Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 20 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22.
The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning "lake" in the local language.
The highest point in the surrounding region, Kufri has a Himalayan wildlife zoo which hosts rare antelopes, felines and birds including the Himalayan monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh until 2007. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track.
Visa in not needed for Indian citizens. Everyone else need a visa.
|Languages spoken||Himachali, Hindi & English|
|Country name||India (Bharat)|