Get set and go for a weekend trip to Kufri


Thursday, October 9, 2014

How about exploring the glory of mighty Himalayas this holiday season? With festivities knocking right at your door, weekend trips must top your holiday agenda. Nestled in the lap of the great Himalayas, Kufri is an exotic holiday destination for your weekend trip. Once just a pond or Kufer, this hill station is a popular Himalayan Aviary harboring some of the most beautiful mountain birds.

Decked with green meadows and set amongst the backdrop of snow clad mountains, Kufri is a perfect holiday destination for those looking for a serene and peaceful holidays. Kufri tours attract adventure monger souls from across the nation. The quaint and picturesque hill station of Kufri transforms into a paradise for trekkers during winters. Mahasu peak located in the region is a popular destination for trekking.

Trees with mountain range-Kufri

Away from the hustle and bustle of city crowds, this small and humble Himalayan hill station provides a perfect escape from monotonous life. Prior to the Sugauli Treaty of British Raj, Kufri and Shimla were a part of the kingdom of Nepal. It is only after British discovered Kufri on 1819 that the region came to public light. The vacationing season is at its peak in this region every year during February – March when the annual winter sports festival is organized. Various skiing competitions held during the festival emerge as a reason for major tourist footfall.  Other popular activities that you can participate include tobogganing and trekking. Yak riding is particularly popular during summers.

ShimlaWild Life Zoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On your trip to Kufri, do not forget to visit the Himalayan Wild Life Zoo located at a very high elevation. Rare species of Antelopes, Birds and Felines are major attractions in this region. Many people visit this region to catch a glimpse of Himalayan Mona, a bird of Himachal Pradesh. Apart from you can also plan a visit to the potato plantations and walk through the meandering paths that translate into a natural ski track. All these and more makes Kufri a paradise for travelers from all over. The region exudes an impeccable ambience, hence is a perfect holiday destination for those who seek to travel to unconventional places during their holidays.

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