Kufri Diaries

Kufri is derived from the term "kufr" which is a reference to Lake in the language spoken by locals. It's a small hill station which is located 15 km away from Shimla.

What is Kufri famous for?

It is renowned for its thrilling activities like treking, ski and hiking trails. People who are looking for adventure love this region in winter. 

Kufri was once part belonging to the Kingdom of Nepal. The world didn't know about the region. Then it was the British discovered the region in 1819.

How did Kufri was discovered?

Where is Kufri?

Its elevation is approximately 2720 meters (8923 feet) from sea level. It is located in the foothills of the breathtaking Himalayas. 

Kufri is the point of departure on treks towards Fagu, Shimla, Manali, and Rewalsar This is why trekking is among the top activities you can do while in Kufri.

Trek from Kufri to Fagu

Skiing is the primary and most important activity to enjoy in Kufri. Couples, honeymooners, and even adventurers enjoy it. 

Skiing in Kufri


Fagu is an ideal spot for picnics during summer. Fagu is a small village only six kilometers away from Kufri. It offers a panoramic perspective of the Giri valley.

Kufri National Park

The park is spread over more than 90 hectares and is home to an assortment of western Himalayan fauna and vegetation. 

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