachal Pradesh
Kufri Altitude : 2,510 m
Kufri Best Time : April to June & November to February
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 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.
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 is close to the Himalayan Nature Park and offers panoramic sight of locations around.
There are a number of hotels at Kufri where you can stay. The famous hotels in and around Kufri are:
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 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|
Extra Person above 12 years of age/ per person: -
Extra Person below 12 years of age/ per person: -