Climate condition : In every season, Chail has its own different natural beauty. In summers, temperature is mild in day, and can soar to 30º C. Winters (mid October-end March) are like paradise for tourists, as temperature is usually below freezing point.
Best time to visit : mid May to mid October
Thing to do
Surrounded by the scented forest including line of Pine and Deodar trees make, the smallest hill resort of Himachal Pradesh, Chail is best spot for honeymoon goers as well as nature lovers. Tourists find good opportunity to indulge into sports like fishing, trekking, polo and cricket along with relishing the serenity and natural beauty.
Places of Interests
Chail sanctuary : The wildlife sanctuary is most loved by Eco lovers. The prime inhabitants of the are animals like Ghoral, Kakkar, Sambhar, Red Jungle Fowl, and Khalij, Cheer pheasants.
Cricket ground : This well maintained cricket ground is the highest cricket ground of the world.
Sidh Baba Ka Mandir : Maharaja Bhupinder Singh decided to built his palace here, but later famous temple of Sidh Baba Ka Mandir was built by him
Kufri : The small hill station has got its recognition for its Himalayan nature park, and splendid opportunity for adventurous sports like trekking and horse riding.
Eco attraction/Eco excursion
The small and tranquil hills station of Himachal Pradesh, Chail is mostly visited by tourists eying on a holiday cluttered with natural beauty and immense opportunity for recreation. Well suited for family, honeymoon goer as well as adventure enthusiasts, Chail is simply one a very ideal getaway for Eco lovers.
Built by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh in late 19th century, the small hill station still fascinates nature lovers with its natural charm prevailing every where. Popular destinations like Chail sanctuary invites Eco lovers to walk in its lush green forest full of pine and Deodar trees, and spot wild inhabitants like Ghoral, Kakkar, Sambar, red jungle fowl, and Khalij, cheer pheasants. For adventure lovers, Kufri, another small hill station lies close to Chail, which is world famous for trekking and other adventure sports like horse riding.
For honeymoon goers, walking arms in arms with their beloved amidst the pine and Deodar trees in the scented forest, forms some best aphrodisiac moment. Cricket ground built by the maharaja in 1893 at the hilltop is the highest cricket ground of the world. Besides, Sidh Baba Ka Mandir, a beautiful temple complex is also a major attraction hoarding visitors in morning and evening.
By Air : Kullu- Manali airport is just 10 km away from Kullu. The airport has regular flights for Delhi, Chandigarh and Shimla.
By Rail : Kalka (86 km) is the main railhead near Chail which has super fast trains to metro cities like Delhi and Kolkata. The best way to reach Chail via train is through Kalka mail, which leaves Kolkata for Kalka, and reach Delhi (old Delhi railway station) at 10:50 pm, and reach Kalka at 5 am.
By Road :The Kalka-Shimla route from Kalka via Kandaghat leads one to Chail. After reaching at Kandaghat, one needs to detour. From Kandaghat, it takes one and one- half hour to reach Chail.
- Banjara camps Alampur, Chail-Kufri road Ph: 91-9816048214
- Palace hotel Forested spur, Ph: 91-1792-248141/43, Telefax: 91-1792-8142
- Hotel oakwood Near bus stand, Ph: 91-1792-248315, 248040
- Hotel Lions Near bus stand, Mahani Ph: 91-1792-248990/91
- HPTDC (Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corp. Ltd.) 36, Janpath, New Delhi Tel: 91-11-23325320, 23325233
- Director, Department of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Block No. 28, SDA Complex, Vikas Nagar, Shimla-171009. Toll Free Telephone Number: 1800-180-8077 Telephones: 91-177 - 2625864 / 2625924 / 2623959 / 2625511 Fax: 91-177 - 2625864 / 2623959.