Kufri: A perfect tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh


Kufri is a very popular tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh. In this article, it is mentioned about the history and tourist attractions in Kufri. Also, the information related to how to reach Kufri and hotels and resorts nearby Kufri is also given here. Hop, this article will be helpful to you!

History of Kufri


The history of Kufri tells about the connections of it with Nepal. This town is 18 km far from main town of Shimla. KufriKufri was discovered after the establishment of Shimla as a Summer Capital by Britishers. At that time, Britishers were discovering all the nice places near Shimla. Then only they found out this beautiful place Kufri.

This beautiful place is near to the Shimla town and can be easily reached. Kufer is a famous focal point here which attracts most of the tourists. This pond is one of the famous ponds in Himachal Pradesh where hundreds of people come to see the beautiful picturesque scene of this pond.

Actually, Kufri is all about hiking, cool breeze, skiing, vast area of Pine trees and much more. Most of the tourists come here for two major things to do, one is skiing and the other one is Yak riding. The place is visited most in Winter days because of the snowfall. During this time, kids play with snow balls while adults experience the Adventurous sports in Himachal Pradesh.

The town of Kufri is located in the southern part of Himachal Pradesh. It is 20 kms away from Shimla. The place is also famous for hiking routes and trekking. The altitude of the hill resort is 2,510 meters above the sea level. Take a tour to Kufri to enjoy the snow fun. This is perfect place for holiday tours. Thousands of people come to Kufri every year. So, what are you waiting for go on and book your tickets to Himachal Pradesh today.


Tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh


  • The town of Kufri consist of some major Temples in Himachal Pradesh. Also, it is situated among the famous Shivalik ranges of Shimla hills.

  • One of the main attraction in Kufri is the famous large pon called Kufer. The pond is named so as to attract more tourists who come to Kufri. Also, Indira Tourist Park is also very popular in Kufri.

  • One more park is situated in Kufri which is named Himalayan Nature Park. This park is very near to Indira tourist Park. In this , one can find many polar animals and picturesque scenery of Himalayan mountains.

  • Kufri also conducts an Annual Winter Festival in February. This is one among the Winter Festivals in Himachal Pradesh. During this festival, many adventures sports such as skiing, mountaineering etc are conducted. At this time, professional seekers come here from worldwide. The main aim of the festival is to promote adventures sports in Himachal Pradesh.


How to reach Kufri


  • By road:-
    One can easily reach Kufri by taxi or Government bus. This place is just 18 km far from Shimla. Buses and taxis keeps going to Kufri.
  • By train:-
    You can take Kalka-Shimla toy train to reach Shimla and then take taxi to reach Kufri. To know more about Kalka-Shimla Railways read the linked article of Kalka-shimla railway.
  • By airways:-
    The nearest airport to Kufri is in Shimla. You can prefer the airways to Shimla and then hire taxi to reach Kufri. Also, you can reach here by sing private or government buses.



Hotels in Kufri


Kufri Holiday Resort
Shimla Hills, Kufri 171012

Hotel Rock Heaven
Mashobra Distt., Kufri 171007

Kufri Pacific
Mundaghat, Kufri Chail Road. Kufri

Wild Flower Hall–Oberoi Group Hotel
Shimla Hills, Kufri


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