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7 Places To Visit & Things To Try In Kufri

7 Places To Visit & Things To Try In Kufri

By Sohini Chaudhary

13 Mar, 2023

One of Himachal Pradesh's most attractive hill towns, Kufri is a popular location during winter. Places and things to do in Kufri are such that it is a  photographer's delight. In addition to being a nature enthusiast, if you're a fearless explorer craving breathtaking activity, this site is made for you! The numerous tourist attractions around Kufri are ideal to take in the wonder of diverse wildlife and participate in a variety of entertaining activities.

Here's A List Of 7 Places And Things To Do In Kufri

1. Shimla


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Shimla is most accessible via Kufri. It is approximately 15 km from the main town. A popular hill station, Shimla requires no introduction. Tourists have long been drawn to the area due to its verdant vegetation, comfortable climate, and snow-covered hills. There are many things to explore in Shimla - also known as the ‘Queen of Hills’. From riding a toy train that passes through green hills to shopping at Lakkar Bazar, rafting at Tattapani, visiting the Chadwick waterfall, going river rafting and paragliding - one will not be bored for a single day in Shimla.

2. Manali


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Manali, in the centre of the mountainous slopes, is a mountain lover's paradise with mesmerizing views, endearing streams, the fairy-tale-like fog enveloping little hidden cottages, and a lingering aroma of pines and freshness. The town is at a height of 2,050 m (6,398 ft) in the Himalayas. It's a very popular hill station amongst young adults who love to travel solo. Thanks to many Bollywood movies, Manali has become a hub for many backpackers. You can revel in the beauty of Solang Valley, ski on the snowy slopes, get an adrenaline rush while experiencing white water river rafting, visit the famous Hadimba Devi Temple or trek to the Beas Kund. Oh, and to go to Leh, the valley of the gods, you can ride a yak or a bike up the renowned Rohtang pass.

3. Skiing 

Skiing in kufri

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Kufri, which is approximately 15 kilometres from Shimla and is known for its ski slopes and picturesque views, has a well-known historical backdrop. Kufri, which is well-known for its ski trails, draws some of the largest crowds of visitors to Shimla from far and wide. Yak rides are an additional attraction in the region, which also has peaks covered in snow and a small zoo. There are many online travel companies that can arrange a skiing experience for you. The cost can range from INR 1750 - 3000 or more. 

4. Tobogganing 

In recent years, tobogganing has become one of the most popular pastimes in Kufri.The sport allows you to ride a sledge over icy trails either by yourself or with a companion and is reminiscent of earlier times. The road provides a beautiful view of valleys dotted with trees and meandering streams, as well as peaks covered in snow. While you are in Kufri, you should absolutely give this a try. Among all the many places and things to do in Kufri, this is surely a must try. You can contact a company called Kufri adventures to try out this activity. Cost may range from INR 1000-3000 or more. 

5. The Great Himalayan National Park 

The great himalayan park in kufri

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The Himalayan Nature Park is well-known as a popular destination in Kufri since it is home to numerous diverse, and unusual species. This park offers you an incredibly picturesque view of Kashmir stags and Red Jungle fowls set within the enormous Himalayas. One of the most exciting things to do in Kufri will undoubtedly be a tour of the park's fauna and birdlife. Even Muntjacs and Bharals can be seen there. In addition, the Himalayan Nature Park serves as a habitat for a wide range of bird species. Bring out your inner zoologist and botanist! All nature enthusiasts should visit this place. 

6. Green Valley 

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The Green Valley is still among the top tourist destinations in Kufri since admission to this lovely park is completely free. Pines and cedars girdle this luxurious valley. You’ll see grazing Yaks and beautiful plantations as you enter between the hours of 6:00 AM and 6:30 PM. This Green Valley is the ideal remedy to quench your wanderlust, living up to its name. So when you're looking for places and things to do in Kufri make sure you add this one to your list. 

7. Byron Bay Cafe 

A modern cafe with a rooftop location that offers a wide range of plant-based, vegan, and vegetarian wholefood alternatives as well as excellent coffee. Food at the Byron Bay Cafe is praised for being absolutely wonderful. You may give the Byron bowl a try and feel fantastic about eating fresh, organic ingredients afterwards. The employees here are incredibly kind, and the terrace's breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the surrounding natural beauty will make your jaws drop. 

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