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1. Kufri Fun World

Kufri Fun World
Must visit 4.1 /5

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

Located at 2800 metres above sea level, Kufri Fun World is one of the highest amusement parks in the world. It has the highest go kart track in the world. Situated amidst the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, it is one of the most beautifully situated amusement parks in the world.

2. Skiing in Kufri

Skiing in Kufri
Must visit 4.1 /5

25 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Kufri

Kufri is a location 16 km from Shimla which has a famous historic backdrop, for its ski slopes and finished views. Known for its ski runs Kufri, attracts some of the largest numbers of travellers from far and wide, coming to visit Shimla. One may find peaks covered with snow and a small zoo in the area where Yak rides are an additional attraction.

3. Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak

Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak
Must visit 3.4 /5

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

Mahasu Peak, the highest peak in Kufri, is accessible only by horse/mule. The muddy road is best traversed on horseback, which makes for an interesting experience.

4. Himalayan Nature Park

Himalayan Nature Park
4.2 /5

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

The Himalayan National Park offers a steal for the wildlife enthusiast and trekking junkie in your. The Park has about 180 species of birds and extremely rare mammals to offer.

5. Mahasu Peak

Mahasu Peak
3.1 /5

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

This journey to the highest peak in Kufri can only be covered on horse/mule back, considering the path is very muddy and almost impossible to tread on foot.

6. Indira Tourist Park

Indira Tourist Park
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Kufri

The Indira Tourist Park is close to the Himalayan National Park, and offers a great deal for a calm ambience, with a good atmosphere, good food and coffee.

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7. Yak Rides

Yak Rides

7 out of 11
places to visit in Kufri

One of the most unique things to do in Kufri is experiencing a Yak ride. The slow, prodding, fluffy animals will make you go back in time when people travelled on yaks. The ride will be short and mostly for a photo opportunity. It will cost you around INR 50.

8. Tobogganing

Tobogganing

8 out of 11
places to visit in Kufri

Tobogganing is lately emerging to be one of the topmost activities and things to do in Kufri. A reminiscent of older times, the activity allows you to slide down snowy trails on a sledge, alone or with company. The route offers and enchanting view of snow clad peaks and valleys replete with trees and meandering streams. You should definitely try this out while you are in Kufri.

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9. Fagu

Fagu

3 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Kufri

Situated at an elevation of 2500 meters, Fagu is a serene snow-clad hamlet, located around 45 minutes drive from Shimla. This place looks magical as it is always enveloped in snow and fog. It is believed that Fagu has derived its name from the word 'fog'.

10. Nagsons Amusement Park

Nagsons Amusement Park

3 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Kufri

Located at 8,500 feet above sea level in Kufri, Shimla, Nagsons Amusement Park, or Hip Hip Hurray, Amusement Park is spread out over 5,000 square meters. It is set amidst the picturesque snow-clad Himalayas. It offers several entertainment options, of which the Burma Bridge, Net Climbing, Reverse Bungee Jumping, Valley Crossing, and Gyroscope are the highlights. The gaming zone, bumper cars, crash-mobiles, and kiddie’s helicopters are ideal for children, while the haunted house, gondola wheel, virtual reality games, and air hockey are suitable for adults too. There is also an art gallery and Himachali handloom shop on the premises and several food joints.

11. Kufri Zoo

Kufri Zoo

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

The Himalayan Nature Park Kufri Zoo, or simply Kufri Zoo, is an extremely green space, filled with trees like deodar, fir, blue pine, and spruce, dedicated to the conservation and welfare of wildlife. Set at an altitude of 2,350 to 2,730 m above sea level, it comprises seven open enclosures, three display cages, and two pheasantries with 15 pens of different shapes for animals like Sambar, Barking deer, Musk deer, Black Bear, etc. The enclosures are suited to the needs of animals and have caves, trees, logs, night sheds, etc., to provide weather protection. The zoo’s veterinary section is well-equipped with an X-ray facility, hospital, laboratory, quarantine house, and more.

FAQs on Kufri

Can you suggest an 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.

How can I commute within Kufri?

There are several cabs and buses readily available, and bargaining for the fare is a must. To reach the top of the Mahasu Peak where most of the adventure activities are situated, you will have to use a horse which is very easily available here.
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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 sightseeing places in Kufri?

The top sightseeing places in Kufri are Kufri Fun World, Skiing in Kufri, Horse Ride to the Mahasu Peak, The Himalayan National Park, Mahasu Peak, Shimla.

What are the top hotels in Kufri?

There are 472 Hotels 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
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