A Best Tourist Attraction in Shimla – Kufri

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Shimla – Kufri

Anyone visiting Shimla also visits Kufri, about 17 minutes away by car. Shimla’s signature snow-clad mountains, beautiful lakes and majestic greenery make it unsurpassable in beauty. Not surprisingly, the Queen of Hill Stations, Shimla is Himachal Pradesh’s most highly visited tourist spots. 

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It was also the summer capital of the British, something that reflects very clearly in the architecture of this place. There are several places to visit in Shimla-Kufri, each singularly beautiful, that you should visit. Some of them are:

  • The Ridge

Known for beautiful Nature that abounds here, the Ridge is a great spot for capturing superb shots. A top Tourist Attraction in Shimla-Kufri, you can also shop till you drop here. It is in the heart of the city where you get breath-taking views of the mountains. It’s an open space that runs along the breadth of the Mall, and links Scandal Point on the westward side. While you’re here, dine out, visit Christ Church and the Tudor Library.

  • Kalka–Shimla Railway

This railway line was built in 1898 by the British to connect the small town of Shimla with different parts of India. Since then, it has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It runs from Shimla to Kalka and back. On the way, it stops at various picturesque places, giving tourists a good experience of this area.

Passengers get some spectacular views along this journey, comprising bridges and tunnels. This is the Best Tourist Attraction in Shimla-Kufri, being unique and antique.

  • Jakhoo Hill

The serenity here is something else, and you will certainly enjoy it if you lead a busy city life. About two kilometres from Shimla, this hill is the highest peak here. From here, you can get panoramic views of Shimla and its snowy Himalayas. This tourist attraction also houses the ancient and famous Jakhoo Temple, where you can see a 108-feet high statue of Hanuman. Nearby, you can visit the Wax Museum. 

  • Mall Road

Just below the Ridge is the Mall Road, where you can see boutiques, cafes, book shops, eateries and other tourist attractions. Shimla’s scenic beauty can be found here too.


Himachal Pradesh’s handicrafts can be seen here; also visit the Town Hall and the Gaiety Theatre. Known for its uniqueness, the Mall Road is one of the most highly visited Tourist Places in Shimla-Kufri.

  • Christ Church

Christ Church and its singular Neo-Gothic architecture is situated on the Ridge. Built in 1857, it took three years to complete and is an architectural marvel, thanks to its stained glass windows, frescos and clock tower. The largest pipe organ is part of this beautiful church. 

About 17 km from Shimla is the wonderful Himalayan town of Kufri. Situated at a height of 2510 meters and in the Himalayan foothills, the hill station delights nature lovers and adventurers alike. Its spectacular views and the fact that it’s great for adventure lovers make it a highly visited destination. No wonder, it’s always on the map of the Kufri Tourism Board. 

If you’re interested in Shimla Kufri Tour, ensure that you visit these spots: 

  • Mahasu Peak

This is Kufri’s highest point. You can also see the ranges of Bandrinath and Kedarnath from here. Nature in all its beauty surrounds you here. Take advantage of the wonderful terrain and go for a horse or mule rides. 

  • Kufri Valley

The enchanting beauty of Green Valley will hold you in its spell. You’re surrounded by pine and deodar trees and as you enter the forest here, you’ll be able to spot yaks grazing in the valley. Also called the Green Valley, there’s so much vegetation here that its lush greenery can be seen for miles. 

  • The Himalayan Nature Park

Amid the Himalayas you’ll find this nature park, home to innumerable bird and animal species. Check out the Kashmir Stag, Blue Sheep and Jungle Fowl, among others.



Doesn’t all of this sound like a dream? Well, you can see it all before you if you plan an exciting trip to Shimla-Kufri with the help of an experienced Kufri’s Travel Guide. A good suggestion is Japji Travel who has been in the profession of travel and travel packages planning for many years. 

We provide you with a few good itineraries and will also be open to making alterations in the final itinerary, depending on your needs. For instance, if you or someone in your group needs a wheelchair or a baby needs individual care, we will ensure that it is given right through the Shimla – Kufri Tour

Besides, if you are travelling with children, the tour will be so devised that you also include some fun things for kids to do and see. This way, your entire family enjoys the whole trip and goes home happy and refreshed, waiting to take the next exciting trip. So, do get in touch with us at your earliest and take your travel plans forward.   

For More Information, See our Shimla Kufri Tour Packages.

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