Kufri is just about 20 kms from Shimla and relatively at higher altitude which makes it a place with snow all round the winters. It attracts a large number of tourists who come to Shimla; with its picturesque backdrop of peaks covered with snow. Its popular among trekkers; as it plays as starting point of many treks.
Kufri is also the venue for annual winter sports festival held in February. The skiing competition is the main event at the festival.
Kufri, Shimla and Chail form the Golden Triangle of Himachal Pradesh.
The best part of Kufri is to reach the top of Mahasu Peak; through a horse ride. You can spend your time playing with snow or indulge adventure activities on this beautiful mountain peak.
Horse riding, Yak riding, skiing and snow games are the popular tourist activities of Kufri.
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Nearest Airports to Kufri are:
• Shimla (15 kms)
• Chandigarh (136 kms)
Nearest Railway Station is - Shimla(15 kms)
Shimla is connected by narrow gauge line with Kalka (100 km) (through toy train) which in turn is connected with the major cities in India.
Kufri has good road connectivity.
You can find frequent government as well as private buses from Shimla to Kufri.
Some improtant distances to note:
Shimla to Kufri - 20 kms
Chandigarh to Kufri - 134 kms
Delhi to Kufri - 358 kms