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Kufri Vacation, India

KufriThe overlapping ridges straddled by the skiing slopes command a panoramic view deep valleys in Himalayas at Kufri. Covered by the Cedar woods all over is and is a mind blowing adventure zone just 16 kms from Shimla. Roosting over a height of 2,633 mts, Kufri was a part and portion of Nepal. Popular for its skiing slopes, the reminiscent of ancient mountains Kufri is a snow dipped natural beauty. It also has a Potato Research Station. Kufri has had several renditions, as summer capitals or skiing and trekking capital. Rugged with green beauty, Kufri restrains many breath holding sights.

A rejuvenating experience
Kufri offers a sight, beautiful to perfection. A tiny fishing hill destination it is widely visited by tourist for its beauty nonpareil . It was only during 1939 that Kufri unveiled its beauty to the world. A famouswinter playground, Kufri proves to be an excellent skiing slope for tourists. An annual winter sports festival is organized every year in the month of February in Kufri, when skiing enthusiasts andadventure seekers participate in this festival. A straight walk through the thick cedar woods would make you reach to the Mahasu Peak or Chail, a fascinating drive. Flower bedecked meadows , beautiful temples and monasteries and some of the snowy gorges has made Kufri a pleasant hill station to be accessed easily.

Unleash the beauty
Mashru Peak : It provides hiking between the thick dense groves around Kufri to the Mahasu Peak- the highest peak in Kufri.

Himalayan Nature Park : A national wildlife reserve this park boasts of the rare collection of flora, beasts and avifauna comprising the rare spotted migratory birds. The noticeable aspect of the the wild life park is its animals which are only spotted in Himachal.

KufriIndira Tourist Park : It happens to be one awesome park where The Indira Tourist Park is near the Himalayan Nature Park and provides panoramic view of the locations around Kufri.

Kufri's Festival
A winter sports festival is organized every year in the month of February in Kufri. Skiing enthusiasts and adventure seekers participate in this festival.

Skiing
An quondam place for skiing Kufri is associated with skiing and the slopes are still in use during winter. Besides Kufri,the Mahasu ridge also has excellent slopes. Interestingly, Kufri's slopes segregated on the basis of beginner's run,an advanced slope and slalom run. State Tourism arranges a a short term course on skiing providing all special equipments for the course. The Skiing season spreads between November to February and the tourist inflow is at its peak during winters.

Essential Facts
  • Kufri is located 16 kms down Shimla and the nearest airport is at Shimla and Chandigarh. The nearest railhead is at Kalka. Accessible by road from Kalka via Kandaghat which is 32 Km short of Shimla.
  • The best time to visit Kufri is during May to October when skiing is possible. December to February are the best months to catch the snowfalls here.
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