Weekend Trip to Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
- Hill Stations
Summer 8 to 30°C; Winter -10 to 10°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 380 kilometers / 6 h ,11 m
Best Time To Visit
Prior to the Sugauli Treaty of the British Raj, the areas of Kufri and Shimla were under the power of Nepal Kingdom. The regions were hidden from the world till 1819, until the British discovered it. Himalayan Wild Life Zoo in Kufri is located at a very high elevation where rare Antelopes, Birds and Felines find shelter. Himalayan Monal, the bird of Himachal Pradesh, is also one of the major attractions of the area. Therefore, through the potato plantations, a meandering path turns into a Ski track. The natural setting makes Kufri a paradise for vacationers.
How to Reach Kufri
Shimla, located at a distance of 19 km, is the nearest railway station to reach Kufri. Cabs and private taxis are available on hire.
Shimla is the nearest airport, located at a distance of 19 km, to reach Kufri. There are private taxis and cabs are available on hire.
There is road connectivity available from Delhi to reach Kufri. The 380 km long route goes via Ambala, Kalka and Kandaghat.
Attractions in Kufri
Mahusa Peak is the highest peak in the region. This is popular for hiking as there are thick forests all around.
Indira Tourist Park
The Indira Tourist Park is one of the excellent viewpoints in the region. Visitors are amazed by the scenic views of the location.
The Himalayan Nature Park
This is one of the major attractions in the region, alluring adventure lovers to enjoy small treks in the region, along with exploring exotic flora and fauna.