Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla. 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.
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.
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 importance, Kufri also began to be recognized as an important place to visit near Shimla.
Prime Attractions of Kufri
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.
It is the Kufri bungalow which is very famous for its statues and architecture.
Kufri fun world
Kufri Fun World, an amusement park to enjoy whole day. This park is an excellent destination for family to make a memorable day, is equipped with various rides, pools and world’s highest go-kart track. Huge number of children, teenagers and adults visit this place.
How To Reach
The nearest airport to Kufri is Jubbarbhatti Airport at Shimla at a distance of about 19 km. Regular flight is available from this airport to Delhi.
The nearest railhead is at Shimla in narrow gauge rail route and Broad Gauge railway station is at Kalka.
Buses link Kufri with Shimla, Narkanda and Rampur. State owned transport buses and private deluxe buses are available from Shimla to Kufri.