Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri, Shimla
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Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri

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Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri
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28 Ratings & 19 Reviews

About Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

The Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri, one of the popular locations around Shimla, is located at a distance of 16 km. The site renowned for its ski slopes is a natural habitat of rich flora and fauna with about 140 species. Along with the park, the state government has set up a Potato Research Centre.

Spread over an area of 90 hectares, the Himalayan Nature Park was set up in 1992. The park also houses 'Monal', the State bird of Himachal Pradesh, also an endangered Himalayan species.

The site also has a mini zoo amidst dense forests, housing rare breeds of wild animals and pheasants of the Himalayan terrain. The attractions of the zoo include Tibetan Wolf, Brown Bear, Musk Deer and Barking Deer.

Visitors can also see Snow Leopard, Yak, Ghoral, Samber, Himalayan Thar and Black Bear in the zoo. Along with the zoo and nature park, tourists can also engage in horse riding.

Kufri can be approached from a narrow road leading to Chail by a drive of 30 minutes.
     
Admission Fees:  INR15
 

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Excellent 5
  • Very Good 8
  • Good 3
  • Average 1
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 1
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

19 traveller reviews for Himalayan Nature Park in Kufri

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Sameer Jagdale

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  • Sameer Jagdale
  • Lives in Pune
  • 1 Review
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  119 readers

"Awesome place for all age groups" new review

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Awesome place to visit for people of all age groups. The weather is good and children had good time eating the yummy kababs. Old people can have an easy stroll.
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  • 3 votes

Navjyoti

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  • Navjyoti
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 3 Reviews
  •  19 helpful votes
  •  419 readers

"It is a good place to visit"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
A must visit during your stay in Shimla, best enjoyed while going to the top by horse riding, the garden and the view of nearing mountains is awesome. Don't forget to take snaps with apple tree so near to you.
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  • 8 votes

G.srikanta

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  • G.srikanta
  • 28 Reviews
  •  208 helpful votes
  •  15982 readers

"Great Hill view and Nature Park"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
You need to go there to enjoy the Nature Park with many adventure games in the area. A little bit costly though but the place and location makes it ok to pay. There is even Go Karting at that place. Enjoyed a lot.
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  • 22 votes

Deep Rk

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  • Deep Rk
  • Lives in Patan
  • 1 Review
  •  20 helpful votes
  •  885 readers

"Fun in Riding"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted Dec 4, 2014
Awesome park there were natural habitat. Sceneries to die for. Hard to believe such place exists in india. Cool breeze blows in the hills. Great place for trekking and hiking also bicycle riding is great fun.
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  • 20 votes

Sandeep Bhardwaj

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  • Sandeep Bhardwaj
  • 3 Reviews
  •  151 helpful votes
  •  12770 readers

"The real natural park"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 2, 2014
This is a natural park at kufri that is a natural feeling. This is a sight to spend a good time with friends. Here are some animals to see and teach their life.
We can buy from wooden items that are used commonly in our home and can buy some other toys. There is some canteens and Hotel to food and rest in this park. We can stay here.
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  • 21 votes

Moni Kumri

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  • Moni Kumri
  • 4 Reviews
  •  21 helpful votes
  •  1423 readers

"Can't forget the experience"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Aug 28, 2014
I love the place and awesome to go there and best place to hang out and I never my best moment there and we love that place I will never forget the place and the sun sight I love it.
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  • 21 votes

Amit Kaushik

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  • Amit Kaushik
  • 2 Reviews
  •  20 helpful votes
  •  1273 readers

"Nice place to involve with natural beauty"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Jul 17, 2014
Himalayan Park in Kufri is such a nice place to involve with natural beauty. A Shiva Mandir is also located at the top. You can have lots of adventures like Horse Riding and view of the Great China Wall.
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  • 20 votes

Anubhav Pathania

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  • Anubhav Pathania
  • 5 Reviews
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  1978 readers

"A calm, soothing atmosphere"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Jul 13, 2014
This is a very beautiful park, if you want to observe nature from close. A calm, soothing atmosphere.
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  • 20 votes

Anant Tiwari

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  • Anant Tiwari
  • 4 Reviews
  •  21 helpful votes
  •  1962 readers

"There are tall mountains, along with long pine trees"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Jul 7, 2014
Shimla is at a great height. There are tall mountains, along with long pine trees, greenery everywhere, which can touch your heart. People should never carry polybags in the whole of Himachal, since it is banned by the government.
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  • 20 votes

Akshay Jain

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  • Akshay Jain
  • Lives in Alwar
  • 5 Reviews
  •  25 helpful votes
  •  2033 readers

"For nature lovers like me!"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted Jun 11, 2014
We went to the park in the evening and it was a lovely experience because of the number of animals and birds. I loved it the most. Some of the animals I saw for the first time in my life.
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  • 24 votes

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