Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state. Situated at an elevation of 2,510 metres above msl, Kufri is at a distance of 13 km the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22. Most of the travellers who come to Shilma love to stopover this hill station. Moreover known as the winter sports capital of Himachal Pradesh Kufri is recognized for the oldest ski slopes in the state. The hill station offers some stunning scenes, entertaining climate and also an immense choice for hiking and skiing.
Kufri is one of the most admired destinations for adventure lovers in Himachal Pradesh. During winter from November to February, lots of Ski-lovers and winter sports enthusiast visit Kufri. Those who are not an adventurous pursuit, tour Kufri for the period of the months of April to June. The snow covered slopes at Kufri is unquestionably a treat to the eyes. The tourism and travel department of Himachal Pradesh organize the National Snow Statue Competition each year during the month of January. To encourage adventure sports in Kufri, the tourism department carries out annual winter sports festival in the month of February.