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Kufri - Short Paradise for Travellers

Located 13 km away from Shimla, on highway number 22, at the foot hills of Himalayas is Kufri, an astounding hill station of Himachal Pradesh. The name is derived from the word 'Kufr' which means the lake in local language.
For adventurous sports, Kufri has the best opportunities to offer. Adventure enthusiasts' travels to Kufri in winter season to enjoy skiing and tobogganing along its snow clad mountainous slope. Hiking and trekking through lusting green dense forests surrounding Kufri are challenging. A Horseback ride and ride on the Yak to explore the picturesque region are an amazing experience in Kufri.

Some of the main spots to visit in and around Kufri:

Mahasu Peak: It is the highest peak in Kufri, and offers impressive view of the surrounding. The Peak is surrounded by the forests spruce and deodar. The Mahasu Ridge offers great opportunities.

Himalayan Nature Park: The Himalayan Nature Park is a natural habitat to many wild animals of Western Himalayas. Hangal, Barking Deer, Brown Bear, Monal and many more wild animals are seen in this park. Many migrated birds are also sighted inside the Nature Park. While inside the Nature Park one can enjoy the amazing view of the entire range of Himalaya's snow clad peaks.

Indira Tourist Park: The Park is near the Himalayan Nature Park and provides panoramic view of the land.

Market: Market has varieties of beautiful Key chains, wall hangings, show pieces, wooden household vessels. Sweaters and shawls are best buy in kufri.

The best time to visit Kufri is from April to June and from November to February.

We at Rihan Travels are destination and vacation specialists. Having been into the industry for years we provide you all the information on unseen beautiful destinations in Himachal. We have studied, traveled, experienced and organized these wonderful locations and we look forward to sharing such fun filled travels and experiences with you.


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