Several great Hiking, some skiing, some attractive scenes and a cool environment that's what Kufri is all about. It is well-known for its trekking and hiking trails. Adventure-seeking travelers throng Kufri in winters to enjoy skiing and tobogganing beside its snow-covered slopes. The Skiing season spreads between November to February and the tourist inflow is at its peak throughout winters.
Kufri is a little hill station situated 19-kms from Shimla on the National Highway No.22. It has a Himalayan Nature park and close by is the Indira Tourist Park with HPTDC's Cafe Lalit. Indira Park offers some huge views of the nearby places. Here one can enjoy a Pony or a Yak Ride.
The region around Shimla as well as Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal. This area remained obscure from the rest of the world until the British 'exposed' it in 1819. The British made Shimla their summer capital in 1864 and it remained so until 1939. As Shimla gained importance, Kufri also began to be recognized as an chief place to visit near Shimla.