Kufri at a glance:
Coordinates: 31.0979° N, 77.2678° E
State: Himachal Pradesh
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located 20 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22.
How to reach :
By Air :
The near airport to Kufri is the Jabbar Bhatti airport near Shimla, and taxis for Kufri are easily available. The connecting airport is Delhi.
By Rail :
The Shimla railway station is almost 13 km away from Kufri. Cabs and buses are available for hire.
By Road :
Kufri is very easily accessible by road. Privately hired cabs and buses are also available.
Places to visit :
Indira Tourist Park :
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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.
Kufri Fun World:
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Located at 2800 meters 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.
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The 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.
The Himalayan National Park:
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The Himalayan National Park offers a steal for the wildlife enthusiasts and trekking junkies. The Park has about 180 species of birds and extremely rare mammals to offer.
Shopping can be a real pain because there is not much to shop at, except for the local kiosks. Buying saffron from the local vendors is not suggested.
What to eat:
Kufri has ample options for eating out because of the availability of delicious and tasty food items. Plenty of restaurants are available in this location, which renders rich tasty food that you will never find anywhere else.