(6500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Chail is categorised as Heritage / Hillside Hamlet

Chail Views in Summer (Nivalink Trip Dated - 27 March 2006)
Chail Gurudwara (Photo Courtesy: Gareez)
Chail Palace (Nivalink Trip Dated - 27 March 2006)

Reasons to Visit
  • Chail is a himalayan hamlet and popular getaway near Shimla
  • Chail was the summer capital of the flamboyant Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala.
  • Summer Palace of the royal family is now an HP Tourism heritage hotel at Chail.
  • Chail boasts the world’s highest cricket pitch and polo ground.
  • There is a small wildlife sanctuary at Chail with residents such as Sambar, Pheasants and Red Jungle Fowl.
  • Chail is also home to a few getaway resorts / camps.
  • Chail is a popular picnic spot and is often visited by tourists staying at Shimla and other destinations around it.
  • Chail is base for activities such as horse riding, trekking and walking.
Know It
  • It snows in Chail in Winter (Jan - March)
  • Hillside Getaways around Shimla"Chail (6000 ft asl) is a renowned getaway 50 kms from Shimla and is visited for its Chail Palace, Cricket Ground and views. There are a number of premium getaways around that are popular destination getaways."
Access Information

Chail has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp3

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Chandigarh Airport and ChailRs. 3574
Pickup/Drop between Chandigarh Airport and KufriRs. 3820
Pickup/Drop between Shimla Airport and Hotel in ChailRs. 3099

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Chandigarh Railway Station and ChailRs. 3574

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Destination Ideas

  • Getaways around Shimla
  • Off-beat Himachal Pradesh

Stay Ideas

  • Chail Palace Getaway
  • Jungle Livinn Chail – Adventure Getaway
  • Tarikaas Jungle Retreat Chail Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Chail Gurudwara was the first building to be constructed by the Maharaja and after that the palace was built. The Gurudwara was built in indo-western style in 1907, the 22 ft high wooden roof is a feature here.
    Major Gurdwara
    Chail Palace is the erstwhile summer palace of Maharaja of Patiala.and a heritage hotel now. Its still central attraction for tourists visiting Chail.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Chail Cricket ground is the highest cricket ground in the world. It was built in 1893 by Maharaja of Patiala at an altitude of about 8000 ft asl.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Situated about 18 km from Shimla, at over 2,600 metres altitude, the Himalayan Nature Park is located amidst 90 hectares of temperate vegetation that forms natural habitat for many a wild animals of the Western Himalaya. Animals in the Nature Park include Leopard, Brown Bear, Musk Deer, Bharal, Black Bear, Tibetan Wolf, Leopard Cat, Sambhar, Ghoral, Barking Deer, Monal, White Crested Kaleej and Cheer pheasant.
    High Altitude Zoo
    Mahasu peak at a few kms from Kufri is popular view point and where one arrives in Winter for some fun with snow. Skiing here is not fully organised but local operators conduct what can be termed as fun skiing.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    It snows in Winter in Kufri and thats when guests from around (Shimla, Chail, Shilon Bagh, Mashobra, Naldehra, Fagu etc.) arrive for a bit of fun with snow. Mahasu peak is a popular area for this activity.
    Snow Experience

Destinations within reach from Chail

  • Kandaghat ( 30 Km )

    Kandaghat is home to Destination resort, a getaway popular with corporates from Chandigarh for more

  • Kufri ( 35 Km )

    Kufri is a hillside getaway situated at an altitude of 2633 m above the sea level and 19 km from more

  • Fagu ( 40 Km )

    Fagu is a hilamayan getaway around Shimla and one of the highest points in the area and therefore more

  • Solan ( 40 Km )

    Solan is home to some getaways and a transit stay option on Kakla - Shimla highway. more

  • Shoghi ( 40 Km )

    Shoghi is a wooded area 15 kms before Shimla. There are couple of adventure / nature oriented more

  • Mashobra ( 45 Km )

    Mashobra is 12 km from Naldehra near Shimla. Situated at a height of 2600 m, Mashobra is a retreat more

  • Shimla ( 50 Km )

    Shimla being the famous holiday resort that used to enjoy the status of being the summer capital more

  • Naldehra ( 60 Km )

    Naldehra is a Himalayan getaway situated at an altitude of 2044 m, lies about 23 km from Shimla. more

  • Kasauli ( 65 Km )

    Kasauli is a small cantonment town in Solan district off Kalka - Shimla Highway and still retains more

  • Deha ( 79 Km )

    Deha (6000+ ft asl) is an Himalayan Hamlet at 67 kms from Shimla having totally cut off character more

  • Kalka ( 80 Km )

    Kalka is a railhead at 40 kms from Chandigarh and starting point of the renowned Kalka - Shimla more

  • Parwanoo ( 80 Km )

    Parwanoo as a tourist destination becane known with Timber Trail resort, a destination resort more

  • Tattapani ( 82 Km )

    Tattapani is renowned for its Hot water springs and is typically visited ex-Shimla / Mashobra / more

  • Narkanda ( 85 Km )

    Narkanda (8000 ft asl) is an area surrounded with orchards and a transit point on the Hindustan more

  • Rajgarh ( 90 Km )

    Rajgarh (6500 ft asl) lies on the Solan - Nahan route in remote and unexplored Sirmour district of more

  • Thanedar ( 100 Km )

    Thanedar, an apple orchard growing area at a height of 7,250 ft and 80 km from Shimla and 18 kms more

  • Ropar ( 145 Km )

    Ropar lies only 50 kms from Chandigarh. The major pilgrimage destinations in Ropar comprise Naina more

  • Rampur ( 150 Km )

    Rampur is a riverside transit point on NH-22 (Hindstan Tibet Road) at 132 kms from Shimla and 70 more

  • Sarahan ( 180 Km )

    Sarahan lies beyond Rampur off the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road and is visited for the Bhimkali Temple more

  • Shoja ( 190 Km )

    Shoja (or called Sohja or Sojha) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. more

  • Hamirpur ( 190 Km )

    Hamirpur lies enroute from Jalandhar - Mandi - Kullu - Manali route. 45 Kms from Hamirpur lies more

  • Una ( 192 Km )

    Una lies on the Punjab - Himachal border at 120 kms from Chandigarh and is the access point to more

  • Mandi ( 205 Km )

    Mandi is a transit stay option. It is the gateway to the Kullu Valley and a point where road from more

  • Karnal ( 217 Km )

    Karnal lies on NH-01 (GT Road or Delhi - Ambala highway) at 125 kms from New Delhi. Karnal is a more

  • Sangla ( 245 Km )

    Sangla is a village, situated at an altitude of 8,792 ft in Baspa Valley of Kinnaur District. It more

  • Mussoorie ( 247 Km )

    Mussoorie (Around 6500 ft) is a British era hill station at just a little less than 30 km north of more

  • Kalpa ( 250 Km )

    7 km from Reckong Peo. Kalpa is a temple town with very good Himalaya views around the Shiva more

  • Raison ( 260 Km )

    Raison is a riverside location 15 kms after Kullu and 26 kms before Manali, known for off-beat and more

  • Bir ( 260 Km )

    Bir in Himachal Pradesh is renowned for being home to many institutes that promote spirituality, more

  • Bathinda ( 318 Km )

    Bathinda lies in close proximity to the Damdama Sahib, a major Sikh Pilgrimage centre and one of more

  • Manali ( 320 Km )

    Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a more

  • Meerut ( 327 Km )

    Meerut lies 70 kms from New Delhi and is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the more

  • Amritsar ( 329 Km )

    Amritsar is a major destination in India where guests arrive to visit the "Golden Temple", a Sikh more

  • Rohtak ( 332 Km )

    Rohtak Lies at 70 kms from New Delhi where getaway resorts are located which are popularly visited more

  • Hansi ( 343 Km )

    Hansi is a small town in Hissar dist of Haryana. Sheikhpura Kothi, a heritage home is the main more

  • Rewari ( 431 Km )

    Rewari lies on the outskirts of Delhi / NCR area and is where getaway resorts are located where more

  • Jammu ( 441 Km )

    Jammu is a point of access for visiting Vaishnodevi Temple, which is 13 km walk from Katra (50 km more

  • Kashipur ( 451 Km )

    Kashipur is at a point from where Corbett National Park and Lake Districts of Kumaon (Bhimtal, more

  • Kosi ( 473 Km )

    Kosi is a local getaway ex-Delhi / NCR, 105 kms from Delhi on the Delhi - Mathura route at about more

  • Katra ( 487 Km )

    Katra, is base town to visit Vaishno Devi temple which is 13 kms walk (or a helicopter ride) away more

  • Mathura ( 502 Km )

    Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Vridavan (16 kms) near Mathura is where Lord Krishna more

  • Paota ( 524 Km )

    Paota is located 179 kms from Delhi and 80 kms from Jaipur on Nh-08 and home to Shakunt Resort, a more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Chail,Himachal Pradesh,India

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Chail BlossomA thickly forested area few kms ahead of Chail and home to Tarikas, a renowned destination resort.Getaway-
JanedghatA cut off area, 8 kms from Chail on the Kufri RoadGetaway2
Town CentreIn and around town centre where there is bus stand and a few shopsHoliday2
jungaJunga lines mid-way between Shimla and Chail (25 kms each) and lies in close proximity to Chail Sanctuary and pristine countrysideGetaway/Experiential2
Nearest Airport in Chail
  • Simla Airport ( SLV ) , Shimla-50 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Chail
  • Kandaghat ( KDZ ), Kandaghat-30 Kms
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