Attractions in Chail


Maharajas palace in Chail

Chail is an ideal place for travelers looking for a peaceful and quiet holiday. A blissfully idyllic spot with the most pleasant walks that offer picturesque views of the snow-capped peaks. Since it has been built on three adjacent hills, you could do a lot of walking and you can see some marvelous oak trees and beautiful rhododendrons in a beautiful forest setting. You could visit the old residency Snowview or walk to the country’s highest cricket ground. The Chail Sanctuary, which was once the Maharajas private hunting reserve, is popular among birdwatchers.

The Deodar and Oak forests with grasslands around the township are the abode of wildlife. One can see Sambar, Goral and Cheer Pheasants at Blossom and Jhaja. Barking deer and Kalijin in the forests are sure to meet and greet the visitors at dusk and dawn. Trekking from Chail to Gaura and Chail to Jhaja is common and rewarding as one is sure to see wildlife and beautiful snowy peaks. Range Officer Wildlife Chail and his staff would welcome and assist you in seeing wildlife in the sanctuary area. Machan-like sighting posts have been built near blossom and at Khariun. The deodar and oak forests and grasslands around the town are part of the sanctuary, which at one time was the private reserve of the Maharaja.

On one side of the town is situated the snow-capped Himalayas which gleam spectacularly in the sun. In addition, with the majestic snow-peaks of the Shivalik in the backgrounds, the orchards and sylvan pine valleys would remind you of the many wonders of nature.

Getting There & Away to Chail

Flights to Chail The best option would be flying from Shimla.
Trains to Chail
The best way of travelling the Kalka-Shimla track is by the toy train. It takes five hours from Kalka to get to Kandaghat. These five hours mark the beginning of this stay into the world of fantasies. The toy train with a maximum of half a dozen bogies chugs through the most thickly forested tracks, spectacular turns, deep gorges and never-ending tunnels.
Car and Bus service to Chail
Chail is about 86 km from Kalka via Kandaghat (roughly 380 km from Delhi). The approach of Chail is along the Kalka-Shimla route. One has to take a bypass from Kandaghat. From Kandaghat, it is an hour and a half's journey by road to Chail.

Getting Around in Chail

The best travel mode to visit places in and around Chail, for those who do not have their own vehicles would be to hire a taxi.  
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