Located less than 20 km. from Shimla, Kufri is a scenic hill station nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. One of the most sought-after destinations in Shimla tour packages, Kufri is blessed with a spectacular natural beauty and serves as a perfect getaway for adventure seekers. The place is famous for holding a winter sports festival during the month of February. Skiing competition is the main highlight of this festival. Other activities include hiking, horse and yak riding, and tobogganing. Here are some of the adventurous activities to do in Kufri—
Trek to the Hills of Chail
Experience the unadulterated beauty of the hills of Chail in the best way possible. Walk through the winding paths and get awestruck by the beauty of the snow-covered mountains and lush green trees. Trek further to reach the top and let the magnificent view soothe your mind and soul. The entry fee is around INR 800.
Yak ride is possibly one of the best things to do in Kufri’s snowy landscapes. Indulge in the picturesque scenery as the yak glides effortlessly through the terrain. Be ready to experience the thrill as you feel the jerks during a yak ride. Relax for a while and get ready to walk back to your starting place with an experience, absolutely unforgettable.
Board a sledge and enjoy this fun-filled snow sport. Feel the thrill as you move through the endless white stretches across the hills of Kufri. Experience the cool breeze while looking around the captivating picturesque landscapes. The experience of sledging will surely take you to one of the chapters of your social science book and allow you to relive your childhood dreams.
Joy Rides at Kufri Fun World
If you are an adventure lover, try not to miss the opportunity to visit the Kufri Fun World. The amusement park boasts five rides. The park is most famous for being the world’s highest go-karting track. Take the roller coaster rides and witness the beauty of nature from the apex. You can also have some snacks in the Cafe Orchard after wrapping up your karting session. The price starts from INR 1500.
Skiing at Fagu
If you love snow, then visiting Fagu during the winters is a must. Pick your skiing equipment and step on the white carpets of snow as you glide through the pristine spread. Soak in the beauty of the snow-covered trees while the beams of the sun fall on them. The entry fee is around INR 3500.
Exploring The Himalayan Nature Park
With a refreshing weather and lush green forests around, witness the beauty of the Himalayan Nature Park to be one with nature. Take a stroll around the park and explore various wildlife species including Snow leopard and Musk Deer. Spend some time amidst the greenery and listen to the chirping of the flocks of various migratory birds.
Kufri is one of the popular destinations among trekkers as it is the starting point of most of the treks to Shimla, Manali, and Rewalsar. The picturesque Kufri provides a perfect break from the maddening crowds of other hill stations.