Kufri Travel Guide Himachal

Kufri Tour: Important Tourist Places & Attractions

Set at the foothills of the Himalayas, Kufri is a small hill station in the Shimla district of the Himachal Pradesh. It's a small picturesque hill station that offers stunning views, beautiful locales, and serene ambience. The bewitching beauty of Kufri will enchant you with its must see attractions and adventure activities. Very popular for its pleasant location close to the majestic hill station Shimla, Kufri sits at a height of 2,510 m above sea level. Adventure enthusiasts are generally seen here during winters enjoying skiing and tobogganing along its snow clad mountainous slopes. The wonderful nature parks and scenic spots in the backdrop of natural settings are major tourist attractions in Kufri.

Located at a distance of 10 km from Shimla, this hill station is a perfect retreat for nature lovers. It gives panoramic view of the deep valleys, mountains and dense forests. It is completely filled with tourists who visit here to make their holiday a pleasurable trip with their dear ones. Trekking and hiking is very popular in Kufri, which draw large number of adventure freaks to this place. The pleasant climate and natural beauty make it an ideal summer getaway for honeymooners, trekkers or backpackers. Not only this, it's also a perfect spot for adventure lovers as the annual winter sports festival is organized every year in the month of February by the travel and tourism department of Himachal Pradesh. This festival is a major attractions for skiing enthusiasts and adventure seekers who wanna participate in this festival. Kufri has the oldest slopes for skiing in Himachal Pradesh and so it ranks as one of the best places to visit in India. Further, it's also a heaven for wildlife lovers as the Nature Park is located on the outskirts of the Place, which houses 180 species of fauna.

Adventure Activities Adventure enthusiasts may try various adventure activities like camping, hiking, Skiing, horse riding, Tobogganing, and go-karting and trekking. There are many skiing buffs and adventure seekers who look forward to the annual winter sports festival in Kufri that is held in the month of February.

Where to Stay Kufri is filled with plenty of budget and mid-range hotels that offer excellent amenities and quality services to its guests. In fact, some hotels also overlook striking mountain ranges, so you may choose the best hotel for your stay and enjoy holidaying in luxury.

Few major accommodation options are:

  • Snow Shelter Hotel
  • Kufri Holiday Resort
  • Galleu Hill Resort
  • Kufri Snow View Resort
  • Hotel Rock Heaven
  • Toshali Royal View

Where to Eat: There are some hotels that have in-house restaurants at the Main Market area serving a host of delicacies like Chinese, Indian, Continental and Italian dishes. If you wanna enjoy local food of Himachal at reasonable prices then you may walk along the lanes of Kufri, which are dotted with numerous street stalls serving delicious parathas, chaat and noodles. For a sip of hot coffee, you may visit the Coffee Shop in Indira Tourist Park, which is crowded with thousand of locals and tourists from all over the world.

Few major places to eat are:

  • More Please Restaurant
  • Snow Shelter Hotel
  • Kufri Holiday Resort
  • Lutyens
  • Farsan
  • Bhasoli Restaurant

Weather and Climate Kufri enjoys temperate and pleasant climate during summers that begins from April and ends till June with average temperature ranging from 12°C to 19°C. Summer is the ideal time to visit Kufri. Then monsoons arrive in the month of July and stays till September with temperature reducing to 10 °C. Winter season begins in October and ends in March with temperature ranging from 17°C to -3°C. During this season, the place witnesses heavy snowfall that attracts honeymooners and tourists to visit this place at this time too.

Best Time to Visit March to November is the best time to visit Kufri as the climate is quite pleasant and you can experience a delightful holiday in Kufri.

So, if you are planning for a weekend getaway with your friends or beloved, get Kufri Holiday Packages from Tour My India and enjoy holidaying in the lap of nature.