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Skiing in Shimla Shimla is known for its snow-capped peaks and smooth slopes. This is what makes it the ideal location for indulging in skiing in Shimla. The lofty ranges of Himalayas are the perfect place . .
Country: India
City: Shimla
Duration: 4 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Skiing
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Skiing in Shimla

Shimla is known for its snow-capped peaks and smooth slopes. This is what makes it the ideal location for indulging in skiing in Shimla. The lofty ranges of Himalayas are the perfect place (after Swiss Alps!) to try out the skiing sport of Simla. There are many places in Shimla that offers skiing and tourists flock these places in winters to try out this exhilarating adventure sport. So when you visit Shimla, skiing should be on the top of your things-to-do list! Read on for further information.


Known as the winter sport capital of Shimla, Kufri is located very close to Shimla. At a distance of 13 kilometers from Shimla and an altitude that reaches 2622 meters, Kufri is a skier's paradise. The skiing season lasts from January to March and many people flock at Kufri for trying out skiing. Otherwise a quiet little town, Kufri comes alive in its entire splendor once it starts to snow. This place attracts ski enthusiasts from all over the world during winters.

This place is located at a distance of 13 kilometers from Shimla and is a popular location for skiing. This place attracts many tourists and is covered in snow from December to March thus making it the ideal place to indulge in skiing and other winter adventure sports.

One of the oldest ski resorts of India, Narkanda is located at a distance of 60 kilometers from Shimla. It is less crowded and the slopes are virtually unexplored which is what makes Narkanda a haven for ardent skiers. This beautiful ski resort is located at a height of 8100 feet. The place is also famous for producing some of the most delicious apples and cherries.

Entry Fees For Skiing In Kufri

Skiing in Shimla is enjoyed by honeymooners, families, and adventurers alike. Amusement parks in Shimla offer day packages for adventure activities including skiing. The cost for skiing in Shimla ranges between INR 300 and INR 500 per person. This skiing cost in Kufri allows visitors to enjoy skiing for one hour. Winter is the best season for Skiing in Kufri near Shimla.


Kufri is a destination in its own right, this is 16 km from Shimla and has long been famous for its ski slopes and fine views. Known for its ski runs Kufri, attracts the largest number of tourists who come to Shimla. It has a backdrop of peaks covered with snow and a small zoo. Yak-ride is added attraction. Along the ridge shaded by tall trees runs a road to Chail, yet another tourist spot in solan District. The Himalayan Nature Park is also at Kufri and the area has a fair amount of options fro family entertainment.

Kufri is a beautiful hill station situated at an altitude of 2633 m above the sea level and 16 km from Shimla on the National Highway 22. Kufri is derived from the name Kufer which literally means pond. This place is famous for ski slopes and offers great views of the deep valleys and forests which rise towards the lofty Himalayas. It is surrounded by cedar woods and through which one can walk to Mahasu Peak, the highest peak in Kufri. Once just a kufer or pond, Kufri today has developed into an exotic holiday destination. There is also the Himalayan Aviary harboring some mountain birds including Monal, the state bird of Himachal. In summers one can do horse and yak riding on the green meadows. One can trek to the Mahasu peak for some adventure. Some resorts have come up around Kufri on the Kufri-Chail road fo

The Himalayan Nature Park and the Indira Tourist Park are the near by tourist attractions, with with HPTDC's Cafe Lalit. Indira Park provides some great views of the nearby places. Here one can enjoy a Pony or a Yak Ride. In January, National Snow Statue Competition is conducted there. An annual winter sports festival is also organized every year in the month of February. Fagu, a star resort at the Fagu hill top, is situated 6 km from Kufri along the Hindustan-Tibet road. Kufri offers beautiful scenery which touches the heart of each visitor.

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