|Elevation||2,720 m (8,920 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
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.
Kufri is located at  It has an average elevation of 2,720 metres (8923 feet)..
The region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal until the area was ceded to the British Raj as part of the Sugauli Treaty. This region remained obscure from the rest of the world until the British 'discovered' it in 1819.
Places of interest
Kufri Fun Campus an amusement park to enjoy the whole day. This park is equipped with various rides, pools and world's highest go-kart track.
Kufri to the Mahasu Peak- the highest peak in Kufri.
Indira Tourist Park
The Indira Tourist Park is near the Himalayan Nature Park and provides panoramic view of the locations around.
It is the Kufri bungalow which is very famous for its statues and architecture.
- "Kufri, Places to visit in Kufri, Tourist Places in Kufri Tourism". NomadLine.com, A traveller's Chronicle. NomadLine. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kufri
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