Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla. It is famous for its trekking and hiking trails. Adventure-seeking travellers can enjoy Kufri in winters by skiing along its snow-covered slopes. it is a travellers paradise -lofty snow peaks,lush green valleys, fast flowing rivers, enchanting mountain lakes, beautiful temples and monasteries. The region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal.
This region remained obscure from the rest of the world until the British discovered 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 important place to visit near Shimla. It is famous for its beautiful and cool refreshing atmosphere that pervades it. In summers, travelers can enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding verdant valleys and snow-capped peaks.