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Last Updated: 17th July 2017

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Kufri which is located very close to the picturesque and popular North Indian hill station of Shimla is a charming destination in its own right. Though beautiful throughout the year, Kufri looks especially beautiful in winter when it is covered by a white carpet of snow and the mountains echo with the excitement of skiers and children playing in the snow. If you are looking for activities that will set your adrenaline pumping and thrill you to the core, then Kufri is the place for you. Here is a glimpse of the top adventure activities in Kufri.

Trekking

Kufri is the highest point in the area and is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places to visit. It is also a popular trekking place in India. A trek through dense Himalayan forests is a great adventure and an opportunity to get close to the flora and fauna of the region. The salubrious surroundings of the place ensure the trek is something special and one also gets the opportunity of sighting antelopes and rare Himalayan birds. These include the Himalayan Monal which is a species of the Pheasant family. It is interesting to note that the Himalayan Monal is the national bird of Nepal. The summer months are ideal for trekking in Kufri.

trekking

Cycling

In the summer months, the mountain roads that lead in and out of Kufri are a delight for cycling enthusiasts. The stretch of mountain roads that meander through jaw dropping vistas of streams and waterfalls is a haven for hitting the saddle and pedaling away into the sunset.

Horse Riding

The verdant hills and steep mountain paths offer breathtaking views are ideal for horse riding. Galloping away on a horse through the Himalayan countryside is definitely an adventure that is guaranteed to thrill.

Skiing

Winter in Kufri heralds the advent of exciting and pulsating activity in the form of Winter sports. Skiing, which is a sport that looks so graceful descends on Kufri with all its vitality. The carpet of snow and the path between potato plantations which in winter transforms into a skiing path is a hive of activity. For all looking to glide and fly through the snow with their skis on, then Kufri is the place to be in the winter months.

skiing-in-kufri

Yak Riding

The Himalayan Yak with its shaggy hair and humped shoulders is at once impressive and adorable. A ride on one of these Yak’s is going to be the highpoint of a visit to Kufri for kids, an experience that they are not going to forget and something that they are going to share with their awed friends, once back home.

Zip-Lining

Zip-Lining is a power and excitement packed activity. Zipping away, suspended in mid-air is an activity that never fails to thrill. Zip-lining in the environs of the mountainous forests around Kufri with breathtaking views on the way is a sure fire adventure filled activity.

ziplining

Tobogganing

For the less adventurous and kids, tobogganing is an alternative to Skiing. This activity, however, is no less exciting. Perched on the toboggan and whizzing through the snow with icy winds lashing your face is in itself a great adventurous activity. Children are sure to shriek with laughter and excitement as they plummet through the snow on a toboggan.

Kufri is indeed a place where come summer or winter there never is going to be a dull moment. The adventurous aura of Kufri awaits to envelop young and old in its hollow. So what are you waiting for? Book your holiday with us at The White Ridge, which is splendidly designed keeping in mind your need for a breathtaking holidaying experience.

 

 

 

 

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