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Sightseeing from Shimla... To Kufri

Kufri and the adjoining regions of Shimla was once under the Nepal kingdom but was ceded to British Raj following a treaty known as Sugauli Treaty.
Kufri a small hill station in the district of Shimla, located around 13 Kms from Shimla is the highest point. It has several attractions for the tourists, like Himalayan wild zoo hosting species like antelopes and several types of birds. Himalayan Monal which is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh is also hosted here. Otherwise a potato farming stretch the area turn into a skiing track during winter and sees a host of tourists and local business men turning the area akin to a picnic spot. There are several places of interest to in and around Kufri.
1.Kufri Fun World- Home to the word's highest Go Karting tracks and offers various rides and and pools, Ideal for a memorable day out.
2.Mahasu Peak. - One, if a bit adventurous can opt for the hike to the highest peak of Kufri through heavy forests surrounding Kufri.

3.Chini Bunglow

4.Indira Touris…

Stay in Peterhoff Shimla

To make your stay memorable in Shimla one should at least stay for one day at Hotel Peterhoff. Its a heritage building with huge rooms , very well decorated dining spaces huge halls and everything that takes you back in time. Room service is excellent and the staff are courteous. Its little out side of the main mall and need a taxi service for commuting to and fro Mall , the charges are nominal Rs 500 for pick up from hotel dropping at mall and return back after 3-4 hrs.
Lord Buddha

Journey From KalKa to Shimla in a TOY TRAIN

India is home to many unique and mesmerizing train rides. The ride to Shimla from Kalka in a toy train ( narrow gauge) is an unforgettable experience. Locomotives with Luxurious coaches as well as ordinary coaches make your journey from Kalka to Shimla a memory to cherish for your entire life.  It draws you near to the nature at its optimum beauty. From Inside one of the more luxurious coaches you will be enjoying a journey of a life time. There are quite a few trains plying in the route, takes about 5 hours to reach Shimla. 
The deluxe coaches are aesthetically designed with comfortable seating arrangements and wide chairs and huge windows allows you unhindered view of the mighty Himalaya. The train chugs through the Himalaya baring all its beauty at every bend it travels. Traveling at a leisurely speed through 102 Tunnels and numerous bridges and bends along the way   will take you to a world that you have never believed existed.
There are frequent trains plying daily and tickets…