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Distance : 16km east of Shimla.
Altitude : 2,622 m
At the little village of Kufri, you'll see lengths of mountainsides draped with pure white snow. Discover a fascinating hill stations of Himachal Pradesh - Kufri, which attracts tourists from all over the world. Located 13kms from Shimla on the National Highway No.22, Kufri is a scenic destination to explore. Lying close to Himalayan Nature park, its other attractions includes Indira Tourist Park with HPTDC's Cafet. Indira Park provides some great views of the nearby places. Travel to Kufri and feel the cool ambiance of the dusky hill station. Discover Kufri on your travel and make your tour a worth while experience

A Paradise For Adventure Lovers
For sheer geographical diversity, few places in the world are as richly endowed as Himachal. Rivers gurgling through deep stony gorges, low rolling hills, peaks that are several thousand feet high, green alpine meadows, placid lakes, so on and so forth. At the little village of Kufri, you’ll see lengths of mountainsides draped with pure white snow.

Winter Sports In Kufri
Kufri’s a great place for winter sports. In fact, Kufri boasts of the oldest ski slopes in the whole of Himachal. The sport was popularized about 20 years ago by some local youngsters. Thanks to their efforts, the slopes at Kufri remain dotted with skiers in the winter months.

Other Winter Sports in Kufri
You can also enjoy tobogganing, hiking and horse riding here. But do not expect European or American resort slopes or facilities. Kufri also has heli-skiing facilities. Kufri holds the National Snow Statue Competition sometime in January. For more details contact the HPTDC office at Shimla.

Attractions of Wildlife Parks :

Do check out the Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri which has animals like the musk deer, ibex, ghoral (goat-like stout animal), black and brown bears and pheasants. But you won’t see much unless you’re on a vehicle. The nearby Indira Tourist Park offers some great views. The hike up to the Mahasu Peak through woods of spruce and deodar (Himalayan cedar) can be good fun. The peak is crowned by a small temple. The Mahasu Ridge also has some food slopes for skiing.

Horse Riding in Kufri :
Horses can be hired at Rs 30 to Rs 160 for trips around the valleys and hills.

Himalayan Nature Park Kufri :
Open 1000-1700hrs; Entrance Fee: Rs 10; extra charge for camera. Know more

Accommodation :
Try the Kufri Holiday Resort. Know more About Kufri Holiday Resort

Transport service for Kufri :
Kufri is a regular stop for buses that travel between Shimla and Narkanda or up to Rampur (via Fagu). Taxis are also available.

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