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Kufri

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Kufri Tourism

Kufri in Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after holiday destinations, and more so for couples, because of its proximity to Shimla and relatively higher altitude which makes it a place with snow all through the winters.

Kufri is just about 10 km from Shimla and is quite a retreat if you're in Shimla and snow is something which excites you. While there's not much to see in Kufri as such, but the panoramic views and temples after a bit of trekking are worth the time. Kufri itself is mostly treated as a spot for the tourists visiting Shimla and it is advisable to club sightseeing in Shimla or nearby areas like Chail, Mashobra, Naldehra or Narkanda as well if you intend to visit Kufri. Also, Kufri is a relatively crowded and popular attraction as almost everyone visiting Shimla comes here.

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Top-notch skiing hotspot

Prismatic view of the snow capped mountains can be best experienced in Kufri. From skiing to the amusement park there are several other options which you can count on to make your vacation worthwhile. Kufri is a perfect destination for couples arriving here for honeymoon amidst the mountains. Also, a perfect summer getaway, the place is full of serene beauty and calmness. Its atmosphere permits you to get lost in the vividness of nature. Kufri zoo is the perfect spot for the kids to have some gala time. You cannot miss the beauty of Himalayan nature park famous for its rich variety of wildlife.

Restaurants and Local Food in Kufri

Kufri doesn't have much to offer for foodies as it is a small area and mostly covered with snow. However, there are few stalls which serve excellent momos, maggi, etc. which can cater to the hunger needs of travellers.
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Suggested Itinerary for Kufri

A single day in Kufri is enough to enjoy the terrain. Once you reach the top after a pony ride, you would want to enjoy your time playing with snow or clicking photographs. There are a few photo-points and the view makes up for the climb. You have the choice of going for go-karting at the Kufri Fun World, which has the highest Go-Karting track in the world. You might want to spend a longer time there, but you can instead come back by ponies and head to the Indira Tourist Park by afternoon after grabbing some lunch.

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What is famous about Kufri?

A perfect holiday destination amidst the snow capped mountains and the scenic beauty. A skiing hub.

What is not so good about Kufri?

The place is a bit commercialized and overcrowded .

Who should visit Kufri?

An ideal destination for the honeymoon couple and family trips. Also an ideal destination for the adventure junkies.

What is the best time to visit Kufri?

November to March are the best months to visit Kufri when the snowfall is at its peak

The summer season in Kufri starts from April and lasts till the end of June. With weather extremely pleasant, the temperature during this season is around 12 to 19 degree Celcius. The time is ideal for all the outdoor activities and hence is a great time to visit the place. 

Winters months in Kufri are from October to March. The place is very cold during these months and the temperature touches subzero levels. These months are perfect for all the snow activities, however snowfall is very regular, hence is not the best time to visit Kufri. 

The Monsoon showers hit Kufri from July to September. Rainfall is scanty and the temperature drops to 10-degree Celcius. 

For individuals looking for heaps of snow that covers the town or for a good skiing vacation, December to February maybe the best time to visit. However, for those looking to just enjoy the cool air with hill station vibes, the months of April to June are well suited. 
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What is the local food in Kufri?

Kufri doesn't have much to offer for foodies as it is a small area and mostly covered with snow. However, there are few stalls which serve excellent momos, maggi, etc. which can cater to the hunger needs of travellers.
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What is the best way to reach Kufri?

Kufri does not have a railway station or an airport of its own. The most convenient way of traveling to Kufri is by reaching Shimla and then hiring a cab.
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How much does a package cost for Kufri?

The packages for Kufri start at INR 7500 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

What are the top hotels in Kufri?

There are 472 in Kufri which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Kufri are Chapslee Hotel, Karam Vidhata Resorts, Hill-View 2BHK in Mashobra-Naldera, Premium Home Studio in Bharari, Hotel Kaithli Hills Shimla, Elegant 2BHK House in Bharari. You can see all the hotels in Kufri here

What are the things to do in Kufri?

The top things to do in Kufri are Kufri Fun World, Skiing in Kufri, Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak, The Himalayan National Park, Mahasu Peak, Shimla. You can see all the places to visit in Kufri here

What are the places near Kufri?

The top places near to Kufri are Shimla which is 9 km from Kufri, Kasauli which is located 36 km from Kufri, Manali which is located 127 km from Kufri, Mcleodganj which is located 158 km from Kufri, Narkanda which is located 25 km from Kufri

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Rohit Shroff Shroff 2 years ago
- Kufri is a small district known mainly for its winter adventures and treks. Be careful with children while going on mules and horses, as the path is slippery.
- ALWAYS bargain. Kufri is a huge tourist spot, and the horse/mule/yak owners and shopkeepers, photographers might try to dupe you by quoting exorbitantly. Bargain everywhere.
- The Kufri Fun World does lack some security measures, keep a track of your children while they are on the rides. Carry ample of thick woolen clothing, the temperatures dip way below 0 in peak winter seasons.
- When on a trek, make sure you are carrying all essentials with you, including food and water. Longer treks need more things to be carried, prepare beforehand.
- Even cab rates are flexible, do bargain.
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