Kufri is a hill station town at an altitude of 7000 feet in Himachal Pradesh state, India. The State bird, Himalayan Monal, is found here.
Kufr means lake in the local language and hence got its name.
Kufri wild life zoo is known for Himalayan species of birds and animals. The zoo has Antilopes and Felines along with Himalayan birds. Its located at around 13 kilometers distance from Shimla.
Himalayan Nature Park is spread over an area of 90 hectares of land, at an altitude of 2,600 meters and is home to many wild animalsof the Western Himalayas.
Hip Hip Hurray is a famous amusement cum Adventure Park famous among the tourists.
The town is also known for its popular ski tracks. Horseback riding and Yak Riding is also popular among the tourists here.
Kufri is known for its scenic beauty. This small town was the summer retreat of many erstwhile princely states of India. Mahasu Peak is the highest point here.
How Do I Go to Kufri?
Kufri is located at around 13 around kilometers distance from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh state.
Shimla has an airport and railway station. Chandigarh airport is at around 130 kilometers distance. Kufri town is connected with Narkanda, Rampur and Shimla towns by roads.
April to June is the summer season here ad is ideal for tourists to visit during this time. November to March are the ideal for Skiing enthusiasts to visit this hill station town.