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  • Address: Kufri, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods , Skiing

Located at a distance of 13 km from the state capital Shimla, Kufri is a nature’s paradise that attracts a lot of tourists with its verdant beauty and charming location. The name Kufri is etched out of the word Kufr that means a lake in the local language. Kufri is a popular destination for winter sports such as skiing. During summers, this place gets carpeted by lush and dense greenery and exquisite flora and fauna. Kufri is also famous for housing the Himalayan wild life zoo where you can spotrare antelopes, felines and birds such as Himalayan monal.

  • Free visit

  • By hired taxi from Shimla city centre.
  • By Local Bus: Kufri-Chail Crossing Bus Stop

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  • Kufri Address: Kufri, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, India
  • Kufri Timing: 24-hrs
  • Kufri Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kufri(preferred time): 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kufri: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 25.81% of people who visit Shimla include Kufri in their plan

  • 33.65% of people start their Kufri visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Kufri

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kufri

People normally club together Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary and Green Valley while planning their visit to Kufri.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Kufri is one of the popular attractions of Shimla. Only 16 km from city centre Kufri is situated on the India Tibet Border Road. A beautiful place surrounded by a dense jungle of mostly Deodar (Himalayan Cedar) and Rhododendron tress. This place witness a high snowfall in winters and Kufri is very famous for skiing. You can also enjoy ride on snow scooter and also horse riding. In Kufri, there is another attraction - a must visit Place is Kufri Himalayan Zoo. Please visit and see many Himalayan animals and birds. You can see snow leopard, musk dear, jungle fowl etc.

  • What a place. It's just like heaven on earth. When first time i visited here the experience was out of this world.. Great place for skiing, ice go cart ..and the zoo was amazing..lovely place to visit once in a lifetime experience.

  • Kufri is a famous hill station in Shimla for horse riding is a only source to reach. The main attraction of the place is adventure riding with jeep, telescope view of China border, Vaishno devi, Pandav Durga Mandir etc. Nag temple ,Yak photography and many more.

  • Owsm snow weather ...

  • A small but lovely hill station in Shimla situated at a higher altitude and surrounded with ice all around most of the months in a year. This place is awesome for spending holidays with family and friends.

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    • Kufri is a town in Himachal Pradesh, so there are no opening and closing timings. It is open for 24 hours. For more info, you can check out About Kufri, Shimla

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