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, Himachal Pradesh

  (part of Shimla region)

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State: Himachal Pradesh
District: Shimla
Famous for/as: Hill Station, Skiing
Languages: Pahari, Hindi
Best Season: Apr - Jun, Sep - Feb
Weather: Summer 8 to 30°C, Winter -10 to 10°C
Altitude: 2290 m
Pincode: 170012
STD code: 0177
Kufri, a small picturesque hill station at the foothills of Himalayas, is located at the southern part of the state of Himachal Pradesh and is known for its pleasing climate and scenic beauty. It is a pleasant location near the majestic hill station Shimla. Kufri, perched at a height of 2,510 m above the sea level, is known for its picturesque trekking and hiking trails. Adventurous travelers prefer to visit Kufri during winters to experience and enjoy the skiing and tobogganing along its snow clad mountainous slopes. Exquisite nature parks and scenic spots in the backdrop of natural settings are prime attractions in Kufri.

Kufri is a summer resort away from the busy life of urbanized regions. Those who seek secluded vacation in a cool and pleasant ambiance, picturesque environs and regions offering challenging and adventurous activities can opt for travel to Kufri. Tourists can enjoy the majestic panoramic views of the verdant valley and the snow clad foothills of Himalayas. A horseback ride to explore the awesome hilly regions is an experience not to miss. Hiking and trekking through lusting green dense forests surrounding Kufri are really challenging.

Popular spots to visit in and around Kufri are The Himalayan Nature Park and Indira Tourist Park. Kufri comes alive during the winter season when a number of skiing enthusiasts visit this place. Winter sports festival in February is a major draw. To make your holiday more exciting, also include Manali tour package in HP.
To visit and experience Himachal Pradesh hassle-free, view tour packages to himachal pradesh.


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Skiing in Himachal - Raid the Celestial Snow Mountains

  by Afia Ahmad  on Feb 07, 2011
Skiing and Heli skiing are the most popular winter sports that tourists can enjoy in Himachal Pradesh. Read below to find information on where to ski, when to ski and all the nuances related to skiing and heli skiing in Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh - Of Thrill and Enchantment

  by Afia Ahmad  on Feb 07, 2011
This article focuses on the various reasons that draws people to the famous hill state of Himachal. Book a tour to Himachal Pradesh and enjoy the piece of heaven that offers great attractions and enthralling adventures.

Honeymoon In Himachal - Romancing The Hills

  by Afia Ahmad  on Feb 07, 2011
Enjoy a splendid honeymoon is some of the hottest destinations in Himachal Pradesh. The article introduces the tourists to some of the most scenic destinations that are a hit among the honeymoon couples.

Travel within city

Kufri is a small hill station located near the famous hill station of Shimla, in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Kufri has a variety of options when it comes to local transport, and some these options are buses and taxis.


Buses in the hill station of Kufri run from one end of the town to another. Travelling through buses is the easiest mode of transport inside the town, and also the cheapest mode of transport available. Bus charges will vary around Rs 3 and prices normally stay that way without escalating. Buses can be taken up from 6 in the morning till 10 in the night, and as Kufri is normally a safe place, these can be taken up during night time too.


In order to travel in a group or in order to reach your destination in a faster way, you can opt for taxis in the town of Kufri. Taxis will be available outside the main bus stand and in all the major points of the city. Private vehicles can’t ply in Kufri except for a few roads, as the roads in Kufri are narrow, similar to those in Shimla. Taxi charges are not by the meter, and rates are predetermined. You will need to negotiate with the drivers to bring down the initial rates that they suggest.


There are very limited options for eating in Kufri. Bhasoli in the Kufri Holiday Resort is the only multi-cuisine restaurant serving excellent vegetarian, Indian, Chinese cuisines. There are many road side dhabas and stalls serving tasty snacks like bread pakoras, paranthas, chats and piping hot tea.


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