As soon the month of February ends, the scorching rays of summer season starts knocking at the door and pokes at you to plan for a wonderful summer vacation amidst the calm beauty of nature and cool breeze of Himalayas. But, if you want to enjoy your holiday in serenity, than travelling to Chail would be a perfect idea as this place is far away from the hustle and bustle of the city and nestled in the Himalayan mountain ranges. Holiday in Chail offers you a great opportunity to get an enchanting view of Shimla, Satluj valley, and Kasauli during night.
Located 45 km away from the Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, Chail is a popular quiet paradise for hikers and honeymooners. Perched at a height of 2,250 m above sea level, Chail has some must see places to captivate your attention at the first glance. This hill station sprawls across three hillocks- Rajgarh, Sadh Tiba and Pandewa, offering enchanting view of the surrounding countryside. There is a great story behind the name Chail. When Bhupinder Singh, the Maharaja of Pataila was deported from Shimla, he then decided to make his own summer capital that was named as Chail.
Situated amidst the scented forests of chir pine and gigantic deodars, this picturesque hill station offers magnificent and panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Its lush greenery, striking view of the mountains and natural beauty make it an ideal place to visit. There are plenty of trekking trails that lead from Chail to Shimla, Kali Temple, Choor Peak, etc. Not only this, activities like Angling have also contributed towards its popularity.
Some nearby attractions like Kufri are wonderful places to relish adventure sports. A very popular Chail Wildlife Sanctuary also captivates wildlife and nature lovers as there are huge variety of flora and fauna like common langur, sambar, wild boar, etc. So, someone who seeks to experience the divinity of this destination must visit Chail and enjoy holidayingat this beautiful place..
Adventure Activities Adventure Activities in Chail include trekking and hiking as the place has many trek routes like Kandaghat-Chail, Chail-Rajgarh and Chur Chandni and Chail-Shimla via Junga, where tourists can enjoy scenic views of the hills and dales while trekking all through the way. Other than this, you may just wander off into the woods for a leisurely walk or indulge in other activities like angling and horse riding.
Shopping In Chail If you are in Chail, then you must do some shopping like buying woollen garments, artefacts, pickles, squashes, juices and jams which are available at a reasonable cost. Tourists can also buy some home décor items like authentic rugs and carpets. One who is seeking jewellery may try stone-studded, silver and metal jewellery at reasonable cost.
Where to Stay: Chail has plenty of accommodation options for tourists. You can find luxurious and mid range hotels here that offer quality service and comfortable stay.
Some of the popular options to stay in Chail Include:
Places to Eat There are plenty of in-house restaurants that serve India, Chinese and Continental cuisines at reasonable prices. A few popular restaurants like Chail Palace offer authentic Himachali delicacies that one should try. Other multi-cuisine restaurant like Hotel Grand Sunset has rooftop eateries where honeymooners may try some delicious cuisines in the alfresco.
Weather and Climate The summer season in Chail arrives in the month of May and ends in June. The temperature during this season ranges from 15°C to 24°C while monsoon season stretches from the month of June and ends till the month of September. The winter months are quite chilly and start in the month of October and extend till the month of February. The temperature during this season reduces to 2°C or less. The month of March in Chail is very colorful as it is when spring season arrives and you get to see colorful flowers and fruits.
Best Time to Visit:
March to June is the best time to visit Chail as the weather is quite pleasant and you will love exploring Chail during this season.
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