Places To Visit In Chail

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Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Chail:

1. Chail wildlife sanctuary

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

Previously a hunters' reserve for the royal residing in Chail, this area was declared a wildlife sanctuary by the Government in the year 1976. This sanctuary has a myriad species of birds and animals.

2. Palace Hotel

3.4 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

Chail came into existence when Maharaja of Patiala, Maharaja Bhupender Singh was banished from Shimla over a dalliance with the daughter of British Commander-in Chief. So, he went ahead and created his own summer capital, higher in altitude than Shimla.

3. Cricket Ground

Must visit 4.1 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

Since, Maharaja Bhupender Singh, who made Chail his summer capital, was a cricket enthusiast, he built a cricket ground here, on the top of a hill, making Chail, the proud home to the highest cricket ground in the world.

4. Kali Temple, Chail

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

The temple is a popular religious spot in Chail and is also known for some breath-taking views and sceneries as well as for trekking, popular in this area.

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5. Shopping in Chail

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0 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

You might not find many elaborate shopping centers here. However there are a few specialty items in the area that you can buy.

6. Horse riding in Chail

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

In the inhospitable terrain of Kufri, the only means of transport to reach the highlands is horse-riding. This activity is fun and completely safe. Enroute to the tourist park one can enjoy the apple orchards and the view of the mountains ahead.

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7. Himalayan Nature Park, Kufri

3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

This park is one of the most popular and favorite tourist spot in the area. The Himalayan Nature Park is home to various endangered and rare species of flora and fauna, Just a little outside Chail, the park less than an hour of drive away.

8. Sidh Baba ka Mandir

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

This temple was built by Maharaja Bhupender Singh, when a saint visited him in his dream and told him about the place being his place of meditation.

9. Gurudwara Sahib

3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

This Gurudwara too, was constructed by the Maharaja of Patiala, and though the structure isn't exactly elaborate, it signifies religious importance for the locals. The Gurudwara is also surrounded by lush greenery like most of the places in the area.

10. Sadhupul

4 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

Sadhupul is a dainty little village based around the hill river Ashwin, between Chail and Solan. A small bridge atop the river is the highlight of the hamlet which is also a popular picnic spot and is an important tourist site for the adjoining towns. You can actually sit amidst the river on the benches that are installed and enjoy local food from the vendors present at the spot.

11. Camping

11 out of 11
places to visit in Chail

Camping is one of the exotic experiences and sought after things to do in Chail. You can take part in the several adventure activities organized at the camps, sit by the bonfire, watch the stars, enjoy a meal, all in the vicinity of the beautiful mountains and hills. You can also try camping solo where you can cook your own meals and enjoy the beautiful view.

FAQs on Chail

How much does a package cost for Chail?

The packages for Chail start at INR 15500 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

Can you suggest an itinerary for Chail?

Chail could be visited just for the day from Shimla. For such a trip, leave Shimla in the morning for Chail, reach by noon time. Enjoy local sightseeing including the Chail Palace and cricket ground and leave for Shimla again by evening. However, if you wish to stay in Chail, you can follow the following itinerary

Day 1: Assuming you are staying in Shimla, take a local cab and leave for Chail in the evening. Stay overnight at the hotel in Chail.
Day 2: Leave for local sightseeing in Chail after breakfast. Visit the Chail cricket ground, located at an altitude of 2444 m, it is the highest cricket ground in the world. Then, visit the Maharajas?s palace, the palace was built in 1891 and is famous for its royal architecture and design. Later, enjoy horse riding on the snowy slopes of Chail. Back to hotel. Dinner and stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Chail wildlife sanctuary, located at an elevation of 2180 m, the sanctuary is home to various kinds of mammals and birds. Visit the Kali Tibba temple, trek to the Kail Tibba temple which is located on the top of mountain Blossom. The temple is dedicated to goddess Kali and offers the panoramic view of the Shivalik ranges. Back to hotel.
Day 4: Check-out from the hotel after breakfast.

What are the top sightseeing places in Chail?

The top sightseeing places in Chail are Chail wildlife sanctuary, Palace Hotel, Cricket Ground, Kali Temple, Chail, Shopping in Chail, Horse riding in Chail.

How can I commute within Chail?

Getting around Chail is quite easy as compared to other hill stations in India. One can use the bus service or taxi service, available from 7 AM - 9 PM.
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